Leveraging Twitter: From Tools to Tweetchats

Direct Marketing Observations

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Twitter Lists Are Life Changing, Threaten Yammer & Others

Socialized

The lists feature, with a few refinements, unlocks so many business and professional applications for the service, and fully implemented, is a real threat to Yammer , Presently and other “alternative” microblogging environments.

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There is no point in using Twitter for your business. Wait, Yes there is…

Direct Marketing Observations

Tags: SEO/SEM Twitter microblogging social media

Most Twitter users don’t tweet-Is that a problem?

Direct Marketing Observations

Tags: Twitter microblogging

The sea change in Twitter sentiment

Direct Marketing Observations

Tags: Twitter david binkowski hubspot marc meyer Marketing microblogging social media Social Media marketing todd defren

Why Twitter Still Matters

Direct Marketing Observations

Tags: SEO/SEM Twitter social media marc meyer microblogging non-profits for social media

Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

As adoption skyrockets, marketers are striving to optimize their use of the world’s most popular microblogging platform. Twitter came of age in 2010, growing at a scorching pace —from 75 million users at the beginning of the year to more than 190 million by the end of December.

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TWITTER CHANGES: YOU FAVORITE ME…NO, YOU LIKE ME!

Myrland Marketing

Social Media Twitter Uncategorized Button Change Favorite How-To Like Link Microblogging Social Network StarIt looks like our favorite… real-time micro-blogging conversational breaking news 140-character message hashtagging event-tracking Social Networking site. …Twitter, might be in the midst of making a little change to your Favorite button.

Blogger: Redirecting

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Push-Button Publishing You're about to be redirected The blog that used to be here is now at [link] Do you wish to be redirected? This blog is not hosted by Blogger and has not been checked for spam, viruses and other forms of malware. Yes No Home | Features | About | Buzz | Help | Discuss | Language | Developers | Gear Terms of Service | Privacy | Content Policy | Copyright © 1999 – 2010 Google

The Lance Armstrong Effect

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How To Start A Blog In 2012

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microblog. Starting a Blog is easy. Starting a Blog in 2012 is a little bit more complex. There's a Blog about anything and everything out there, right now. It's hard for someone considering a Blog to come up with a new and/or different angle. The topic can be as obscure as your brain can fathom, and odds are that a Blog covering that exact topic already exists. Pushing that further, it's somewhat hard to even define what, exactly, a Blog is in this day and age.

What Is A Blog? The Question That Won't Go Away

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The Little Big Things

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Instagram Is Fastest Growing Social Network Worldwide

The Realtime Report

tablets (44%) are the most popular way to access microblogging services (Twitter, messaging apps). Facebook, YouTube, Google+, Twitter and LinkedIn are still the most popular social networks worldwide, but Instagram is growing faster than any other social site, according to new research by GlobalWebIndex. The Facebook-owned image sharing social network increased its active user base by 23% in the last six months.

One Step Forward And Fifty Steps Back For Bloggers (And Society)

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Twitter IPO: 5 Must-Reads

Firebelly

on their first day of trading this morning, well above the $26 price set by the microblogging outfit and its bankers Wednesday. Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) has gone public. Learn all about it in these 5 must-reads. Ten Ways Twitter’s IPO Didn’t Turn Out To Be Like Facebook’s IPO. By Nathan Vardi Twitter worked hard to make sure that its initial public offering didn’t turn into the kind of debacle that Facebook experienced when it started out as a publicly-traded company.

Apologies to 140char.com RSS subscribers…

The Way of the Web

Unfortunately when combining that content back into this site due to the decision to stop having a dedicated microblogging site which was increasingly rarely updated, I forgot the small matter of redirecting the RSS feed to the most appropriate place. And when I was in the midst of doing it, I managed to redirect it to the full feed from here, rather than just posts covering microblogging, and obviously Feedburner just picked up the last 10 posts I made and pumped them all out at once.

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Social Media Marketing: Burberry Launches New Campaign on 10 Social Platforms

The Realtime Report

The digital campaign is reaching beyond Burberry’s website to Facebook , Twitter , Google+ , YouTube , Instagram , Pinterest , and four Chinese social sites: Sina Weibo (a Twitter-like microblogging site), Douban (content site), Youku (video) and Kaixin001 (social). Burberry, a “digital darling” among luxury brands, recently launched its Autumn/Winter 2012 collection across 10 different social platforms, according to L2.

88% of Twitter Users Follow At Least One Brand

The Realtime Report

The highlights: 60% of Twitter users access the microblogging platform on mobile devices. Last week’s events revealed several interesting new statistics about Twitter, including information about mobile use and brand engagement on the platform. there are more than 400 million tweets per day. promoted tweets have an engagement rate of between 1% and 3%.

Any Publicity is Good Publicity in Social Media, right?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

It’s the interconnected nature of today’s social networks like Facebook or microblogs like Twitter and the way they broadcast their messages to the world but also in the process creating permanent search friendly records that make them so powerful and also potentially dangerous.

Jenn Herman’s Three Favorite Not-So-Secret Instagram Tips for You

agora pulse

“When there’s a new Instagram feature, function, or update, I will post an image and use the caption as a microblog where I outline all the functions and features in great detail. Recently, we had Instagram expert Jenn Herman explore Agorapulse’s new Instagram features on a Facebook Live. During that broadcast, she gave us Instagram tips that were so good, we have to share them—especially because they were told to us like we’re best friends swapping awesome ideas.

57 Social Media Policy Examples and Resources

Dave Fleet

Use of social networking, microblogs and other third party websites. Over time I’ve found myself doing more and more foundational work for organizations looking to dip their toes into social media. One of the key elements of this work, in my opinion, is creating a social media policy that fits well with the organization’s goals, culture and risk tolerance. But where to start?

8 Tips for Becoming a Successful Instagram Influencer

Later

My favorite kind of longer-form caption is the microblogging caption, which I’d encourage you to start incorporating into your Instagram strategy as much as you can! A microblogging caption is exactly what it sounds like: a mini blog post.

Twitter Business Guide

Social Media Marketing

The microblogging site that allows you to update in no more than 140 characters at at time is deceptively complex and nuanced - especially for a newcomer. I was recently introduced to a compact guidebook for businesses trying to get a sense of Twitter.

Everything You Need To Know About Social Media

Mindjumpers

Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « 4 Tips To Start a Blog Big Mashable Social Media Meetup in Antwerp » Everything You Need To Know About Social Media Posted by Anne Herngaard Jun 24th, 2010 Tweet We have stumbled across this useful resource made by the Candadian marketing company Eloqua.

The Blogosphere is Thriving

Mindjumpers

Just as there are trending topics going on on the microblogging platform Twitter that show sentiment and tell a story of what is being talked about, the same can be said about the blogosphere. Tweet Blogging is here to stay.

Social Media and the Contact Center for Dummies (Wiley)

Buzz Marketing for Technology

One of the biggest challenges for organizations today is managing the flow of information about their brands, products, and services that occurs in social media channels, including microblogs (such as Twitter), social networking sites (such as Facebook), blogs, and online forums.

What’s the Best Social Media Monitoring Tool? It Depends

Webbiquity SMM

blogs, microblogging sites, social networks, etc.). Its monitoring covers blogs, message boards, forums, microblogging sites, wikis, media sharing sites, social networks, online classifieds and review sites. Until fairly recently, keeping track of your organization’s online presence was relatively easy. Other than your company’s website, most mentions were likely in well-known online news sites or trade industry publication sites.

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The propensity to Repeat in Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

Networks, apps, aggregators, blogs, microblogs-copy what works, tweak it a little, or not, and see what market share you can pull. It’s not just social media. Create a killer product, expect knock-offs. I used to say that you truly haven’t made it until you have been knocked off.

Social Media Marketing: The Know How's

Social Media Marketing

Before the age of social media, marketers had to create a content which was one-sided and company-centric but now with microblogging and citizen journalism, consumers can review the brand and connect with a whole lot of consumer base themselves. Gone are the days when social media platforms were just a means of socializing and a virtual school reunion.

PLEASE Don’t Visit My Google+ Page! Here’s Why.

SocMed Sean

Its functionality lies somewhere between Facebook and Twitter as a microblogging service that also allows permission controls over who can and can’t see your updates. No, this isn’t another one of those anti-Google+ posts and no…it isn’t one of those reverse psychology attempts to actually trick you into visiting my Google+ page. In fact, I really don’t want you to visit my Google+ page and I have a good reason for it.

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Journalist Social Media Usage Increases, Concerns About.

Adam Sherk

A similar difference exists for microblogging sites like Twitter.

Four Areas that Digital Marketers Need to Continue to Focus On

Direct Marketing Observations

Twitter ain’t going anywhere -From cars that tweet , to marketers figuring out newfound ways to leverage the power of microblogging and actually driving awareness and making money-Twitter is hitting some good times. Should we be amazed anymore at how fast digital is moving? Honestly no. But what should we be thinking about as we watch it go by? When I was a kid and I would see a train go by, I always wanted to be on that train.

8 Tips for Becoming a Successful Instagram Influencer

Later

My favorite kind of longer-form caption is the microblogging caption, which I’d encourage you to start incorporating into your Instagram strategy as much as you can! A microblogging caption is exactly what it sounds like: a mini blog post. For example, if you’re a food Instagram influencer , your microblogging caption could be about the 5 superfoods you need to add to your smoothies and why.

20+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools

Webbiquity SMM

blogs, microblogging sites, social bookmarking, images, video), and shows associated metrics like sentiment, top keywords, top users (who’s talking about this topic most actively) and sources. Looking for a way to monitor social media activities and results on a tight budget?

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Social Media – Integrating with Other Channels

Proactive Report

While a majority of voting features, product reviews, user-generated content and RSS feeds are integrated with other campaigns, that is not true of efforts on social networking sites, blogs or microblogs. Social media marketing has gone from experimental to must-have.

Why Your Marketing Needs Real-Time Data

Buzz Marketing for Technology

We created a custom audience based on social data from blogs, microblogs, social networks, and forums. Another Advertising Week in New York is upon us and so far I have seen some great presentations from companies like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Quantcast, comScore, and even Yahoo!

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Social Media for the Boardroom

Buzz Marketing for Technology

They identified around 60 Million conversations (per year) across blogs, microblogs such as Twitter, discussion forums and social networks like Facebook and other enabling technologies such as YouTube, Vimeo and Flickr relating to Energy.

Enterprise 2.0 Success is About the Players, Not the Field

Social Media Strategery

Over the last few years, I’ve seen dozens of failed wikis, blogs, microblog platforms, forums, and idea management deployments, and I’m sure I’ll see many more. Watch your local Pee-wee football team’s practice sometime and you’ll see a lot of dropped passes, missed tackles, and a whole host of other mistakes. But…what would happen if you put that team on Heinz Field and gave them all the same amenities as the Pittsburgh Steelers?

UberMedia, Mixx, And Twitter | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

And any competing microblogging service is going to have an uphill battle against Twitter. About Us What’s a Maverick?

Book Review: Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Microblogging (Twitter, Jaiku, Identi.ca; Li helpfully notes that “the power of microblogging for a business can be huge, if you add personality into your Twitter stream and not just allow it to be automated.&#

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China’s Sina Weibo Logs 119M Olympics-Inspired Tweets On Opening Day

The Realtime Report

Sina Weibo, a Twitter-like microblogging platform in China, logged 119 million Olympics-related messages on the first day of the 2012 Olympic Games. Nearly all posts came from China (114 million), with 2.4 million originating in the UK and 2.38 million from the US. Sina Weibo’s official infographic estimates it would take a person 27 years of non-stop reading to get through all of the messages ( The Next Web ).

How to Write a Social Media Policy

Webbiquity SMM

Microblogging sites (e.g. Why is having a social media policy in place so critical? Because virtually 100% of companies are now involved in social media—whether they acknowledge it or not.