Claim a Vanity URL for Your Social Media Profiles

yMarketingMatters

A vanity URL is a short, unique user name. Vanity URLs are easy to remember, read, share and use in marketing documents, on company websites, and business cards. For example, when I set up my new Facebook business page, the randomly assigned number and URL was [link].

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Guide to URL Shortening and Tracking for Social Media

Sprout Social

Everything from your headline and keywords to featured image and URL should be optimized. An easy way to spruce up your links and get the most out of your status updates is by using a URL shortener. What Are URL Shorteners? Here are six of our favorite URL shorteners: 1.

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How I do it : Bulk URL shortening for #socialmedia updates

Koka Sexton

What I want to focus on is a way that you can take all of the collected and curated content you have and generate customized shortened URLS for them so you can easily have the updates scheduled for social marketing activities across platforms like Twitter and LinkedIn.

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Twitter to Stop Counting Photos, Links Toward 140-Character Limit?

SocialTimes Twitter

No, Twitter is not increasing its 140-character limit for tweets, but users may soon be able to pack a lot more information into them, regardless. According to Bloomberg, links added to tweets currently occupy 23 characters, even when URL shorteners are used. Bloomberg added that the 140-character limit was originally adopted to match the limit of text messages in 2006, when Twitter launched.

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How To Spread Your Facebook Page URL And Twitter Handle - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

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Get Your Google+ Custom URL

SocialFish

Just a quick post in case you haven’t seen the news that you can now go get your custom URL on Google+. In other words, instead of https://plus.google.com/115229808208707341777, your URL can look like this - https://plus.google.com/+maddiegrant (That’s mine, obvi.).

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. Journalists on Twitter.

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

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How to Use Twitter Cards in Social Media Marketing

Pamorama

Twitter Cards enable publishers to attach media experiences to tweets — beyond the 140-character limit. They add a few lines of HTML metadata to blog posts and other thought leadership content that enable brands to stand out from the pack in Twitter feeds that are full of text.

Optimize Your Posts on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and More

Pamorama

There are many tricks of the trade, such as including a shortened URL in your LinkedIn posts, using mobile-friendly images on Facebook, and applying the rule of thirds on Instagram. Provide a link: If you include a link, use a URL shortener such as Bit.ly Optimize your Twitter posts.

18 Tweetable Twitter Tips for Newbies

Waxing UnLyrical

For those of us who’ve been using Twitter for a while, we sometimes forget that there are new adopters of the network every day. Trying to figure out Twitter back in the day was bad enough; can you imagine what it’s like these days? Include a link in your Twitter profile.

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The 4 Most Effective Twitter Calls to Action

Pamorama

Data from a recent report conducted by Optimal indicates that Twitter delivers a smaller — but more active — audience than Facebook. So what can you do to jumpstart a Twitter initiative using 140 characters or less? Here are the results: 4 best Twitter calls to action.

How To Spread Your Facebook Page URL And Twitter Handle - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

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How to Use Twitter as a Professional Networking Tool

Idaconcpts

Twitter is more than just a method to share your thoughts regarding any particular subject. Here are five best practices on how to use Twitter as a professional networking tool. When you mention someone in a Twitter post, that person will receive a message.

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20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools

Pamorama

Here’s why Twitter is one of the best social media platforms for listening: Real-time results. We’ve all heard examples of how breaking news spreads immediately on Twitter. Because of Twitter’s real-time search engine, you can get a quick pulse of public opinion. Share URLs?

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. The Pieces of Your Twitter Profile. It’s Time to Rethink Your Twitter Bio.

The 20 Minute Twitter Audit

Sprout Social

You want to analyze the performance of your Twitter account, but don’t want to spend three hours doing it. A Twitter audit isn’t at the top of most marketers’ list of fun things to do for the day. What Is a Twitter Audit? A link to the Tweet on Twitter.

4 Steps to Refocus PR Measurement on Metrics that Matter: Part 1

Waxing UnLyrical

Create tracking links generated via Google Analytics’ URL builder (free, and I’ve been talking about the need for PR to do this for a looong time ) for each category of “media” you’re going to be working with.

10 Tips to Build Better Converting Twitter Traffic

Sprout Social

Twitter is an integral part of social media marketing these days. Almost every business, big and small, is on Twitter. Unfortunately Twitter traffic has become more difficult to come by over the past few years. Twitter can drive solid well-converting referral traffic.

14 Tips to Generate More Leads, Conversions and Sales Using Twitter

Pam Moore

Twitter is an amazing platform to not only build community and brand awareness but also to generate leads and increase sales! Yes, smart and social savvy marketers know how to generate sales using Twitter. You can tap into the power of Twitter ads, Twitter cards, Twitter lists and more.

Twitter: Gnip 2.0 APIs Now Generally Available

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter announced earlier this week that the updated (2.0) New data and enrichments: Take advantage of new URL metadata and a more powerful Klout enrichment to create new product experiences. Twitter advertisers: Are you ready for Gnip 2.0? Advertising/Marketing Twitter 30-Day Search Adam Tornes APIs Application-Programming Interfaces Decahose Emoji emojis Gnip Gnip 2.0 Hashtags Historical PowerTrack Klout Metadata PowerTrack Queries Quoted Tweets URLs

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Flutter: The New Twitter

Firebelly

Today’s YouTube Tuesday video is the Flutter: The New Twitter mockumentary. Video URL: [link] ]. Sometimes 140 characters is just too long; nano-blogging is the next big thing. What can you say with only 26 characters?

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If Twitter Would Have Been Invented In The 80s

Firebelly

This week, however… …we’re exploring what Twitter would have looked like if it had been invented in the 80s. Video URL: [link] ]. Last week we imagined if Facebook were invented in the 90s.

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How To Simplify Content Promotion with the Twitter Leapfrog Method

SocialFish

Here’s the full article reprinted by permission – would love to know if anyone is using this Twitter Leapfrog Method or anything similar. Twitter Leapfrog Pre-Work. Create a Twitter account to promote the article with. The Twitter Leapfrog Process.

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Four tools to revamp your marketing efficiency on Twitter

SocialFish

Twitter is possibly the most powerful marketing platform out there, specifically for brands targeting global audiences. Although Twitter’s speedy pace can help you connect faster and respond to your customers faster, staying on top of rapidly moving streams can be a real challenge.

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3 Simple Tactics for Using Twitter as a Traction Channel

Convince & Convert

Wondering if Twitter could be the marketing tool your business needs? Thinking your company needs a larger Twitter following? Now, if you’re ready to proceed, Twitter marketing could be just what you were looking for. Even the real people on Twitter are too busy for you.

What Twitter’s Latest Move Says About the Industry Shift from Social to Messaging

Visually SM

By itself, Twitter’s announcement that it would expand its character limit for private messages from 140 characters — the limit applied to tweets — to 10,000 can be interpreted as a simple upgrade to a relatively minor feature. But of course no product rollout occurs in a vacuum, so we must consider this change within the context of other modifications made to the platform, and it turns out Twitter has been pretty busy lately working on its direct messaging capabilities.

The Ultimate Guide to Twitter Chats

Sprout Social

Twitter chats are a great way to gain exposure, grow your following and engage with your audience. Jumping into a Twitter chat can be a little intimidating and challenging at first. Why Twitter Chats? Hosting a Twitter Chat. Choosing a topic for your Twitter chat is key.

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In fact, you’re likely spotting the shift; instead of companies posting their URLs on television commercials, they’re asking their followers to join them on Facebook. Don’t cross promote to Twitter (offer a different incentive on Twitter). You forgot your URL.

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Should Browsers Display Only Canonical URLs to Users?

Adam Sherk

Sites have been using the rel=canonical link element for a while now to help offset duplicate content issues that cannot be eliminated through URL consolidation. The referral to the coded URL would still be passed to the site’s analytics software but users would see the canonical URL.

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5 metrics to track on Twitter

Akamai Marketing

Laser focused and sincere the question came: “How many followers should I have on Twitter?&# Of course you need some followers on Twitter, otherwise its as if your standing in the middle of the forest with a blow horn.what possible effect could that have (except to scare a few racoons)? A prime example is this article on Aston Kutcher who is wildly admired for his Twitter fan base. So the question then remains, what SHOULD you track on Twitter?

Overview of Twitter Ads [Prices, Screenshots, Terms]

Idaconcpts

Small businesses based in the United States will have the chance to take their Twitter marketing efforts to a new level. Twitter partnered with American Express to make it easy for small business owners to advertise on Twitter. Overview of Twitter Ads. we” or “Twitter”).

Twitter Eases Process of Embedding Timelines

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter streamlined the process for publishers looking to generate and embed multiple timelines. Of course, if you already have timeline widgets, you can always access them in your Twitter settings. All you need is a public profile, list, like or collection URL to get started.

7 Tips to Launch Successful Twitter Promotions

Sprout Social

Whether you’re trying to promote a blog post, upcoming event or your products, Twitter is a great option. Despite increased competition on the platform and the move to an algorithm based feed, Twitter promotions can still be effective if well executed. Twitter Contests.

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Is Your Local Business Doing These Three Things on Twitter?

Idaconcpts

You’re ready to take it to the next level and truly grow your presence on Twitter and harness the social aspect of social media for your advantage. Taking even a couple hours to respond on Twitter can be akin to taking over a day to respond to a client phone call.

A Surefire Way to Get Verified on Twitter

agora pulse

Twitter recently announced a “verified” button and the Twittersphere is buzzing over which users can get it and how. In this article I’m going to explain how to get verified on Twitter without any hiccups along the way. Why Should I Bother to Verify My Twitter Account?

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How to Increase Twitter Engagement with Nestivity

Kikolani

This week, I had the privilege of taking a new Twitter tool for a spin. Nestivity (currently in beta) takes your Twitter engagement to a whole new level by encouraging people to engage in conversations and making those conversations easy to follow by placing them in a threaded discussion form.

Buffer Review – My Favorite Time Saving Twitter Tool

Kikolani

As I recently mentioned in my BlogWorld recap , I met Leo Widrich , one of the guys behind the Buffer App for Twitter sharing. Now as many of you might know, I’m a huge fan of HootSuite for my Twitter management needs. shortened URLs. My Twitter Strategy.

How to Drive Twitter Traffic to Your Website

agora pulse

Twitter is an awesome place to follow the latest trends, network with influencers and even tweet the odd celebrity (@jk_rowling for me). Writing about how to drive #Twitter traffic to your site. Data shows that the average Twitter CTR is 1.64%.

How To Automate Twitter Without Looking Like an Idiot

SocialFish

You: Dude, isn’t this post supposed to be about how to automate Twitter? In August 2014, I took over the Twitter account for the Chicago Chapter of the Wisconsin Alumni Association. Here’s a bird’s eye view of the system you’ll create to automate Twitter.

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