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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Leveraging Twitter: From Tools to Tweetchats

Direct Marketing Observations

Tags: Twitter social media marc meyer microblogging brighttalk

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

Direct Marketing Observations

Tags: Twitter microblogging

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

Direct Marketing Observations

Tags: SEO/SEM Twitter microblogging social media

Why Twitter Still Matters

Direct Marketing Observations

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

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.

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.

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

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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).

Three Ways Users Can Help Keep Twitter Vibrant

Webbiquity SMM

“Dying” may be too strong a word, but the microblogging social network is clearly struggling. Is Twitter dying? That seems to be a common question right now, according to Google.

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).

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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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.

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 Optimize Events with Social Media [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Your business presence on Twitter is crucial not only for presenting a specific side of your company through microblogging and thought leadership, it also serves as a platform for real-time events. Guest post by Dave Landry. Nothing promotes event marketing as well as social media.

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.

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.

Master List ?(A Wiki of Social Media Marketing Examples)?

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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.

Monitoring What Others Are Saying About Your Organization

SocialFish

There are a lot of great apps out there, both low and high in price, with which you can monitor major social media platforms, blogs, news sites, articles, microblogs, TV and radio—and some even print.

The State of Association E-Learning

SocialFish

Microblogging (e.g. Interested in the state of association e-learning? Check out the latest report from Tagoras on the subject. The report costs $149, but Jeff is offering $30 off through July for anyone who subscribes to his monthly Association Learning/Technology Digest.

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.

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.

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.

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The 1-9-90 rule won't work for Internal Collaboration

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Ok, so you decide to implement an internal microblogging platform like Yammer or Socialcast, or even an internal Wiki platform like SocialText or Confluence.

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?

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?

Twitter versus Plurk: Not Even in the Same League

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The only similarity is a 140 character limit for posts — so Plurk is essentially a microblogging platform. When Twitter first came out, its earliest adopters weren’t entirely sure about the fate of the microblogging service either.

Journalist Social Media Usage Increases, Concerns About.

Adam Sherk

A similar difference exists for microblogging sites like Twitter.

Blogging from the World Business Forum

Buzz Marketing for Technology

This year I am going to do it again but I will be Moblogging and Microblogging right there from the site. Whenever September rolls around I always get excited about 2 things – fall sailing and attending the World Business Forum at Radio City in New York.

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‘@billgates’? Sounds like a PR stunt to me

Danny WhatMough

The Twittersphere has been awash with users trying desperately to follow former Microsoft supremo Bill Gates, who joined the microblogging platform this week. Tweet.

How Journalists Use Social Media to Report the News

Proactive Report

regularly use microblogs such as Twitter for gathering information and reporting their stories. A new report from the Indiana University School of Journalism shows how US jouranlist are using social media to report the news. Based on online interviews with 1,080 U.S.

Tool for Social Media Network and Online Reputation Management

Social Media Network Marketing

Microblogs e.g. Twitter. Online Reputation Management comprises various elements. Together they start to form a complete picture and enable our stakeholder’s experience to percolate within the system. We understand that there's a high degree of correlation between good customer / stakeholder experiences and their willingness to associate with the same organization, brand, product and service. The various points of influence are: • Traditional/mainstream websites.

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.

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.

3 Inherent Influencer Benefits From Twitter’s New Updates

SocialTimes Twitter

Tweets may be sweet for influencers already, but these microblog posts are about to become even more viable for sharing messages and content thanks to new system updates. Twitter announced in May that changes were on the way regarding how users met the 140-character limit. According to The Verge , those changes could arrive as soon as Sept. 19, and this has also been confirmed by Re/code.