The Twitter Best Practices Handbook

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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.

The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Twitter Following a user and then unfollowing them before they have a chance to follow back. Consistently using your Twitter stream for nothing but self-promotion and ego. This is much more bothersome when the request comes via IM or email and not on Twitter itself. on Twitter.

Making The Most Of A Twitter Chat

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Making The Most Of A Twitter Chat September 2nd, 2010 Tweet Huddle, huddle, roil and muddle I remember the first Twitter chat I attended.

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 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Follow him on Twitter. So I challenged myself to create a list of 10 responsibilities of the Community Manager that extend beyond the realm of Facebook and Twitter (and yes, even blogging). Although, of course, I found this post through Twitter.

Five Benefits to Using Twitter Â? Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Internet , Marketing , Social Media > The Many Uses of Twitter The Many Uses of Twitter by Tamar Weinberg on June 15, 2007 Share As I promised in my earlier thread , besides answering the typical question, “What are you doing?&# , Twitter has many additional uses. Twitter as a tool to communicate during conferences. Twitter as a tracking device.

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.

5 Things True Social Media Experts Do Online

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Follow him on Twitter. Now that the stay-at-home-moms (and dads) are finding their way to a five-figure Twitter follow count, they’re offering all types of services and branding themselves as all-round experts.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

also gathering intelligence via their rankings on top social sites and by stumbling upon new items in my feed reader. Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations. Twitter.

Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Corporate Social Media Reading List I’m a huge fan of social media. I joined Twitter on June 30 2007 and after a few bumps in the road, I was addicted and even wrote a set of top twitter tips.

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Social Intranet: Open Atrium social network for internal use

Laurel Papworth

Calendar : A calendar that lets you quickly add events, suck in iCal and other calendar feeds, and support single or multi-day events. Shoutbox : Kind of like a private twitter, the shoutbox lets you share short messages, links, and information with just the people in your group.

Corporate Social Media Reading List

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Corporate Social Media Reading List I’m a huge fan of social media. I joined Twitter on June 30 2007 and after a few bumps in the road, I was addicted and even wrote a set of top twitter tips.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Happy Holidays


7 Reasons Having a Twitter Feed in Your Sidebar is a Really Dumb Idea – Many people wonder if putting a twitter stream or feed in their website’s sidebar is a good idea. These 15 sites will allow you to use your Twitter profile information for links!

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Every Social Network is Different: Here's What You Need to Know

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Now it seems I get most of my news from Twitter. Twitter: The Upside and the Downside Three days ago, Heath Ledger passed away. As more and more people discovered the news of the actor’s passing, Twitter was inundated with news links and statements of surprise.

Fetching Friday – 21 Marketing Links for June 21st


How Nathan Barry Made $12,000 in eBook Income in 24 Hours – Let’s take a look at the launch of Nathan’s first e-book, “App Design Handbook”, with which he made over $12,000 in the first 24 hours, and uncover what he did right. A Scientific Guide to Writing Great Headlines on Twitter, Facebook and Your Blog – What does it take to write great headlines for your blog, Twitter, Facebook and more? Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter and Facebook.

No, You Can't Automate Social Media!

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

These new “Internet Marketers&# take Twitter by storm, using automated Twitter tools in abundance that give them the true appearance of expertise. They think, “This guy must be great; he has 30,000 Twitter followers! Will you even pay attention to your home feed?

Courseopedia Search Engine Helps You Find Courses

Bill Hartzer

Educators and institutions can post courses one at a time use the bulk upload feature to upload the data to Courseopedia using a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet template or and XML feed/data file. You can follow Courseopedia on Twitter at @courseopedia.

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13 Reasons Why I Am an Obsessive Compulsive Facebook User Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In my case, I have particularly taken a liking to the News Feed. Kirtsy Likaholix LinkedIn Mahalo Mento Mixx MyBlogLog MySpace Plurk Pownce Propeller Reddit SEOmoz Sphinn StumbleUpon Technorati Toluu Twitter Wikipedia Yahoo!

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How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Don’t cross promote to Twitter (offer a different incentive on Twitter). After all, every interaction shows up on the Fan’s news feed. This is basic News Feed Optimization. Don’t just broadcast the same messages to your Twitter and Facebook followers.

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7 Traits of Highly Effective Viral Videos

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Informational Give a man a fish, feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, feed him for a lifetime. Kirtsy Likaholix LinkedIn Mahalo Mento Mixx MyBlogLog MySpace Plurk Pownce Propeller Reddit SEOmoz Sphinn StumbleUpon Technorati Toluu Twitter Wikipedia Yahoo!

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Social Media Strategy from A to Z » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Twitter! Let me port my RSS feed to it and be done with it!&# Focusing solely on social media might be nice, but your marketing reach should be a little more extensive than focusing on Twitter and Facebook.

What You Can Learn About Social Media Marketing from TLC

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Five days later, their Twitter account remained silent. In fact, during the time I sought them out, it became evident that the TLC Twitter account was wholly automated, with tweets promoting their new season premieres. But yes, check your feed!

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Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It’s certainly not unthinkable that someone will import your RSS feed into another website without ever gaining any permission to do so. After I had expressed my thoughts in my blog post, I had an exchange with Louis on Twitter about comment fragmentation.

Dear Facebook Friends, You're Doing it Wrong

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I’ve briefly touched upon a huge pet peeve of mine in my social media etiquette handbook , saying that you should use your real name and not represent anyone (or anything) else. Twitter can have my business instead.

Want to Friend Me on Facebook? Please Use My Public Page or.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

A few weeks ago, jwz posted a great piece on how to access Facebook via a feed reader. I now have status updates in my feed, and finally, I can see both happy and sad news. I don’t believe that Linkedin, Facebook and Twitter are social networks.

Choice of Form: Two Legal Seminars As Social Media

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Gab Goldenberg writes a search marketing blog for which he has plenty of good arguments for you to follow by RSS feed. Dana Lookadoo December 3, 2008 at 8:36 pm Gab, LinkedIn launched new apps at the end of October, including sharing of books through Amazon, WordPress blog feeds, etc. Kirtsy Likaholix LinkedIn Mahalo Mento Mixx MyBlogLog MySpace Plurk Pownce Propeller Reddit SEOmoz Sphinn StumbleUpon Technorati Toluu Twitter Wikipedia Yahoo!

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How friendfeed Can Teach You About Your Friends

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

That is, of course, if your friends are using Twitter. You never know until you check out their feed. By studying their feed, you can learn a lot more about how important social media is to them. This way if I go to digg/reddit/SU before Friend Feed, I don’t see duplicates.

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How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social media connections are those I know through a variety of online forums, the blogosphere, Twitter, and the like (but I generally don’t befriend someone immediately; I still give it time). But how would you count how often you “visit&# Twitter?

StumbleUpon Etiquette Guide and Best Practices

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Brief Overview of StumbleUpon Since everyone is mostly raving about Twitter and Facebook as of late, I’m going to briefly define StumbleUpon and explain how it works.

6 Things Parenthood Taught Me About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Maybe it’s on Twitter. You’ll be creating that Twitter account for the first time, and you’ll have to grow followers.

How Spying On Your Friends Causes Reevaluation of Endorsed Content

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

While users can opt to have private feeds, I strive for transparency and don’t mind if my content is public. It has made me reevaluate what/who/why I do some things and go back into my history where I am active (I am afraid to look at my Twitter archive ).

Advice for a New Internet Marketer (or How to Spot Internet.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I was excited at the prospect that there might be some freedom for someone who was forced to clearly break every rule that was in the ethical Internet Marketing handbook. I found your article via Lisa Barone on Twitter.)

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How to Build Community for Niche Site Success


We use Twitter to announce all new featured blogs posts, as well as for celebrating the triumphs of some amputee dogs and mourning the loss of others. This is a guest post by Jim Nelson of Talk about a niche market!

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How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Facebook Pages do not allow background images like Twitter, Myspace, and other services. It should also, at the same time, be something familiar to other Facebook users, as this is what they will see in their News feeds as their friends become fans or you post updates.

7 Truths About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media is More than Just Twitter and Facebook Hopefully, if you’re participating in social media marketing, you’re using more than just the tools everyone else is using. If someone has over 20,000 Twitter followers, how many people are they following?

An Open Letter to Facebook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

After all, this time, they’re not complaining about news feeds. I want Facebook to look at this guy on Twitter. By the way – Twitter really needs to put a search box in their following/followers pages for the same reason!!!

Why Customer Service Should Be in Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In today’s day and age, it is incredibly easy for a person to set up his personal web space to start sharing whatever is on his mind (and you begin to wonder why Twitter’s growth is so huge and popular among celebrities ?) That’s not to say it should only be done on Twitter though. I had a recent experience with AT&T that was resolved favorably because someone from AT&T in my area was on twitter.

How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

For me, it’s just asking, via email, Twitter, or Facebook. That means making comments on my blog posts, interacting with me on FriendFeed or Google Buzz, and sending me notices on Twitter. They can use any channel they would like – email, Facebook, Twitter, etc.

Tamar Weinberg is a Media Snacker » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Whether it’s Flickr , StumbleUpon , Digg , , Twitter , Facebook , Sphinn , LinkedIn , blogs , blogs , more blogs , and even more blogs , you can find me looking for the most pertinent content that aligns with my interests.

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Ethics in Social Media: A Glossary | Bare Feet Blog

Bare Feet Studios

Here’s a good example of a PR professional (Todd Defren) who discloses when he is Twittering on behalf of a client. One of the better known cases was “Janet&# who created a Twitter profile for Exxon Mobile.