Grow Your Blog Readership with Twitter High and TweetLater. Today Shelley Binkley from Heal the Woman (follow her at @healthewoman shares how she uses TweetLater to grow blog readership and be more effective on Twitter.
Spending time on Twitter is like mingling through a crowded room, trying to participate in a hundred conversations at once. This can lead two two opposing states of mind, “Twitter High” and “Twitter Dysphoria”: What are these and how do you balance them and your Twittering habit to grow your blog readership? Tweet with an Eye for Giving Other Tweeps Twitter High Like any party Twitter is populated by interesting people and not-so-stimulating people who seem compelled to recount mundane details of their day. Fortunately Twitter is inhabited by thousands of Tweeple who like to Think Big and ponder and pose Big Questions. Twitter High is the soaring feeling from connecting with Big Thinking Tweeple. It inspires you to write new blog content or follow up on a previous post with new information or just makes you happy. Enter TweetLater. Shut Up- You’re Helping the Customer! Imagine your company is a Fortune 500 company that sells a product, an expensive product, the kind of thing that makes an Mercedes look like a value meal.
And imagine that your company is making a huge investment in a direct mail piece. This kind of effort will cost a lot, but it will net more interest in the product, and that might lead to a very rewarding sale. What if you’re a social media enthusiast? What if you start listening online and find that people are actually talking about the campaign? What if they’re asking how to get involved? Not too long after that, another manager from a different division of our company sent a note saying that he highly advised that no one from the company should be inteacting with customers online and it was a slippery slope to do this. What comes next is that Bob, being raised to be helpful, kept engaging with the customer base. All of this leads me to what happened next. No Happy Ending. Conservation versus innovation.
There were seven stages to the No Impact project: no trash, no carbon-producing transportation, sustainable eating, no buying anything new, no fossil-fueled electricity, careful water use and giving back.
The first six stages were all about conservation. About limiting. About doing less harm. There were incredibly discoveries to be made about the truth of where joy and the wonder of life come from, and it isn't, after a certain level, from resource use. But the final stage was to me the most important. Gemeente Nijmegen krijgt ‘Energie Atlas’: cijfers die verduurzam. GuerrillaGardeners.nl. Top 10 Security and Protection Plugins for Wordpress. Death By Blogging: Writers Blog Till They Drop. New York Times: They work long hours, often to exhaustion.
Many are paid by the piece -- not garments, but blog posts. This is the digital-era sweatshop. You may know it by a different name: home. A growing work force of home-office laborers and entrepreneurs, armed with computers and smartphones and wired to the hilt, are toiling under great physical and emotional stress created by the around-the-clock Internet economy that demands a constant stream of news and comment.
Of course, the bloggers can work elsewhere, and they profess a love of the nonstop action and perhaps the chance to create a global media outlet without a major up-front investment. Read the whole story: New York Times. We Shall Overcome « Saudi Jeans. Wilfred Rubens: technology enhanced learning: Discussies via web. Op dit moment is weer een aardige discussie gaande in de educatieve blogosphere . Naar aanleiding van een debat -georganiseerd door The Economist- over de zinvolheid van social networking tools binnen het onderwijs, lees je op diverse plekken verschillende opvattingen:
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