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This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum , where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business. With a billion tweets per week , Twitter has become a place for people and organizations of all types to share their thoughts, reading lists and whereabouts.
A few weeks ago Twitter got its fifth birthday badge. In that half-decade most of us have barely figured out how to abbreviate our survival efforts into 140 characters spurts.
If the tweeting of a little blue bird is taunting you from what seems like every branch of your life, it might be time to take a leap into the great beyond and give yourself and your business a chance to soar through the Twitter-blue sky with these twenty-one tips from Pam, “the marketing nut.”
Twitter has grown by leaps and bounds. And the world’s leading microblogging social network is getting more business-friendlier than ever, it launched a revamped online business center a little while ago.
Sending out tweets can sometimes feel like talking into a vacuum, but forgetting that you have an audience could damage your Twitter reputation. Save yourself the ego bruise of losing followers by checking out five simple tips for keeping your followers happy.
If you’ve already implemented a Tweet button onto your site, then you’re familiar with the fact that all you can really do with it is have it retweet an article and perhaps suggest that a user follow a specific account.
Twitter in the last couple of years or so, has changed the way social media marketing is done or as I personally believe has become the single largest tool in this regard. So, if you are one among those marketers on twitter looking for a comprehensive tool that will assist your campaign, then here are 5 tools that could well have the features your were looking for. Co Tweet
Been on Twitter lately? You will notice they’ve updated their site with a “Connections” feature, which includes “Also Followed by” and “You Both Follow” much like the beloved “Mutual Friends” feature on Facebook. This is a big step in the social direction for Twitter and is a much welcomed addition.
Deck.ly is Tweetdeck’s latest feature that allows users to post Tweets longer than 140 characters.
iPhone: Twitter is great for a lot of things , but if you'd like to filter out the noise and just see the news that's all abuzz on the social network, free app Smartr will show shared links in an readable format. RSS is a great way to keep up with the news, but some RSS feeds (like, say, the New York Times' RSS) can overload you with news pretty quickly. Furthermore, you may miss out on some cool blog posts just because you don't follow that blog religiously.