With New API, Twitter Attempts to Kill Autofollow Apps

Stay N' Alive

API for developers. This API was the first "versioned" release, a breath of fresh air in many ways for developers that were tired of API updates breaking their code. API however, breaking many developers'' apps in the process ( mine included ). Developers are allowed to make a certain number of calls per API method, meaning each method can only be called a certain number of times within a given time frame. social autofollow api developers api v1.1

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Growth Hacking: How to Target Ads to the Followers of a Public ("Follow") Profile on Facebook

Stay N' Alive

It involves just a little Graph API knowledge ( see my book to learn! ), use of Graph Explorer, and a Facebook Page for your brand that you can use to create the ad. Here''s how you do it - let me know if I can help your company or brand do the same!: Using Graph API to Get the User''s Followers The trick involves just a little Graph API (the Facebook developer platform used to get data out of Facebook). Let me help your brand!

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3 Strategies to Make Big Content Work for Your Brand

Convince & Convert

Growth in branded keyword volume from organic search. For certain metrics (like link-building & brand exposure) — single, correctly executed ‘big content’ concepts can have an absolutely unprecedented ROI (worth millions). We love to create interactive content that updates itself (by pulling data from API’s for example) — but there are many ways to extend the longevity of your content.

It’s Official: Twitter Files For IPO.

Myrland Marketing

Heck, I even swapped out my branded purple headlines in honor of the big announcement. Twitter (@twitter) September 12, 2013. Twitter has kept up with our intense need for visualization by allowing more creative use of photos, all the while managing to irritate developers and other social media who are no longer allowed to crack into its API to develop complementary apps. IT’S OFFICIAL! One of the worst-kept secrets in Social Media is coming true.

Facebook Unveils the Most Powerful Social Ads of All Time

Convince & Convert

Conversely, ads in the News Feed are a great opportunity to target users with fantastic content, so you want to make sure that your brand publishing wing is on the game. You need community managers monitoring these ads and addressing any comments that arise, and you need smart data scientists who can digest all this new social data (available via API) and transform it into actionable recommendations.

Social Media News Ticker: Pinterest Adds Place Pins, Vine Goes Global

The Realtime Report

LinkedIn creates product pages in bid for more content-marketing dollars – LinkedIn is testing “showcase pages” for a pilot group of brands, letting them create pages for specific products; marketers can promote the content on those pages as sponsored updates in users’ news feeds (AdAge).

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7 Best Newsletter Builders for Creating Great Newsletters

Writtent Blog

Full featured API. With high marks in ease of use, reporting, and customer service, My Newsletter Builder is the email client of choice for many big brands and groups. Like other forms of content marketing, email marketing can be a very powerful tool for boosting engagement and generating leads. But sending plain text emails from your Gmail account just doesn’t cut it for businesses.

The Death of Google Reader: Did Email Kill the RSS Star?

Stay N' Alive

Google Reader was the last straw, supported by a great brand that made it official. Every website is being forced to create their own APIs for accessing information, and there is now no good reason to use a common standard as simple as RSS to allow consumers to consume information on your site. Alas, the day has come. We knew it was coming and we were all just digging in our heels waiting for the day.

Sydney Social Media Course – 3 Days with Laptop

Laurel Papworth

Sydney social media course 2013. We look at transactional based APIs (selling on Facebook) to Freemium (free and plus premium tiers) and marketing intelligence. Many organisations are fearful of criticism online: What happens when your Brand receives negative criticism in social media? Walk away with a social media strategy, campaign, tools. Small classes, bring your laptop. Facebook, Twitter, Social Media Dashboards, Google Plus, Social Media Measurement.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #162

Twist Image

Ex-Montrealer, Georges Duverger , takes that notion to the next level, and has built (or at least floated the idea of building) an API (application programming interface) for the data he is capturing about himself, to allow other developers to build applications around his data." Regardless of how I read books (on my iPhone with the Kindle app ), I still don''t want to see this brand go away.

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This Week in Social Media - 3/26/2013

Social Media Marketing

Wendy Clark, their SVP of Marketing, made some clarifications to that in AdAge , noting that "it's the combination of owned, earned, shared and paid media connections -- with social playing a crucial role at the heart of our activations -- that creates marketplace impact, consumer engagement, brand love and brand value." But it really got interesting as they're now talking about ads vs. added value and how brands should stop interrupting and start interacting.

Influence your PR campaign with Influencer Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

Loosely defined as a marketing strategy involving influencers to impact buyer decisions and boost a brand’s visibility by using their online personality and popularity, influencer marketing has many takers. It is one of the most effective ways to spread brand awareness to scores of followers, to reach out and engage with them. Also, let’s not forget the fact that celebrities are paid for brand endorsements, which may or may not be the case with influencers.

5 Things You Need to Know About Google’s Mobile Changes

Convince & Convert

Google introduced this functionality in 2013 to encourage the use of previously installed apps when users perform searches on Google and Android devices. Developers need to implement the App Indexing API into the mobile app to get started, and then annotate their website pages with app links that can be opened in the mobile app. Developers are limited to using Google’s App Index API with Android apps, resulting in only Android apps appearing in Google search results.

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Why “Hidden Like Counts” Won’t Hurt Influencer Marketing

Ignite Social Media

Is it a big deal for brands, influencers and their agencies? While this isn’t the best news brands have ever had in social media marketing, it’s also no cause for panic. Remember the glorious days of 16% average organic reach for brands on Facebook? That began to plunge in December of 2013 and total engagements fell right along with it. Brands Can Still See Their Likes (And Those of Their Influencers).

Who will win the video app wars?

Janet Fouts

Then there’s Hang w/ which launched in 2013. Consumer brands and entertainment will use it extensively. If I was completely independent or establishing my personal brand, yes, they’re fun and yes, I could even put out consistent content such as answering questions, etc. And shortly after we learned about Twitter cutting off access to their API, it became clear why. I’ve been writing this post for weeks.

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5 Data-Backed Social Media Trends You Need to Know for 2019

Buffer Social

The brands that are successful in delivering personalized experiences to their audiences are the brands that are likely to thrive with their social media strategies in the coming year. Trend 3: Brands can no longer afford to ignore social media ads. More and more brands will embrace this personal , authentic and in-the-moment style content vs. overly produced, pre-packed content. Well, this means an increased focus on the people and personalities behind your brand.

However, only one owner signed the listing agreement.

Writtent Blog

Ask yourself what sales volume you might gain by choosing a brand that brings additional gallons to your location. If you have a particular brand in mind, stop in at a few of those branded stations and ask the owners what their experience with the brand has been on uplift in sales both inside and outside here.

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Here’s What to Expect with the New Agorapulse

agora pulse

The current version of Agorapulse was released in November 2013. A brand new queue system (with advanced evergreen content requeuing). Whether you had API issues, problems with your content (video size, image format), duplicate content by accident or just a bug on our side (rare), you had no way to get back on track and that was frustrating. As you can imagine with a 4-year-old SaaS product in a fast moving industry, the backend needed a revamp to help us move faster.

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Who will win the video app wars?

Janet Fouts

Then there’s Hang w/ which launched in 2013. Consumer brands and entertainment will use it extensively. If I was completely independent or establishing my personal brand, yes, they’re fun and yes, I could even put out consistent content such as answering questions, etc. And shortly after we learned about Twitter cutting off access to their API, it became clear why. I’ve been writing this post for weeks.

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SMS Marketing: a Grossly Underrated Marketing Tactic


A cross-media study conducted in 2013 found the ROIs of TV, radio, online, newspapers, and magazine ads to be between 60% (for TV) and 130% (for magazines). Big brands don’t seem to like SMS as a marketing media. It’s probably because SMS marketing is still new (although SMS as a technology is relatively old as modern tech goes) and the marketing teams at big brands aren’t sure how to plan, measure or integrate it with other media that they’re more used to.

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iGoogle Finished – what’s your favourite RSS Dashboard social media monitoring?

Laurel Papworth

I teach classes on social media monitoring – computer classes – and the students set up iGoogle to find and monitor Media, blogs, Twitter, Facebook, images, key influencers, keywords, CEO and brand mentions and so on. It can’t be a purely RSS play as we need gadgets/widgets for API only based services. iGoogle will be retired in 16 months, on November 1, 2013.

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Where to Find Twitter Trending Topics for your Online Marketing


You can change them to your geographic area, or stick to Worldwide trends if you’re a global brand. You’ll rarely find a hashtag that really connects with your brand. Get serious with Hashtags.org Hashtags.org uses Twitters own API to bring you all sorts of data about hashtags: A definition of the hashtag Related terms Related tweets Trending times for the hashtag Top users And more, depending on whether you’re using their free or paid version.

How To Schedule Instagram Posts

The Social Media Hat

The Instagram community has grown from 90 million active users in January 2013 to more than 400 million active users in September 2015. In a study of 100 top brands, engagement per post has grown at a rate of 53% year-over-year. In a study of 55 brands, the brands posted an average of 1.5 There are other apps that have or soon will have Instagram scheduling capability but unfortunately, due to the way Instagram's API is configured, this is how they all work.

How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

How can brands and individuals make their tweets stand out? And a first glance at the brand’s content reveals the key to eBay’s success is giving followers what they’d expect”) and catching eyes with visuals like Nokia (“posts containing pictures and links receive 150 percent more engagement than average posts”). Whether you want it to make a pot of coffee or operate a remote dog feeder, working with Twitter’s API opens up a whole new world of possibilities.”

13 Advanced Link Building Strategies You (Probably) Haven’t Used

Viper Chill

You can also take this further and use URLProfilers option of accessing the Moz or Majestic API (both free) to get backlink data on every single post. The website is featuring a real brand with a logo, Twitter account and Facebook page which has nothing to do with the domain name of the site I see ranking. This gem comes from Ken Lyons, who shared the tip back in 2013 on a creative link building post by PointBlankSEO.