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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.

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10 Ways to Kickstart Your Inbound Marketing Program

Digital B2B Marketing

Here are social platforms to consider: Twitter StumbleUpon Digg Slideshare YouTube Facebook LinkedIn Although Facebook and LinkedIn may be core to your long-term inbound marketing program, you cannot emulate organic social media sharing with paid programs on these sites nearly as well. In contrast, Twitter, StumbleUpon and Digg indicate a listing is sponsored, but otherwise include it in the interface like other content.

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Trending Sources

What Could Kill Google and Facebook

Webbiquity

A potential Google killer , Facebook killer or even Twitter killer may not do it with superior technology, but simply with a better user experience. And Facebook’s size may be no defense against ultimate demise; it wasn’t all that long ago the MySpace was the largest social network, and the experience of social news site Digg—once valued at $100 million but sold recently for just 5% of that —is a cautionary tale. Twitter.

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Successful SNS’s should be modeled on the college campus

Biznology

Social Media Marketing College football Digg Google Harvard Harvard University High school Social network service thomas pynchon USENET Yale College The future of Social Network Services (SNS) can be discovered on High School and College campuses.

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Feed Your Blog Automatically to LinkedIn & Twitter

Writing on the Web

How do you get your blog posts to feed into your LinkedIn profile and Twitter automatically? The second option is to add your Twitter stream to LinkedIn and then by default as long as your blog posts are appearing in Twitter they will also appear on LinkedIn. Twitter.

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?

The Nine Best Reputation Management, RSS, and Social Search Tools

Webbiquity

2) Digg. Digg Reader is a tool for keeping up with sites and blogs. Sample review: “Digg is my go-to RSS reader and social bookmarking tool.” 22: The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools. #23:

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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. Digg this! Share and Enjoy: Tags: ROI and measurement twitter

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. Digg this!

Top 40 Twitter Feeds You’re Not Following

Modern Marketing

Nowhere is this more true than on Twitter. So to help remedy the situation, we present our pick for top 40 Twitter handles you may have missed. Read through it or you can follow the whole Twitter list here. Janice Lee – A new handle on Twitter, Janice brings her writing and design skills to bear. Twitter. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this Social media is a meritocracy, right? Well, not always.

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.

How to use Twitter to crowd-source creativity

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Some I didn’t know at all, some like Gregg Morris and Carla Bobka had become my friends over months of interaction on Twitter. Digg this! Tags: Case studies Twitter best practices best practices business relationships time management I have a “virtual&# company.

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. Digg this!

A simple strategy to increase your influence on Twitter

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“How do I increase my influence on Twitter?&#. While it remains to be seen if I have actual influence anywhere, I have undoubtedly created substantial, tangible business benefits through Twitter and the social web. Blogging and Twitter fit like a hand in a glove.

Twitter: the little bird that grew up strong

Writing on the Web

Why Twitter Is Such a Powerful Social Media Platform , this week’s guest post by Phyllis Zimbler Miller , When I first heard Twitter mentioned two years ago – in a teleseminar with the BlogSquad! – At the time the Twitter home page question was something such as: “Let your family and friends know what you are doing now.&# I thought to myself: Why should they care about this and why should I join the site? Digg this! Best Tip for Using Twitter?

20 Experts, 1 Awesome Resource: The Social Media ProBook

Modern Marketing

Twitter. by Joe Chernov | Tweet this You may have noticed that over the past month or so, several influential social media professionals changed their profile pictures to funky avatars of themselves.

Search isn’t about search anymore, it’s about social

Biznology

Tweeters : Twitter’s hard but worth it, if you can make the right connection. It might even be worth it to search and discover the right hash tags, or even really spend your time and maybe a little money wooing one of the top Twitter influencers.

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5 Great Reasons to Retweet Others on Twitter

Webbiquity

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. Digg this!

10 Reasons I Won’t Follow You on Twitter

Webbiquity

Before I start this rant, let me make it clear that I love gaining new followers on Twitter and I’m honored by (almost) every one—I’m grateful that you want to hear what I have to say! Digg this! Tags: Twitter American Idol Jon Rognerud retweets TiVo

3 Great Twitter Apps for Content Marketers

Writing on the Web

When it comes to Twitter apps for today’s busy professionals, there are some top notch applications available that will let you maximize your productivity on the service without falling prey to the infamous social media “time suck.&# Here is an inside look at what you need to know about three of the top Twitter Apps for business: CoTweet, HootSuite and Twaitter. Digg this! Related posts: Twitter: the little bird that grew up strong.

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!

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What Your Business Needs To Know About Google+

Modern Marketing

Google+ is aiming at Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter users. Google+ Answers On Twitter – The new Twitter stream for Google+ Answers community. Twitter.

This is what happens when Barbie joins Twitter

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She even has a Twitter account. Digg this! This week Mattel announced a new video Barbie that has a tiny camera embedded in her chest (YouBoob?).

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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Blogger outreach is more PR than social media

Biznology

The current catch-all these days for what I do is social media; unfortunately, when what you do is described as social media, people tend to think Facebook , Twitter , Pinterest , and maybe Google+.

Adventures in Frictionless Sharing

Biznology

The framework that Facebook, digg, reddit, StumbleUpon , and Twitter is based upon, requiring liking, digging, redditing, thumbs-upping, or retweeting, demands way too much commitment from the casual visitor on a daily basis.

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. Digg this!

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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. Digg this! Website design standards continue to evolve and grow more sophisticated. Tables are out; CSS is in.

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How to recover from the ravages of Google Penguin and Panda

Biznology

Search Marketing Google Google Panda Google Penguin Google Search Panda penguin Search engine optimization skimlinks StumbleUpon twitter People are freaking out about the new Google Search.

1,600 SXSW Speakers, Three Twitter Lists

Modern Marketing

Remarkably (but unsurprisingly) 91% of SXSWi speakers are active on Twitter. (Who Today we’re pleased to share with you all the active speakers in three Twitter lists. Yes, we know the event took place over a month ago (which is an eternity on the social Web), but given that I manually researched the handles for all 1,600 speakers and manually entered them in Twitter, a month is breakneck speed. (The Social Media Eloqua SxSW SxSW Interactive Twitter

Fulfill your resolution to blog in 11 steps

Biznology

And, if you’re really committed, try out all the platforms in order to build your personal brands: YouTube, Soundcloud, Facebook , Google+, Twitter, Reddit, StumbleUpon , Digg, Tumblr, as well as your blog. So “blogging” is on your 2014 New Year’s resolution.

Study shows Twitter users are powerful consumers

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A new study finds consumers active on Twitter are three times more likely to impact a brand’s online reputation through syndicated Tweets, blog posts, articles and product reviews than the average consumer. – 23 percent of online consumers read Twitter updates at least monthly.

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. Digg this!

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Your corporate website needs to become a trap

Biznology

The true results might surprise you — your best performers may well not be Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, as you may expect. I just started as Director of Social Media at Unison Agency in Washington’s historic Georgetown.

Do Celebrities “Get” Twitter?

Modern Marketing

Then he started talking about Twitter. Crystal had just joined Twitter and joked about trying to come up with material to tweet. It seems like every week another star takes to Twitter with a mixture of bafflement and wonderment. All of this begs the question: Do celebrities really get Twitter? Ricky Gervais jumped off Twitter only after about a month because he failed to see the point. Twitter is more of a one-way street than many of like to think.

[Video] @MayorEmanuel Creator On Twitter Fiction & Personal Branding

Modern Marketing

Dan is creator of the now famous @MayorEmanuel Twitter feed. That one Twitter feed made Dan, an educator at Columbia College in Chicago, an instant celebrity. Twitter. Social Media #PdF11 @dansinker @MayorEmanuel Dan Sinker fake Twitter handles personal branding Personal Democracy Forum Rahm Emanuel Twitter video Youtube

Is The White Paper Dead for B2B Marketing?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

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

Creating Engagement in B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

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

Biznology

That, as we laugh and our shoulders relax and we let some of our daily stress disperse into the Interwebs, we also click Share To: Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, Reddit, Digg, Vine, StumbleUpon , Tumblr and everywhere else.

My social media marketing posts from 2011

Biznology

In today’s decontextualized world of walls, feeds, RSS , e-mail, diggs, reddits, Stumbles, tweets, and retweets, you need to attract your potential reader based only on the appeal of your title and nothing else, especially if you’re new to blogging and don’t happen to be Seth Godin.

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