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Update Your Segmentation Model With Social Data Before It’s Too Late

Adam Cohen

Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and Pinterest all expanded their footprint across several demographic groups. Attention digital marketers: It’s time. If you weren’t convinced before, I’m going to attempt to convince you again. Traditional customer segmentation models typically look at some combination of behavioral, attitudinal and demographic data.

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Engaging the Right Audience on LinkedIn

Adam Cohen

These features arguably give a nod to Google+ Circles, elements of Twitter’s follow-button and sponsored stories on Facebook. (Cross posted on the Fleishman-Hillard DNA blog ). LinkedIn, one of the established social networks, is making strides in advancing how businesses can leverage the platform to engage followers. Engagement to the Next Level. Imitation is Flattery.

Social Media Success is About The Customers, Stupid

Adam Cohen

Celebrities Are Not Taking Over Twitter (49). How do you define success with leveraging social media? With each passing conference and industry event, the perennial mainstays of social media case studies tend to remain the same: Dell, Comcast, Southwest Airlines, Starbucks. Being first to market doesn’t guarantee success, nor is it a requirement to gain success. Most Commented.

On Facebook and the Death of Etiquette

Adam Cohen

I recently asked some folks on Twitter and Facebook about etiquette, and heard many bizarre stories. Let’s face it. Etiquette is a lost art. Forget “interruption marketing&# for a minute and think about how people interact on a regular basis. New technologies change that behavior as people seek to leverage the convenience they provide. Same with instant messaging. Related Posts.

Making the Leap: Why Companies Struggle with Social Media

Adam Cohen

The retailer already tried the leap – they started with the prototypical Facebook page, a couple of Twitter accounts, some user generated content contests. How many people at your company are trained, equipped and empowered to talk to customers? If your organization is large, chances are the percentage of customer-facing people is smaller. How many customers does your company have?

Some Brand Haiku Humor

Adam Cohen

You can find more Haikus by following the chain on to Jason Falls , and by watching Twitter for the hashtag #brandhaiku. Good friend Aaron Strout had a moment of inspiration on a plane and decided to challenge a few friends to come up with Haikus about recent brand experiences. See the entire list at Aaron’s original post. Don’t recall what a Haiku is? Here you go. Tweet This!

Social Media Chat Tuesday, July 21st

Adam Cohen

You can also find me on Twitter before during and after. This post was mentioned on Twitter by prblogs, twitips MV. twitips MV said: Social Media Chat Tuesday, July 21st: There are regular chats on Twitter, and then there’s hashtagsocialmedia.com… [link] [.] Much to their dismay, Marc and Jason have invited me to host the tweetchat this week. See you there?

How Often Do Ethical Questions Impact Your Social Media Efforts?

Adam Cohen

Agency employees interested in engaging in conversation for a client initiative (on Facebook, Twitter or elsewhere) without disclosing relationships. Tags: Social Media Ethics Facebook Privacy Social network Todd Defren Twitter A situation that would require disclosing my (or my agency’s) role in working with a client who wishes to keep the work and our relationship secret.

I Will Not Write About Old Spice

Adam Cohen

This post was mentioned on Twitter by Adam Cohen and Joshua Titsworth, Vijay Kaundal. Already there are too many write-ups about the inspirational campaign from a social media perspective. I’m going to keep telling myself, “Please don’t write about Old Spice.&# Is anyone buying more?&# If I share that I’ll surely date myself. Who’s with me? (By Forget it.

Get Your Account Verified on Twitter

Janet Fouts

Getting a verified Twitter account is easier than it seems. Social Media Networks Social Media Tips and Tricks Twitter strategy TwitterFollow this guide to getting your own account verified.

Eleven Ways to Rock Your Twitter Chat Guest Slot

Spin Sucks

Preparing for a Twitter Chat? With dozens of participants and hundreds of tweets over the course of the hour, Twitter chats can be overwhelming. Erika Heald put together some recommendations for how to get the most out of your Twitter Chat guest slot. The post Eleven Ways to Rock Your Twitter Chat Guest Slot appeared first on Spin Sucks.

How to Identify Popular Hashtags on Twitter

Spin Sucks

If you are yet to explore this avenue, Jack Danielson shares four proven ways to find trending topics on Twitter that people in your niche are actually discussing about. The post How to Identify Popular Hashtags on Twitter appeared first on Spin Sucks. Social Media Twitter hashtag Hashtagify.me Comments Thanks! by Jack Danielson Thank you, Paula. I’m glad you liked the post.

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. Twitter’s key strength is in driving traffic to informative online content including news and blogs. (It’s This is my favorite tool for building our audience on Twitter.” 11) Twitter Analytics.

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#ContentChat Twitter Chat Recap

Spin Sucks

The post #ContentChat Twitter Chat Recap appeared first on Spin Sucks. This week, Gini Dietrich participated in the weekly #ContentChat, hosted by Erika Heald. They discussed the PESO model, content for PR pros, and more. Related Stories Please Embrace Owned Media and Help Alleviate a Pet Peeve Podcasting: The New Frontier for Women Bloggers The Wheel and Spoke Model of Content Marketing.

Agency Leads Must Absolutely Use Twitter

Spin Sucks

A few weeks ago, a client asked if we should try Twitter Lead Generation Cards for their business. Just Follow on Twitter? This very reason—and the fact that social media has helped me grow this business in ways I never could before 2007—was why I laughed out loud when I read, “ PR Agency Leads Should Only Follow On Twitter.” She also found it on Twitter.

10 Commandments for Twitter

Janet Fouts

Twitter is such a simple communications tool, yet people seem to really struggle with how to tweet. I guess that’s why my Twitter etiquette post is so popular. While the title of this post is somewhat tongue-in cheek, I really wanted to simplify the best practices for Twitter to their most basic form. Social Media Tips and Tricks Twitter strategy

The Future of Twitter

Proactive Report

The major social networks (Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter) have been fairly stable for the past five or six years. That might be about to change -Twitter just reported a dismal Q4 for 2016: 16 cents per share on revenue of $717 million. So what does this signify for the future of Twitter? Apparently brands don’t consider Twitter as sexy as Instagram or Snapchat.

Twitter’s enhanced analytics dashboard

Janet Fouts

Twitter has been slowly improving their analytics features for profiles and ads and it’s been very interesting to see. The new analytics dashboard shares top tweets, mentions, Twitter cards and followers on a month by month basis. To find yours, go to Twitter and log in, then click analytics on the drop-down menu under your profile, or just got to analytics.twitter.com.

Understanding Twitter: Best Ways to Tweet

yMarketingMatters

Twitter is a remarkable social media platform for your business. But if you’re new to Twitter it can be more than a little confusing. An effective Twitter presence starts with understanding how it works. To see your Twitter Home feed, click on Home: . Replies show up in your Twitter Home feed and the Twitter feed of the person to whom you are responding to.

Understanding Twitter: Best Ways to Tweet

yMarketingMatters

Twitter is a remarkable social media platform for your business. But if you’re new to Twitter it can be more than a little confusing. An effective Twitter presence starts with understanding how it works. To see your Twitter Home feed, click on Home: . Replies show up in your Twitter Home feed and the Twitter feed of the person to whom you are responding to.

Twitter Best Practices For 2016

Firebelly

Brands ask their customers for a lot on Twitter—follows, likes, retweets—all the time, but they’re awful about returning the love. Check out my three Twitter best practices for 2016 and beyond! Twitter Best Practices For 2016. Study after study after study has shown that brands do a dismal job at responding their customers on Twitter. How can this be remedied?

Does My Business Need to be on Twitter?

yMarketingMatters

As previously discussed in my post “Which Social Media Channels Should I Use For My Business?” , I am following up with an more in-depth look at Twitter and why your business should make use of this social media channel. There are about 1 billion registered Twitter users, with 241 million monthly active users. The average Twitter user has 208 followers. Build credibility.

8 Twitter Bio Ideas to Attract More Followers

Sprout Social

How much time did you put into creating you Twitter bio? You don’t have to spend hours crafting your Twitter bio, but you should put more effort into it than most brands realize. Instead of just going through the motions to get it done, follow these tips to create a Twitter bio that serves as more than just a placeholder. The Pieces of Your Twitter Profile.

Meet 7 Twitter Influencers Who Follow Millions

Ari Herzog

How do you know if you are following one too many people on Twitter? What Twitter tools do you use to manage your relationships; and does the tool matter? I asked these questions to seven Twitter users who collectively follow 2.3 Twitter lists are like Google+ circles. Because I use Twitter as a way to meet and connect with new people, why not follow a lot of people?

5 Keys toward Creating a Killer Twitter Audit

agora pulse

Is it time for a Twitter audit? That’s why it’s important to conduct an assessment of your Twitter marketing efforts. Here are five keys to a killer Twitter audit. Like all your communication channels, Twitter needs to represent your brand’s mission and values. What’s often left out of a Twitter audit is direct messages (DMs) with your followers. Probably so.

Can You Really Use Twitter for Sales?

agora pulse

Twitter is well-known for learning about breaking news, sharing funny GIFS , and connecting with friends. But for businesses, Twitter is an opportunity to build relationships with customers and cultivate brand awareness. So is it really possible to use Twitter for sales? Research reveals that 80% of Twitter users have mentioned a brand in a tweet. Selling on Twitter.

How to Take Advantage of the Google-Twitter Partnership

Saying It Social

Information about the Google-Twitter Partnership and how your business can take advantage of the new possibilities it provides. The post How to Take Advantage of the Google-Twitter Partnership appeared first on. Digital Marketing Google-Twitter Google Real Time Marketing SERP Tweets twitter Twitter Marketing

10 Twitter Tools You’ll Actually Use

Sprout Social

Twitter marketing involves a lot of moving parts. As you can imagine, doing all of this within the native Twitter app can be frustrating, to say the least. There are hundreds of Twitter tools out there you could try, but that doesn’t mean your business needs them. What tends to happen is you read a list of 200 must-try Twitter tools, then rush to sign up for all of them.

How To Use Twitter For PR

Waxing UnLyrical

When I first started writing this post, I was going to call it “How I Use Twitter.” ” Then I thought again, because a) I’m not as frenetically active on Twitter these days as I used to be, and b) who the heck cares how I use Twitter? Where Twitter for PR usually begins… and ends. Pitching journalists on Twitter. ” 3.

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Why the E. L. James Twitter Chat Went Horribly Wrong

Spin Sucks

James, the author of this horribly written book, participated in a Twitter chat…and the Internet took her to task. In this case, her publicist should have come back and said, “Here are all of the things that could go wrong”: There are many people who think the writing—particularly in the first book—is really bad and will have fun with it on Twitter. It seems E.L.

Twitter Update: Twitter Rolls Out New Profile Redesign

yMarketingMatters

Yes, now Twitter started rolling out its new profile redesign on Tuesday April 8th. Note: New Twitter users will get this new profile when creating an account and are walked through the account account process, so it’s actually a great way to practice using the new layout. Here are the changes and details you need to know to make your new Twitter Page dazzling: 1.

Grow Your Twitter Following With Chats

Janet Fouts

Oh boy, another “ how to grow your Twitter following ” post! If you really want to grow a Twitter following that has any value as a network, there’s no way around it. What’s a Twitter Chat? Twitter chats (AKA Tweet Chats) are simply a group discussion that takes place on Twitter. Here’s a list of Twitter chats to browse.

Easy Ideas to Turn Twitter Trending Topics into Gold

agora pulse

Trending topics are the most talked-about news, and on Twitter, it can help companies boost their engagement, awareness, and clickthroughs. So how can you use Twitter trending topics? Twitter trending topics are also a chance for your team to engage directly with customers. It’s a neutral topic soliciting a myriad of responses from Twitter followers. Why not share it?

What Twitter Moments Means for Small Businesses

SocialTimes Twitter

A little more than one year ago, Twitter announced a new feature: Moments. At that time, the new feature was to be curated by a team at Twitter, as well as some big-name partners such as Entertainment Weekly , Fox News , NASA and BuzzFeed. 28, Twitter made Moments available to everyone. But what exactly are Twitter Moments and how can they benefit small businesses like yours?

Twitter Announces Twitter Developer Communities

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter developers, come together: Twitter announced the launch of Twitter Developer Communities Wednesday. McMichael said Twitter Developer Communities can range from small workshops to larger meetups and hackathons, enabling developers to connect, learn and share best practices, and she offered more insights into the thinking behind the program in her blog post: In March, we hosted several regional meetups for our #HelloWorldTour , and it became clear that fostering more local events will help us engage with our community in a more personal way.

Twitter and DMCA violations

Janet Fouts

A little while ago people were making a fuss about freelance author @RunOlgaRun who noticed a joke she posted on Twitter being shared without credit. She asked Twitter to take it down as a violation of her copyright and they responded by replacing the tweet in violation with the text. BREAKING NEWS: Twitter is hiding tweets reported stolen. Social Media in Action Twitter

Why Marketers Should Use Twitter (Infographic)

SocialTimes Twitter

It may seem like Twitter is having a tough time lately, but it still isn’t wise to write the micro-blogging service off. Twitter has 320 million monthly active users , most of whom are international and mobile, and they represent several key demographics for marketers. An infographic from WebpageFX examines the impact of marketing on Twitter.

Twitter Touts Branded Emojis

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter introduced branded emojis last year , and the social network provided an update on their performance Monday. Twitter said in a Twitter Marketing post that ads receive nearly 10 percent more attention when branded emojis are included, adding that when branded emojis are combined with promoted videos , emotional connection with and interest in the ads increase by six times.

How Nonprofit Pros Use Twitter

SocialFish

————— According to the most recent Nonprofit Communications Trends Report , 76% percent of nonprofits are now using Twitter. Twitter can be used to distribute news about your organization and your stories. But the real power of Twitter is using it to engage influencers. But what is the best way to use Twitter, without wasting valuable time?

Twitter Debuts QR Codes

SocialTimes Twitter

It’s Twitter’s turn to borrow from Snapchat, as the social network launched QR codes for users’ profiles that work the same way Snapcodes do. Twitter designer Brittany Forks announced the new feature via tweet : hella pumped to announce the launch of QR codes on twitter! According to Casey Newton of The Verge , in Twitter’s Android application, the QR codes can be found by clicking the … menu in users’ profiles or in the slide-out menu under night mode , while only the first applies to the iOS app. Readers: What are your thoughts on Twitter’s rollout of QR codes?