Nine years of Twitter

Sherrilynne Starkie

Twitter has been around now for nine years; during that short time it’s changed both the PR profession and practitioners alike. I’ve built an international following and have had many great opportunities come my way thanks to my Twitter profile. How to be smart on Twitter.

#measurePR Recap (July 2015): Internal Communications

Waxing UnLyrical

I then asked how our guests felt internal communications and PR should work together: A5 Employees are key source of intel for a company, so #internal #comms should be feeding rest of comms team. August #measurePR Twitter chat announcement. measurePR Recap (July 2015): Internal Communications is a post from: Shonali Burke Consulting, Inc. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn #measurePR Recap (July 2015): Internal Communications.

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Funny Friday: What Twitter Needs

SocMed Sean

Featured Social Media Twitter cartoon comic humor social media social networking tips

Facebook Marketers are Already Fumbling News Feed Change

Jon Loomer

It’s been a little over a week since Facebook announced the latest news feed change intended to surface more content from friends and less content from brands. In that time, it’s clear marketers are setting the groundwork for future news feed changes.

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How Facebook is Slowly Strangling Twitter

Convince & Convert

For years, Twitter has rolled out new features to make its service more like Facebook. But here’s why even a Jack Attack might not save the company from eventual MySpace-ization : Facebook is slowly strangling Twitter at every turn. Twitter rolls out Vine.

How To Automate Twitter Without Looking Like an Idiot

SocialFish

You: Dude, isn’t this post supposed to be about how to automate Twitter? In August 2014, I took over the Twitter account for the Chicago Chapter of the Wisconsin Alumni Association. Find the RSS feeds for each source. We select the “Wisconsin Only” feed, like so: You: Nice.

Meercat jumps on Twitter Video

Janet Fouts

People are jumping on Meerkat , a relatively new app that allows us to live stream video directly to Twitter through the app. If you’re streaming a Meerkat video it’s pushed to your followers on Meerkat in real time and viewable on Twitter in real time.

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88 Marketers You Need to Follow on Twitter

Convince & Convert

Editor’s Note: This post is one of Convince & Convert’s Top 10 Posts of 2015. I thought it would be useful to create a Twitter list of these people ( which you can access and follow here ); but even more interesting to see how they are connected and interconnected.

How to Leverage the New Twitter Partnership with Google

Convince & Convert

Image via BigStockPhoto.com On February 4, Bloomberg broke the news about a deal between Google and Twitter , allowing tweets to appear in Google’s search results as soon as they are posted. Currently, Google must crawl Twitter to obtain the content within tweets.

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How to Use Your CEO’s Twitter Account to Build Brand Loyalty

Convince & Convert

A dramatic number of consumers have come to expect an executive presence on social media, particularly Twitter, as a means of accessing brands 24/7/365. For marketers, this means it’s time to drag your CEOs into Twitter Town, if they aren’t already there.

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

In the posts highlighted below, 20 (or so) social media marketing pros review more than 200 tools, ranging from popular, widely used tools like Buffer, Hootsuite and Feedly to intriguing but lesser-known apps. does for Twitter and carries it across LinkedIn and Facebook”).

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Social Media Updates: July

yMarketingMatters

Twitter. New Twitter Ads Companion : Manage Twitter ads on the go with the new Twitter Ads Companion mobile tool. Easier access to your subscriptions feed. July has been a bumper month in social media!

LinkedIn Groups Have Changed. Do They Still Make Sense for your Org?

SocialFish

Because no control over what’s posted in your own group is “better,” LinkedIn “has improved the filtering of spammy and low-quality content so that promotional conversations stay out of the conversation feed and conversations can happen around more relevant topics.”

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10 Social Media Marketing Mistakes Businesses Must Avoid

Webbiquity SMM

Research shows that marketers generally focus on three social networks: LinkedIn (91%), Twitter (85%), and Facebook (81%). Twitter, 255 million active users. If you offer professional advice, services or products, LinkedIn and Twitter will yield the best results.

6 Social Tools to Use Immediately After You Hit “Publish”

SocialFish

Twitter is obviously going to be one of the primary platforms for you to share content. PowerPost lets you schedule your URL to run on Twitter for a week ahead using your best times to post. One of the first things I am doing is adding my live URL to Cyfe Twitter search widget.

How You Can Use Promotional Products to Boost Your Social Media Campaign

SocialFish

Offer Facebook and Twitter users a simple giveaway for liking your page or following your feed when they provide you with their email and mailing address. It’s no mystery why more and more businesses are turning to social media to help bolster their marketing campaigns.

The Science Of Viral

SocialFish

Most Read articles of 2015. Buzzsumo, a content analytics company, discovered that posts with images get twice as many shares on Facebook and Twitter as compared to those that don’t have any images.

3 Tips For Nonprofits To Boost Their Social Media Presence

SocialFish

YouTube is the second-most active, with Google+ and Twitter coming in third and fourth. The key is to keep your feeds informative and engaging to grow your followers and find new donors in the process. The primary goal of Sec. 501 organizations is not profit.

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Use the Twitter Discover Tab to get More Twitter Followers

Devumi

The absolute worst thing your Twitter account can be is boring. If you’re not engaged, and using Twitter to its full potential, your enthusiasm for Twitter will plummet along with your follower numbers. The Twitter discover tab is there to help you.

Bringing the Awesome at #AMSFest

SocialFish

Watch the Twitter feed here! I’m here at #AMSFest to bring you some of the tidbits and takeaways from this great event which brought together a big crowd of association executives and AMS vendors, as well as tech consultants working with AMS. AMSfest Tweets. Potluck

How to Use Social Media And Stay Couth

Waxing UnLyrical

Which is why I thought Luke O’Neill ‘s recent Daily Beast article as to why the powerful self-destruct on Twitter was such a good read. It’s hard to resist the lure of being a pseudo-celebrity on Twitter (or any social network), as Geoff Livingston wrote the other day.

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Time-Saving Tools and Apps for Social Media Management

SocialFish

You can track conversations, measure conversions and manage your entire social strategy across popular social networks like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+ using a single internet-based dashboard. However, Raven Tools works only with Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits

SocialFish

Twitter is perhaps one of the fastest-moving social platforms. With hundreds of thousands of tweets being shared every day, maintaining visibility and driving engagement become key challenges for most Twitter marketers. Get your team involved in your Twitter campaigns.

Social Media for NonProfits: Not Strictly Unprofitable

SocialFish

Let’s say for example, X organization has two social media accounts, Facebook and Twitter, plus a company blog. In the constantly updating feeds, how do you ensure most people see your posts? Catch him on Twitter – ankit_panchal20.

Words and Pictures – the Batman and Robin of Content Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

But does he force-feed them to our hero? Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Words and Pictures – the Batman and Robin of Content Marketing. Maybe it’s summer, with all the blockbuster superhero movies bombarding us in 3D. Or that I’ve never really outgrown comics and cartoons.

Do’s and Don’ts of Twitter for Business

Lucy Hall

Nearly 70% of businesses use Twitter for Business in order to keep in touch with clients and market their products and services. Not every business though, is using Twitter effectively. It’s really important that you remember this when you start using Twitter for business.

How to Increase Twitter Engagement Levels – Get Active!

Devumi

Everyone using the 140 character or less platform wants higher Twitter engagement levels. Unless you’re, say, Justin Bieber, you have to actually work for your Twitter engagement. If you’re not doing that already, please give your Twitter account to someone else.

The Marketing of Marketing is not Telling Us The Whole Story About Member Research

SocialFish

We wade through more messages about channel (Twitter, Facebook, etc.) Qualitative research can give us insights to feed the future. You can find more articles like this on her blog www.SmoothThePath.net or follow her on Twitter. The marketing of marketing is big business.

The #FutureOfBusiness WILL Radically Change Everything As We Know It

SocialFish

I had the pleasure of taking part in GoToMeeting in Canada’s #FutureOfWork debate on Twitter recently. The individual becomes the product as behaviours and events continue to feed this data well at alarming rates.

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How to Use a $5 Twitter Ad to Redefine Your Facebook Strategy

Jon Loomer

But on Twitter, $5 can buy you something a lot more valuable — a data mine that you can use to redefine your entire digital strategy. Here is our “$5 Twitter Ad Three-Step Method” to optimize your brand’s Facebook advertising strategy.

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Why You Need to Respond Quickly to Social Media Comments

SocialFish

Today, more and more people are posting on their own feeds and on the social media channels of said brands. Guest post by Daniel Kushner, CEO of Oktopost.com. ————–.

Who will win the video app wars?

Janet Fouts

Then, just in time for Social Media Marketing World in San Diego, Twitter re-launched Periscope , another real time video app that streams directly to Twitter which they just acquired. Problem with the latter is people on Twitter just troll through streams.

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Using Twitter Ads to Increase Sales: Good or Bad?

Devumi

We absolutely love Twitter here at Devumi, but how do we feel about Twitter Ads? Do they actually add value to your Twitter marketing efforts, or is it just money blown into the wind? On Twitter you can expect a CTR of around 3.6%.

Monday Roundup: the Measurati Meet #measurePR

Waxing UnLyrical

Why: “So instead of using the notion of Social Credit Score to define us, we used it to define what we’re NOT: we’re not in the business of oversimplifying to feed into a hype. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Monday Roundup: the Measurati Meet #measurePR.

Where to Find Twitter Trending Topics for your Online Marketing

Devumi

Marketing with Twitter trending topics is a strategy that combines careful planning, even more careful research, and a bit of dumb luck. I’m going to show you all of the web resources that are going to help you find Twitter trending topics, and give you examples of what works.

Community design showcase: NTEN keeps it simple

SocialFish

No sidebars, no ads, no banners, no event calendars, no leaderboard, no social media feeds. This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. SocialFish and OCR partner on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours.

8 Tools to Curate Content for Social Media

SocialFish

Even if you have several social media accounts (Twitter, Linked In, Facebook), Drum up will allow you to manage it all from one place (dashboard) where you can monitor your posts and tweak your preferences or settings. Feedly is basically an RSS aggregator.

The 11 Business Books That Shaped 2015

Twist Image

Well, in case you have not noticed, it's getting easier and easier to spend your time trolling Twitter feeds and Instagram images, and flicking your way through the Facebook newsfeed. 2015 ushered in a bunch of gems that captured my attention. Here are 11 business books that shaped 2015 (in alphabetical order). What books that came out in 2015 moved you? best business books 2015. twitter. Another list. Sorry.

Social Media Marketing All-in-One Video Training Course

SocialFish

This 90 minute training course shows you how to build your strategy, tips for Twitter and Facebook, and how to measure your results. 5: RSS Feeds and Pinging. Section 2: Marketing on Facebook and Twitter. 7: The Advantages of Twitter. 9: Using a Twitter Application.

The Dos and Don’ts of a Social Media Automation Strategy

Waxing UnLyrical

Automated responses, particularly on Twitter are quite common, though not always accurate. The tool lets you schedule multiple posts for your Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter accounts simultaneously. Followerwonk is a Twitter analytics tool. Guest Post by Vasudha Veeranna.

Social Media News & Updates: February

yMarketingMatters

2015 is rolling fast, as are the changes in the social media world. Place Tips in News Feed: Place tips will show you fun, useful and relevant info about the place you’re at and will show at the top of your news feed. TWITTER: Enhanced Ad Options – Quick Promote.

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Do's and Don'ts of Twitter for Business

Lucy Hall

Nearly 70% of businesses use Twitter for Business in order to keep in touch with clients and market their products and services. Not every business though, is using Twitter effectively. It's really important that you remember this when you start using Twitter for business.

Marketers- Stop multi-tasking social media

Janet Fouts

We all *think* we’re doing great when the Twitter alerts are rolling, Email’s pinging, Facebook is always open and your RSS feeds are pushing you new content to share. Twitter can wait a few minutes.