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Reduce your Twitter followers bloat with @manageflitter @socialoomph @crowdfire

Biznology

I’ve said it many times before: if you want your Twitter profile to be strong and if you want to develop both influence and clout, you’ll need to prune your Twitter following as rigorously as you would a prize Bonsai. Unlike Crowdfire and SocialOomph, ManageFlitter has found the best Twitter TOS loophole: Remote Action Management. ManageFlitter. Simple. Crowdfire.

Do I need two Twitter accounts?

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Do I need to have two Twitter accounts?” What is the proper balance between personal and professional outreach on Twitter?  If you are using an account to promote company and client content, is it also appropriate to carry on conversations on a personal level about sports, a great recipe or your favorite charity? Twitter can work exactly the same way. No, of course not.

12 Ways to Avoid Being a Dork on Twitter

Webbiquity

Note: a version of this original post appeared previously on the B2B Twitterer of the Year (B2BTOTY) blog. If you regularly read blogs like this, you’re probably already a Twitter pro. Complete your Twitter bio. Again, seems like a no-brainer, but it’s surprising how many people use photos that look like Nick Nolte’s mug shot , or worse – the default Twitter egg. Say “please” and “thank you.” It’s common courtesy, something people learn from grandma , but not always common on Twitter. This post will be review for you. You know the type. Plus a link. Use it.

The Twitter Book that changed everything

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I have been working in business for 30 years and I’ve had a lot of great accomplishments but when I reach the twilight of my career, what people may remember me for is a little Twitter book I wrote in 2011. What does Twitter mean today? In fact, I really had to consider whether Twitter is still the hub of human connection it was when I fell in love with it many years ago.

Evangelizing a Content Marketing Program

broadcast TV, according to The New York Times. THIS YEAR, ADDITIONALLY 1/3 OF MILLENIALS CLAIM THEY WATCH NO BROADCAST TV ULTIMATE CONTENT STRATEGIST PLAYBOOK CONTENTLY10 Meanwhile, the stampede towards content marketing is. than ever—from recommendation widgets like Out- brain and Taboola to hyper-targeting on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter to emerging experimental options.

SMS Marketing Trumps Social Media Marketing [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

A recent infographic by Mogreet , a leader in mobile video and MMS messaging, stacks up the usage and engagement of SMS & MMS mobile communication against social media’s top players Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest. They separate the two into what they call Narrowcast and Broadcast. Broadcasting is the mass public sharing, such as a post or tweet.

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My online influencer research and engagement process

Biznology

Finally, I go over to Google and do simple searches like “top government intelligence blogs” or “top mommy blogs” or “top government twitter profiles” and stuff like that. Gerris Corp , the latest iteration of my career, is a hybrid of personal billable hours and a collaboration with partners, professionals, and a global, decentralized staff. Really big.

Who Do CMOs Mention Most on Twitter?

It's All About Revenue

Each month we deliver to you - along with Leadtail , a social strategy firm that has built a panel of over 1,000 B2B and B2C CMOs and marketing executives located in North America and active on Twitter that develops social insights reports on CMOs and other decision makers - a social stat which is based on data from the previous month. CMO Corner

How B2B brands approach Twitter

The B2B Research Blog

Analysing the number of Twitter followers reported in this study reveals five types of corporate account based on success: Most (43 per cent) are Dabblers (<250 followers). Analysing the Twitter activity of the top two hundred B2B Super Brands reveals some useful quality related benchmarks for us mere mortals. Gain a Klout score above 44 and you’re out-performing half of these Twitter accounts. Not only did these Twitter accounts differ in their quality, but they differed in purpose and style. B2B marcomms B2B Marketing Magazine column B2B social media Twitter

Content Marketing 2016: Staffing, Measurement, and Effectiveness

movies, music, live broadcasts, original photography, and even a respected print magazine. Organic Paid 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM PINTEREST SNAPCHAT EMAIL EMAIL FACEBOOK TWITTER LINKEDIN OUTBRAIN/PINTEREST INSTAGRAM TABOOLA PAID AND ORGANIC CONTENT. In a bit of an upset, Twitter conquered LinkedIn in. brands to be on Instagram than Twitter by 2017. Marketing.

15 People Every B2B Marketer Should Follow On Twitter

Digital B2B Marketing

As a B2B marketer, it is easy to find people to follow on Twitter, right? They will add the variety and perspective your Twitter stream just may be missing. Nearly all of them will engage in a discussion on Twitter and not just broadcast the same links you already see from everyone else. New media entrepreneur, Duke fan, Mediocre Twitter-er. Ryan Skinner @rskin11.

Tweet like Guy Kawasaki for Twitter success

Biznology

Here are some of the least flattering blog posts, including Dear Guy Kawasaki, You Tweet Too Much , Guy Kawasaki is too ‘popular’ to stop autotweets during Boston bombings , Andrew Goodman to Guy Kawasaki: You are Ruining Twitter! ,  Is Guy Kawasaki Singlehandedly Ruining Twitter? Too many people mistake Twitter to be geographically-limited — and maybe it is.

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.

12 Examples of B2B Companies Managing Impactful Twitter Profiles

KoMarketing Associates

Nowadays, Twitter, its tweets, and hashtags seem to be everywhere around us. An impressive amount of individuals as well as groups and brands are leveraging Twitter to deliver messages (in 140 characters or less!) to the masses. Additional research shows us that Twitter outperforms LinkedIn and Facebook 9 to 1 for lead generation. Twitter Profile :  @Intel. Enjoy! . 1.

Twitter will be transformed by The Olympics

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And while I have been training to best my personal mark, I’m also guessing another hallowed record is about to fall — Twitter volume. In fact, I think it is safe to say that Twitter may be transformed during this sustained period of athletic activity that captivates every corner of the world. The Olympics will transform Twitter. The excitement is building!

Finding the balance between personal and professional on Twitter

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Here was a particularly interesting one: What is the proper balance between personal and professional outreach on Twitter? At its heart, Twitter is a business networking tool … which is what many companies and individuals don’t understand. They view the platform as just another way to broadcast company press releases. Twitter can work exactly the same way.

Finding Local Twitter Users

Sazbean

People can brag all they want about their number of followers on social media sites like Twitter but if you’re a business looking to convert followers into customers, it’s not going to matter much if all the followers you amass are located outside of your market. Be sure to insert a Twitter icon into print advertisements to let people know that you’re out there.

The 5 types of company Twitter accounts: What’s right for you?

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Did you know there are five different types of Twitter business accounts? In some cases it is entirely appropriate to “broadcast” over Twitter. Here’s an example: IBM has a site (@IBMJobsGlobal) that only broadcasts job openings and career news. This is simply a broadcast channel, and that’s OK. 2) Tweeting under cover. It’s that simple. Yankee Fan.

7 New Twitter Features You May Have Missed

Hubspot

And Twitter, whether it likes it or not, has been sounding a lot of them lately. Over the last six months, Twitter has made a collection of changes, small and big, to drive user engagement and improve the overall onboarding and experience of the platform. Marketers, take note. 7 New Twitter Features You May Have Missed. 1) The 140-Character Count Loophole. No small portion.

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. 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? Best reason to incorporate Twitter into B2B: to Shut Up (about “you&# ) and Listen instead. People.

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.

5 Quick Tips for Using Periscope, Twitter's New Live Video Streaming App

Hubspot

In the last month or so, there''s been a big surge in live video broadcasting. She shared a link to the live stream on Twitter, and a few of her followers clicked through and watched her walk her dog in real time. Because video broadcasting apps like Periscope (and its slightly older competitor, Meerkat) aren''t just good for silly, just-for-fun clips like that one. Exclusive.

Your company’s single biggest mistake on Twitter

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Let’s start this post with a little quiz.  I’ve assembled a few Twitter avatars from my Twitter stream.  If all you want to do is broadcast press releases, than go ahead and “go logo.&# But if you want to create some authentic connection with your audience, I strongly recommend you put a face on the account. Your company is not choosing just a picture.

Meerkat Brings Live Video Streaming to Twitter (and beyond)

Synecore

For those of you scratching your head, Meerkat is a live video streaming app that has made quite a splash on Twitter in recent weeks and, more importantly, may represent the next stage in the evolution of social media. Just download the Meerkat app, enter in your Twitter credentials, and start streaming away. Why Didn’t Twitter Build It? The Next Big Thing? How Meerkat Works.

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.

NYC Sanitation, Scotch Tape & More: 10 Companies With Unexpectedly Good Twitter Content

Hubspot

Back when I was in business school, just a wee lass interning for a consulting firm, one of my first assignments was to deliver a presentation on the value of social media. I had to prove why something like Twitter was actually of any use in this industry, and explain how we would leverage it to promote our company. The people we want to reach aren’t on Twitter.”. Info: https://t.co/qUSnUGmYYm

Why I Hope the IPO Doesn’t Ruin Twitter

B2B Marketing Traction

A long time ago I heard a marketing expert tell an audience of marketers to think of Twitter as an online radio show. On this online radio show called Twitter, your broadcasts are free. Broadcasting messages on Twitter is free. like using Twitter. participate in a great Twitter chat for B2B marketers every Thursday at 5 PM PST. And it was true.

Why do you want Twitter followers?

Biznology

In that article, Patricio Robles wondered if your Twitter followers are silent or fake. It’s a well-sourced article that links to several studies and articles and well worth the read. (Go read it now. I’ll wait right here for you.) As I read it, it started to make me wonder why we all want Twitter followers. We got on Twitter so that we could broadcast things we knew to audiences that wanted to hear from us and to hear back from them. Google paid attention to Twitter trends for realtime search (until Twitter pulled the plug). Follower envy.

Twitter and TV: Broadcaster Best Practices

Client Bridge

This video from the Twitter blog shows how broadcasters are using Twitter to drive viewer engagement. These practices include: #Hashtags. UserNames. Curated Tweets. Live-Tweeting. View Original Article

Master the Chatter: 8 Tips to Get Your Event Trending on Twitter

Hubspot

It's every event marketer's dream: Pulling up your phone during your event and quickly peeking at Twitter, only to discover that your event's hashtag is trending. So how do you prepare for your event so you have a better chance of trending on Twitter? To help you make the most of the chatter on Twitter, we put together the following tips. This saves times and energy.

5 Critical things you need to know about Periscope now

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This month Twitter started autoplaying Periscope streams within its feed. While some marketers had previously been able to overlook the importance of livestreaming apps like Periscope, any brand with a strong Twitter presence is scurrying to catch up … As am I! Here are some key tips for using Periscope in combination with Twitter. 1. Golberg. On Periscope, Geoff has 6.3

Why Teens Don’t Use Twitter: A Teenager’s Point of View

It's All About Revenue

But in the case of Twitter, this young crowd seems to have been left behind. According to Pew Research users, only 8 percent of online teens use Twitter. If Twitter wants to keep growing, it needs to reach out to this key demographic. What can Twitter do to appeal to teens? Facebook and Twitter might both be social networking sites, but that is where there similarities end. Twitter is more like going to a singles club. Twitter isn’t very conducive to these more direct connections. But Twitter has a unique advantage mimicking a text message.

2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men

Blue Focus Marketing

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.

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?

10 Brands' Twitter Marketing You Can't Help But Love

Hubspot

Rather than broadcasting messages, users and brands are engaging in more direct communication. And the most prominent social channel for these one-to-one conversations is Twitter. Ten brands that are totally rocking modern-day Twitter marketing. 1) @SocialSamosa and @Mallikarjunan. For anyone who has seen Mean Girls, this Twitter moment is too epic for words.

Twitter IS Social « Digital B2B Marketing

Digital B2B Marketing

In fact, they question if Twitter is more of a broadcast medium than a social medium. The statistic circulating through Twitter (by the way, being shared between connections on Twitter, but I won’t belabor the point) is that 50% of all content consumed on Twitter is generated by only 20,000 users. Twitter creates brand new social connections.