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. Which companies are really succeeding on Twitter, and how are they doing it? How to Get More Followers on Twitter.

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. 51% of active Twitter users follow companies, brands or products on social networks. How popular is Twitter?

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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. Social media has fundamentally altered the practice of public relations.

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Eloqua Experience 2010

LeadSloth

Eloqua recognizes this and has launched their Eloqua University (including Twitter handle @EloquaU ). This week I attended the Eloqua Experience, Eloqua’s user conference in San Francisco. The big news of this event is the launch of Eloqua 10.

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!

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! Tracking hashtags What’s buzzing on Twitter right now?

Best Email Marketing Tips, Tactics and Metrics of 2010

Webbiquity

3 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. A Twitter button is the single most effective sharing option, but including multiple buttons generates the highest sharing rates.

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. Related posts: 10 BtoB Marketers Predictions for 2010 Around this time last year I wrote about some Predictions.

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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.

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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. African-Americans and Latinos – Minority internet users are more than twice as likely to use Twitter as are white internet users.

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. 5 Things That Websites Need in 2010! Website design standards continue to evolve and grow more sophisticated.

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’s a rock star on Twitter and also speaks French.

Mapping and Effectively Using Twitter Hashtags for Business

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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

A fascinating “hardcore” B2B social media success

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These channels included:blog, e-newsletter, Twitter, light-hearted videos, podcasts, Facebook and LinkedIn. > LinkedIn and Twitter have gone from zero to the top 20 traffic sources.

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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.

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. Twitter chatter. Twitter chats were created by the people.

Twitter leads Fortune 500 social media surge

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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. Pinterest has grown in membership since its public debut in 2010 and is showing up in the F500.

Top 56 B2B Marketing Posts for September 2010

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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. Should Investor Relations Teams Use Twitter? - B2B Voices , September 1, 2010 Image via CrunchBase.

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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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

Webbiquity

Cheryl and I thought it would be a great idea to collaborate on this special social media project—and so the process began for creating the 2011 #Nifty50 List of Top Twitter Women. One source of inspiration was Twitter’s Top 75 Badass Women by Diana Adams ( @adamsconsulting ) and Amy D.

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. Don’t Interact With Other Twitter Users.

How PR and Social Media Can Work Together

Webbiquity

In this example, a press release is distributed online, posted to the company’s Facebook and Twitter updates, and used to create a social media release (using a tool such as PitchEngine ). The social media release also links back to the company’s LinkedIn and Twitter accounts.

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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? A free tool for finding the relative influence of any Twitter user.

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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. research Twitter teens and twitter twitter research

Seven Ways to Use Social Media for Business

Webbiquity

Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn groups, community sites (e.g. Though business use of social media is rapidly increasing, many executives remain skeptical of its value.

Report: Blogs Are An Important Part Of The Marketing Mix

B2B Marketing Insider

Join the live discussion on Twitter using # BlogWell. Share: Read more from Social Media Blog , Blogwell , Marketing Mix , Social Media 4 Comments Post a comment Andrew Corliss Nov 9 2010 I believe blogging but all acts of social media are now necessary for businesses.

Is The White Paper Dead for B2B Marketing?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Tags: Blogging Branding Content Marketing Interactive Marketing Lead Generation Podcasting Thought Leadership Twitter User Generated Content

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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. We’ve hit a new low: The shittiest social media marketing plan ever - grow - Practical Marketing Solutions , March 10, 2010 A local news and media company is getting into the social media consulting business. Real Examples of Social Media ROI - Customer Experience Matrix , March 19, 2010 Summary: some published examples of “hard&# ROI from social media. March 5, 2010. March 12, 2010.

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Internet Trends From The Web 2.0 Summit

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Skip to content Home About Michael Brenner Appearances B2B Marketing Insider Michael Brenner's Blog on B2B Marketing Content Marketing Demand Generation Mobile Sales Alignment Search Marketing Social Media Strategy November 30, 2010 Subscribe Internet Trends From The Web 2.0

15 things marketers should stop doing and thinking in 2011

Chris Koch

We all know twitter can’t start revolutions or substitute for gazing meaningfully into someone’s eyes over dinner, but what I don’t understand is why the critics can’t see a link between the bonds that we form on social media and the deeper links that we forge offline. For example, the viral relationship model of Twitter adds a new dimension to relationships, it doesn’t subtract. Here’s a list of things I wish we would stop doing and thinking as of December 31 st : Social media.

The New Marketing Accountability

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Follow Me: Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Recent Tweets Have any B2B examples? Pages About Michael Brenner Appearances Search Based on Traction Theme by The Theme Foundry Copyright © 2010 B2B Marketing Insider.

Marketing, Death and Taxes

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The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today

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Twitter Tweetdeck I use Tweetdeck for serious twitter sessions. I find it to be especially valuable and hassle-free for updating Twitter, Facebook, and LInkedin simultaneously. Tweetie This extremely intuitive Mac-only app is my hour-to-hour choice for Twitter.

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How To Focus On Your Marketing Plan

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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. I have precious little time, so I better get something big out of Twitter if I am going to devote time to it. Share and Enjoy: Tags: ROI and measurement twitter

Social Media and the Case for Marketing Optimism

B2B Marketing Insider

Granted, some marketers are being led into the water as we hear cries that their boss told them to “open a twitter account and learn the new ways of marketing&#. See this article for 6 Steps to Find your B2B Audience on Twitter.