What If Twitter Did Buy TweetDeck?

Waxing UnLyrical

around the Twitterverse last week with the news that Twitter is in talks with TweetDeck to purchase the ridiculously popular third-party service for the low, low price of just $50 million. Note to self: invent something people love and then buy an island). Rumors ran rampant.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Tests ‘Buy’ Button, Twitter Acquires CardSpring

The Realtime Report

Check out all the latest social media news from the last two weeks, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Tumblr, YouTube and Vine: Facebook. Facebook tests new ‘buy’ button for online purchases in U.S. Twitter.

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Don’t Sell Your Brand’s Soul to the Facebook News Feed Algorithm and Vanity Metrics

Pam Moore

Mark Zuckerberg recently announced that the news feed algorithm will be changing in a way that impacts brands and publishers. He made it crystal clear that we all will see less brand content in our news feed. 10 Power Tips to Create Facebook Content That Owns the News Feed Like a Boss.

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Why Buying Twitter Followers Is Damaging To Your Brand

Akamai Marketing

This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. Community social media Transparency Twitter Vent advice automation personal brandingWe've Moved! Please Update your Reader Now.

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NEVER Feed the Trolls

Janet Fouts

Being a satirist at heart, Loren got the bright idea of a puppet show in which his Shel Israel puppet interviewed some social media thought leaders and he even went so far as to buy the domain ShelIsrael.com and posted his shows there (Shel finally got control of the domain.)

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Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Launches New Profile Design and Buys Android App Cover

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter and Reddit: Facebook. Twitter.

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How to Buy a Website

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Apart from a great how-to on starting up a site, it highlights the growing trend to buying websites rather than starting from scratch. Why Buy? By buying instead, you can get a proven website where you can focus on growing the site rather than getting than initial traction.

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How to accelerate Instagram growth (without buying followers)

Sprout Social

If you’ve considered buying followers to boost your IG presence, you’re not alone. Influencers, celebs and even politicians have all experimented with buying followers in the past. As video content continues to dominate on Instagram, it’s worth diversifying your feed.

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Twitter Basics: How To Get Started On Twitter For Business

yMarketingMatters

What Makes Twitter Different. On Twitter, you’ll find friends and family as well as celebrities, companies and strangers who may share your interests. Like any social network, what you get out of Twitter is based on what you put in and how active you are. Twitter is Viral.

How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

From humble beginnings, Twitter has grown to become an indispensable source for online news alerts as well as a vital marketing tool. The microblogging site now boasts more than 255 million monthly active users , and 53% of Twitter users recommend products in their tweets at some time.

Get the Scoop on Twitters New Buy Button to Target Customers with Geo Located Ads

Buzzlogix

Last year, Twitter announced it would begin testing a revolutionary method for consumers to discover and purchase products using the social media platform. Only a small percentage of users in the United States would see a Twitter’s Buy Now button appearing on some tweets, presenting users with the ability to purchase directly from those tweets. The company reported that the number of users seeing the Buy button would grow over time.

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A New Take on the ‘Registry’ – Crowdfunding Helps Millennials Buy a New Dodge Dart

The Realtime Report

Instead of the traditional engaged couple asking family and friends to purchase silverware and bedding, “ The Dodge Dart Registry ” is a new vehicle for millennials to raise funds to buy a new car.

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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.

Why You Should Buy Trust Agents

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Why You Should Buy Trust Agents Written on August 17, 2009 by Justin Levy in books , business , chrisbrogan , marketing , social media , trustagents 4 Comments - Leave a comment! If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed.

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5 Tips for Social Media Advertising During the Election Season

Ignite Social Media

Its only September and I’m sure you’re already sick of the political madness that has taken over your social feeds. Politicians and brands involved in the election will be buying up as much social inventory as possible, especially in swing states like Ohio, Florida, Virginia and Colorado.

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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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?

Twitter Basics – How To Get Started On Twitter

yMarketingMatters

What Makes Twitter Different. On Twitter, you’ll find friends and family as well as celebrities, companies and strangers who may share your interests. Like any social network, what you get out of Twitter is based on what you put in and how active you are. Twitter is Viral.

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 ) present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list.

What Twitter could learn from Facebook Deals

Direct Marketing Observations

I know that the comparisons between Facebook and Twitter are not justified. Facebook is really about developing deeper relationships with friends and family whereas Twitter is more about sharing and consuming information with people in a quick and easy fashion.

Getting The Social Customer To Buy

Twist Image

They're asking customers to subscribe to the RSS feeds of their Blogs or share their content, while the brand editors spend zero time engaging in the comments on the Blogs being created by their customers. They're looking for customers to follow them on Twitter , but don't actually push beyond their own tweetstream to build affinity and loyalty. She posts some options up on Facebook and asks her friends on Twitter to check it out and help her decide. twitter.

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Twitter Etiquette: Outside Voices, Inside Voices and Whispers

Almost Savvy

Little did I know these voices would come in handy when thinking about Twitter. I had a recent conversation with Laura of EzraTech on Twitter about the practice of sending DMs (direct messages) to new followers. Your Outside Voice on Twitter. Your Inside Voice on Twitter.

ICYMI – Buy now on Twitter, Facebook still dominant among teens

Danny WhatMough

Some clever folk spotted ‘buy now’ buttons appearing on Twitter. Facebook changed its news feed algorithm for video , now taking length of the video view into account. Here’s my weekly round-up of things you need to know and might have missed this last week in the world of digital PR and social media. Want this in your inbox each week? Subscribe here. Facebook’s psychology experiment on its users generated some bad PR for the social network.

Social Media News Ticker: Instagram Direct, Twitter Mirror and Photos in DMs

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: Facebook. Twitter. Social Media News Ticker Facebook Instagram Instagram Direct Twitter Twitter Mirror

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Buying & Selling Websites for Profit: An In-Depth Guide

Viper Chill

In short, here’s my position: I like to buy websites I can automate through outsourcing and I sell websites that I no longer enjoy running or have a desire to grow. What I’m Looking For / The Sales Process When I’m buying sites there are a number of things that I look for.

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Social Media News Ticker: Instagram Signs Ad Deal, Twitter Bans Porn on Vine

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Reddit: Facebook. Twitter. Twitter bans porn videos on Vine - last week Twitter officially banned pornographic content on Vine (CNN).

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Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Email is Dead, Twitter’s Amplify Now on Movie Screens

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn: Facebook’s new ad campaign structure. Twitter.

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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%.

Meet 7 Twitter Influencers Who Follow Millions

Ari Herzog

How do you know if you are following one too many people on Twitter? What Twitter tools do you use to manage your relationships; and does the tool matter? I asked these questions to seven Twitter users who collectively follow 2.3 Twitter lists are like Google+ circles.

Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Adds Photo Tagging, Facebook Acquires Oculus VR

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook and Twitter: Twitter rolls out photo tagging. Twitter.

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Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Tests ‘Save for Later’ Reading Feature, Twitter Beefs Up Security

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and Buffer: Facebook. Twitter.

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Twitter Changes the Social Data Ecosystem

Net-Savvy Executive

Today''s announcement that Twitter is buying Gnip raises big questions about the market for social media data. Twitter has bought other companies in the social media analysis space— BackType (2011), Bluefin Labs (2013), Trendrr (2013)—but Gnip is a bigger deal.

33 Phenomenal Content Marketing and Copywriting Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

Feeding The Content Marketing Beast – 7 Places to Find Cheap Content by Heidi Cohen. While the study focused on Europe, its findings are more broadly applicable, such as that “87% of…buyers look for advice before buying…The first source when doing so: Web searches.

Power of Trust and Intention in Earning Attention of Your Ideal Customer and Audience

Pam Moore

Every where we turn, every device we turn on, every social network feed we scroll, there is noise. Many digital and brand marketers hop on Twitter with the hopes of grabbing quick attention of their target customer and audience. People buy from people they know, like and trust.

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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. It’s a marketplace for buying and selling handmade products.

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Why Buy A Car, When You Can Have A BMW On-Demand?

Twist Image

Now, Hachette has launched an initiative that enables authors to sell their books directly to fans through a "buy" button on Twitter. Consumers won''t have to leave their Twitter feed to spend money on books. And, much like Amazon, Twitter may simply be starting with books, but soon every brand can start selling on Twitter. Does it make sense to you that Instagram is now bigger than Twitter ? twitter.

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

Jon Loomer

Even $5 can buy you a number of engagements, clicks and eyeballs that you wouldn’t get anywhere else. 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. Step 1: Set Up a $5 Twitter Ad.

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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.

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.

Twitter to Offer Deals with Earlybird

Janet Fouts

I’m a big fan of group coupon networks, deals and discounts offered through Twitter. In these times what’s not to love about buying a coupon for a dinner at 40 or 50% of it’s market value? I guess the investors are buying it too! You don’t have to surf social media networks for very long to run into another ad for a coupon site offering “GREAT DEALS&# and “HUGE DISCOUNTS&# and there are plenty of them vying for attention on Twitter already.

How to Analyze Twitter Followers Effectively

Sprout Social

To get started, you can analyze Twitter followers to learn more about who’s following. You may think you know what to share, but until you analyze your Twitter followers you’re just making assumptions. Instead, use a tool that’ll allow you to analyze Twitter followers.

Apple Gets More Serious About Using Twitter, but Why it Doesn't Matter

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you take a look at any one of their four accounts , you’ll notice one thing: they’re not using Twitter to converse but to broadcast. Apple’s approach toward using Twitter is likely motivated by a desire to connect with their customers.

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The Twitter Best Practices Handbook

Sprout Social

With a limitation of 140 characters, Twitter instills users to be creative and succinct with social media. Following the most essential Twitter best practices can make you more visible to your customers. Going into Twitter blindly as a marketer can lead to time-wasting efforts that don’t bring real results like traffic and faster customer support. Use the buttons below to jump to each Twitter best practice: Or jump to the Twitter best practices infographic.