A Personal Review of Avatar

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me A Personal Review of Avatar December 22, 2009 by Taylor Marek I went with a group of friends to see Avatar last night. Oddly enough, the day started out with nothing planned, but I knew for a fact that I would see Avatar before the day was out. Avatar began. The Story The story of Avatar goes as follows.

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How does Avatar apply to Social Media?

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me How does Avatar apply to Social Media? Avatar sure isn’t exhausted on my list, I’m still pulling out some social media goodies for you to enjoy! Here are a couple more… The first post I wrote on my review of Avatar has been getting some good views lately, when the idea struck me to expand upon it.

3 Simple Tactics for Using Twitter as a Traction Channel

Convince & Convert

Wondering if Twitter could be the marketing tool your business needs? Thinking your company needs a larger Twitter following? Now, if you’re ready to proceed, Twitter marketing could be just what you were looking for. Even the real people on Twitter are too busy for you.

Color Clash: Pink or Purple?

Waxing UnLyrical

October 25th, 2010 Tweet A couple of weeks ago, I noticed my friend Kim Wells was sporting a purple ribbon on her Twitter avatar. If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email.

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50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

While a dwindling number of business executives still dismiss Twitter as a waste of time, recent research suggests it is one of the most valuable social networks for business. 51% of active Twitter users follow companies, brands or products on social networks. How popular is Twitter?

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11 Tips To Thrive on Twitter | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

How you set-up and manage your Twitter account has a huge impact on how many people decide to follow you (translation: follow = subscribe and have the chance to read what you post). It is all public and searchable by anyone, not limited to those who follow you or only those who use Twitter.

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When Twitter Gave Me Howler Monkey Angst

Waxing UnLyrical

She was probably new to Twitter and didn’t know that sending automated DM’s was worse than asking a NOT pregnant woman when she is due. I went to her Twitter page, sure I would find she had 22 followers and was following 37 people. [Ed: I'm on vacation.

11 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Me to Unfollow You on Twitter

Almost Savvy

To me, Twitter is about building relationships. Like all social media tools, there is no one right way to use Twitter. I like to give people the benefit of the doubt, but I do aggressively unfollow if your use of Twitter is not aligned with my own style.

Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I, too, find that Twitter has been incredibly powerful for me to connect with real life colleagues, readers of Techipedia, family, and everyone in between. I’m also something of a Twitter purist. Enter a second Twitter account. On Twitter, not so much.

10 Twitter Tips to Make Friends

Ari Herzog

Gaining followers on Twitter can be a long and laborious process, so here are some tips and tricks I’ve found that can help you make friends quickly: 1. List yourself in Twitter directories. This is a hidden gem amongst the abundance of Twitter tools out there. Features Twitter

Etsy's PR Nightmare: Greeting Cards Making Light Of Rape

Waxing UnLyrical

Walking the transparency talk I WAS going to write about something to do with online integrity, but, like many well-meaning bloggers, I got side-tracked by my Twitter feed. This includes your username, Public Profile , item titles, tags, avatar, banner, and/or shop sections.”

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Twitter Updates for 2009-03-01

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Twitter Updates for 2009-03-01 March 1, 2009 by Taylor Marek Must pop out for a bit, but I will be back! # and tonights show… # Oh wow, I did a search for Donald Trump on twitter, seems someone is holding it ransom for $100k Not Kidding! Now I can still stay updated even when on twitter # Out of the blue, I wonder if Jim Cramer is on twitter?…

How Not to Use Twitter for Business (FroYo Edition) | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

I know this because I saw the big “Follow Us on Twitter&# sign on the cash register. And, now that they’ve armed me with the news that they’re using Twitter, I went online after my last visit to share my thoughts about their level of customer service.

Twitter is Dead Pls RT

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Twitter is Dead June 16, 2009 by Taylor Marek Yes, and I have to say it. Twitter is dead. I could make the same comparisons about Facebook, but for the sake of this post, I’m sticking with Twitter. As soon as twitter hit the traditional news outlets all chaos broke loose. Twitter is bloated, and something needs to be done.

Twitter Updates for 2009-02-28

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Twitter Updates for 2009-02-28 February 28, 2009 by Taylor Marek Want a video that you will die laughing @? Take note. :) Filed Under: Blog , General , Twitter Archives Tagged: Comments are closed.

Twitter Updates for 2009-02-28

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Twitter Updates for 2009-02-28 February 28, 2009 by Taylor Marek Haha, my mind has been wandering all day. in reply to gavinseim # @ smosh like the new site, can’t wait till all the bugs are worked out in reply to smosh # Now to make a twitter category for gmail, then I can see more clearly.

Twitter Updates for 2009-03-02

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Twitter Updates for 2009-03-02 March 2, 2009 by Taylor Marek Taylor is having a blast! Take note. :) Filed Under: Blog , General , Twitter Archives Tagged: Comments are closed.

Twitter Updates for 2009-03-03

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Twitter Updates for 2009-03-03 March 3, 2009 by Taylor Marek Taylor is still hobbling around from last nights FUN! Love the design work on your twitter page and website! # @ computerhilfe thanks for the follow. Looking forward to new content at your website, keep up the good work # Ok, who forgot to tell me @ AndyJenkins is on twitter!?

Is Twitter for Business Even Worth the Trouble | social crm.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Is Twitter for Business Even Worth the Trouble? consumers from ExactTarget and CoTweet (they are clients) called Twitter X-Factors shows that just 5% of Americans follow even one brand on Twitter.

When did I first find value in Twitter?

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me When did I first find value in Twitter? June 28, 2009 by Taylor Marek I first found value in Twitter when I was at New Media Expo 2008. I'm equally glad to see that my love of food is the reason you started to use Twitter more regularly. Twitter is definitely full off opportunities.

Why should I care about Facebook and Twitter?

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Why should I care about Facebook and Twitter? Take note. :) Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:04 — 3.7MB) Filed Under: Blog , General , New Media , Podcasts , Social Media , Technology Tagged: Facebook , Twitter Comments are closed.

Top Twitter Blog Marketing Tips

ProBlogger

Twitter is one of the top three or four social media marketing tools today, with roughly 12% of online adults using Twitter according to this Pew Internet report. It’s easy to quickly share promotions and ideas on Twitter, and if they catch on, they can spread quickly, even crossing over to platforms such as Facebook or Pinterest in the process. Since the cost of using Twitter is so low and the process of sharing tweets is so simple, it is an ideal tool for blog marketing.

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How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Follow him on Twitter. If you have your brand name as your Twitter handle and a portrait photo of you on your profile, you are getting it all wrong. I have seen people mix up colors on their YouTube Channels, Twitter profiles, and Facebook fan pages.

You Finally Have a Google Plus Business Page… Now What?

SocialFish

Google Plus is way more open than Facebook – almost as open as Twitter. On Facebook, Edgerank determines if your content is seen in news feeds. Tuesday night I had the awesome privilege of hanging out with Marc Pitman and Nathan Hand on Google Plus.

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Introducing Ello, the New Ad-Free Social Network

Bill Hartzer

Think Facebook and Twitter combined into one social media network–without all of the ads, retweets, and “likes” And there’s no algorithm behind their newsfeed or timeline. Think of it as two separate feeds. — An avatar.

Why Isn’t Anyone Talking About Live Video Anymore? The Current State of Live

Buffer Social

Twitter continues to use live video really successfully with its Periscope product. When you stream a live video through your Instagram Stories, your Stories avatar gets moved immediately to the front of the line. Typically, the order of avatars is determined by the Instagram algorithm.

How Human is Your Brand? Here are 13 Characteristics of Human Brands

Pam Moore

A brand is not your Facebook page cover video, Twitter background or set of beautifully designed Pinterest boards or images on your Instagram profile. You won't see the human brand buying fake engagement on Instagram, or fake Twitter follower and Facebook fans.

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What is the First Rule of Social Media?

Taylor Marek

January 9, 2010 by Taylor Marek I asked this question on Twitter: What is your answer? 1) How to write a Check (1) Real-time Twitter Feed Popular Posts How to write a Check (3541) A Personal Review of Avatar (235) Marketing Fail: iNET Web Case Study (167) #85 Sponsored by GoDaddy: How Fast do you want your money, The Best Advertisement, Intel Quad-core and Plasma TV’s (151) Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you?

The Day the Media Died

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me The Day the Media Died June 13, 2009 by Taylor Marek I was browsing my usual flow of tweets from twitter, when one by Mitch Joel ( @mitchjoel ) caught my eye: That video pulled out a strong reason for why I do what I do online.

Taking A Page Out Of Life's Book

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Taking A Page Out Of Life’s Book August 13, 2010 by Taylor Marek After taking a brief hiatus from my blog, podcast, twitter, facebook, and everything else online, I’ve come to several conclusions.

Influencers- Friend or Stranger?

Laurel Papworth

Of course, there’s a whole other blog post on how “stranger&# influencers become our friends – especially as we follow them on Facebook and Twitter and “get to know them&#. The new Digg looks, therefore, like a mix of Facebook, Twitter, and RSS.

Need Graphic Work Done?

Taylor Marek

From twitter backgrounds and blog templates to podcast logos and ebook covers, the list is endless. Take note. :) Filed Under: Blog , Blogging , Business , General , New Media , Online Video , Podcasting , Social Media Tagged: blog templates , designers , ebook covers , Graphics , Podcast Designs , Recommends , twitter background Speak Your Mind Tell us what youre thinking.

Can you Run your Business with only an IPad?

Taylor Marek

February 26, 2010 by Taylor Marek That is the question my mentor, Paul Colligan , posed to us recently over Twitter : Can I run my business for 30 days with nothing but an IPad? Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Can you Run your Business with only an IPad?

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Your Definitive Guide to Social Media Image Sizes

Convince & Convert

These images appear both on your timeline and in most of your followers’ News Feeds. Twitter. Known for its constant social buzz , Twitter is also an extremely popular customer service and experience tool for businesses. In-Feed Photos. Avatar (Profile Photo).

Micro Persuasion: Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The Core Philosophy: Google Reader is a database and a feed reader. Continually add tons of feeds in organized, methodical way. The Core Philosophy: Google Reader is a database and a feed reader. This philosophy is key - Google Reader = news aggregator + custom feed database.

Seven Steps To A Better Facebook Business Page

Waxing UnLyrical

The reason I suggest this is, as I wrote on BNET: By giving yourself the option to post to your business page as yourself, you are increasing the chances that your post will show up both in your friends’ personal news feed, as well as that of anyone who’s “liked” your page.

15 Tips To Optimize Your LinkedIn Initiative

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you connect your Twitter account, you can even cross-post to Twitter. Remember, this isn’t Twitter, so it’s okay to send back a private message letting your connections know that you appreciate them. This is a guest post by Lior Levin.

Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

I thought I would put together a post for people to reference on everything you need to know about Twitter. Twitter Tracking A great way to find people on Twitter that have the same interests as you is to use the Twitter Tracking feature. Don’t bash other Twitterers.

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R.I.P. Friendster

Ari Herzog

A vertical listing of my avatar, biographical data, friends’ comments, and links to their profiles encompassed Friendster’s simplicity. When the news feed arrived at Facebook , Friendster (and Myspace) began to die.

A Death In The Family. Missing Michael O'Connor Clark

Twist Image

On top of that, when you follow people you like, admire and respect in the online channels (blogs, podcasts, Twitter , Facebook , whatever), you get the feeling like they are always in your life. Like you always know what's going on in their world via their updates and feeds. While it's just an avatar, you really do get the sense like you are seeing and interacting with them (even if all you're doing is creeping on their content). Michael was always in my feed.