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Could you go social-network-free for one day a week?

Socialized

What if the preferences for your favorite social network allowed you to pick one or more “blackout days” during which you could not log on? Could you get by for a full 24 hours, or more, with no access to Twitter, Facebook, FriendFeed or any of your other favorite social media tools? And you can’t cheat and use TweetDeck to access Twitter. I’ve been wondering, what would happen if I just quit social networking altogether?

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THE BEST SOCIAL NETWORK FOR LAWYERS, OR ANYONE, IS….

Myrland Marketing

Home About Services Social Media Speaking-Training LMA Contact Subscribe Myrland Marketing Minutes Strategic Social Media: Making Social Media Make Sense THE BEST SOCIAL NETWORK FOR LAWYERS, OR ANYONE, IS… by Nancy Myrland on April 6, 2010 An interesting question was posed on a legal marketing forum of which I am a member. The question had to do with a recommendation for the most effective online social network for lawyers.

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HAS TWITTER GOTTEN TOO BIG?

Myrland Marketing

Social Media Uncategorized Online Communities Shel Israel Social Network TweetDeck Twitter Twitter Lists Twitteropolis Twitterville

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Seven Key Categories of Social Media Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

But that first impression may instead come from the company’s social media presence (and if not the first, very often the second). That fact alone shows the importance of building a solid social media as well as website presence. Social media is actually even bigger than that, though. As Tim Hughes has written, ” Social media is a common thread across the whole of the enterprise and it’s time to treat it strategically.”

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The Dos and Don’ts of a Social Media Automation Strategy

Waxing UnLyrical

A staggering 74 percent of Internet-using adults are active on at least one social networking website. And with more than 3 billion users online , that amounts to almost 2 billion social network users. The sheer amount of traffic that social media sites see every day makes it an insurmountable task to manage multiple social profiles manually. Social media automation addresses this challenge beautifully. TweetDeck.

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The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

While Facebook is far and away the largest social network, when it comes to driving B2B website traffic and brand visibility, Twitter and LinkedIn are tops. HubSpot has noted Twitter has more than 300 million active monthly users, and “accounts for 16% of referrals to longer articles from social sites and 14% for shorter news articles.” Showcase reviews: Buffer Social, BuzzBlogger, Cent Muruganandam, Social Media Explorer. 12) TweetDeck.

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Think Twice About Automating Your Social Media Efforts

SocMed Sean

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. 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. Do you automate your social media activities?

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Five Social Channels You May Not Know About

Ignite Social Media

How many social channels do you know about? If you’re in the United States that might be the extent of your social channel knowledge but what about other countries? In longer form, Sina Weibo is one of the most popular social media sites in China and is commonly referred to as the “Chinese Twitter”. Known to many as one of the largest social media platform that you’ve never heard of, QQ set a Guinness world record for having the largest number of uses online at the same time.

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Twitter announces #NewTwitter

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Flickr Friday: The Content Grid | Main | Branding Outside The Box » September 15, 2010 Twitter announces #NewTwitter Last night Twitter announced that it was rolling out several new changes to its web interface - incorporating many aspects of existing 3rd party applications such as Seesmic and Tweetdeck.

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Good Or Bad – You Must Engage With Your Customers Through Social Media

SocMed Sean

Today’s post comes from Laura Clarke,a blogger and lover of all things social media. Laura currently works on behalf of Sentiment Metrics, a leading provider of social media management software. I appreciate Laura sharing her thoughts/experiences with customer engagement via social media channels! Never has social media been such a brilliant marketing and customer relation tool.

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22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

As social media marketing has become ubiquitous ( 88% of marketers say social media is important for their businesses), hundreds of new tools have developed just in the past few years: tools for social media management, monitoring, measurement, automation, identifying influencers, creating graphical content, and more. 12 Tools to Help You Optimize Your Social Media Marketing Results by TopRank Online Marketing Blog. ** 5 STARS. 15 Best Social Media Tools by CodeGeekz.

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What’s in a crowdsourcing….

The Way of the Web

Similar to how Twitter might have evolved lists, or how Tweetdeck used them to create a more workable interface at scale. Crowdsourcing social networks bad crowdsourcing google tweetdeck twitter

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Social Media Strategist Jobs: Twitter Sydney Australia

Laurel Papworth

I used to do “social media job of the week” but haven’t for years. Do you have experience with these tools: Experience with newsgathering tools like Tweetdeck, Curator, Dataminr for News, etc. Jobs Sydney Twitter jobs social mediaAnywhos. Want to work for Twitter? Head of Curation, APAC (Tokyo & Sydney) . The Twitter Moments’ feature showcases the best of the stories unfolding live on Twitter.

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The Myth Of Reciprocity And The Social Life Of Brands

Twist Image

There is no doubt that the more people that a brand is following, the more opportunities they are creating to get their message to spread to more and more people (and this includes these individuals and their social graphs). Reciprocity in the social life of online media should mean that if someone connects with you, you should reciprocate and connect back - sight unseen. online social network. social graph. social life. social media. tweetdeck.

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9 essential social media management tools for marketers

Sprout Social

If you’ve been in the industry for a while, you’ll know that social media management is no joke. In fact, social media management requires tons of strategizing and careful execution. To give you a leg up, we’ve put together a list of the best social media management tools to take your marketing game up a notch. 1: Sprout Social. Sprout Social’s comprehensive features give other social media management tools a run for their money. 2: Zoho Social.

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Social Media Listening for B2B Marketing

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. More than ever, customers are using social media to spread the word about the brands they like and perhaps more importantly, don’t like. What’s your Social Media diet?

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Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Get More Twitter Followers by Treating Your Profile Like a Landing Page by Social Times. 40 useful things you can share on Twitter besides blog posts by Social Media Today. 7 Really Cool Things About the New Twitter by Social Media Today. 26 Twitter Tips for Enhancing Your Tweets by Social Media Examiner. ** 5 Stars. by Sexy Social Media.

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How I Got My Job As Director Of Social Media – Step 1: Build Experience Then Blog, Tweet, Collaborate!

SocMed Sean

When people ask me what I do for a living and I tell them I’m a Director of Social Media for a digital agency, they usually respond with 1 of 2 questions: 1) Does that mean you get to play on Facebook all day? -or- ” (see this infographic on A Day In The Life of A Social Media Manager for more on that), the answer to the second question takes a little more time. Social media is about people and relationships.

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8 Ways Businesses Should Use Social Media

Kikolani

Many businesses hear about the advantages of social media in terms of marketing their products or services, but some forget to look at other major benefits of social media beyond finding leads or making a sale. Here are eight ways that businesses can use social media to learn more about themselves and their industry as well as get more involved with their clients and communities interested in what they have to offer. Social Mention.

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Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

In just a few short years, Twitter has transformed from an odd little sort of public IM service where people posted what they just ate for lunch or what their cat was doing at the moment into one of the big four social networks and a significant channel for news, PR & marketing, politics and more. Twitter: Marketers Still Struggling To Understand Social Channel by MediaPost Online Media Daily. How To: Get More Qualified Followers on Twitter by Social Media Today.

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Huge list: You know you are addicted to Twitter if

Laurel Papworth

When you dream about twitter… having images of tweetdeck flashing before you. You have so many followers you have categorized your community into 30 columns on tweetdeck and when new followers add you, you break out into a cold sweat as to what column to put them in. Huge list: You know you are addicted to Twitter if is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. Tags: Twitter social media addicted addiction down maintenance

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5 Popular Posts From The Last Month

Mindjumpers

In this last period, it has once again been established that our readers are most interested in reading about best practices of social media and of course infographics. At Mindjumpers, we have made a couple of infographics ourselves, and we are very happy that you liked these and shared them with your network! The Year of Social Media 2010 [infographic]. Social Media Definition by Peeing [infographic]. Presentations Giving Great Insight into Social Media.

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The 7 Best Hootsuite Alternatives for 2022

Oktopost

Social media management platforms are now an essential part of any business’ digital marketing toolkit. Without these tools, marketers would have to scramble trying to maintain all their social media profiles individually. Tweetdeck. Pure social listening needs. $

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Twitter Client For Your Browser – TicknTalk

Mindjumpers

I normally use Tweetdeck , go directly to Twitter’s website or access Twitter from my iPhone (love how easy it is to swap back and forth between links, profiles, direct messages and lists). Tags: Social Media Social Network Twitter retweet TicknTalk Twitter client Tweet Written by Tehneyat who currently resides in London, United Kingdom from where she is blogging for Mindjumpers. You can follow Tehneyat on Twitter @tehneyat.

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What’s your Social Media diet?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Throughout the day I follow toggle between TweetDeck, retweeting good posts and reading new posts on my Google Reader and sharing them (during lunch or after work). My advice would be don’t let Google Reader (or any social activity) over run your life – remember you are in control! Related posts: Social Search could it be a Google Killer? Avaya makes Business Communications more Social It’s a very exciting day for me here at.

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Meet the Fediverse

Ari Herzog

Mastodon, Pleroma, GNU Social, PeerTube, Friendica, and Hubzilla are among the more popular social networking services that collectively form the Fediverse. The Verge appreciated the network growth. While the layout is navigationally easy (as it reminds me of TweetDeck), it’s confusing to understand how to message users in other instances. If you could take your first social networking steps all over again, what would you do differently?

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3 NEW Ways To Make Conversation on Twitter

Absolute PA

I got pretty excited about this because it means users get new ways to track engagement and it encourages more interaction, especially for those who don’t use applications like Hootsuite or Tweetdeck to manage their Twitter accounts. Original RTs are displayed in your stream, but when someone uses Twitter’s built in RT function, they don’t show up in Hootsuite or Tweetdeck etc.

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24 Tools Every Social Media Manager Should Use

Visually SM

Social media tools are essential for a smart business to manage important channels in their Digital Marketing routine. In this day-to-day task, a social media manager has a million balls to juggle at once, so using that direct line of communication effectively can be a major achievement.

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Twitter and Guinea Pig Worry

Waxing UnLyrical

As a rule I like to channel my inner bitterness into lengthy rants about social media transgression. When someone who is starting on Twitter or doesn’t have much of a network uses them, it tells me several things about them. They aren’t serious about building a strong social network. The more experienced tweeter will use Tweetdeck, HootSuite, or something similar. I picked Tweetdeck because I liked the colors. Use Tweetdeck and join the fun.

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50 Great Apps for Your iPad

Dave Fleet

Social Networking. HelloTxt – Lets you update multiple social networks from one app. TweetDeck – Interface could use some work, but still a good app. IM+ Lite – Integrates with multiple IM and social network tools. TwentyThree – Lets you access and update multiple location-based networks from one app, and see where your friends are. Foursquare – iPhone app for the popular location-based social network.

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THE SEARCH FOR YOU

Myrland Marketing

Home About Services Social Media Speaking-Training LMA Contact Subscribe Myrland Marketing Minutes Strategic Social Media: Making Social Media Make Sense THE SEARCH FOR YOU by Nancy Myrland on August 19, 2010 Because Social Media and Social Networking revolve around connection to other people, which then leads to developing relationships, it’s important to monitor activity that is directly related to you.

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What Will New Twitter Mean For You?

Absolute PA

As a social media virtual assistant and self confessed Twitter nut, this is really exciting news and I will be watching with interest (along with 149million others) as these changes take shape. Interestingly, despite the multitude of third party online and phone apps (like Tweetdeck and Hootsuite), Twitter.com remains the most popular way in which people chose to experience and manage their Twitter engagement, with half of users choosing not to employ a third party app at all.

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10 Best Social Media Scheduling Tools to Save Time in 2022

Hootsuite

Social media scheduling tools are some of the most useful items in a social media manager’s toolbox, whether you work at a small startup or a multinational enterprise. But in this post, we’ll share 10 social media scheduling tools we think can help businesses with varying needs.

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Nine years of Twitter

Sherrilynne Starkie

I use it to communicate with reporters and other news professionals too; it’s often their preferred social network. I also use Tweetdeck on my home computer and Hootsuite at work to publish and schedule tweets. According to Social Mention , about 13 per cent of my 12,325 followers have a professional interest in social media or marketing; no surprises there. Featured Headline Twitter PR public relations Social Media

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Awesome Reviews for Blog Post Promotion: The Ultimate Guide

Kikolani

link] less than a minute ago via TweetDeck Stanford Smith pushingsocial. I just bought @ kikolani ’s Ultimate Guide to Blog Promotion & it’s amazing [link] #blogging less than a minute ago via HootSuite Lorna Li Social SEO lornali. kikolani Um…It’s 71 pages & ur only selling Ultimate Guide to Blog Promotion for $27 – it’s a steal [link] less than a minute ago via HootSuite Lorna Li Social SEO lornali.

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Social Media Tools, Apps, Resources and Plugins

Harp Interactive

Tools for an Engaged Social Presence. I am always interested in finding the best and latest tools to enhance and expedite the social media experiences, maintenance and growth for Harp and for our clients. Following is an abbreviated list of useful tools, resources and/or apps with links and short descriptions that you may want to incorporate into your daily social media practice. Taweet (beta) is a social calendar and event promotion application for Twitter.

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6 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools: With Tips from Experts

Talkwalker SM

Social media monitoring (often called social listening) is increasingly becoming a key part of a brand, company or organization’s business strategy. In a time where people of diverse ages and backgrounds take to social networks to post tweets, upload photos and write comments, it makes sense to track these public opinions for reasons ranging from reputation management and market research to customer service and campaign tracking.

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How To Develop a Routine to Manage Social Media

Kikolani

When it comes to your social media routine keep it simple. There is too much information floating around out there on social media to consider it all. Bottom line, if how you’re using social media isn’t helping you meet your goals, DON’T DO IT! The following will help you get on the right path for developing a social media management routine. Start by getting tools that make your social routine easier. Test the waters with each social network.

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How Much Social Listening Should I Really Do For My Clients?

agora pulse

Social listening is the process of monitoring digital conversations to understand what customers are saying about your brand online and if you’re a social media manager or PR agency then you may be in the 24% of brands already be doing this for your clients…. The question is how much social listening should you be doing and how can you manage it among the million other tasks you have to complete? Why Is Social Listening Important? OK, so social listening is the same.

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A Brief History of Social Media [Infographic]

Oktopost

Social media has come a long way from when it first appeared on the web. Long before any of us knew or understood the potential behind social media, the first iterations were popping up to connect us all to the rest of the world. Let’s take a look at the history of social media.

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11 best social media listening tools

Unmetric

Social media listening goes beyond just looking at your emails and notifications for @mentions of your brand. To avoid such mishaps what you need is a social media listening tool. As humans, it’s impossible to have an ear to the ground at all times for mentions of your brand, but with a dedicated social media listening tool that just might be doable. Is there a difference between social media monitoring and social media listening? TweetDeck.

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

Mindjumpers

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. The findings are based on a survey, conducted among 469 marketers from wide varieties of industries, company sizes and levels of social marketing expertise. Social media monitoring continues to be an important component of social strategy.

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Facing Information Overload? Cronycle Can Help You Filter Through the Web’s Flood of Content

Socialmedia.biz

On the other hand, on platforms like Facebook or Twitter, similar content keeps popping up and reoccuring in feeds because of bias in hyper social circles and the ecochamber of complex algorithms. So it can be time consuming to try and find fresh, relevant content when scouring social networks for important information. It’s like Tweetdeck meets Pinterest for business! Image courtesy: CC BY-SA 2.0, Flickr, 25031050@N06.