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Top Creatives To Follow On Twitter. How to set up Twitter alerts for free using Twilert. We have all heard of Google Alerts and how you can monitor stuff on Google.

How to set up Twitter alerts for free using Twilert

Who would have thought there is a similar service for Twitter that is completely free. Free as in free beer. I am talking about Twilert. This is a tool that you can configure to monitor and search anything you want on Twitter. I mean anything! Instead of spending hours searching for stuff or sitting infront of your computer monitoring stuff in real time, you can set up Twilert, go for walk, play with the kids, or do whatever it is you enjoy doing and haven't been finding time to do.

Why use Twilert Let's assume, for example, that you are planning to write an awesome post about SEO. How To Use Hashtags: The Do's and Don'ts of hashtags. Hashtags are such a prominent part of tech culture today that it’s rare to find anyone who doesn’t know what they are.

How To Use Hashtags: The Do's and Don'ts of hashtags

In fact, the hashtag is so recognized that it was added to the Oxford dictionary in 2010, and the Scrabble Dictionary earlier this year (#standards). Yet even as most people have come to know what they are, many people still don’t understand how to use hashtags. Hashtags, once your phone’s pound sign, now have a place on most popular social networks, including Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Vine and Pinterest. The hashtag is likely the most popular means of categorizing content on social media. It makes your own content discoverable and allows you to find relevant content from other people and businesses.  Intranet Future - Social media consultancy. #leadership: Popularity, Trend, Related Hashtags - Promoting B2B events on Twitter.

B2B companies frequently host events such as conferences, product demonstrations, and presentations that their customers would benefit from attending.

Promoting B2B events on Twitter

The question is: how do you approach your customers to let them know about your events? Twitter can be a powerful tool for promoting B2B events, as this social media platform is specifically designed to help create awareness and visibility, and to enable you to engage with communities that may be interested in attending. 1. Make a Plan As always with digital marketing, before you do anything it is essential to first devise a strategy. Think about who you want to attend your event, what the event is, where it is, and why the event is being hosted.

Are you hosting the event? Look at all of your current communication channels to list the contacts that you already have – email lists, affiliates, sponsors, social communities etc. – and determine which ones would benefit from hearing about this event. How to Choose a Good Twitter Username. 1 of 4 On Twitter, your username, or handle, is your identity.

How to Choose a Good Twitter Username

Manage Twitter: 19 Extremely Useful Tips. Do you effectively manage your Twitter account or do you just tweet and, every so often, see how it’s going?

Manage Twitter: 19 Extremely Useful Tips

Are there any improvements you could make that would make Twitter more effective for you? Here are… How to Use Twitter Advanced Search for Business - This week’s #SocialMediaMinute will cover how to use Twitter Advanced Search to find new connections to follow, relevant conversations to engage with and how to search for prospects.

How to Use Twitter Advanced Search for Business -

While there’s so much more to Twitter advanced search than I could possibly explain in a minute long video, once you understand how to use the tool I can guarantee you’ll begin to think of different applications and uses for Twitter advanced search for your business. I’m ready! You ready!? Let’s do this! Ps: I have no idea why I’m so orange in the video! 5 Creative Uses for Twitter Polls (You've Gotta Try These!!) - Social Quant - Twitter Growth Done Right. 7 Ways Using Twitter Can Leave You In Need Of A Lawyer - Social Quant - Twitter Growth Done Right. How-to: Pin A Tweet To Your Twitter Profile Page.

Twitter now allows you to pin 1 tweet at the top of your timeline.

How-to: Pin A Tweet To Your Twitter Profile Page

You can use this to make sure your important messages are seen or if you want a specific tweet to get more retweets. Take a look at the pinned tweet of my profile: View your profile and select the tweet you want to pin.Click the that "dots" icon and select "Pin to your profile page". Example: The Beginner's Guide to Twitter. Update: This post was updated November 2013 to reflect current statistics and tools.

The Beginner's Guide to Twitter

Do you have a parent, friend or colleague ready to ditch his or her digital training wheels and head into Twitter's open wilderness? These pointers should get them started. And even Twitter experts might benefit from a quick refresher on the platform's valuable tools. First, the basics: What is Twitter all about? It's a platform wherein users share their thoughts, news, information and jokes in 140 characters of text or less. On Twitter, following someone is not necessarily an admission of friendship, but nonetheless affords interaction and conversation — at least in short bursts. The first step is to understand and master the vernacular. Tweet: A 140-character message.Retweet (RT): Re-sharing or giving credit to someone else's tweet.Feed: The stream of tweets you see on your homepage. 8 Inspiring Twitter Bios + Tips. Without a great Twitter bio, it will be difficult to get targeted followers.

8 Inspiring Twitter Bios + Tips

But the challenge is you only have 160 characters to state everything about you in an interesting and meaningful manner. Keep in mind that no one significant will follow you unless they know who you are. How-to: Pin A Tweet To Your Twitter Profile Page. Twitter’s enhanced analytics dashboard. Twitter has been slowly improving their analytics features for profiles and ads and it’s been very interesting to see.

Twitter’s enhanced analytics dashboard

It used to be we had to dig through other reporting tools to really see what is working and what isn’t and gather reporting data for clients. No more! The new analytics dashboard shares top tweets, mentions, Twitter cards and followers on a month by month basis. What Should I Tweet? Tips for Corporate Twitter Accounts. What Should I Tweet? Tips for Corporate Twitter Accounts It’s fair to say that Twitter is now a well established platform.

With over 500 million registered users as of 2012, generating over 340 million tweets daily it’s become one of the most visited websites on the Internet. Whilst of course many businesses have been active on Twitter for a considerable amount of time, I think it’s fair to say that many are struggling to gain traction there, and of course there are other businesses who have yet to dip their toes in the water. The question of what to tweet is one I’m asked frequently so that’s what I’ll be talking about today. Twitter Strategy: 4 Tweets You Should Consider Beside Article Links. The point of my previous post about improving your Twitter strategy was to help you curate content from your favorite blogs easier and automate the process of sharing your own material.

As I see it, curated content and links to your own articles should be the ground layer of your Twitter strategy. While the previous post hopefully helped you simplify the whole process, it didn’t really give you new content ideas. And today I would like to this a step further, by sharing some of the ways to diversify your tweets. On top of those two basic types of content it might be worth coming up with other tweets to keep your audience engaged. So what you will read in the next paragraphs are five examples of tweets you should consider adopting in order to make it a little more interesting for your followers to actually follow you.

Let’s get started! 50 Ideas on Using Twitter for Business. We really can’t deny the fact that businesses are testing out Twitter as part of their steps into the social media landscape. You can say it’s a stupid application, that no business gets done there, but there are too many of us (including me) that can disagree and point out business value. I’m not going to address the naysayers much with this. Instead, I’m going to offer 50 thoughts for people looking to use Twitter for business. And by “business,” I mean anything from a solo act to a huge enterprise customer. Your mileage may vary, and that’s okay. Oh, and please feel free to reblog this wherever. How to Get More Twitter Followers. 5 Ways Twitter Chats Can Help Your Business. Does your business use Twitter? Have you considered using Twitter chats as a marketing tool? As the use of hashtags on Twitter continues to flourish, conversations built around specific hashtags—or Twitter chats—have become commonplace.

While you may be familiar with how to use Twitter chats for personal networking, you might not know they can also be used by brands to achieve business goals. In this post, I’ll show you 5 ways your business can benefit from Twitter chats. #1: Connect With Customers and Prospects Hosting an event is a great way for a business to bring its potential and current customer base together to learn, engage and build a deeper relationship. How To Help Someone Get Started On Twitter. How to Use Twitter Lists to Follow Thousands (and Appear Superhuman)

1.2K Shares Facebook 430 Twitter 627 LinkedIn 59 inShare59 Google+ 42 Pin It Share 14 1.2K Shares × People often ask me what my favorite feature on Twitter is. My response is always the same: Lists! When they ask me why, my answer is always too long for a single conversation. 10 Reasons Why I Don't Retweet You & Your Content. How To Get 1,000 Genuine Twitter Followers In 8 Weeks. We’ve all seen adverts offering hundreds of thousands of Twitter followers for a few pounds, and some of us may have even purchased these services. In reality, bulking up your Twitter account in this way offers very little benefit. The stark reality is that your unique followers are likely spoof profiles, created on mass using specialist software. Your new followers will not become active members of your social community and they certainly won’t increase your social footprint or share your content. 16 Creative Ways to Use Twitter for Business.

How to Participate in a Tweet Chat. 31 Twitter Tips: How To Use Twitter Tools And Twitter Best Practices For Business. How To Get Your First 500 Twitter Followers. The Pros and Cons of Using Twitter in Your Social Marketing. 12 Ways to Get Personal Using Twitter. Twitter allows me to open up and share my personal side to make an emotional connection with my audience. Sharing personal information helps my audience get to know me beyond my profession. If all of my Tweets or Retweets were business oriented, my Twitter feed would be dry and robotic. “People want to work with other people that they know, trust and like.” Twitter tips for newcomers. Learn the ins and outs of the Twitterverse For those of us who’ve been using Twitter for a while, we sometimes forget that there are new adopters of the network every day. 14 Twitter Mistakes to Avoid. 101 Tweet-Tastic Tools for 2013. 71.2K Flares Twitter 4.1K Facebook 331 Google+ 328 StumbleUpon 65.6K Pin It Share 178 178 LinkedIn 293 inShare293 Email -- Email to a friend Buffer 270 71.2K Flares ×

Finding Your Following on Twitter is EZ (With THESE 66 Hashtags. There are three main goals that revolve around a majority of Twitter accounts: build brand awareness, connect with a specific audience, and grow a following that will one day grow sales. What’s the common denominator between these three goals? 101 Tweet-Tastic Tools for 2013. Twitter Hashtags and Consulting Firms. Twitter Hashtags & Consulting Firms: Send A Telegram, Not A Smoke Signal Posted by Sam Lowe on Mon, Aug 05, 2013 @ 03:53 PM. How To Prospect With Twitter. What Do I Tweet About? 30 Tweet Ideas. How to Get More Twitter Followers (The Ultimate Twitter Tips Guide)

What Is A Tweet? - Social Media Launchpad.