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The State of the Twitterverse 2012. InShare909 The first time I wrote about Twitter was March 2007.

The State of the Twitterverse 2012

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. How to Create a Twitter Avatar You Can be Proud Of. A quick explanation for those of you who don't know what a twitter avatar is.

How to Create a Twitter Avatar You Can be Proud Of

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. 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.

The 2010 Personal Avatar Size Reference Guide

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. 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.

The 2009 Personal Avatar Size Reference Guide

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.


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.

The New, New Twitter and What It Means to You

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. 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.

How to win friends and influence people

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.


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Schmap Releases Tool to Break Down the Demographics of Your Twitter Followers

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