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Top Web Design Trends Your Business Should Implement for 2015. 10 Awesome Twitter Analytics and Visualization Tools. Recently Twitter rolled out their native analytics platform for all users and now you can get some quality data about your tweets directly from Twitter.

10 Awesome Twitter Analytics and Visualization Tools

After researching over a thousand Twitter Tools for the Twitter Tools Book I came across many Twitter analytics and visualization tools. These Twitter tools were designed to add value by presenting a different way to visualize or analyze your tweets, the people in your network, and the tweets from the people in your network. Many tools tried to add value and failed. At least they tried. The following tools, however, stand out in my mind as exceptional or entertaining and I recommend you check them out if you want to analyze and visualize your activity on Twitter. 1.

TweepsMap is an excellent Twitter tool for both analyzing and visualizing your Twitter network. As it’s name suggests it does this by showing you how your followers are distributed on a map, in terms of percentages. You can see the distribution of my followers below. 9 Principles for Leveraging Twitter to Grow Your Business. Anyone can create a Twitter account for their business, but few know what steps to take next.

9 Principles for Leveraging Twitter to Grow Your Business

Many times people launch campaigns on Twitter without developing any kind of strategy, because they discredit the true potential of using Twitter to grow their business. This is a grave mistake that should be avoided. Entrepreneurs should approach Twitter with the same level of attention to detail and thoughtfulness that they would put towards a Wall Street Journal advertising campaign. Let me give you a couple examples of some successes I’ve had with Twitter for my consulting clients. I’ve developed Twitter campaigns for clients to successfully drive sales, produce leads, encourage email sign-ups, promote massive webinar registration, and build a national media presence. How to Leverage Twitter for Your Freelance Business. Social media applications such as Twitter can be effectively utilized as a tool for freelancers like yourself to promote your services.

How to Leverage Twitter for Your Freelance Business

In a time when the world is connected through the internet, failing to employ such a simple strategy to connect with your potential and existing clients is a waste of opportunity. Remember that you are promoting to the rest of the world each time you post something in Twitter. (Image source: Fotolia) The content then, is what matters.

You can update your existing clients on your latest projects and network with freelancers like yourself. Here are five possible ways to make good use of Twitter for your freelance business: 1. As you would probably agree with me, social networking platforms like Twitter and Facebook have definitely facilitated our access to such opportunities to exchange knowledge and insights to an unprecedented level. 2. Twittering is a good way to inform your followers on any updates to your portfolio blog. (Image source: Fotolia) How to Leverage Twitter for Business Marketing. More and more small businesses are leveraging twitter to stay up-to-the-minute with their online audiences.

How to Leverage Twitter for Business Marketing

These audiences often include customers, vendors, brand advocates, and even competitors. Sharing short, informative updates of 140 characters or less on the fast-moving social media site can enable any business to grow if it strategically manages their messaging and strategy for keeping their audiences engaged. Twitter is, without a doubt, the darling of celebrities who enjoy updating their fans with their daily doings. For businesses, leveraging Twitter is a bit more challenging. On one hand, it’s an online communication channel that can be used to instantaneously share promotions, sales, news, opinions, and more. By its nature, the continuous flow of Twitter updates means that businesses that do choose to use it must be willing to commit to its ongoing support on a very regular basis. Many businesses wonder how Twitter is different from other social media sites.

Kabbage Team. Top Brand Marketers Share What They're Gearing Up for in 2015. In 2014, brands shored up their commitment to social, made innovations in their use of new platforms, and began to map and measure the effectiveness of their efforts.

Top Brand Marketers Share What They're Gearing Up for in 2015

We saw Instagram outgrow and outpace Twitter, paralleling the overall rise of visual content and visual-first platforms. Wearable tech began shedding its sci-fi image, marketers pushed back against the loss of organic reach on Facebook, and YouTube influencers went mainstream. The question now is, "What will 2015 hold? " Recently, I had the opportunity to connect with marketers across the Fortune 500, brands, publishers, and agencies at the Visual Revolution Summit. Most people were discussing challenges to overcome, accomplishments, and areas for improvement. I was curious to get a visceral read on what was top of mind for them in the upcoming year. Over a dozen conference speakers shared their perspectives, resulting in some key themes and predictions for the new year. 2015 is the year of...

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