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Ur Doing It Wrong: How Not to Suck in Social Media - Advertising Age - DigitalNext Quick! Which is the worst social media faux pas? Inviting consumers to follow your company -- via a locked Twitter account; or When a customer posts a negative comment about your business, track his identity and learn where he works.
Speculate to innovate: social-change paves the way for Crowdsourcing
Blog » Social media lessons learned from one cool business You probably haven’t heard of Mitch Byrne, but you should be paying close attention to how he runs his business – specificially his marketing and customer service efforts. As the owner of Northeast Cooling , Mitch helps businesses like restaurants and food service vendors with a wide variety of refrigeration services and repairs in the Chicago area. If you think refrigeration sounds boring – Mitch’s story will prove you dead wrong.
Iceland wants to be your friend Halló humans on the Inter-net. My name is Iceland. I am an island, full of mountains and glaciers and hot water and sheep and many nice Icelandic people, who like to make music, and who are sometimes cold. (Maybe you have seen me on your tele-visions, or your Inter-net.)
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Every morning when I wake up I think about two things: time and space. This is a trend that should give every marketer, media exec, and ad-supported startup a good scare. Attention is linked with economic value creation. However, with infinite content options (space) yet finite attention (time) and personalized social algorithms curating it all for us, it’s going to be increasingly challenging to stand out. Let’s consider Twitter, for example. They are seeing a staggering 110 million tweets per day. Most Of Your Tweets And Facebook Messages Will Never Reach Your Intended Audience
Why Porn Stars Love Twitter Hope to find MH 370 was virtually destroyed by a month of bungled searching. The only saving grace was one lonely satellite company’s brilliance. It’s now a month since Malaysian Flight MH370 became modern aviation’s greatest mystery. Certain things are clear and many of them are disturbing.
Scott Gerber is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, public speaker and author of Never Get a "Real" Job: How to Dump Your Boss, Build a Business and Not Go Broke. The content for this post was sourced from the Young Entrepreneur Council, a group of successful Gen Y business owners. You can submit your questions to this group on NeverGetaRealJob.com. To tweet or not to tweet. That is the question on many business owners' minds. 8 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Get More Out of Twitter
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Getting the Most Out of Twitter, No Posting Necessary
Six Degrees of Separation, Twitter Style Over the past year, we've spent a lot of time exploring Twitter, and one of the things we've been curious about is how connected people are to each other within the Twitter network. So, we sliced and diced more than 5.2 billion Twitter friendships (the number of friend and follower relationships) to investigate the connectivity of the Twitter network. We discovered that Twitter is, in many, ways a network with only five degrees of separation.
When a tweet generates a reply (aka @) or a retweet (aka RT), it suggests the tweet has resonated enough with someone that it sparks a conversation or encourages someone to share it with their followers. Given the power of the reply and the RT, we thought it would be interesting to explore how many tweets actually generate a reaction. We also wanted to collect more insight into the characteristics of these reactions. For example, what is the timeframe for a retweet to happen? To carry out the research, Sysomos examined 1.2 billion tweets posted in the last two months. 29% of Tweets Generate a Reaction Twitter Conversation Statistics - Power of Replies and Retweets
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The way in which people frantically communicate online via social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook can be seen as a modern form of madness, according to the leading sociologist. Sherry Turkle, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, writes in her new book, Alone Together: “A behaviour that has become typical may still express the problems that once caused us to see it as pathological.” She explains that people are become isolated from reality due to such social networking sites because technology is dominating our lives and making us "less human". Under the illusion of allowing us to communicate better, technology is actually isolating us from real human interactions in a cyber-reality that is a poor imitation of the real world, she suggests. Social networking sites are a 'modern form of madness'