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

Bringing down the Twitter snobs

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Like in his latest post, “ Being a Twitter Snob is a Good Thing &# when he states “it annoys many people when they follow you on Twitter and you do not follow them back. Having select Twitter followers reflects better on your taste in connections. Post on Google Buzz.

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The 20 craziest things you can do on Twitter

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OK, we’ve heard all the great business success stories about connecting and learning through Twitter. Like hooking their toilet up to Twitter. Tell secrets — Secret tweet allows you to post your secrets to Twitter anonymously. million followers on Twitter.

11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Social Media Strategists will become Chief Customer Officers – ok so you know I am also @Avaya_Support on Twitter so perhaps this is a closet fantasy for me but it may just come true – perhaps not this coming year but in years to come. Digg this!

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?

Twitter time-savers: Tweet success in just 20 minutes a day

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“How much time should I spend on Twitter?&# Here are my thoughts on being an effective Twitter-er in only 20 minutes a day. If you’re a beginner and can only spend 20 minutes a day on Twitter, concentrate on building a relevant tribe of followers. Post on Google Buzz.

5 Great Reasons to Retweet Others on Twitter

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One of the key characteristics I (and many other Twitter users) use when determining whether I should follow someone back on Twitter is the level of interaction in their tweet stream. Now virtually every blogger and business user on Twitter tweets their own content, and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that—it’s one of the strengths of the platform. But Twitter is a social tool, not a broadcasting medium. It helps those you retweet. Digg this!

Using Content to Build Trust in B2B Marketing

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And Social Media can actually help accelerate this stat for you because of the viral effect. Digg this!

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

Webbiquity

According to a HubSpot study, 71% of marketers viewed Twitter as a useful marketing tool last year, up from just 39% in 2009. Facebook added more than 200 million users last year, and Twitter more than doubled in size, adding 115 million. by Green Buzz Agency. Digg this!

Best Website Design Guides and Tips of 2010

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How can you utilize texture, transparency, and even Twitter to spice up website design? 20 Resources for Displaying Twitter Updates by Mashable. Doing so helps ease frustration by the user and shows an attention to detail.&# Digg this! Post on Google Buzz.

11 Myths of Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity

It helps to be creative, curious, articulate, friendly and helpful. 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. Digg this! Post on Google Buzz.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity

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. However, Facebook and Twitter send the most-engaged traffic as measured by average viewing spent time per visitor.

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Kiss your line-of-shame smack on its social media lips!

Biznology

“Goose, it’s time to buzz the tower.” If it helps you out at all, consider all of this to be part of your job; if it helps you out at all, workshop some of the scenarios you’re considering and pass them by the most creative people in your office.

Upgrade your lame agency website into your social media brand HQ

Biznology

At the end of the day, none of us own anything we do on Facebook, Twitter , Pinterest, Google +. So, there’s a built-in aggregator that I can set up to suck in all the RSS feeds of all the blogs to which I contribute, including Twitter. Image via CrunchBase.

The Reviews Are In!: A Social Media ProBook Roundup

Modern Marketing

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this When Eloqua and JESS3 published the Social Media ProBook yesterday, we knew it would generate buzz. So helpful I almost wanted to keep it to myself. That’s where this eBook really shines: Eloqua also solicited insightful content on social media with something useful for all digital professionals.” – Adam Singer on The Future Buzz. Tell us in the comment section below or on Twitter by using the #ProBook hashtag. Twitter.

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How PR and Social Media Can Work Together

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But integrated properly, social media can help amplify PR efforts, and effective PR can help generate social media coverage. The social media release also links back to the company’s LinkedIn and Twitter accounts. Digg this! Post on Google Buzz.

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B2B Blogging Trends for 2011

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Facebook, Twitter and even newer tools like Quora may be sexier and get more attention, but blogs are the workhorses essential to making social media marketing work. Research from HubSpot shows that small businesses with blogs have twice as many Twitter followers as those who don’t.

Content Rules: Secrets of Writing Compelling Content

Writing on the Web

And, it gets multiplied on websites, blogs, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and videos on YouTube, to the point that people tune out. This book will help you do that. Digg this! Post on Google Buzz.

A fascinating “hardcore” B2B social media success

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In 2008 the company turned to the social web to help them through several marketing challenges: Image of being an impersonal software company. These channels included:blog, e-newsletter, Twitter, light-hearted videos, podcasts, Facebook and LinkedIn. > Post on Google Buzz.

Seven Ways to Use Social Media for Business

Webbiquity

In the research cited above, 74% of marketers who have been using social media for at least two years report that it has helped them close new sales. There’s no better source of information than your prospects and existing customers to help generate new product ideas. Digg this!

Can you make money from your Twitter stream? Mack Collier just did it.

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Blogger and consultant Mack Collier monetized a Twitter conversation. A couple of months ago I was thinking that there is SO much that I would love to do to help grow the #Blogchat community. You can find me at my site – [link] or on Twitter at [link]. Post on Google Buzz.

5 Social Media Savvy Nonprofits

Modern Marketing

Twitter. Some organizations treat like Twitter like just another broadcasting channel, tossing up the latest plea for funding or information about their next gala. The National Wildlife Federation has mastered the art of engagement on Twitter. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this.

Nine Expert Guides to Local SEO

Webbiquity

For those seeking professional help with local SEO, Andrew Shotland provides a list of 13 questions (and the types of answers you should look for) to help evaluate local search consultants. Digg this! Post on Google Buzz.

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Creating a content marketing plan — without any content

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Make sure your LinkedIn profile is complete and helpful so people can learn about you. Twitter. In this separate post , I’ve provided some helpful ideas on building a targeted audience through Twitter. Post on Google Buzz. Digg this!

15 Blog Design Hacks to Maximize Social Sharing

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Encourage Multiple Networks… Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ are no doubt the big 3 of social networking, but that doesn’t mean they are the only networks that should have share buttons in your blog design. Image source.

The Sociology of Social Media: TED TV Talks

Writing on the Web

Twitter is like a town square for the globe. Here are some of the great talks that will help you learn more about new ways to use traditional media and innovative ways to bring more to the digital sphere – and the sociology that’s evolving. Digg this! Post on Google Buzz.

7 Ways to Format Blogs to Engage Readers’ Brains

Writing on the Web

There are 7 ways to format your blog posts that will help prime your readers for action. Here’s an email I got yesterday: “One of the people I follow on twitter sent me a link to your blog article on building trust in your blog. Digg this! Post on Google Buzz.

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Approach the social web with authentic helpfulness and good things happen

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Of course I wouldn’t be teaching the class in the first place if I weren’t immersed in the channel myself but the actual opportunity came via my dear Twitter friend Christina Kerley, better known as CK or @cksays. Post on Google Buzz. Digg this!

26 Ways to Promote Your Blog Post

Marketing Action

I think it could really help you.”. Add a Twitter card to your post. This is a type of markup that will basically make your post look way better on Twitter. Twitter cards are free to use, and don’t take more than a few minutes to set up. Be Helpful. Congratulations!

Are You Committing Content and Social Media Sabotage?

Vertical Response

Sure, I could copy and paste the URL of the post into my various social accounts, but I’d also have to log into Twitter, Facebook and my email individually to do so – which is also more difficult and time consuming to do on a mobile phone. Get the VR Buzz. ©

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

Webbiquity

For example, “PRO: Twitter gives us a great way to leverage PR. When we help clients generate news in the traditional news publications–both print and online–we will use Twitter to post links to those stories and give our clients a “shout out.&# Specifically, 89% said they turn to blogs for story research, 65% to social media sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn, and 52% to microblogging services such as Twitter.” Digg this!

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Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

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Blogs represent 50%, Facebook 47% and…Twitter scores 41%.”. Anne Field helpfully identifies six common LinkedIn mistakes (and it’s not only small businesses who make these BTW) and the right approach to use instead, for example, overtly promoting your product or service (gauche).

90 Tips to Make Your Blog Rock

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5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

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Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Mobile 2.0 Android 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 Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! The company started a blog, participated in LinkedIn LinkedIn and engaged on Twitter.

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Social media and the big conversation “fail”

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I didn’t know her at all and in fact I kind of pulled her out of thin air to help with a post we wrote together. Since then, Jenn and I have been regular Twitter buddies and she has been a frequent contributor to {grow} through her comments in the community. Post on Google Buzz.

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5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

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Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Android Mobile 2.0 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 Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! The company started a blog, participated in LinkedIn LinkedIn and engaged on Twitter.

Best Social PR Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

Which online tools are most helpful for PR pros? Twitter Pitching Etiquette: What works, what doesn’t… by COMMS Corner. Pitching on Twitter? Maya Wasserman offers expert guidance to successfully connecting with reporters and editors on Twitter, from focusing on individual journalists rather than publications and building a relationship before pitching to using PitchEngine and being brief (which is pretty much enforced by Twitter anyway). Digg this!

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The Ultimate Glossary: 120 Social Media Marketing Terms Explained

Hubspot

AddThis - AddThis is a social bookmarking service that provides a code users can put on their websites so that when people visit that site, they have the option to share via Facebook, Twitter, etc. An example of this is the Twitter API. Reddit - Reddit is similar to Digg.

12 of the Best WordPress Guides, Hacks and Plugins of 2010

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Angela Bowman shares her “clean and simple list of the plugins I use most often on my WordPress sites&# for SEO, feeds, forms, security, Twitter and more. Code to Create Custom Share Buttons for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & Delicious by B2B Online Marketing. Digg this!

Social media and the big conversation “fail”

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I didn’t know her at all and in fact I kind of pulled her out of thin air to help with a post on sexism on the social web. Since then, Jenn and I have been regular Twitter buddies and she has been a frequent contributor to {grow} through her comments in the community. Digg this!

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