The ROI of Twitter, Explained

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Twitter is a mystery to many. You see, to really understand your return on Twitter, you might have to put away your spreadsheet … and that freaks a lot of people out. I have a friend in The Netherlands who I discovered through Twitter — Kitty Kilian.

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? By trying to force-fit old “broadcast” media thinking into this new platform they are sub-optimizing Twitter at best and hurting their brand at worst.

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The Time for Twitter is NOW

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Are you using Twitter for your business? Maybe the time for Twitter is now if you consider some of the trends on this popular social media platform: Twitter has momentum. It appears that Twitter is preparing a “buy now” button. Christel Quek of Twitter.

The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools

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While Facebook is far and away the largest social network, when it comes to driving B2B website traffic and brand visibility, Twitter and LinkedIn are tops. Twitter’s key strength is in driving traffic to informative online content including news and blogs. (It’s

The Twitter strategy shift and what it means to you and your business

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Twitter is at a crossroads … and it might be leading down a controversial new path. Let’s look at a recent revelation about a possible Twitter strategy shift and what it could mean to you and your business. I mentioned that Twitter strategy is at a crossroads.

This is why you must use Twitter

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If you’re like me, you probably hated Twitter when you first tried it. If I told you Twitter helped keep you safe, would you believe it? As the fierce winds arrived, we lost power and all communication … except for Twitter.

The 10 Don’ts of Twitter for B2B Marketing

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Twitter has transformed the way that B2B marketers communicate with their target audiences by providing another place to engage, address questions, and emphasize what they stand for. Why is it so important to avoid Twitter bad practices?

The essential guide to building your business through Twitter search

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. Many business professionals believe the Twitter search function is the most powerful tool for marketing insight ever created. But if you search Twitter, the results are real-time conversations. This is your ideal Twitter community, right? I use the Twitter advanced.

10 Reasons Twitter is essential to your content marketing plan

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10 Reasons Why Twitter is Content Marketing’s Best Friend from Mark Schaefer I gave a rousing talk about Twitter and its essential role in marketing at the recent Content Marketing World event. Plus I''m on Twitter more than other social.

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? What does Twitter mean today?

Here’s why 100,000 people unfollowed me on Twitter

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The other day, I was cleaning up my Twitter account and clicked on an analytics button that I had not used before. I currently have about 60,000 people following me on Twitter, all of them are real people to the best of my knowledge.

7 Reasons to Start Your Own Twitter Chat TODAY!

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What is a Twitter Chat ? To me, I like to think a Twitter Chat is like having a discussion over coffee, only online. On Twitter, however, it WORKS ! Twitter Chat is just too powerful to ignore! Today, more companies are realizing the power of Twitter Chats.

The wrong place for a Twitter feed

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I would guess at least 50 percent of the websites and blogs I come across feature a widget displaying a real-time Twitter feed. Done correctly, Twitter is lively, personal and human. Of course if your Twitter stream is simply company links and press releases you’re safe.

10 Ways to Say “Thank You” on Twitter

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A few weeks ago I was surprised to find that one of the most influential bloggers on the social web replied to me on Twitter to say “thank you” after I had shared one of his posts. Let’s be honest: people don’t say “thanks” very often on Twitter.

The Ultimate Twitter Profile [Infographic]

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Whether you’re the cream of engagement crop on Twitter , or just getting started, knowing how to put your best tweets forward is essential for social media growth. But crafting retweet-worthy content isn’t the only key to unlocking the kingdom of Twitter engagement.

Make your tweets beautiful with the help of the Twitter Cards Validator Tool

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I cross-posted the article onto LinkedIn and the lovely Beth Farris chimed in with some Twitter Cards Validator Tool school : So, yes, there is a Twitter validator , the Twitter Cards Validator Tool. Yes, that’s on me, but it should actually be on Twitter, too.

Why You Should Consider Using Twitter for B2B Leads

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Every day there are new B2B opportunities waiting for you on Twitter, LinkedIn and the other social media channels. Many marketers recognize Twitter’s usefulness for engagement and brand awareness. B2B marketers who use Twitter generate twice as many leads as those who don’t.

Is Twitter for Everybody?

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Is Twitter for everybody? This is the question that eventually gets asked by every person and every company trying Twitter for the first time. In the height of your initial frustrations, you may be wondering … is Twitter really for me? The Twitter Quitter.

What’s the Twouble with Twitter Marketing?

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My very wise friend Jay Baer wrote a thought-provoking post entitled Is Twitter in 2017 even worth the trouble? He points to research citing incredibly low brand engagement rates and suggests that perhaps Twitter has become a marketing afterthought. The state of Twitter marketing.

How to save Twitter

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Despite all the Wall Street belly-aching about Twitter, The Bird is a powerful force in our world. But if Twitter has no paying customers, it will not be a platform forever. Twitter has an enormous and passionate audience. It is changing the world through Twitter chats.

100,000 Twitter followers. Now what?

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I used to document my social media journey by writing a post at each increment of 10,000 Twitter followers on my account. Twitter became my favorite place to meet new friends. How do I keep up with all those Twitter followers? Twitter Lists makes this very efficient!

3 Twitter best practices that unlock business success

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Here is one of the most common business inquiries I receive: “I am about to launch a (business/book/seminar) and want to use Twitter to do it. I have nearly 90,000 followers on Twitter and I go to great lengths to assure that they are real people, not spammers of inactive accounts.

20 of the world’s most entertaining Twitter bios

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Two years ago I began collecting funny Twitter bios. If you loved these bios, you would probably also enjoy the previous editions of this series: 20 of the world’s wittiest Twitter bios. 20 of the all-time funniest Twitter bios (part 2!). 20 of the all-time best Twitter bios.

Does it pay to be honest on Twitter?

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Does it pay to be honest on Twitter? ” In the past, I’ve written a blog post about my life in social media each time I hit a milestone on Twitter. So, to the best of my knowledge, all 50,000 of those folks in my Twitter audience are real people.

Twitter’s new mega-partnership has interesting implications

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Today Twitter announced a landmark partnership with IBM as it seeks to turn its unprecedented flow of real-time consumer data into business intelligence. ” My mind is kind of blown by the potential of the Twitter-Watson marriage.

15 ways to use Twitter to toast your competition

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There are lots of success stories and case studies documenting business success through Twitter. 2) Customer service is a popular use of Twitter by many companies and other organizations. When people are “calling you” on Twitter, are you picking up the phone?

Three Things Twitter Needs to Thrive

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Though Twitter is still the third-most popular social media platform according to eBizMBA , speculation about the company’s struggles abounds. News outlets from CNN to Wired to TechCrunch to The Verge have detailed Twitter’s struggles to grow its user base, increase advertising revenue, and innovate new products. Still, Twitter’s best days may be ahead of it. Here are Twitter’s options: Image credit: agency:2.

10 People You Should Follow on Twitter if You’re in Marketing

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Twitter’s official company mission is “to give everyone the power to create and share ideas and information instantly, without barriers.” However, with over 320 million active users, Twitter can sometimes feel a bit … overwhelming. Twitter Followers: 84.3k.

The Top #Nifty50 Women Writers on Twitter for 2013

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Each year, the #Nifty50 awards honor 50 men and 50 women who actively engage on Twitter. In 2012, the #Nifty50 recognized the top men and women on Twitter in the technology realm. and who actively engage on Twitter.

5 Ways Twitter is changing the world (despite what the critics say)

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I was recently interviewed by CNN about how Twitter is shaping the world. Despite the gloomy projections of analysts and the cries of the purists who long for the “old days” on Twitter, this is a media channel that has profoundly changed our world … and continues to do so.

20 of the world’s most clever Twitter bios

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Last year I started “collecting” great Twitter bios and kind of got hooked. When I decided to publish “The All-Time Best Twitter bios,” and “The 20 Funniest Twitter Bios,” readers of {grow} seemed to get hooked too!

6 Rules for Successful Event Promotion on Twitter

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The post 6 Rules for Successful Event Promotion on Twitter appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Successful event promoting isn’t just about informing – it’s about engaging. Get people excited, curious, and feeling like they can’t miss out on your event.

How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips

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From humble beginnings, Twitter has grown to become an indispensable source for online news alerts as well as a vital marketing tool. The microblogging site now boasts more than 255 million monthly active users , and 53% of Twitter users recommend products in their tweets at some time.

Mute Represents Everything Wrong with Twitter Today

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Finally, you can mute on Twitter. Everything that’s wrong with Twitter has been fixed confirmed. The only reason Twitter needs a mute button is the platform’s addiction to reciprocity. How Mute Works on Twitter. Here is the announcement from Twitter.

Everything you wanted to know about Twitter Chats

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I’ve been very active on Twitter for about four years now and I would say the aspect that has changed the most in that time is the explosive popularity of Twitter Chats. Twitter Chats have become an important networking and sales tool.

Has your Twitter engagement recently dropped?

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In the last couple weeks, the notifications I have been receiving via my @chrisabraham Twitter handle have plummeted. So, I did some searching and it looks like either Twitter or I had changed some settings on the account. The post Has your Twitter engagement recently dropped?

Marketers Are Dramatically Underreporting Results from Twitter

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B2B marketers are undervaluing Twitter’s contribution to their business. That’s hard to believe at a time when many B2B marketers are glomming on to Twitter like it’s the last shiny object opportunity they will ever have (even turning to spamming ), but it’s true.

Social Sleuthing: Who is Sharing Your Content: Twitter & LinkedIn Edition

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Here are ways you can find out who is sharing your content, and in some cases how much traffic each share is driving, on Twitter and LinkedIn. Who is Sharing Your Content on Twitter Because almost all tweets are public, Twitter is the easiest platform to discover who is sharing your content.

The future of Twitter is as a protected essential public utility

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Sally sent me a series of questions about what I think the the future of Twitter will be in light of a fourth quarter revenue miss based on analysts’ expectation. SF: What’s your take on the future of Twitter? CA: Twitter isn’t going anywhere.

5 Great ideas to unleash business benefits from Twitter Lists

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One of the most important and powerful social media network building tools is the humble Twitter list. Twitter Lists allow you to organize the Twitter stream so you can make sense of what might seem like chaos. Create a list for expectant parents on Twitter.

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