Infographic: Twitter facts
APRIL 20, 2012
Twitter is now truely mainstream; it’s not just for the cool kids anymore. Featured Headline Social Media Twitter infographic Information graphics Online Communities Social networkHere’s a round up of some recent facts and figures about one of the world’s most popular social networks from the folks at Infographics Archive. Content marketing is king. Related articles.
Snapchatting loses top banker his job
MAY 2, 2015
How to be smart on Twitter. Top 10 Education and Technology Experts to Follow on Twitter. A week after having a series of snaps reposted to Instagram , Royal Bank of Scotland announced tha t Chairman Rory Cullinan would be leaving the company. Coincidence? Maybe. It seems the banking boss had used Snapchat to send his daughter some messages about how boring his job is.
Twitter’s Biz Stone speaks at CIRA’s AGM
SEPTEMBER 22, 2012
domain, held its annual general meeting and symposium in Ottawa, and Twitter co-founder Biz Stone was the closing keynote speaker. He told the crowd made up of Internet geeks, social media enthusiasts and business professionals about how Twitter was born in 2006. But Twitter was launched anyway, and before long there was a steady stream of users signing up. Photo Credit: CIRA.
Psychology of social networking
SEPTEMBER 2, 2012
Infographic: Twitter facts. Facebook Featured Social Media infographic Psychology Social network TwitterWe tend to over think some things in life and here’s proof. Do you suffer from high levels of narcisim or low self esteem? Or, maybe you use Facebook, because it’s just a fun way to keep in touch with friends? Related posts: Are professional communicators normal? Wikipedia rules the waves. Click here to start to receive my newsletter. PLEASE LIKE MY FACEBOOK PAGE. Related articles. Like me! Like me! Doing business in the Facebook age.
Top tips for bloggers and brands
SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
Include also any relevant social media statistics: i.e. number of Facebook friends, Twitter followers, Google PageRank , number of blog subscribers etc. Featured Headline Social Media blog Blogging Brand Facebook Mark Twain Ottawa public relations TwitterMark Twain once said, “Rumours of my death have been greatly exaggerated”. Understand what’s expected. Be honest, but be respectful.
Have we lost that loving feeling, Twitter?
DECEMBER 20, 2014
Back in the day, when Twitter first launched there weren’t a lot of people involved and the conversation veered from the mundane (what I had for lunch) to banal (here’s a coding challenge). We started to fall in love about the time that Twitter showed up at SXSWi. Twitter was cool, and its potential as a marketing and communications channel for brands was glaringly obvious.
Our Hamilton public engagement campaign turns PR disaster
JANUARY 19, 2013
in response to a Twitter comment, which, given that this refers to Hamilton’s transit system, displayed a lack knowledge of a basic fact of the city’s everyday life. Some city councillors were calling for Dialogue Partners to be fired and voiced their opinions on Twitter: Controversy. “We specialize in civic engagement situations of high emotion, conflict or controversy.” Conflict.
Reuters, Rogers and social dashboards
FEBRUARY 13, 2012
This may or may not be a uselful feature, depending on how each user defines ‘influence’ Reuters has more than 3,000 journalists around the world and many are on Twitter. It’s one central spot to find and interact with all of the company’s social sites including its blogs – RedBoard and RedBoard Biz – Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and community forums.
Ottawa’s Twitter top 20 for 2012
DECEMBER 30, 2012
Sherrilynne’s Ottawa Twitter top 20 lists used to feature on this blog monthly. This list was compiled using Twitter Grader. So readers, please feel free to let us know if you agree with Grader’s assessment of Ottawa’s Twitter Elite and if not vote on who you think should be included. Ottawa’s Twitter top 20 March 2010. How to Find Your People on Twitter. Featured Ottawa Social Media Twitter Facebook Lists Online Communities Social networkAll the profiles included are actually real people, not brands or companies.
Reflections on PR agency life
MARCH 28, 2015
Related posts: Have we lost that loving feeling, Twitter? Last week I published a post called Lessons Learned From a PR Life , which included a listing of observations from my work week. People seemed to really like it. And so, seeing as I am continuing the exercise of taking time each day to answer the question, ‘What did I learn today?’, A hungry man is a crabby man.
March 2012: Ottawa’s Twitter top 20
APRIL 1, 2012
The tables below are meant to illustrate how being popular (Grader) on Twitter doesn’t necessarily mean you have influence (TweetLevel). Here’s how the Twitter top 20 is compiled: Only real humans are included (no brands, no publishers etc). Twitter Popularity ( Grader ). Twitter Influence ( TweetLevel ). Related posts: February 2012: Ottawa’s Twitter top 20. November 2011: Ottawa’s Twitter top 20. October 2011: Ottawa’s Twitter top 20. September 2011: Ottawa’s Twitter top 20. phdinparenting. snookca.
Pinterest for business
AUGUST 11, 2012
Infographic: Twitter facts. Featured Headline Pinterest Social Media Business Facebook Information graphics Social network TwitterPinterest is proving to be a great social network for businesses to connect with customers. Here’s a stunning infographic that spells out all Pinterest’s benefits for business. Related posts : The social customer. Wikipedia rules the waves.
Five ways toward Twitter success | Sherrilynne Starkie
FEBRUARY 24, 2011
Path: the sequel
JANUARY 14, 2012
Path, available for iOS and Android devices, also integrates with Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare and Tumblr to allow cross-posting to the social networks. The basic layout looks similar to Facebook and Twitter and it features a stream of posts that is generated by users and their Path friends. Well over a year ago a new social network, Path, was launched. My take? Related articles.
Good manners cost nothing
AUGUST 25, 2013
Featured Headline Social Media blog Comment Facebook manners Troll Twitter It is said that good manners cost you nothing but ignorance will cost you everything. I found myself thinking of this old adage this week as I unfriended on Facebook two people I’ve known for 35 years. Internet Troll? Photo credit: eirikso). What made me take the final step of unfriending? She got me again!”
Social Media Informer
FEBRUARY 20, 2012
Featured Headline Social Media Alltop Facebook public relations RSS TwitterSocial Media Informer is a website that collates social media blog posts to create an online where people can get all the latest news, information and opinion. Its tagline is “The Best Content about Social Media for Business”, and it sits alongside Alltop and Social Media Today in terms of content and community.
Twitter for companies
MAY 14, 2013
This is a cool info graphic with some interesting statistics about Twitter and how French businesses use it. Twitter for companies infographic. Twitter Engagement Cheat Sheet [Infographic]. How to change your Twitter Name [video]. Headline Social Media Twitter infographic Related posts: Pinterest for business. The social customer. Wikipedia rules the waves.
December 2010: Ottawa's Twitter top 20 | Sherrilynne Starkie
DECEMBER 28, 2010
Debunking the myths of social media
JUNE 15, 2014
Here’s what the study showed: Twitter and Facebook are not the platforms upon which most content sharing takes place. There is certainly no shortage of information about social media use readily available online. Likewise, opinions on social media trends flow freely through new sites, blogs and just about anyone who is selling social media services. PLEASE LIKE MY FACEBOOK PAGE.
New Twitter | Sherrilynne Starkie
DECEMBER 10, 2011
Mainstream media drives Twitter trends | Sherrilynne Starkie
FEBRUARY 15, 2011
The UK's top 25 tech PRs on Twitter | Sherrilynne Starkie
MARCH 3, 2011
February 2011: Isle of Man Twitter top 20 | Sherrilynne Starkie
FEBRUARY 12, 2011
Ottawa police tweet on the beat
AUGUST 4, 2012
A new social media strategy was launched earlier this summer which includes Ottawa police Twitter and Facebook accounts. Since 2009, the UK’s West Midland’s Police have been engaging on Facebook, Twitter and Youtube, to v ery good effect. In Ottawa, we have Inspector Uday Jaswal now using Twitter. More interestingly, police inspectors are now tweeting on the job.
Twitter's new galleries | Sherrilynne Starkie
AUGUST 26, 2011
January 2011: Ottawa's Twitter top 20 | Sherrilynne Starkie
JANUARY 29, 2011
Facebook’s little secret…
AUGUST 20, 2012
Facebook Featured Social Media LinkedIn Online Communities Ottawa Social Networking TwitterIt seems a lot of bloggers are reposting some of their blog’s most popular posts from the past as part of their summer editorial strategy. Here’s one I wrote in January 2011 that continues to attract readers. Still we can all learn from the experiment… Facebook’s secret groups.
Top Twitter trends for 2011
JANUARY 7, 2012
This infographic describes the top trends on Twitter last year. Featured Social Media Twitter Betty White Facebook Online Communities Social network Viral video YouTubeIt’s a snapshot of popular and youth culture. It’s probably an accurate reflection of users’interests; interesting that there are no major brands mentioned (other than sport). VISIT MY FACEBOOK PAGE.
Are professional communicators normal?
MAY 13, 2012
Twitter more valuable than press release for law firm public relations? This is a handy infographic that compares advertising, PR and marketing people against ‘normal’ people. It looks at how we use social media mostly, but also at how we behave at office parties. Are you normal? Hat tip: Adverblog. Related posts: Wikipedia rules the waves. Content marketing is king.
Digital grassroots: the Internet fights back
NOVEMBER 4, 2012
Finally, the government introduced bill C-11 and it was announced by then Industry Minister Tony Clement via Twitter. March 2012: Ottawa’s Twitter top 20. Michael Geist (Photo credit: Wikipedia). Yesterday, Michael Geis t presented a keynote address to the IABC 2012 Canada Business Communicators’ Summit which was held in Ottawa. Nash won the riding. This was unprecedented.
November 2011: Ottawa's Twitter top 20 | Sherrilynne Starkie
NOVEMBER 30, 2011
We don’t discuss politics on Facebook, right?
MARCH 12, 2012
The survey suggests that when people are on Facebook or Twitter many are not particularly passionate about politics. Facebook Featured Headline Social Media Ideology Pew Research Center Politics Social network Social networking service TwitterImage by Getty Images via @daylife. They say you should never discuss politics or religion, right? Well this advice seems to hold true according a new survey by the Pew Research Center ’s Internet & American Life Project that on social networking sites. They amount to 40% of the entire adult population. Boomers flock to social networks.
Analytics: what are you really learning?
JUNE 9, 2013
It can be difficult to show that have a thousand Facebook fans for 10,000 Twitter followers delivers product sales or votes or brand loyalty. We recently worked with a government client who had spent considerable effort and resources over 18 months building a following on Twitter. Social Media Analysitcs (Photo credit: cambodia4kidsorg). This is smart thinking. Related articles.
October 2011 Ottawa's Twitter top 20 | Sherrilynne Starkie
OCTOBER 30, 2011
February 17: This week in social media
FEBRUARY 17, 2013
Ottawa’s Twitter top 20 for 2012. Headline Social Media Facebook LinkedIn Ottawa Social network TwitterFebruary 17: this week in social media. View more lists from Sherrilynne Starkie. Related posts: Five Ottawa Facebook pages worth checking out. October’s most popular posts. Click here to start to receive my newsletter. PLEASE LIKE MY FACEBOOK PAGE. Related articles. 17 essential social media guidelines to follow. How do you use lists? How Can Lists be a Utility for Your Blog? | via @listly.
September 2011: Ottawa's Twitter top 20 | Sherrilynne Starkie
SEPTEMBER 30, 2011
Facebook graph search and your privacy
MAY 5, 2013
Infographic: Twitter facts. Facebook Graph Search is now live. Are you aware of the searchable content you post? Public information will come up in search queries so if you have content on Facebook that you don’t want the world to see it’s time to button down your privacy settings. This infographic from the people at Marketo illustrates how Graph Search affects users and gives advice on customizing privacy settings for better control. How Facebook Graph Search Affects Your Privacy infographic by Marketo. Related posts: Psychology of social networking. Women in social media.
Boosting Twitter ads reach
JANUARY 30, 2016
Twitter is taking promoted tweets to 500 million users, many of whom aren’t even logged into the social network, as part of a pilot program announced by Deepak Rao on the Twitter blog. The reach expansion sums up a year of advertising innovation for Twitter. Featured Headline Marketing Twitter Content marketing
Qantas Twitter trouble | Sherrilynne Starkie
AUGUST 28, 2011
Facebook and hashtags: at long last
JUNE 16, 2013
Similar to other services like Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, or Pinterest, hashtags on Facebook allow users to add context to a post or indicate that it is part of a larger discussion. Facebook Adopts Twitter’s Golden Child: The Hashtag. Featured Headline Marketing Facebook Hashtag Twitter A black hole in social media data got a step closer to being understood this week.