Category Archives: Twitter

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…

[Poll] Do You Tweet Horizontally Or Vertically?

Do You Tweet Horizontally Or Vertically?

There’s a huge plethora of Twitter clients available in the market today – both for tweeting horizontally and vertically. Each one of these Twitter clients comes with its own merits and handicap – coupled with the challenges and the advantages that the different hardware platforms offer. I wanted your feedback on how you use Twitter…

9 Action Ideas To Make Twitter Personal And Relevant Again

Making Twitter Personal And Relevant Again

A few days ago, Mike Cliffe-Jones had a post on his blog – Why businesses shouldn’t be on Twitter. Of businesses should be, and that is exactly what Mike meant. The key message that Mike wanted to deliver was: The thing with Twitter is that it’s so personal, so individual. Look at some of the…

Will You Use Expanded Follow Fridays Starting Today? #FFEXP

Twitter Follow Fridays

It began with a simple tweet last Friday from Johnny Laird: In his own words – Sometimes the 140 characters can’t do it justice, so this is my expanded version…. Johnny followed it up with a blog post with a more detailed write up on who his recommendations for Follow Friday were going to be….

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…

Twitter Tools: HootSuite Freemium – Unimpressive At Best

HootSuite Paid Plans

A few weeks back, I had written a post applauding the next-gen version of HootSuite – HootSuite Rocks: The First Impressions. When I started using HootSuite, it looked like it was bringing a lot of firepower to the world of Twitter tools. A lot of other social media evangelists had picked up on HootSuite –…

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…

The 5 Faces Of Twitter – The Honey Trap And The Reward – Part II

In part I of this post, you saw the first three faces of Twitter. This post continues that journey and winds up with thoughts on making the most of your Twitter time. Part I of this post can be read at: http://www.socialmedianotebook.com/twitter/the-5-faces-of-twitter-the-honey-trap-and-the-reward/ PR, Marketing, Branding And Brand You The fourth important and relevant dimension of…

The 5 Faces Of Twitter – The Honey Trap And The Reward – Part 1

Twitter is here to stay. That’s an undeniable truth of social media success. Never before have we seen a platform that has offered a wide plethora of creative options as Twitter. And a lot of folks are putting Twitter to a large variety of uses – including some very profitable ones. Do you already have…