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Hootsuite vs Tweetdeck: I’m Going Owl The Way

Jason Yormark

For quite some time Tweetdeck was my preferred choice when it came to social media management software. And for awhile Tweetdeck was meeting my needs, but I just grew increasingly more frustrated with performance issues with the Adobe Air platform. Constant software hangs, and slow downs just finally got to me and I decided it was time to take another look at Hootsuite. I’m glad I did as I’ve really enjoyed the user experience with Hootsuite. It certainly doesn’t suffer from the slow downs I experienced with Tweetdeck. What’s your preferred solution?

The Future of TweetDeck

Waxing UnLyrical

I wrote a post about the potential of Twitter to buy TweetDeck just two weeks ago. (To A lot of doom and gloom if you believe the people over at TechCrunch (they also broke the story that a deal was done between TweetDeck and Twitter on Monday). I don’t buy the doom and gloom declaring the end of TweetDeck. What will Twitter do with TweetDeck? So what happens now?

Tweetdeck Presence Felt in Twitter Redesign

Spin Sucks

You may remember Twitter purchased TweetDeck earlier this year, and at the time there was much hand-wringing over what Twitter would do with its new toy. Then, the redesign happened and we have an answer to the question of what Twitter will do with TweetDeck. After all, Twitter’s functionality was a reason many used services like TweetDeck; and many still do. The answer?

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. For smaller companies, Meshfire, Sendible, and Hootsuite lead the pack. TweetDeck, Buffer, SocialFlow, Spredfast, and Crowdbooster.” Image credit: Buddy Media.

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Twitter Brand Pages are Pointless

Spin Sucks

I have three monitors, one of which is covered wall-to-wall with TweetDeck. TweetDeck has six columns, with my main stream, mentions, my favorite list, direct messages, a search column (currently on #Buckeyes ), and favorites. If you want to be taken seriously, start using serious tools, such as TweetDeck or Hootsuite. Today’s guest post is written by Brian Meeks.

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Spin Sucks

It is usually played on a platform such as Tweetdeck or Hootsuite , though one could certainly use Twitter. Social Media Twitter Brian Meeks Extremely Average Fake hashtags Hashtags Hootsuite TweetdeckBrian Meeks has delusions of novelist, which he feeds by writing the Henry Wood Detective series (Available soon and on his blahg ). The pen is mightier than the sword”.

Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Young Yang reviews free tools for scheduling tweets, like FutureTweets , HootSuite and SocialOomph. HootSuite or TweetDeck ) for interacting on Twitter: it’s faster, has no limits on Tweets per hour and lets you see other users’ custom backgrounds among other advantages. And that leads to questions, like: What are the best ways to attract more (relevant) followers?

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The Myth Of Reciprocity And The Social Life Of Brands

Twist Image

Those who are using Twitter for their own personal gain (as most of us are) are using filters and technology like Hootsuite , TweetDeck , or Twitter Lists to filter out the noise of those who they are following, so that they can focus on those they actually derive value from. hootsuite. tweetdeck. audienceengagement blog brand chrisbrogan facebook filter googleplus hootsuite juliensmith media mediahacks onlinemedia onlinesocialnetwork reciprocity relationship socialgraph sociallife socialmedia technology trustagents tweetdeck twitter twitterlistsRight?

Will the CoTweet gamble pay off?

Sherrilynne Starkie

How can ExactTarget hope to compete against a raft of very high quality free, or very low cost competitors like TweetDeck and HootSuite? Featured Headline Social Media Twitter CoTweet Dodo ExactTarget Foursquare HootSuite - Social Media Dashboard TweetdeckCoTweet , the easy-to-use and fantastically handy social media tool that lets many individuals to collaborate on publishing content on Twitter, is going the way of the Dodo in a few weeks. Image via CrunchBase. CoTweet will cease to be and SocialEngage will not offer a free service. Related posts: New Twitter.

Facebook’s new update scheduler

Sherrilynne Starkie

Will this new function put TweetDeck , SocialOomph and HootSuite out of business? Facebook Featured Social Media Facebook features HootSuite SocialOomph TweetdeckFor the first time, Facebook page administrators can schedule updates now to be published in the future. In addition, admins can also post things to appear in the past (but not before the page was launched). .

50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Tac Anderson reviews seven of his favorite tools for saving time in social media consumption and management, among them TweetDeck , Twendz and Quora. Lasica reviews 20 free social media tools, categorized by function, including Wildfire , HootSuite , Plancast and Addict-o-matic. Social media marketing has gone well beyond the hype stage and is now mainstream business practice. But 44.24

Twitter’s Black Friday Signals an Exit Strategy


Also, in their announcement, Twitter stated that enterprise tools such as Seesmic and HootSuite and special-purpose apps are welcome. I could go on, but to me the path is clear; within the next 12-24 months, as Twitter slowly improves its mobile apps and website, it will eventually cut off ALL third-party apps including TweetDeck and Seesmic. Surprise, Surprise? And, No. Buyer Beware.

Tip of the week: Tweetdeck

Gemma Went

Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Tip of the week: Tweetdeck 08/04/2010 by Gemma Went Well this ‘Tip of the Week’ was a long time coming. It’s about my favourite social media tool, Tweetdeck. I’m also aware that many of you are already using Tweetdeck, so may not appreciate the basics. what a year!

Tip of the Week: Hootsuite

Gemma Went

Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Tip of the Week: Hootsuite 05/03/2010 tags: Hootsuite , Twitter management , Twitter tools by Gemma Went So my tip of this week is Hootsuite , a fantastic Twitter client that allows you to manage various profiles (including Facebook, Linked In, WordPress and others). It can be used as your only Twitter client, but as I still favour Tweetdeck for that, I primiarly use it to schedule tweets. Hootsuite makes it easy to do this by providing a handy widget called the Hootlet.

Four Tools to Help Build Your Social Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Now, I know you can do this through HootSuite, for example, or several other platforms. you can do the same via Post Planner (this doesn’t always work from HootSuite, for example). HootSuite Publisher. Resources Shonali Burke Social Media building community facebook post planner hootsuite publisher networked blogs social media tools triberrYes and no. Post Planner.

How to Get More Blog Traffic – Content Promotion Checklist [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Use automation (carefully) to continue sharing posts over time, with tools like HootSuite (and/or TweetDeck , twitterfeed , , etc.). With apologies to George Berkeley , if a blog post is published but no one shares it on social media, does it make an impact? What does that mean, exactly? But those are just table stakes. Pursue opportunities for interviews and guest posting.

5 Must Have Social Media & Productivity Chrome Extensions

Jason Yormark

HootSuite Hootlet – Obviously more useful if you are using HootSuite, but useful nonetheless, the Hootlet extension allows you to quickly and easily share web links to your social media channels. If you are using HootSuite, it’s especially great as the links use their web shortener which provide you analytics so you have access to your sharing data. Social Media Software

3 Super Quick Twitter Tips for Your Business


IMPORTANT NOTE! When tweeting using an image, use Twitter , NOT Hootsuite, TweetDeck or any other social media management software. This is an image posted from Hootsuite with link only showing in timeline: This is an image posted from Twitter with image showing in timeline: 3. USING THE PERIOD BEFORE @ SIGN. It won’t be seen by ALL of my followers. your mini resume!)

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10 Surefire Ways To Avoid Looking Like A Twitter NooB

SocMed Sean

3)Download Tweetdeck or sign up for a HootSuite account – Nobody really tweets from Tools like HootSuite and TweetDeck make Twitter much easier to use and manage. Personally, I like HootSuite because it’s web-based and I can access it anywhere. So, you’re ready to Tweet, right? Who are you? What do you like? Again, listen. Learn.

Twitter Direct Messages Are Useless

Jason Yormark

While I have a column for my DMs setup in Hootsuite, it’s really just for the rare chance that I may actually catch a legitimate message here and there. If Twitter isn’t going to pull the trigger, how’s about Hootsuite or Tweetdeck offering these features? And even that is highly unlikely. It can’t possibly be that difficult. That would eliminate at least half of of the spam.

Think Twice About Automating Your Social Media Efforts

SocMed Sean

Good suggestions that came from the chat included using tools like Tweetdeck or Hootsuite to schedule similar messages throughout the day so all of your followers get the information, regardless of their time zone. I recently participate in an Twitter chat where the conversation turned to whether or not it’s a good idea to automate social media activities. Cheers! Digg this!

50 Top Tools for Social Media Monitoring, Analytics, and Management 2013


HootSuite (Free and $) | A social media management system that enables teams to collaboratively execute campaigns across multiple social networks from one dashboard. I use HootSuite to manage my company’s Twitter account. Use these platforms to manage, measure, and analyze your social media marketing initiatives. Includes detailed analytics for all your posts.

Where Do You Tweet?


But then one of my social media savvy friends introduced me to TweetDeck. The only problem I had with TweetDeck was it seemed to constantly be crashing, which, if you work and live social media like I do, can be very frustrating. Then finally I found my home sweet Twitter home with Hootsuite. HootSuite. TweetDeck. More specifically, what app do they use to tweet?

How to Produce Social Media Content for Your Business


You can schedule your updates with Hootsuite, Post Planner, Buffer , Tweetdeck. If your business already has a presence on your chosen social media profiles or if you are just starting out, you know that you have to post great valuable content continually and consistently to attract new followers and retain the ones you have. Where will I find the content. - The Secret: BLOGGING!

How Nonprofit Pros Use Twitter


And you can use a variety of apps to automatically tweet that news ( Hootsuite and Buffer are tops)! Import those lists into your Twitter app (Tweetdeck, Hootsuite), and judiciously cultivate and interact with your list using the app. Optimize your bio with keywords and use a scheduling tool like Hootsuite to pre-schedule content so you can focus on real-time engagement.

Time-Saving Tools and Apps for Social Media Management


HootSuite. HootSuite is hands down the most commonly used tool for social media management by profits and non-profits alike. With HootSuite you can bid goodbye to the days of overwhelming and frankly perplexing manual social media management. HootSuite will do it for you promptly, effectively and easily. TweetDeck. But only when it’s done right. SocialOomph.

4 Tools to Streamline Your Social Media Outreach


HootSuite. HootSuite includes built in analytics through Google and Facebook, letting users easily track the effectiveness of their outreach to determine what type of posts are driving the most traffic. TweetDeck. When you really want to get the word out, spreading that news across Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Google+ are the go-to mediums. Here are four worth considering.

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Meet 7 Twitter Influencers Who Follow Millions

Ari Herzog

Tools used:, TweetDeck. Tools used: HootSuite, Echofon. Tools used: TweetDeck. How do you know if you are following one too many people on Twitter? How do you manage the relationships between the people you follow and the tweets they write? Do you feel guilty that you won’t see everyone’s tweets? million people and are followed by 3.5 million. Thoughts?

What Twitter’s Rate Limit Changes Mean to You

Janet Fouts

When an application like Hootsuite, Tweetdeck or a mobile Twitter app like Tweetbot checks your account on Twitter, it’s what is called an “API Call” This does NOT include the number of messages you send through these tools, only the number of times the tool hits the Twitter server to check for more. Hootsuite, Twylah and TweetBot are the apps I use the most.

How to Participate in a Tweet Chat

Janet Fouts

You can also follow a hashtag in your Twitter client like Tweetdeck or Hootsuite. Twitter chats, sometimes known as a Twitter party or a tweet chat, happen when a group of people all tweet about the same topic using a specific tag (#) called a hashtag that allows it to be followed on Twitter. This post is to give you a quick overview on how to join a tweet chat. Finding Twitter chats.

How to Make Social Media Less of a Time Suck

Spin Sucks

Some *ahem* Hootsuite *ahem* pull in Google+ updates. TweetDeck. Hootsuite. Today’s guest post is written by Yvette Pistorio. . Because of the fast pace of social media, we are constantly bombarded with distractions from one social network or another. ” Some of the answers I received…. Twitter. Plurk. Star Wars fan forums. Facebook. LinkedIn. Facebook and Google+.

Twitter and Guinea Pig Worry

Waxing UnLyrical

The more experienced tweeter will use Tweetdeck, HootSuite, or something similar. I picked Tweetdeck because I liked the colors. Tweetdeck gives one multiple columns. If they had Tweetdeck, they wouldn’t have missed my response, and my world would have been a happier place. Use Tweetdeck and join the fun. Guest post by Brian Meeks. I digress.

5 Social Media Tips for Social Good Companies That Will Get Your Message Heard (In Less Than 10 Minutes Per Day)


Creating an account with social media management platforms such as Hootsuite and Tweetdeck are great tools for this. Put a bookmark on your calendar to check-in daily to your social media platforms to schedule out content (this is where platforms like Hootsuite and Tweetdeck come in handy!), Guest post by Meg Rulli, Co-founder, ModMark Group. Social media?

Five Steps to a Social Listening Program

Spin Sucks

Monitor Twitter: You can use Hootsuite or TweetDeck. Today’s guest post is written by Lisa Gerber. I guess I shouldn’t be surprised anymore. Maybe I’m just sad now: At how many organizations are missing opportunities to be involved in the conversation. How many times a day do you come across a scathing review; one that influences your decision not to buy? Handy!

How to Get Insanely Productive with Social Media Updates to Scale Your Referral Traffic


Tools I use for weekly scheduling: Hootsuite for Facebook and Google Plus scheduling of business page updates *. Somehow this tool has the best interface and it makes scheduling very productive (something I’d love to say about Hootsuite but I can’t as it takes much more time to schedule updates using Hootsuite). Tweetdeck keeps me very productive.

Awesome Reviews for Blog Post Promotion: The Ultimate Guide


Kristi is very sharp — 24 Hours Until Your Blog Post Promotion Strategies Will Change Forever [link] via @ kikolani less than a minute ago via HootSuite John Soares TheJohnSoares. My friend Kristi from @ Kikolani just released her new book [link] It will change my biz & services BIG TIME #excited less than a minute ago via HootSuite Rob Pene RobPene. by Darren Monroe.

4 Ways to Use Slack to Boost Your Social Presence

Simply Measured

Using services like Google Calendar, Buffer, Hootsuite, Trello, and Mavenlink, you and your team can devise, plan, schedule, and execute on your social media marketing efforts without leaving the comfort of Slack’s warm embrace. Mailchimp, Twitter, and Hootsuite. Planning and Organization. Pretty cool. . Tools you already use to do your job can be seamlessly tied into Slack.

Managing Social Media Campaigns


Some of the best tools are HootSuite , Postano , TweetDeck , etc. Social media marketing has become the third most popular form marketing as of 2013. Needless to say, it will only gain more popularity as social media marketing campaigns are far less expensive to create and maintain than traditional advertising campaigns. Creating a social media campaign is not a one time event.

Lawyers: Should You Follow Your Clients In Social Media?

Myrland Marketing

As suggested above, you can also set up a column in TweetDeck or Hootsuite , or a search on LinkedIn, and even a special list on Facebook that contains the names of valued or target clients, or other parties such as referral sources and media, then you can quickly go to that column and list to see if there is anything interesting or educational going on with them. I mean it! Lather.

The State of Social Media Marketing – Summary of Annual Survey Report (Part 2)


Monitoring platforms quoted by respond­ents include Google Alerts, Radian6, Awareness, TweetDeck, HootSuite, and SocialMention. In a previous blog post , Jonas made a summary of a report called “The State of Social Media Marketing” from January 2012 in which he outlined the key points and conclusions drawn from the report. In this blog post, I will highlight the most interesting ones.