The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Cheryl and I thought it would be a great idea to collaborate on this special social media project—and so the process began for creating the 2011 #Nifty50 List of Top Twitter Women. She’s an informative and prolific Twitterer, and active in Twin Cities social media.

B2B Blogging Trends for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Facebook, Twitter and even newer tools like Quora may be sexier and get more attention, but blogs are the workhorses essential to making social media marketing work. Research from HubSpot shows that small businesses with blogs have twice as many Twitter followers as those who don’t.

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November 2011: Ottawa's Twitter top 20 | Sherrilynne Starkie

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Study: The Global Social Media Check Up 2011

Mindjumpers

The study is the Global Social Media Check Up 2011, which is an annual study investigating big companies’ presence on social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, blogs etc. Naturally, this shows a deeper involvement on Twitter than earlier.

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February 2011: Isle of Man Twitter top 20 | Sherrilynne Starkie

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2011 Social Media Marketing Trends

Webbiquity SMM

Just 5% of Americans said they were familiar with Twitter in 2008; by the fall of last year, that figure was 87%, and Twitter is now adding 300,000 new users per day. A new report from Focus, 2011 Trends Report: Social Media Marketing presents observations and predictions from eight leading social media experts (and me) about social media trends and developments to watch for in the coming year. link on Twitter.

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47 Books For Your 2011 Reading List

Dave Fleet

Tweet Looking for books to populate your reading list for 2011? I was so pleased with the results that I’m doing the same in 2011. Once again, I reached out for suggestions – this time to people on Twitter.

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Ad Age Lists 2011?s Biggest Mistakes in Social Media

The Social Media Incubator

From the offensive tweets of a spokesperson impersonating a duck, to the ‘Qwik’ fail of a new name and site for a DVD rental service, 2011 definitely saw its fair share of social media blunders. Oh, what the click of one button can do.

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The Great Twitter Purge of 2011 Or Why I Have Decided To Unfollow Everyone & Start Over

Jason Yormark

I think I always knew that I’d have to do some sort of Twitter house cleaning, but based on my last blog post, and some folks like Michael Hyatt and the mighty Chris Brogan who have pioneered by braving the backlash, I think I’m ready for a purge myself.

Eleven Digital Trends to Watch In 2011

SocialFish

Eleven Digital Trends to Watch in 2011. Location, Location, Facebook – If 2010 belonged to solely Foursquare, it’s likely that Facebook will rain on their parade in 2011. We’ll all need to figure out better ways to deal with this problem in 2011.

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12 things I thought I knew About Social Media in 2011

Direct Marketing Observations

As 2011 winds down, it’s time for me to reflect on the state of my social media world in 2011. Things that I thought I knew about social media in 2011: 1) That I knew what I was talking about. 5) Corporations were ready to be transparent in 2011. 8) That FB would get to 1billion users in 2011. 9) That Twitter would be making money by now. Would you pay 5 bucks a month to use Twitter? Would you pay to advertise on Twitter?

The Great Twitter Purge of 2011 Or Why I Have Decided To Unfollow Everyone & Start Over

Jason Yormark

I think I always knew that I’d have to do some sort of Twitter house cleaning, but based on my last blog post, and some folks like Michael Hyatt and the mighty Chris Brogan who have pioneered by braving the backlash, I think I’m ready for a purge myself.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Twitter’s 200 million users collectively tap out a billion tweets per week. Nearly 3/4 of active Twitter users are bloggers. Twitter users are twice as likely to purchase from companies they follow than are Facebook users. How can Twitter to used to support SEO efforts?

SXSW 2011: Strong on Networking; Less on Content

Dave Fleet

Twitter got its big break-through at SXSW in 2007. I just arrived home from South by Southwest Interactive after six days down in Austin, Texas.

The 10 Key Mobile Trends for 2011

Mindjumpers

You can connect with him on Twitter @Conversionation. By the way: did you know that more people own an iPhone than people use Twitter? Juniper believes 2011 will see the first cloud-based mobile operating systems launched.

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2011 NBA Playoffs: Head-to-Head Twitter Matchups by Klout Score

Adam Sherk

Since I like looking at the social media presence of NBA teams I thought I’d run the 2011 playoff teams through the beta version of the new Klout to see how the fare against each other. Related posts: Which NBA Teams Have Seen the Most Growth on Twitter and Facebook?

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Startups To Watch in 2011

Idaconcpts

This plugin connects your e-mail with social data to provide background information on the same screen as the message with pictures, job titles, recent Twitter messages, and more! Startups rapportive Startups To Watch in 2011 storific supermarmite this or that

How to Build the Perfect Facebook Fan Page, 2011 Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

You can follow Tim on Twitter or on Facebook. The new layout, rolled out to all Pages on March 10, 2011, gives over a full two-thirds of Page real estate to the Page owner: The Perfect Fan Page Leverages ALL the Available Opportunities.

Top 10 Public Relations Blunders of 2011

Bill Hartzer

So, here is this year’s list, the top ten public relations blunders of 2011. The incident gained rapid national recognition, with Sullivan’s Twitter following exploding to more than 12,000 followers. I always look forward to the end of the year.

Need blogging inspiration to start off 2011 with a bang?

SocialFish

Post videos, images, long essay-like posts, short list posts (ahem), link love posts, interviews, case studies, deconstruct a Twitter conversation, try a podcast or live blog an event. WordPress is offering free daily post or weekly post inspiration.

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Top Twitter trends for 2011

Sherrilynne Starkie

This infographic describes the top trends on Twitter last year. Featured Social Media Twitter Betty White Facebook Online Communities Social network Viral video YouTubeIt’s a snapshot of popular and youth culture.

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Cartoon: Corporate Twitter

Dave Fleet

This made me chuckle. Recognize this picture? via the brilliant tomfishburne.com ). social media

25 Suggestions For How To Use Twitter

Dave Fleet

Twitter sent an email around to users yesterday, giving four suggestions for getting the most out of Twitter in 2011: Follow your interests: Follow the people who share your passions. Ask your Twitter friends for recommendations on who to go with. Twitter how to

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Google vs Facebook: Name the 2011 Winner

Ari Herzog

Will it be Facebook, Google, or someone else? -- Ari Herzog thanks you for reading Google vs Facebook: Name the 2011 Winner on his blog. Contact Ari: Twitter | Email | 978.558.0008. Related posts: Facebook Twitter and LinkedIn – The Truth.

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Twitter Has Acquired Tweetdeck

Mindjumpers

Tweet Tuesday this week, the deal between Twitter and Tweetdeck was sealed. There have been rumours of the acquisition for several months now, but finally it was made official: Tweetdeck will be joining Twitter.

Connecting Twitter to LinkedIn: Just Say No

Almost Savvy

Just over a year ago, LinkedIn introduced a feature allowing users to post all of their Twitter updates , also known as tweets, to LinkedIn. Now, before you start to school me on how I don’t get Twitter or LinkedIn, you may want to look here and here to see that I am a huge fan of both.

10 Surefire Ways To Avoid Looking Like A Twitter NooB

SocMed Sean

You’ve realized that Twitter isn’t just people sharing what they ate for breakfast and that there might be some real value to engaging with the 100 million active users that might give you valuable insights about your products, services, and competitors.

The New Year Twitter Wave 2010-2011

Mindjumpers

Tweet We are well into the year 2011. But I found this very nice visualization on the Twitter blog that I wanted to share. It shows how New Years Eve looked like on Twitter. Watch the wave yourself: Similar Posts: Twitter: Real-Time Analytics And How It Can Help Your Business.

Twitter Lists: Are They Useful?

yMarketingMatters

Twitter lists are really useful! Social Media Management Tools Social Media Marketing Tips Twitter social media Social Media Management“What’s the benefit? Should I even bother?” ” I often get asked this by SMB owners and my clients. They help you organize the people you follow (and don’t follow) into a specific “group” and when you click to view a list, you’ll see a stream of Tweets from all.

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Twitter for Nonprofits Program

SocialFish

Twitter has recently announced their Twitter for Nonprofits Program. Hope140.org is the website where we featured unique uses of Twitter in the world of social good. Hope140 is a Twitter account dedicated to highlighting positive uses of Twitter for good in the ecosystem.

How to get Twitter Followers – Part 1

Harp Interactive

Like so many businesses out there, perhaps you've opened a Twitter account for your brand or business and have gained a handful of followers but aren't really sure how to grow your following or what to do next. With a little effort, you can take your Twitter account from stark anonymity to massive popularity. Follow these tips and take your Twitter account to the next level of marketing.

How to get Twitter Followers – Part 1

Harp Interactive

Like so many businesses out there, perhaps you've opened a Twitter account for your brand or business and have gained a handful of followers but aren't really sure how to grow your following or what to do next. With a little effort, you can take your Twitter account from stark anonymity to massive popularity. Follow these tips and take your Twitter account to the next level of marketing.

50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Read on for answers to these questions and more from some of the best minds in social media in some of their best blog posts and articles of 2011 so far. Expand Your Social Media Mix: Twitter Alone is Not Enough by Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang. ** 5 STARS.

Brands are still not taking Twitter Seriously

Direct Marketing Observations

Specifically the Twitter and Facebook icons. I know it’s Disney and they might not have to care about Twitter, but that’s not the point. It’s 2011 and brands are going all in when it comes to social. Facebook TwitterI’m not nitpicking.

Top Tips: Twitter Lists

SocialFish

Latest SocialFish learning modules: Top Tips for Twitter Lists – This 23 minute intermediate level module covers some top tips to make the most of Twitter Lists, including how to find topical lists, tools for monitoring lists, automation tools, and more.

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