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Your Brand Screwed-Up On Social Media, Now What?

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Among the millions of debate-related tweets on Twitter, there was a completely insensitive and inappropriate tweet about President Obama’s grandmother. Business Twitter Advertising Branding trustHeadline from CNN. Bad things can happen to any business or brand.

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Connecting Twitter to LinkedIn: Just Say No

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Just over a year ago, LinkedIn introduced a feature allowing users to post all of their Twitter updates , also known as tweets, to LinkedIn. Now, before you start to school me on how I don’t get Twitter or LinkedIn, you may want to look here and here to see that I am a huge fan of both.

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Twitter Etiquette: Outside Voices, Inside Voices and Whispers

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Little did I know these voices would come in handy when thinking about Twitter. I had a recent conversation with Laura of EzraTech on Twitter about the practice of sending DMs (direct messages) to new followers. Your Outside Voice on Twitter. Your Inside Voice on Twitter.

Your Brand Screwed-Up On Social Media, Now What?

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Among the millions of debate-related tweets on Twitter, there was a completely insensitive and inappropriate tweet about President Obama’s grandmother. Business Twitter Advertising Branding trustHeadline from CNN. Bad things can happen to any business or brand.

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10 Email Sins You Must Stop Committing Right Now

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Even though I often communicate through social channels, such as Facebook, Twitter or chat messages, my mailbox remains a sacred place where the most important conversations take place. Email. Whether we like it or not, it is part of our lives.

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11 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Me to Unfollow You on Twitter

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To me, Twitter is about building relationships. Like all social media tools, there is no one right way to use Twitter. I like to give people the benefit of the doubt, but I do aggressively unfollow if your use of Twitter is not aligned with my own style.

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9 Things to Include in Every Speaker Request

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I’ve been asked to speak at events which promised to “Increase your business by 50% in 6 months&# and “Learn everything you need to know to immediately grow your business on Facebook and Twitter&# – length of the presentation: 30 minutes.

Is Social Media is the Brussels Sprouts of the Internet?

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Yes, there are people who, by choice, do not have Facebook, Twitter or Google+ accounts. Branding Facebook Google+ Social Media Twitter Fun Networking Online reputation

How To Opt-Out of Social Ads on LinkedIn in 5 Clicks

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As much as I also adore Twitter and Facebook, LinkedIn is still the one place to get started building your brand and career online. UPDATE : LinkedIn changed the design of their social ads and posted a clarification to their policy. See below for the updated details. Oh, how I love LinkedIn!

The ROI of Respect, Listening and Hugs

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I spend way too much time online, most of it on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ or LinkedIn. While you may not spend the hours online as I do, admit it, you are online a lot. My question to you is a simple one: How well do you really know your virtual connections?

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Why I’m Over Declaring Tech Tools “Over”

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With the launch of Google’s new social network, Google+ , there are many who have rushed to publish opinions about the demise of other networks, most notably Twitter and Facebook. Business Facebook Networking Social Media Twitter connections organize

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11 Tips To Thrive on Twitter | Almost Savvy

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How you set-up and manage your Twitter account has a huge impact on how many people decide to follow you (translation: follow = subscribe and have the chance to read what you post). It is all public and searchable by anyone, not limited to those who follow you or only those who use Twitter.

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Dear Netflix: While You’re Huddled Under the Table, I’ve Got One More Thing

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Many thousands of customers posted messages on the company’s blog post, Facebook page and Twitter , only to be met with deafening silence. Netflix has a bit of a public relations nightmare on their hands at the moment. You may have heard about it.

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I Don't Care Where. You. Are. Right. Now. | Almost Savvy

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Posted by Irene Koehler in Facebook , Social Media , Tips , Twitter on March 31, 2010 | 16 responses Hey, you! We’ve been connected for awhile on Twitter and Facebook. The results of my absolutely unscientific poll on Twitter and Facebook were unanimous.

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Social Media Refresh Tip #2: Export Your Friends’ Contact Info

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LinkedIn Adds 3 Fun Ways to Remember Your Connections

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While you may be getting benefit out of Twitter or Facebook, LinkedIn is probably where I’ll find you first when I google you and where I’ll look to get an early sense of your reputation.

How To Manage Your Online Reputation By Using Google Alerts

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Related articles which may interest you: Twitter Etiquette: Outside Voices, Inside Voices and Whispers Happy Holidays! How Not to Use Twitter For Business (DMV Edition) How Facebook Hurt My Feelings.

It’s All About.Me (Your Identity Online – Simplified)

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I want to make it incredibly easy for the email recipient to learn more about me, so I include links to find me on my own website , my professional profile on LinkedIn , Twitter ( two accounts ), and the Almost Savvy page on Facebook.

8 Tips for Using Social Media for Political Campaigns

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The fish are on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube; not on your website. Sure, you can easily get a certain number of Facebook fans or Twitter followers in a short period of time, but will they be the right ones?

3 Mistakes You’re Making Online

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You’re the silly I’m out all night on a Saturday with my friends you on twitter. Oy, the internet. Must it be so complicated? Can’t we all just have fun online and not worry so much? While some people do take that approach, but I certainly wouldn’t recommend it.

Your Brand Screwed-Up On Social Media, Now What?

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Among the millions of debate-related tweets on Twitter, there was a completely insensitive and inappropriate tweet about President Obama’s grandmother. Business Twitter Advertising Branding trustHeadline from CNN. Bad things can happen to any business or brand.

How to Screw-Up a Blogger Pitch in 4 Easy Steps

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Once ambushed, ThisGuy’s first question was “What tool are you currently using to get more Twitter followers?&# Does it seem inconceivable that the number of Twitter followers I have could have possibly grown organically? Blogging Business Social Media Twitter etiquette

8 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Unfriended on Facebook

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Ever since I wrote about the reasons I unfollow people on Twitter , I’ve been asked to share a similar list of deal-breakers which might lead me to unfriend someone on Facebook. Breaking up a Facebook friendship can be a bigger deal than unfollowing someone on Twitter.

Facebook Friend Requests: Accept or Ignore?

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For those who’ve come to know me through my blog , twitter , or at a speaking engagement , this is the best place to continue the conversation. Like Twitter, the barrier to connection is virtually nonexistent. Everybody uses Facebook differently.

Old Habits, New Skills: Repetitive Injuries and Voice Recognition Software

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Between email, blogging, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, my fingers are constantly tap-tapping away. The Problem. I’ve been in pain for the last month. At first, the pain in my hand would come and go. Gradually, the pain moved to my wrist, up my arm and eventually to my shoulder.

How Our Vanity Leads to Spam

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Disconnected in a Hyper-Connected World

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We connect on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, email, IM chat and (surprise, surprise) sometimes we even talk on the telephone. 4 Tales of Accidental Twitter Friends) Dear Ex-Facebook Friend… Facebook Networking Social Media Twitter community connections etiquette Fun

New Tool Makes My Email Work Harder and Smarter

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It is amazing how much work and communication I get done through Facebook and Twitter, but email is still the reliable workhorse it always was. I don’t recognize her name because she follows me on Twitter as @bloggymama43.

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Back-up Your LinkedIn Information | Almost Savvy

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I’m so glad I follow you on Twitter! twitter organize spam Students technology trust Twitter Proud to be featured on Social Media Informer The what and why How can I help you leverage social media and networking for your business or career?

Just Because We're Social Networking “Friends” Doesn't Mean I'll.

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When this happens online, it takes the form of email, newsletters, Facebook mail or direct messages on Twitter. I’ve seen this on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. On Twitter, this is one of many reasons I will immediately unfollow you.

TrueTwit: Managing Spammers on Twitter. Does it Work? | Almost Savvy

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Posted by Irene Koehler in Twitter on July 23, 2009 | 11 responses Note: This was written prior to Twitter’s purge of spam accounts this evening. At last, someone has taken the initiative to address the rampant and rapidly-growing problem of spam on Twitter.

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Social Media Refresh Tip #1: Clean-Up Unused Apps

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Or, how intrigued you were with the idea of posting every single update to all of your Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn friends simultaneously? Facebook LinkedIn Social Media Tips Twitter organize

13 Signs That You're At a Tech Conference | Almost Savvy

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Nametags are awkwardly enormous as they include name, company, website and Twitter @username. When demo-ing new apps, all problems are explained away by “Twitter must be running slow.&#

Business Cards - So Important or So Over?

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In addition to my own site URL and email address, I include URLs to find me on LinkedIn and Twitter. Granted, sharing the link to your Twitter feed may not be for everyone, but every professional should have and promote their LinkedIn presence.

How To Get Feedback on Your Profile Photo

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Related articles which may interest you: 8 Tips: How To Choose the Right Profile Photo It’s All About.Me (Your Identity Online – Simplified) How Not to Use Twitter for Business (FroYo Edition) Who Influences You? Welcome to my shortest blog post ever.

Blogging Between Hot Flashes

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Do I – and my generation-mates – belong online using twitter and connecting with people through social networking? My many twitter friends, especially Clara Kuo of The Millennium Marketer ( @manesaclara ), have replied instantly to queries with answers and words of encouragement.

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Helping Kids Stay Safe Online. Is SocialShield the Answer.

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Related articles which may interest you: How Not to Use Twitter for Business (FroYo Edition) New Tool Makes My Email Work Harder and Smarter Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends I Don’t Care Where.

How Facebook Hurt My Feelings | Almost Savvy

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RT @IreneKoehler: How Facebook Hurt My Feelings [link] This comment was originally posted on Twitter Reply Irene Koehler says: September 15, 2010 at 3:51 pm Thanks!

Moments and The Power of Not Laughing

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Twitter, at that time (about two years ago), was a much more intimate place. I was relatively new to Twitter at the time and decided to take a chance. This is the first time I`ve read your blog even though we`ve been connected on twitter for a while.

How-to: View and Organize Fan Pages on Facebook | Almost Savvy

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twitter organize spam Students technology trust Twitter Proud to be featured on Social Media Informer The what and why How can I help you leverage social media and networking for your business or career?

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