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Word of Mouth? Viral? Social ? What’s the difference?

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Is Twitter Tweeting Enough? Yesterday while discussing on org structure with a colleague, I came across a topic which propelled me to write this post. While the discussion hovered around social media and viral/ word of mouth marketing-this led to an interesting thought- is viral different than word of mouth and also if viral marketing is a superset of social media marketing.

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Social Media -Outsource or Not?

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As owner of a blog, a facebook page, a twitter account and a linkedin group I take out extra time to give adequate attention to each one of them. Social Media Outsource. I have been a firm believer of the fact that one needs to segment audience and engage them with customized content thorugh different social media channels platforms and this requires serious efforts. Image Source: [link].

The Fall of Facebook?

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Facebook Notes- Thoughts The Next Big Thing After Twitter! I noticed crossing 700 friends on linked in and over 300 friends on facebook; not so great when someone told me that he has over 1000 fans on both linkedin and facebook!! But this also triggered a couple of questions in my mind: 1. The law of diminishing returns will hit this spree one day-when the novelty factor eases out!

7 minutes of terror with twitter & X-box!

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Those of you who are clued on the NASA’s Mars Curiosity mission would have comprehended, but for others, we are talking about Curiosity’s descent to Mars and the 7 minutes that it took for curiosity to plunge from Mars atmosphere to the ground (and that it slowed down from about 13000MPH to almost zero in. Digital Discover

7 minutes of terror with twitter & X-box!

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Those of you who are clued on the NASA’s Mars Curiosity mission would have comprehended, but for others, we are talking about Curiosity’s descent to Mars and the 7 minutes that it took for curiosity to plunge from Mars atmosphere to the ground (and that it slowed down from about 13000MPH to almost zero in. Digital Discover

Group Buying! Game Changer or Not?

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The Next Big Thing After Twitter! So how do you buy your t-shirts, or shoes? Well, you saw someone wearing a nice converse shoe, and you end up asking him -where did he get one from. Then you take your best friend and try out the shoes in the store- why did you take your best friend? Oh, because you wanted to get feedback from him on whether the shoes look nice on you or not. Reason?-

How to Get Guaranteed ‘Wows’ and ‘Fans’ for your Facebook Page?

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You have the option of integrating twitter and using applications like Polls etc. Related Posts: The Next Big Thing After Twitter! Creating a facebook page is easy. But more important is what you do with it and how you create more impact. and I guess you already know about them. Use a tower banner for your logo - No need to have your small sized logo on the lest corner. Not really!

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David and The Goliaths of the Job portals!

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Facebook, twitter and linkedin are fast becoming hunting ground for both employers and job seekers. Get Real Time Jobs- We know that job seekers are on facebook, linkedin and twitter. On bixee- job seekers can search jobs which are being tweeted on twitter minute by minute. Answer: Precisely why! This signifies that: 1. there is a clear need for differentiation. Comscore 2009).

The Next Big Thing After Twitter! Is FourSquare The Answer?

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Getting a recommendation on facebook or twitter is one thing-but getting a recommendation from a friend who I know and see is an expert of a location/shop is another thing. By the way Twitter inventor Jack Dorsey is one of the angel investors in Foursquare! So not sure if Foursquare would compete directly with twitter, but for sure this is one app that could be the star in 2010. I was beginning to hear a lot about Foursquare in the past few months , actually more after I bought the iPhone3G, and in the past few days decided to explore and experience Foursquare myself.

The Next Big Thing After Twitter! Is FourSquare The Answer?

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The Next Big Thing After Twitter! Is FourSquare The Answer?

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Facebook Notes- Thoughts

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I find facebook notes more powerful than twitter. Essentially notes are social but less frivoulus than social network comments, notes are microblogs but more comprehensive than twitter, and notes are complete expression through an online dialry just like blogs but much easier to execute , maintain and share. Tags: Digital Discover Digital Feature blogging facebook notes microblogging twitter A few days back I penned down some thoughts on facebook notes and while doing that I found facebook notes really useful. Here are the thoughts originally penned here: [link].

Google Buzz- Is there a hidden agenda?

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But before we delve further on the above questions, let’s understand that Google already has an orkut and a wave and yet it launched Buzz (despite it’s partnership with Twitter). This may be challenging, as the centre or core of communication has now shifted (from emails) to twitter and facebook (social platform). If you noticed, Google Buzz has already opened itself up by integrating Flickr, Picassa and twitter among other apps.So, the game has just begun, and may take a very different turn in future. Is Twitter Tweeting Enough? and USD 8.1b

Bean bags don’t make a Google!

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The Next Big Thing After Twitter! I am not an entrepreneur (so far!) or a CEO of an Indian Internet organisation, but I am an Indian who has worked for a few years in global and Indian internet companies and over the years have tried to fathom the gaps that have succeeded in disabling Indian companies to scale heights which they deserved as also tried to understand how Indian CEOs can make their companies fare really better and not just look better! I guess the first day of 2010 is a good time to reflect and express on a few of those things. Let them have some fun with the stuff. Period.

How is Facebook Going to Make it’s 1st Billion Dollars?

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Follow me on twitter at : [link]. The Next Big Thing After Twitter! How can facebook make it. Do you know that there may be a social networking site which is bigger or almost equal to Facebook? And do you know it earns 2-3 times more than Facebook already? That site is Qzone (Tencent), and it earns over a billion dollars in revenues per annum. How did this happen? And what can Facebook do to catch up quickly? ‘I will cite a personal example- just before Diwali I was playing this awesome game on Ibibo.com called Teen Patti. I had less money (virtual)- but great cards.

Mumbai Terror Attack on Social Media!

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. Twitter is shouting incessantly: Nov 27, 10:37 AM: deepakshenoy: CCTV footage from CST being shown, people shot outside the station, two guys came and opened fire , lobbed grenades. Posts like these are just not ending on twitter, they started off just after the blasts and shootouts began in Mumbai last night. . There are Twitter profiles without name, which seem to have been created overnight, and ask about the situation in Mumbai- could this profile be of a terrorist ? . . . . . . . . . kunalgautam : #Help_Mumbai #mumbai JJ Hospital 022-23739400 ?

2 Million ONLINE Leads Market for BFSI Sector in India!

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Is Twitter Tweeting Enough? . One of the largest spenders on internet in India is the Banking and Finance Services Industry (BFSI). No, don’t be under any illusion, BFSI sector is not the most evolved sector when it comes to using the web to it’s full potential. Anyways, a large chunk of spending by BFSI can be attributed to generating and buying leads for various products including loans, insurance and credit cards. Let’s try and estimate the total quantum of leads that are generated on the web today in India annually for the financial sector. million. cards will be added. USD 30b).

India Strategy for Social Networking Sites!

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The Next Big Thing After Twitter! My new article on Strategies for Social Networking Sites has just been published on ‘DesiCretive’ You can view the article here: [link]. We see a very complex situation in India, given that there is a clutter by small and large local players, coupled with the affinity Indians have developed towards sites like Facebook! And precisely why this article becomes very relevant for Indian Social Networking Platforms! Once again: the link to read this article is : [link]. thanks! . Image coutsey: [link]. Related Posts: Enterprise 2.0!

Will ‘Technology’ Survive the Recession?

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Is Twitter Tweeting Enough? . . . . www.atomthought.com. . USD 250b technology giant in 2008 reduced to USD150m nobody in2009! Is this the beginning of the end of technology giants? . NORTEL at one point in time commanded almost 33% of Canadian stock market value and boasted of a stock market value of over USD250b before filing for bankruptcy as we entered the year 2009. Motorola, Microsoft, Intel and even Google announce layoffs and office closures. Circuit City declares bankruptcy! Is 2009 worse than 2001? If you go by recent reports by Forrester, it may not be that bad!

The Ultimate Online Social Experience!

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I have personally been aggressively engaged in tracking the events in Mumbai through twitter, facebook, Wikipedia, flickr , various blogs and not forgetting good old Google. Along the way a few enthusiastic users just fed TV news on twitter, a few more business minded used the opportunity to promote their blogs or business websites (all in good vain). As we discuss, ‘#mumbai’ is perhaps the largest followed topic in Twitter! . . . For anyone interested in online social behaviour , last 48 hours have been like a live case study. World's 1st NRI Video Talent Hunt!

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

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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

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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

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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.

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.

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

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?

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.

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.

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

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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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