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. It’s common courtesy, something people learn from grandma , but not always common on Twitter.

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.

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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. New media entrepreneur, Duke fan, Mediocre Twitter-er. Social Media conversation twitter

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.

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.

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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!) Twitter Profile : @Intel. Twitter Profile : @Cisco.

Twitter Unveils Live Video: Here's What You Need to Know

Hubspot

On December 14th, Twitter announced that users would be able to broadcast live video directly from Twitter on iOS and Android mobile devices. This move is the result of Twitter’s integration with Periscope, the live video streaming app it acquired back in March of 2015.

It’s not what Dove meant, it’s what people see

Biznology

” For those of you under a rock, there are a couple Dove ads that were circulating on Facebook, past tense, that are spit-take racially offensive as they are covered and portrayed on Facebook and Twitter. Dove ad screen capture via @NaytheMua.

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?

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. Image Credit: Twitter.

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.

Add For Immediate Release to your podcast queue

Biznology

In 2013, Congress passed legislation that effectively ended the ban on Radio Free Europe and Voice of America broadcasting within the U.S., You can connect to all the panelists on Twitter at @shelholtz , @thornley , @lynetteradio , and me, @chrisabraham.

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. Broadcasting something unique, rare, or just plain weird?

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. I like using Twitter.

How to bootstrap your influencer marketing program

Biznology

For example, Madalyn Sklar is considered a Twitter influencer because she has a great social following across her social channels and is a recognizable personal brand in the social media industry. The downside to using BuzzSumo is that it ranks influencers based on their Twitter influence.

How to integrate offline campaigns with your digital marketing strategy

Biznology

TV commercials routinely nudge viewers to express their support for a cause or to participate in a contest by posting specific hashtags on social media channels like Facebook or Twitter.

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.

Why you need 3,643 domains just like President Donald J. Trump

Biznology

Crisis Management Public Relations Reputation Management Aberdeen American Broadcasting Company Americans AppRiver Associated Press Barack Obama donald trump George W. Back in October 8, 2013, I wrote Playing the Online Reputation Shell Game.

5 Brands That Are Crushing the Twitter Marketing Game in 2016

Content Standard

But one such older platform is far from becoming extinct: Twitter. Want proof that Twitter’s still a top contender among social platforms in 2016? Look no further than the countless resources hundreds of brands invest into perfecting their Twitter marketing strategies.

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.

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?

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.

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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 elite, the top 0.05% of twitter users, create 50% of all content consumed on Twitter. It takes 20,000 twitter accounts to create just HALF of the content consumed via Twitter.

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

Modern Marketing

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.

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Will Twitter’s Live Video Content Become the New TV?

Content Standard

It may sound strange, even unnatural—but Twitter is betting hard that you will. Video content continues to grow in popularity online, but Twitter is banking on a much larger, more fundamental shift in the way we consume visual media.

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

Hubspot

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.”. 10 Unexpected Companies to Follow for Twitter Inspiration.

Is Twitter “social?”

Chris Koch

Majority opinion seems to be that Twitter isn’t really a social platform it’s a broadcast medium. For these reasons, pundits say that Twitter isn’t much use for reaching B2B customers. But I treasure this “eliteness,” and while older, high-level executive technology buyers are not on Twitter, the younger ones (and those that wannabe C-level executives) are. Twitter isn’t for conversation, it’s for learning.

Why do you want Twitter followers?

Biznology

In that article, Patricio Robles wondered if your Twitter followers are silent or fake. 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). Image via CrunchBase.

Don’t Run Your Twitter Marketing Like Starbucks [Study]

Content Standard

For many marketers, Twitter marketing is a balanced mix of intuition, personableness, data analysis, and good content to share. Before diving into the worst accounts, it would be best to see which Twitter accounts are succeeding in their roles.

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Thank You For Tweeting! Highlights From the “Targeting” Twitter Chat

Modern Marketing

by Eloqua | Tweet this Oracle Marketing Cloud is hosting five Twitter chats to help marketers around the world can get personal answers to their questions from the experts at Oracle Marketing Cloud and Topliners. Here are the highlights from the first Twitter chat, on ‘Targeting’. Here are some highlights from the Targeting Twitter chat: (Q) @paul_stevenson How important is having buyer profiles nailed down before you start looking at campaign development and targeting?

“Scandal”: The Show That Twitter Built

Marketing Action

This is the show that Twitter built. The writers and actors of Scandal managed this with extensive Twitter promotions in the run-up to every new episode – Rhimes would forewarn her followers of coming twists (“West Coast Gladiators: GET OFF TWITTER RIGHT NOW!

List of Brand-Side Corporate Social Strategists: Twitter Edition

Webbiquity

It’s an outstanding list, categorized by industry including Automotive, Chemicals, Electronics, Telecommunications, and a dozen other sectors, but all of the names were linked to the individuals’ LinkedIn profiles—no Twitter links! It’s also possible there may be errors in my list; please let me know in the comments or through my Twitter if you find any, and I will correct them.

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7 Effective Ecommerce Applications of Twitter

Hubspot

Twitter, the popular micro-blogging service, can be somewhat of a quagmire for marketers. Here are a few tactics you can use to leverage the amazing volume and openness of Twitter for your eCommerce marketing: 1.

Facebook Hashtags Take a Page From Twitter’s Ad Business, and Other Marketing Stories of the Week

Hubspot

Companies like Google and Twitter have made some big changes for its business-oriented users that will make your week all the sweeter. Facebook Hashtags Take a Page From Twitter’s Ad Business, From Mashable. Learn more about Twitter Analytics at HubSpot.

Three Ways Users Can Help Keep Twitter Vibrant

Webbiquity

Is Twitter dying? Adrian Segar recently wrote, “The effectiveness of Twitter as a connective social media channel is declining…the rate at which users follow established accounts has slowed dramatically. Twitter’s difficulties are distressing to many B2B marketers.

The Thin Line Between Social Media Marketing and Spam

Digital B2B Marketing

You can broadcast. Twitter Mention Spam You have probably seen the spam on Twitter promoting iPhones, gift cards and similar. In this case, a Twitter search showed there were 44 Tweets of an advertising agency’s post in the prior week. Social Media Spam twitter

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A Social Media Strategy for B2B Marketers

B2B Marketing Traction

Last year I would have recommended a minimum of three social media sites to B2B marketers: LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. Twitter. Think of Twitter as an online broadcasting tool. b2b Facebook LinkedIn marketing SlideShare twitter

Why Tweeting isn’t enough – How to grow your Twitter Following in 5 East Steps

EMagine B2B Blog

Twitter is fast becoming another contender for the B2B social media marketing space. A recent study by Compete found that Twitter users visit B2B brand sites at a higher rate (59%) compared to average Internet users (40%), illustrating the strong presence of a B2B audience on Twitter. This makes a strong case for regularly broadcasting and Tweeting to your audience. In a previous post we discussed how Twitter can be used effectively when hosting Twitter Chat.

Boost Your B2B Marketing Efforts with Twitter Chats

EMagine B2B Blog

Most Marketers use Twitter as a broadcast medium, creating bite-sized nuggets of interest for their prospects, clients and industry. There is a new revolution that is key on the Twitter-Sphere, whereby people can hold live discussions on topics related to the business or the industry with like-minded individuals. These are know as Twitter chats. Hashtags allow people to follow the group conversation using Twitter Search. Social Media Twitter

Analyze Twitter Data for Any Search Term [Free Tool]

Hubspot

It's called TweetCharts , and it's designed to be a simple way for you to quickly and easily obtain Twitter data on any hashtag, username, word, phrase, or URL. This tells us that many of the people using the keyword "SEO" on Twitter are either looking to be hired or are hiring.