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The Social Ad Series is supported by LoopFuse , which provides forever-free marketing automation software that closes the loop between sales and marketing with smarter lead capture, scoring, and nurturing — plus Salesforce.com integration. See how lead management with LoopFuse increases revenue. Twitter was influenced by texting, which — group messaging aside — isn't a big advertising platform. So it's not surprising perhaps that despite its strong growth, Twitter still isn't an advertising powerhouse. Part of the reason is the fear of killing the golden goose: Run too many ads and your users will flee to a competing service. But another reason is that the founders of Twitter want to invent something new.
HootSuite , the social media dashboard and analytics tool, has reached a new milestone: 2 million users. Invoke Media released HootSuite in December 2008 and it is widely used by individuals as well as organizations, governments and businesses. The White House, SXSW, Zappos and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia all use HootSuite, according to the company.
Have you ever turned to Twitter with a question — whether the answer was already available online —that you just wanted your Twitter friends to answer? If you have, Twitter's #lazyweb hashtag can help. It lets you outsource your questions to the wider web of Twitter users and get answers, presumably even from people outside your own network.
Just a few years ago, Twitter never existed. It’s strange to take something that’s so widely used today and picture what life was like before it. It got me thinking, what would the world be like today if we never had Twitter?
Etude – Internet et les Français en 2010 Cette étude propose des chiffres sur plusieurs points : Internautes, usages, vidéos, audience, e-commerce, réseaux sociaux, Facebook Twitter, blogs, mobilité, iPhone... Et même si les informations présentées restent assez superficielles, il m'a semblé intéressant de la relayer ici.
Twitter just celebrated its fifth year as a technology this week. It began as a small project among a few coworkers at a podcasting company in San Francisco called Odeo . Thanks to Twitter, the world is closer and more “real-time” than ever.
For more mythbusting and social media science, don’t forget to buy my book: Zarrella’s Hierarchy of Contagiousness . For marketers the most important use of Twitter is to increase your reach to spread your content. To do this, you need to get more followers. Sure there are customer service uses of Twitter, but for marketing purposes, follower count is key. I’ve been doing research for a few years now on how to get more followers, and here are some of the most important points I’ve found.
Have you ever noticed that the phrase "Follow me on Twitter " seems a lot more common than "Friend me on Facebook "? Alterian and Sevans Strategy decided to look into this phenomenon. The two tracked 3.3 million such "asks" in March by running keyword searches on various platforms including Flickr, Blogger, YouTube, Facebook, LinkedIn, Tumblr and Twitter.