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10 Ways to Say “Thank You” on Twitter When it comes to public expressions of social media gratitude, Twitter is in its own league. It has effectively created the perfect storm for reciprocity where a mutual exchange of favors is not only commonplace, it is required for engagement. You follow me, I follow you.
“As if Twitter wasn’t chaotic enough, now we have Twitter Chats?!” This is a statement I heard recently from a colleague during a conversation about the growing popularity of organized chats on Twitter . I find that chats remove much of the chaos by creating pockets of organized discussion amid the avalanche of information that is Twitter . Chats are the Twitter version of discussion boards, although not quite as elegant. They are organized group conversations in which people interested in a specific theme come together at a certain time every week to discuss topics by including the chat title with a hashtag (#) so that followers can filter those tweets from others.
This is part 3 of a 3 part series in reputation management across social media. Part 1 was about building your reputation by fully utilizing some of the features of LinkedIn. Part 2 was about blogging and commenting on blogs. And this is post is about the benefits of being on Twitter.
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Twitter may not be as popular as Facebook yet but the social media platform has grown leaps and bounds since I started using the site in September of 2007. It is through this site that I had the chance to meet people from all over the world, but the best part of joining Twitter is the loads of information that I get everyday. Imagine having so many people to talk with 24/7. This is particularly helpful for me considering the time that I also keep because of my work. It is through this social site that I have met someone who is very passionate about tweeting and blogging, a self proclaimed Twitter-holic @mistygirlph .
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could develop a valuable business network online? Twitter’s real-time communication capability makes it a great business networking platform you can’t afford to ignore. By honing your social networking skills and adapting them to this fast-paced environment, you can use Twitter as the starting point to build a strong business network .
I believe this is the best, most complete and accurate list of valuable Twitter applications available on the internet right now. To be fair, I absolutely have merged and plagiarized other older and outdated lists that I found (the larger ones are credited below). However, I spent a good deal of time to clean out the dead applications, delete the apps that were overly quirky or being developed, focus more on the apps that increase productivity, and add in many of the new great apps that have come out over the past six months - particularly in the productivity / business apps section where my primary interest lies. I have also tagged the tools that cost money / have a premium option ($) as well as if they have a valuable free option (F/$).
It gives me great pleasure to welcome Lori McNee back as a guest on the blog. Lori who is an internationally recognised artist has previously shared with us her Top 10 Ways to Boost Your Creativity . Currently, Lori ranks as one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women on Twitter and was recently named a TwitterPowerhouse by The Huffington Post so it’s fair to say that she speaks with some authority with this Twitter Top 10. You can connect with Lori on Twitter @lorimcneeartist and find out a lot more about at her by visiting Lori McNee fine art and tips and Lori McNee Fine Artist
To help you on your social media journey, I sent out a to some of the most respected, biggest, brightest and rising stars in social media. This is what I asked, The response has been unbelievable! Social media is all about sharing information, and these stars really ‘PRACTICE WHAT THEY TWEET!” Below, in the order that I received them, you will find their top social media tips within ‘
When you first get on twitter, it’s likely the thing you care most about is how many followers you have. I’ve even been to parties where people will judge my status by the number of followers I have. It’s like walking up to somebody and asking them how much money they make.
You want to get more Twitter followers. It sounds simple, right? Well, it is.
There was a point in time that Twitter seemed to be faltering and its chirping would become silent like many meteoric startups that crash and burn on the web after promising so much. Twitter is now embedded behind enemy lines and is part of our popular culture, social networking and technology landscape. Twitter’s culture is unique and the online etiquette and features that it has spawned continues to delight me including its instant and real time results from communication to content. Well the latest official numbers are out, released in a benign blog post on the official website and they are not revealing a slow and lingering death anytime soon but a community that continues to scream towards the stratosphere.
Posted on October 16, 2009 Thanks for reading this post. If you are new here and like what you find, please subscribe to the RSS feed for future updates. As Twitter turns the corner on the “Peak of Inflated Expectations” and heads full speed ahead into the “ Trough of Disillusionment ,” I thought I’d share 5 tips that have continued to make Twitter a meaningful, useful tool.
To get around this problem, a few companies have decided to offer magazine or newspaper style views of your favourite people or topics on Twitter. They simplify the most recent Tweets into interesting articles from links, pictures and popular Tweets. Some allow you to follow hashtags, while others simply let you see Tweets from your Twitter friends. Some services offer a small taste of the article, while others expand to show the full article. In short, these Twitter tools offer a great way to get an overview of the most important things relevant to you.
When is the best time to send out a tweet? Should you send it out during the day or night? Ideally, you want to send it out at a time that reaches the maximum amount of eyeballs possible. Maximum exposure!