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50 Ideas on Using Twitter for Business

50 Ideas on Using Twitter for Business
We really can’t deny the fact that businesses are testing out Twitter as part of their steps into the social media landscape. You can say it’s a stupid application, that no business gets done there, but there are too many of us (including me) that can disagree and point out business value. I’m not going to address the naysayers much with this. Instead, I’m going to offer 50 thoughts for people looking to use Twitter for business. Your mileage may vary, and that’s okay. Oh, and please feel free to reblog this wherever. 50 Ideas on Using Twitter for Business First Steps Build an account and immediate start using Twitter Search to listen for your name, your competitor’s names, words that relate to your space. Ideas About WHAT to Tweet Instead of answering the question, “What are you doing?” Some Sanity For You You don’t have to read every tweet. The Negatives People Will Throw At You Twitter takes up time. Some Positives to Throw Back What else would you add? Become a StudioPress Affiliate

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30+ Apps for Doing Business on Facebook Josh Peters is a freelance social media consultant from Salt Lake City, Utah. He authors a blog at Shuaism.com. Think LinkedIn is the only place for business? Facebook is growing rapidly and it's becoming a destination for businesses and business professionals alike to establish a presence. Here are over 30 Facebook applications to help promote, network, communicate, collaborate and accomplish more with your business. Which apps do you use? Blog Promotion Networked Blogs app – This app shows up on your profile or in your boxes tab and displays your blog and any of the blogs you like to read. Notes (Default App) - Default App found on the right side of your profile. Social RSS – This one can be in either a box on your profile or even better, its own tab on your profile. Simplaris BlogCast - Quick and simple way to put the title of your blog post and a link to it in your feed. Business / Self Promotion Define Me – Displays a cloud of words others use to describe your business. Communication

Twitter research report: How businesses are using short messages 5 Tips for Branding Your Business on Twitter Twitter can drive leads and sales. However, because of the simplicity of the Twitter platform , some businesses overlook simple ways to improve their business' branding on Twitter. Taking the time to optimize your brand on Twitter is important to help capture the ultra-short attention span of users scrolling through their Twitter feeds. One way to enhance your company's branding on social platforms like Twitter is by empowering all employees to be part of your company's brand online. Branding Your Business on Twitter 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Example: " youcompanyname " documentname . pdf . On-Demand Webinar: The Science of ReTweets With Dan Zarrella

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Simple small business software, collaboration, CRM: 37signals Should your business be on Facebook? - Mar. 18, 2008 Ask FSB Get small-business intelligence from the experts. Here's a chance for YOU to ask your pressing small-business questions, and FSB editors will help you get answers from the appropriate experts. (FORTUNE Small Business) -- Dear FSB: Is it wise for a small business to have a corporate homepage on Facebook? One of our employees mentioned it. Some say it's good marketing; others say it's not. - Jaci, Grand Rapids Dear Jaci: Great question. If Twitter sounds like an obscure bird species and you think Facebook and News Corp (NWS, Fortune 500).' One great resource is PBS's Media Shift blog by Mark Glaser. But that doesn't address your central dilemma: Should your company jump in or run away? "Lots of clients are asking about Facebook as a viable marketing tool, and I tell them all that it depends on the business and what it is trying to achieve," says Eric Weaver, vice president and managing director of the public relations firm Edelman Digital. "It's not a supermarket," Key said.

A New Way to Mute the Backchannel: ParaTweet for Live Events If you've ever been to a conference or some sort of large event, you've probably seen a live Twitter stream in action. Up on a big screen in a prominent place, often the stage itself, the live stream tracks the relevant hashtags or keywords about the event, be it a conference, a panel, a meetup, or some other sort of heavily-tweeted gathering. But sometimes there's an issue with displaying the raw, unfiltered tweets in this way: they can be disruptive. All it takes is one Twitter user trying to be funny - or, worse, a troll saying something rude - to take the discussion off course. Now there's a new solution to deal with this problem: Paratweet. Paratweet is a new application that lets organizers moderate tweets about their event before they hit the big screen. Using Paratweet After signing up for a Paratweet account, you create a new event, set up some keywords or hashtags to monitor, and you can even enter an onscreen question for the audience to respond to, if desired. Why Paratweet?

Guide de survie Twitter : s'y retrouver dans les listes 5 Things To Do When Firefox Runs Slow But Other Browsers Run Fast Time doesn’t stand still however, and Firefox has matured over the years. This means great new features, but every change has the chance of causing a bug that degrades performance. Firefox shouldn’t feel slow, particularly when compared to Opera and Internet Explorer. If it does, try these tips and see if you can restore it to its full glory. Step 1: Try Speedyfox As you use and customize Firefox your data is stored in a profile, which is a SQLite database. Speedyfox is a tool designed to solve this problem by compacting the database files. Step 2: Look For Troublesome Extensions One of Firefox’s greatest strengths is its extension support. Your first step is to check that extensions may be the source of the problem, which you can do by opening Firefox’s safe mode. If Firefox’s performance is suddenly improved, the problem is likely an extension. Step 3: Check Other Software Another possible source of Firefox performance issues is interference from another program. Conclusion

7 Ways to Be Worth Following on Twitter ‘How do I get followers on Twitter?’ – it’s a question it seems everyone is asking. In this post Jo-Lynne (follow her at @dcrmom) shares some tips on being the kind of Twitter users people want to follow. Hi. I’m Jo-Lynne and I’m a Twitteraholic. Yes, I’m unashamedly and unapologetically addicted to Twitter. 1) Be Interesting It’s fine to announce what you’re doing and thinking and what you had for lunch, as long as you do it in a way that is entertaining to your followers. @subdiva could have said, “Packing to go to Disney tonight!” @rocksinmydryer could have said, “I hate dieting” but instead she wrote: “May I just say, for the record, that PORTION CONTROL STINKS? Of course not everything you post has to be clever, but if you’re just sharing your thoughts and happenings, try to make it worth reading. 2) Be Informative Not every tweet should answer the question, “What are you doing right now?” 3) Be Interactive Don’t be a “hit and run” tweeter! 4) Be Promotional 5) Be Personal

How To Use Facebook To Market Your Business | Small Business Trends Radio | Small Business Advice So, you haven’t heard of Facebook yet? Or maybe you have and are just not familiar with it. Well either way, Facebook has some benefits for small business owners that you need to know about. Our featured guest in this Episode of The Small Business Trends Radio is Shama Hyder, Chief Marketing Expert and Founder of Click To Client. Topics include: Why is it better than MySpace or LinkedIn? But that’s only the beginning to successfully using Facebook.

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