Category Archives: Social Media Horizons

23 Reasons To Make Twitter Chats Part Of Your Social Media

Leveraging The Power of Twitter Chats In Your Social Media

This past Sunday, I spent some time on a Twitter chat hosted by Mack Collier and Brian Clark. This one goes by the #blogchat hashtag handle, happens every Sunday night at 5 pm Pacific and brings in some of the best bloggers and social media mentors on a common platform. Twitter chats can be one…

The Hidden Dangers Of Not Having A Social Media Base Camp

Social Media Base Camps - Don't Get Locked Out

I am strong believer in the social media base camp concept. Social media success needs a base camp – else everything we do is at the mercy of the elements. Case in point is the shutting down of Vox. Vox is (soon will be was) a free blogging platform launched by Six Apart, the same…

3 Reasons To Use The New Twitter Buttons On Your Blog

New Twitter Button

Two weeks ago, Twitter launched their official Tweet button. That, in my opinion, was landmark launch – because it fundamentally changes the way we look at Twitter sharing and the numbers that get associated with the tweets. Other applications like TweetMeme and Topsy have been doing this for over an year now, but this change…

Blogging Frontiers: Emerging Face of Social Media

Since last week, one part of the blogging world has been going through a lot of turmoil. No – it’s not the turmoil that leads to mental agony – or may be it does. Depends on how you look at it. The key folks who started this churn are David Risley, Mike Cliffe Jones, Jordan…

Twitter Tools: HootSuite Rocks – The First Impressions

The world of social media is ablaze with the new release of HootSuite – a professional Twitter client. Personally, I have hitherto stayed away from Twitter clients, given that they have been flaky – adding an extra layer of uncertainty to the relatively unstable Twitter. I have used TweetDeck and Seesmic on and off, as…

What Did You Do Today – On Social Media Day?

Today – June 30th was Social Media Day. I’m using the past tense on purpose, because this post is going up with a reason. As the day winds to a close, I wanted to see what all of us did with social media today. The genesis of Social Media Day was on Mashable – with…