How Does Twitter Work And What Can Twitter Mean For Your Business HASHTAG The hashtag is used to categorize tweets in topics or subjects. This facilitates life for Twitter users when they want to follow a certain topic. So for example, if you wanted to know what everyone else is saying about SEO on Twitter, you type the hash or pound sign (#) in front of the word SEO like so #SEO. If you wanted to follow tweets on copywriting, you type #copywriting. OK, now that we know a little bit about Twitter, let's move on to learn how Twitter works! The screenshot below shows you how your HOME page on Twitter will look like.
Social media is about engagement, so there’s often quite a large debate about adding any automated elements to a social media campaign. Because let’s face it—no one wants to follow an account that’s essentially a bot. Or do they? While some automation tools do nothing but make your social media profile look like an announcement board, other tools can be used to sync right into your normal engagement to give it a helpful boost. 4 Useful Twitter Automation Tools and How to Use Them
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How To Optimize Twitter: Be Real, Profiles, RT, Hashtags & More Twitter loves me, Twitter loves me not. Getting found and heard on Twitter isn’t as easy as the early days. Back then you could hang out and easily meet people at what was referred to as the largest online cocktail party. Today you can still mix and mingle with top influencers, but the party is getting bigger and the saturation level is getting murkier. Twopchart’s latest figures, and countdown chart, show Twitter growing at a rate of around 11 accounts per second and reaching 500 million registered users this month. Why is Twitter winning the social media race as the “go to” platform for breaking news and influencing others whether you are a top tier journalist, celebrity, brand or personality?
It’s easy to overlook Twitter as a reader-attraction tool. All the recent news has focused on Pinterest and Facebook’s traffic talents. Don’t be fooled. Twitter is still an audience-building contender that routinely shows up as a top 5 traffic-source for fast-growing blogs. Twitter, however, is changing. Like most platforms, its users are maturing quickly and are using Twitter in more sophisticated ways. Twitter Tips: Turning Your Twitter Followers into Readers
Social You: 6 More Reasons No One Follows You on Twitter Recently Ted listed four reasons people don’t follow you on Twitter. The list wasn’t punitive. Rather, Ted shed some light on social mistakes that interfere with making connections with others, or in his words “hold you back.” As Ted’s insights do, they got me thinking about why I choose not to follow, or engage, people on Twitter.
Everything You Need To Know About Images For The New Facebook Pages 61 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 24 Google+ 16 LinkedIn 16 inShare16 Pin It Share 0 Buffer 5 Email -- Email to a friend 61 Flares × I’m loving playing around with the new Facebook Timeline, I feel a bit like a kid with a new tool, there’s lots to learn and discover.
If you’re like me, you probably hated Twitter when you first tried it. The first tweet I ever received was “It’s 4 a.m.” – confirming this was the stupidest idea ever! In fact, it took me months to “get” it and unless you’re immersed in this platform, it’s pretty difficult to explain to another person. If I told you Twitter helped keep you safe, would you believe it? What if I told you it was an agent of peace and global connection? A way to help students? This is why you must use Twitter
Now that you’ve decided to jump on the Twitter bandwagon to gain maximum benefits for your business, what do you do next? Getting an impressive Twitter profile and getting a high-quality targeted ‘following’ is only half the battle won. The other important half is to maintain and increase your Twitter following in order to grow your business. Nothing works better than effective tweets in order to enhance your business’ reputation on Twitter. The Anatomy of Effective Tweets
The crazy kids at Twitter have been busy turning a revolution into a business. Led by ex-Googler (and ex-improv comedian) Dick Costolo, the five-year-old company bagged $260 million in revenues last year on the way towards justifying their $8 billion secondary market valuation. Costolo has deftly nudged the Twitter team towards subtle forms of monetization centered on sponsored tweets and sponsored trends that allow corporate marketers to place their message front and center. This is part of the now nearly decade-old shift towards what Web guru John Battelle has long called conversational marketing. In the next few months, Twitter plans on rolling out tools to help local merchants also buy tweets. To date, Twitter has primarily targeted larger businesses with bigger marketing budgets ranging from several thousand a month well up into the hundreds of thousands. Can Twitter Make Local Pay?
10 Tips to Master Twitter Etiquette This post was written by Annie Tsai, our Chief Marketing Officer. Picture this: After a long day’s work, you sink onto the couch and turn on the television. As you flip through the channels, you see a commercial for a new local restaurant. Later, as you scroll through your Facebook newsfeed, you see that a friend has checked in at that same restaurant, posted a picture of his meal, and captioned it, “Delicious! Can’t wait to come back.”
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