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Best of 2010 – 13 Twitter Tips for Increasing Engagement

Sazbean

2010 in Review! original on increasing engagement posted October 18, 2010) A major frustration for people trying out Twitter for the first time is figuring out how to get anyone to respond. They set up their Twitter account, tweet a few times and wonder why no one responds. While it’s ok to post your blog posts to Twitter, etc., Comment on their updates.

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Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

Twitter came of age in 2010, growing at a scorching pace —from 75 million users at the beginning of the year to more than 190 million by the end of December. Twitter is used (officially) in 65 of the Fortune 100 companies , 63% of small to midsized businesses, and nearly half of all B2B enterprises. Which companies are really succeeding on Twitter, and how are they doing it?

50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity

While a dwindling number of business executives still dismiss Twitter as a waste of time, recent research suggests it is one of the most valuable social networks for business. Awareness of Twitter has exploded; 87% of Americans said they were “familiar with” Twitter in a poll taken earlier this year, versus just 5% in 2008 and 26% in 2009. Twitter Facts, Figures & Stats.

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Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity

Read on to learn how social media is changing PR, how pitching bloggers is different from traditional media outreach, how to optimize press releases for search and online distribution, which tools should be in your social PR toolbox and more here in some of the best articles and blog posts on social PR of 2010 so far. For example, “PRO: Twitter gives us a great way to leverage PR.  Among the tools noted are Omniture (web and social media analytics), Eloqua (marketing automation / demand generation software) and Twitalyzer (Twitter-specific measurement). Like what?

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20 of the all-time best Twitter bios

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Twitter biographies might be the ultimate creative-writing challenge. The only person on Twitter who doesn’t claim to be a social media guru. Do you have a favorite Twitter bio?  humor twitterYou have 160 characters to spin your personal story!  Here are 20 great mini-biographies that caught my eye and stole my heart.  Enjoy! Glinner. apologise in advance. oilman. brant.

The State of the Blogosphere 2010

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Brian Solis Home Articles Business – Marketing PR 2.0 – New Communications Social Media Speaking Books Appearances About The State of the Blogosphere 2010 December 13, 2010 View Comments The question we ask ourselves when examining the state of the blogosphere is whether or not the cup is half full or half empty? Today, 100 million Tweets flew across Twitter.

Best Email Marketing Tips, Tactics and Metrics of 2010

Webbiquity

items that should be in your 2010 email budget by BtoB Magazine. Facebook and Twitter are the social tools most commonly integrated with email campaigns. While social media is the flashy show horse of online marketing, email remains the solid workhorse. Email marketing remains one of the top spending priorities for online, after search and display advertising. Karen J. mail is easy.

7 Factors To Consider Before You Follow Someone On Twitter

B2Bbloggers

About | Advertise | Submissions | Write for Us CrowdsourcedFRD Home Advertising Branding Content Marketing Lead Gen SEO-SEM Social Media More Strategy Design PR eBooks Educational Facebook Guest Posts Twitter 7 Factors To Consider Before You Follow Someone On Twitter June 9th, 2010 | By Jeremy Victor Two of the most common questions asked when some begins using Twitter are, “Who should I follow?

Get the Most Out of Twitter Hashtags

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Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media MARKETING Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS OpenX Rackspace Hosting ConVerdge Communities About Us Submit a Tip! One of the most complex features of Twitter for new users to understand is the hashtag , a topic with a hash symbol (“#&# ) at the start to identify it. If you a.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity

Americans spent nearly a quarter of their time online on social networking sites and blogs in 2010, up from 15.8 At its current rate, Twitter will process almost 10 billion tweets in 2010. Facebook, Twitter Growing As Video Referral Sources by MediaPost Online Media Daily. Are Twitter Followers Better Than Facebook Fans? Twitter has the fifth oldest. Email.

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On Twitter’s birthday: How Twitter changed my life

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Twitter was nearly an afterthought in those early days, an outcropping from a video service Dorsey had a hand in starting. It is no overstatement or social media hyperbole to say that Twitter has changed my life. for writing the best-selling book on Twitter , the platform has altered my path in profound ways. Twitter chatter. Twitter chats were created by the people.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity

A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter. We’re proud to acknowledge these 50 women from 41 different organizations as the top #Nifty50 women of technology on Twitter for 2012. She also hosts the talent chat (#TChat) on Twitter Wednesdays from 7-8pm eastern time. She’s a rock star on Twitter and also speaks French. sacevero.

Best Website Design Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity

How can you utilize texture, transparency, and even Twitter to spice up website design? 20 Resources for Displaying Twitter Updates by Mashable. Jacob Gube presents 15 examples of creative and unique ways that organizations have integrated Twitter feeds on their websites, plus five resources to help display a Tweet feed on any site. Things That Websites Need in 2010!

Facebook vs Twitter Infographic

Fearless Competitor

Bottom line – Facebook is bigger but Twitter users are more loyal. Focus Roundtable on B2B Lead Generation Jeff Ogden (@fearlesscomp on Twitter) is President … Continue reading → Marketing Social Media Social NetworksVery cool info graphic. If you are into b2b lead generation, you should use both.

Research casts new light on Twitter demographics

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This week they unveiled their first all-Twitter study and found a few things that were frankly a little surprising to me.  A high-level summary: Some of the groups who are notable for their relatively high levels of Twitter use include: Young adults – Internet users ages 18-29 are significantly more likely to use Twitter than older adults. Surprised me. 

11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Around this time last year I wrote about the 10 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2010 and while I would say 7 out of 10 have already materialized and the others are on their way. Advocate Marketing comes into Focus – you know all those people we are delighting with great customer service using Twitter – well they have become a strong voice for our brand. Enjoy! Email this to a friend?

Twitter leads Fortune 500 social media surge

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The center has been conducting this type of research since 2008. A few of the report highlights: Twitter on the rise. 77% of the Fortune 500 companies have an active Twitter account, leading all other social media platforms. The Wall of Shame: Five of the 2013 F500 companies had Twitter accounts with no activity on them: CF Industry Holdings, Joy Global, Laboratory Corp.

The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

Webbiquity

One source of inspiration was Twitter’s Top 75 Badass Women by Diana Adams ( @adamsconsulting ) and Amy D. Diana writes for BitRebels.com and InkRebels.com, and as noted above, her post on Twitter’s Top 75 Badass Women was one source of inspiration for this #Nifty50 list. She’s an informative and prolific Twitterer, and active in Twin Cities social media. What is it? aaker.

Teens increasingly moving the conversation to Twitter

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For some time, I’ve been hearing that younger people are moving away from Facebook and congregating on Twitter for two reasons: 1) Mom probably isn’t on Twitter. 2) It’s a great place to follow favorite celebrities. The post Teens increasingly moving the conversation to Twitter appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}.

Twitter for B2B Marketing

MI6 Marketing Agency

Every Thursday night Jeremy Victor and a group of B2B marketers hold a B2B Twitter Chat session. In a later posts we will share with you our own experiences using Twitter for marketing Mi6 and some of our clients (successes AND failures). Twitter for B2B Marketing. This chat session took place November 12, 2010. Here is the full transcript which shows you who participated with links to their Twitter profiles. Q1: What are the best and/or worst reasons to make Twitter part of a B2B marketing plan? Twitter is primarily about engagement. Earn trust.

Best of 2010 – How-To: Setup Social Media Monitoring in HootSuite

Sazbean

2010 in Review! original on social media monitoring posted September 13, 2010) A vitally important part of achieving success with social media is responding when someone does reach out to you. Here’s how to setup HootSuite to monitor Twitter for mentions, responses and keywords… 1. Choose the Twitter profile and click the “+ Add Stream&# button.

Mapping and Effectively Using Twitter Hashtags for Business

Proteus B2B Marketing Blog

Including hashtags in your tweets is a powerful way to extend the reach of your activity on Twitter. While people can follow other Twitter users, they can also follow hashtags. Tags: B2B Social Media B2B Marketing twitter Tools like TweetDeck, Seesmic Desktop, and HootSuite are great for monitoring hashtag streams.

55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

If 2009 was the year many marketers puzzled over, poked at and pondered incorporating social media into their marketing mix, 2010 was the year of diving in. According to a HubSpot study, 71% of marketers viewed Twitter as a useful marketing tool last year, up from just 39% in 2009. Which Profile Aspects Should Be Emphasized on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn? Adoption soared.

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

Webbiquity

Blogs represent 50%, Facebook 47% and…Twitter scores 41%.”. Mark Walsh reports on company pages, another new feature added by LinkedIn in late 2010. According to recent research , 32% of B2B marketers use LinkedIn to generate leads, versus just 16% who do so on Facebook. So how can you get the most out of this business-oriented social network? How Can I Look Amazing On LinkedIn?

Social scoring and the business case for blocking Twitter spammers

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Twana is probably some teenager in a Third World country hired to propagate and populate fake Twitter accounts that will later be sold on eBay. Twitter has done a good job clearing out most of the porn stars and MLM hacks who almost brought the service to its knees by mid-2009. Ejecting spammers was just the right thing to do (and still is) for four reasons: My Twitter Tribe matters.

78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity

HOW TO: Create Custom Backgrounds for Twitter, YouTube, & MySpace by Mashable. Andrew Ran Wong provides a valuable list of productivity tips for Gmail, Twitter, Facebook, blogs, Google and other social networks to help readers get more done in less time. Christina Warren tells b2b marketers how to use Twitter effectively, find their “social voice,&# efficiently monitor industry developments through social media, expand their influence and more in this excellent post. brand personalities Facebook and Twitter users hate by iMedia Connection. by Kuno Creative.

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How to Produce and Promote Webinars Successfully [#B2Bchat Recap]

B2Bbloggers

Use social media to promote via Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. How can marketers leverage Twitter with webinars? Have designated Twitterer, and expert to answer questions. Don’t forget the twitter hashtag. You’ll also find Andrew speaking at industry events, co-moderating the weekly #B2Bchat series on Twitter, and blogging at MarketingFinger.com. If a rep.

17 Reasons Why No One is Following You on Twitter

Sazbean

As I was going through my new Twitter followers this morning, viewing each profile and timeline, I started thinking about why many did not have a lot of followers. think these types of mistakes are made by many first-time Twitter users, especially when they try to use Twitter for the same marketing and advertising they do in other channels. Try to make it targeted.

31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

Economic conditions may have been tough in 2010, but there was no shortage of online innovation. Don’t want to follow Twitterers who aren’t following you? free tool for finding the relative influence of any Twitter user. Create your own online newspaper from Twitter and Facebook updates based on any topic or group of contributors. Create video emails? Klout.

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The 9 Worst Ways to Use Twitter for Business

Hubspot

Twitter is a fantastic network for businesses. You can monitor your brand to garner valuable feedback, keep tabs on the competition, engage your customers in conversation, or even choose to use Twitter as a customer service channel. But there are several common mistakes that companies make on Twitter. So why should you act that way on your Twitter profile? Of course not.

Top 56 B2B Marketing Posts for September 2010

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

Best of B2B Marketing for September 2010. Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far) - Webbiquity , September 1, 2010 Social media has fundamentally altered the practice of public relations. Social media and the big conversation “fail” - grow - Practical Marketing Solutions , September 26, 2010 I am feeling sad and a bit ashamed of myself. Savvy B2B Marketing , September 1, 2010 The other week I had a post on the Content Marketing Institute about how to develop an editorial calendar for content marketing. Twitter (141). Like what? What I’m about.

A fascinating “hardcore” B2B social media success

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LinkedIn and Twitter have gone from zero to the top 20 traffic sources. With many companies now engaged in social media marketing strategies for nearly two years or more, success stories are starting to emerge, even in the difficult marketing world of industrial B2B.  I discovered a great success story to share with you through a masters thesis being developed by Haakon Jenson of Norway.

11 Myths of Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity

Certainly the tools are new: Twitter has only been around since 2007, Facebook since 2006, and even blogging has been popular for less than a decade. Tags: Social Media Marketing best practices blogging Facebook myths of social media marketing offshoring risky rules social media marketing costs Twitter Social media is so easy we can hire an intern to do it. Argh, no! Um, no.

Creating Engagement in B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Their platform is good up to 20,000 people and we had 24,000 signed up for our January 19, 2010 virtual event. Tags: Blogging Branding Buzz Marketing Communities Content Marketing Conversational Marketing Inbound Marketing Interactive Marketing Social Media Twitter A recent Cone Inc.’s Nearly all participants — 93 percent — believe all companies should have a presence in social media.

B2B Marketing Metrics That Matter [#B2Bchat Recap] | B2Bbloggers.

B2Bbloggers

About | Advertise | Submissions | Write for Us CrowdsourcedFRD Home Advertising Branding Content Marketing Lead Gen SEO-SEM Social Media More Strategy Design PR eBooks Educational Facebook Guest Posts Twitter Metrics That Matter in B2B Marketing [#B2Bchat Recap] August 27th, 2010 | By Andrew Spoeth Measurement is close to the heart of many marketers, and B2B marketing is no exception.

Your B2B Marketing Plan Doesn't Need Twitter. Or Does It.

B2Bbloggers

About | Advertise | Submissions | Write for Us CrowdsourcedFRD Home Advertising Branding Content Marketing Lead Gen SEO-SEM Social Media More Strategy Design PR eBooks Educational Facebook Guest Posts Twitter Your B2B Marketing Plan Doesn’t Need Twitter. But what if you don’t want to keep ignoring Twitter? The topic tonight is “B2B & Twitter.” Or Does It? Great!

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity

Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 ) present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list. These men are indeed using Twitter to rewire and reorient the Web. Today, Twitter posts 50 million tweets per day. Adam L.

Best of 2010 – How-to: Use Netvibes for Social Media Monitoring

Sazbean

2010 in Review! original on social media monitoring posted September 24, 2010). Check out the Conversations tab Keep track of mentions of your topic on Twitter (including hashtags), WikiAnswers, YahooAnswers, Topsy, blogs, and other social networks. 5. We’re posting the best articles from the year to help you get 2011 off to the right start! How do you use Netvibes?

Twitter success stories: Explaining the ROI of Twitter

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How do you PROVE the value of Twitter?  There are MANY benefits to Twitter besides direct sales.  have precious little time, so I better get something big out of Twitter if I am going to devote time to it.  For most smart people, hearing a story of Twitter success is just as good as a pie chart. Share and Enjoy: Tags: ROI and measurement twitter Just show them.

Top 25 Articles and 8 Topics in B2B Marketing for March 2010

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

March  2010. Great stuff in the world of B2B Marketing for March 2010.  Best Social Media Stats and Market Research of 2009 - Webbiquity , March 31, 2010 Whether you need data to back up a proposal for investing in social media marketing for CFO, want to understand which online tactics work best for engaging with customers and prospects, or are just an analytics data junky, you’ll find a treasure trove of key insights and happy hour trivia in this collection of the best articles and blog posts on social media and other marketing research of the past year. March 5, 2010.