Streamdın We create amazing digital experiences We are digital strategists, creatives, engineers, and mentors. We are the digital agency of today creating amazing iPhone, iPad, Android, and Web experiences for tomorrow. By the numbers Twitter for Beginners: 5 Steps for Better Tweeting Twitter is immensely useful as a utility for joining in the global conversation and sharing thoughts, opinions, information, and media. But for new users, there's also a fairly steep learning curve. For many people new to Twitter, the site doesn't immediately "make sense" and it can be a bit daunting. But there are things those users can do to make the service more useful from the get go. Below are five steps for new users to take in order to make the Twitter experience more enjoyable from the beginning. New users have both third party services and built-in tools at their disposal to make Twitter work for them, and this post highlights some of the best.
Sharein: Link Sharing With Sophisticated Influence Tracking This post is part of Mashable’s Spark of Genius series, which highlights a unique feature of startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here. The series is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. Name: Sharein 7 Secrets to Tweeting Your Corporate Culture Sharlyn Lauby is the president of Internal Talent Management (ITM) which specializes in employee training and human resources consulting. She authors a blog at hrbartender.com. I admit I’m a Twitter addict. I enjoy the flurry of tweets and the variety of information my followers share with me. But even though I like the variety, it’s still important for me to feel some sort of connection to the people and companies I follow.
Why People Use Twitter What drives people to tweet? According to the “Consumer Internet Barometer” from TNS and The Conference Board, 41.6% percent of Internet users who used Twitter did so to keep in touch with their friends. In addition, 29.1% used it to update their status, 25.8% to find news and stay updated, 21.7% for work purposes and 9.4% for research. From Corporate to Personal: A Breakdown Of The Four Types of Twi Brands often ask how they should position their persona on social media profiles and accounts, this guide should be a helpful breakdown. This post is inspired by Michael Brito, one of Intel’s social media strategists who presented on this topic with me at Stanford a few weeks ago. There are different purposes for different needs, so my standard breakdown is designed for you to weigh out the pros and cons as you make your decision.
Export Twitter Followers and Friends using a Google Spreadsheet – MASHe Note: Twitter recently wrote to me reminding me that methods of obtaining and exporting Twitter content obtained via the Twitter API is prohibited by section I.4.A of our API Terms of Service ( ), specifically:You will not attempt or encourage others to sell, rent, lease, sublicense, redistribute, or syndicate access to the Twitter API or Twitter Content to any third party without prior written approval from Twitter. If you provide an API that returns Twitter data, you may only return IDs (including tweet IDs and user IDs). You may export or extract non-programmatic, GUI-driven Twitter Content as a PDF or spreadsheet by using “save as” or similar functionality.
Why Brands ABSOLUTELY DO Belong on Twitter Lon S. Cohen is a writer and social media strategist. He is @obilon on Twitter. A Mashable article by Dr. Mark Drapeau was passed around on Twitter this Friday, calling for a ban on brands on Twitter. I respectfully disagree. Twitter Targeting Update: Flexible Audiences Have Arrived - Newsroom For quite some time Twitter has allowed marketers to use Tailored Audiences to create custom audiences. Within tailored audiences, marketers were offered three main targeting options: Target Specific Users – Based on email marketing lists or a list of influential Twitter users.Website Visitors – Straight-forward website retargeting Resulting from marketers placing the Twitter pixel on their website and collecting data on website visitors.Mobile Apps – Very similar to website visitor targeting.