Tag: Twitter

The Pros & Cons of Social Media Automation

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Should you automate your social media posts? If you’ve ever managed a social media account, you are probably familiar with this dilemma. With countless social media management programs available (HootSuite being my favorite) and Facebook releasing scheduled posts for pages, it is easier than ever to schedule your updates. But does that mean you should? … Continued

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Facebook & Twitter. As Addictive as Cigarettes and Alcohol?

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Facebook & Twitter. As Addictive as Cigarettes and Alcohol? Infographic  Have you ever posted to twitter from the toilet? Is every experience an opportunity to post a status update? Want to know whether or not you have a serious addiction to Facebook & Twitter?  Answer the 6 simple yes or no questions in the infographic … Continued

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Top 5 Business Benefits of Marketing through Twitter

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Last time I discussed how to market through Facebook, and this time micro-blogging sensation Twitter is the hot internet marketing topic to be discussed. Twitter is a high speed way to leverage your business to market to a larger audience as Twitter now has over 190 million users. While there are many, many ways you … Continued

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History of the Internet: Twitter

History of the Internet: Twitter

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When Jack Dorsey sat down for two weeks in March 2006 to create the prototype for Twitter, do you think he had any idea that Twitter would change the course of history? Think about how quickly Twitter has changed the way political campaigns, social revolutions, legislation, customer service, news and entertainment are conducted, communicated and … Continued

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Branding your Twitter profile

Branding your Twitter profile

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There seems to be 3 types of Twitter users: The curious The casual The pros Twitter pros don’t need to hear this message, they already know the power, utility and usefulness of Twitter.  They already get it.  But, for the curious and casual users, I would suggest that you actively use and leverage your Twitter … Continued

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Be mindful of what you Tweet on Twitter

Be mindful of what you Tweet on Twitter

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Check this out… When a friend was using his Yahoo mail to send me an e-mail to my Yahoo mail he received very interesting feedback.  The e-mail confirmation page included my latest blog entries and Twitter tweets.  Good thing they were all positive and I wasn’t ranting and raving or Tweeting Under the Influence (TUI). … Continued

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How digital photography speeds news

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WASHINGTON, DC – Years ago, I used to be a professional photographer.  Back then, the standard equipment was a medium format Hasselblad, light meter and studio strobes.  Back then, we had to load our film in the dark.  In 1995, when I registered photographer.com, I was one of the only photographers I knew who had … Continued

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How to use Twitter: Retweet

How to use Twitter: Retweet

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From CNN: Retweeting: ‘Followers’ look to ‘leaders’ as social networks grow What is a Retweet? Retweeting, represented on Twitter with the symbol “RT,” means a user has taken someone else’s tweet — or message — and copied part or all of it. The original author is often credited through the convention “@username,” although sometimes the … Continued

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The Value of Free

The Value of Free

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NEW YORK CITY (NYC) – Google is free to use, so is Twitter and YouTube and  Facebook and Let Simon Decide.  So, why are these businesses so valuable?  Because there is value in Free. At today’s Disruptive by Design, Wired Business Conference in New York City, Wired Editor-in-Chief and author of Free! and Long Tail, Chris Anderson … Continued

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Twitter’s impact on world politics and democracy

Twitter’s impact on world politics and democracy

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WASHINGTON, DC – I’m quite sure that when Jack Dorsey was creating Twitter based on the software he developed to dispatch couriers, taxis, and emergency services; he never thought that it would be used to influence elections, overthrow governments or futher democracy.  But here is it, 3 years later and Twitter is delaying scheduled maintenance … Continued

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Fighting crime with Twitter

Fighting crime with Twitter

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Police agencies are turning to social-media sites to connect with the public and share news about crimes, road closures and other public-safety information. Some are unnerved at the thought of officers hanging out in online forums where citizens are used to catching up with friends, but others defend the use of social media as an … Continued

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