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The State of the Twitterverse 2012. InShare909 The first time I wrote about Twitter was March 2007. My, how time and Tweets fly. With 500 million registered users and 250 million Tweets flying across the Twitterverse every day, Twitter has become a fabric of our digital culture. Twitter is now ingrained in our digital DNA and is reflected in our lifestyle and how we connect and communicate with one another. While many struggle to understand its utility or its significance in the greater world of media, it is the most efficient global information network in existence today. I recently stumbled upon a well done infographic created by Infographic Labs to communicate the state of of the Twitterverse.

A Brief History of Twitter July 2006 – Twttr’s hatched (Yes that’s how it was originally spelled), by Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, and Biz Stone July 2007 – Raises $1 million, valued at $5 million November 2008 – President-elect Barack Obama thanks his Twitter followers 2009 – 2 billion Tweets per day, Twitter raises $35 million 1. 2. (3) Twitter pour les nuls. Twitter Guide Book – How To, Tips and Instructions by Mashable. How to Create a Twitter Avatar You Can be Proud Of | Onextrapixel - Web Design & Development Magazine. A quick explanation for those of you who don't know what a twitter avatar is. It's the small picture in the top left corner of your profile. Let me start by saying that if you don't have any avatar at all, many users won't even consider the possibility of following you.

That means you are doomed from the get go. Therefore, the most important feature of a twitter avatar is: its existence itself. Nevertheless, a proper twitter avatar can bring you more benefits: It helps you to define your brand and spread it around the internet. People can identify your entry in next to no time just by looking at the avatar. On the flip side, a poor, blurry, low quality avatar can have an opposite effect. What's the Size of Twitter Avatars? Twitter avatars are displayed in four different sizes: 48x48 px – The smallest version. Of course all of this means only one thing: You need to create a 250x250 pixel avatar that looks equally nice as a 48x48 thumbnail.

What a Good Twitter Avatar Contains The Presentation. How to Create a Beautiful Twitter Avatar - Creative Avatars, guest-post, Social Media, tips, Tutorial, Twitter Avatars. The 2010 Personal Avatar Size Reference Guide. How to decide what size your personal avatar image should be on your favorite social networks. What you need to know before spreading your avatar In my 2009 Personal Avatar Size Reference Guide, I gave some rules to keep in mind when choosing an image size for your avatar. This year I’m going to keep things even simpler. Since most of the popular social networks here below only use square images – cropping rectangular images when necessary – and they all show your image at various sizes, there are only really 2 ways of going about this: Submit a good quality, large image that still looks good even when reduced in size, or…Select an image according to which size is most likely to be seen for a given social network I recommend the first strategy.

Some of the recommendations haven’t changed since 2009, some have, and I’ve also included newly-popular networks in the list. Recommendations for your social media profiles in 2010 A handy tool for avatar-making is: mypictr. The 2009 Personal Avatar Size Reference Guide. You’ve read the 11 Rules for Personal Branding Success with Avatars, have a perfect image for your avatar and want to get started visually improving your personal brand online. This handy reference will help you do just that. What you need to know before spreading your avatar Most sites only use square images If your chosen image is rectangular, some sites will crop it automatically and probably not in a flattering way.

Bearing in mind that brand reinforcement is about repetition, keep things simple by using the same square image everywhere. Sites only let you submit one image per account However, sites will typically use at least 3 different sizes of your image. Image submission rule of thumb Submit large images to the sites where profile pages are more likely to be seen often, such as on LinkedIn. Recommendations for your social media profiles A tool to make it all happen: mypictr Not a graphic designer? Which other sites would you like to see in this reference guide?


Twitterfall. The New, New Twitter and What It Means to You. InShare704 The new, new Twitter is upon us and while some of you already have access to it, others will have to wait up to three weeks. I’m not one to write about new features or products as they’re released. But I would like to take some time to review why this version of Twitter is important to you and your business. Twitter has undergone nothing short of a complete redesign…again. The new experience offers a much needed simplification.

Unveiled through a tagline of “let’s fly,” the new, new Twitter centers around five distinct tabs, Home, Connect, Discover, Me, and Tweet. Home: One of the most notable improvements is in the intuitiveness of the design. Now, you have access to what you need in a simple and functional layout.On the “Home” page, you will find your social stream of course in addition to trends, recommended people, DMs, etc. @Connect: The Connect tab is where you can see who’s talking about you as well as who’s interacting with you or your Tweets. Get Embed with Twitter 1. A New Version of Twitter is Coming.

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Service cx. Mot clic. How to win friends and influence people. I've been on Twitter for about two years. It's a part of my life. A small part, but a nice diversion for someone who publicly claimed, "I will never be a twit! " My purpose today is not to issue generalizations about Twitter, or to persuade you to take part. You may well have better ways to spend your time.

What I want to do is make some observations about successful tweeting. I feel I'm qualified, since I currently have 532,782 followers, and that's not bad for an ordinary mortal not named Lady Gaga or Justin Bieber. I give you as an example my friend of many years, Margo Howard. I was coached on tweeting by my guru Andy Ihnatko, who lectured me on the "signal/noise ratio.

" An example of the former: "Having Cinnamon Dolce Crème Frappuccino at Starbucks" or "Horny again. " That leads me with no effort to a category of tweet that can get you dropped from those I follow. I also dislike obscure spellings or abbreviations. A few Twitter users still make the mistake of not abbreviating links.


Schmap Releases Tool to Break Down the Demographics of Your Twitter Followers. The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here. Name: Know Your Twitter Followers Quick Pitch: Know Your Twitter Followers takes Twitter one step further. Genius Idea: Providing a demographic analysis of your Twitter followers. Do you ever wonder who your Twitter followers are? Whether you have millions or hundreds of followers, now you can obtain a full analysis that allows you to find out who they really are. "If you are an individual Twitter user, you are naturally curious to know who is following you and where they are," said Paul Hallett, CEO for Schmap. Schmap, which has raised $3 million in funding, demonstrated the new insightful service by generating follower profiles for a range of Twitter's top celebrities, including Lady Gaga, Oprah Winfrey, Charlie Sheen, Sarah Palin, Justin Bieber, Tiger Woods and Donald Trump.

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