Tag Archives: Twitter

5 Awesome Twitter for iPad App Features

Twitter recently rolled out its new iPad mobile application.  Go to the App Store to get the latest version.  Here’s a review of 5 cool features.

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How To Track Tweet Button Clicks In Google Analytics

I use Google Analytics to track activity to and from my blog.  Unfortunately, there are a lot of holes in that process, especially related to Twitter clickthroughs. Continue reading

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My Social Graph “Suggestions For You” Twitter

I was pleased to finally receive the “Suggestions For You” feature since I’ve been hearing about it all week. My initial impressions were:

  1. Dang, I thought I was following some of those people already
  2. Um, I recently unfollowed some of those folks
  3. There were several people who showed up frequently in the “Followed By:” field, but they weren’t people I engage with much
  4. There are a lot of celebrities on this list
  5. These are real people, not feeds
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Turbo Charge Your Twitter Stream with Tweetdeck [VIDEO]

The new Tweetdeck experimental version uses the “User Streams API” from Twitter and it is turbo charged. It’s so fast that my All Friends stream of 7,724 people is almost a blur.

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5 Hot Tips For Serious News Hounds

Do you follow over 100 news sources? Are you the first to retweet earthquake tweets? Do you send late night DM’s to major new sources then see them show up on the news a few minutes later? If so, then you’re definitely a news hound.

Here are five tips to keep you at the top of the news junkie food chain.

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4 Tips For Building An Amazing Twitter Community

One year ago today, thousands mourned the death of Eric De La Cruz after he was unable to get a heart transplant in time. Eric’s sister, television journalist Veronica De La Cruz (@VeronicaDLCruz), had reached out to her Twitter network and started an historic campaign that would connect thousands, raise over one million dollars in three weeks, and play a significant role in the U.S. health care debate.

There are hundreds of stories like this on Twitter and each one revolves around a strong community. After being a part of the Eric De La Cruz campaign (#ERIC) and many other efforts, I have identified four key tips for building strong and lasting Twitter communities.

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How To Pitch Social Media To Your Boss

It’s safe to say that there is no one formula for presenting social media to your company. The approaches will differ based on your position in the company, the company’s culture, formal presentation processes, probably on the size of your company, and the receptiveness of the industry to social media. But if you believe, as I do, that social media is here to stay and that your businesses can benefit from the social revolution, then you should find some helpful tips here for making your big pitch.

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What Is #Vlogchat?

#Vlogchat was created tonight on Twitter out of the #BlogChat after party on June 6, 2010. The same thing tends to happen every week just after the official #BlogChat hour – little groups of video bloggers clump together and start talking about video. I suggested we start a #vlogchat hashtag and several people joined in.

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On The Job Hunt – How You Can Help

I’m looking for job opportunities and I’m asking for your help. I listed my job search areas below and some helpful bits of information that demonstrate my experience in each area. You can help by connecting me with possible opportunities, spreading the news, and by just saying hello and sending encouraging words. I’ve already received a great amount of support and I’m grateful.

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Post To Tumblr from Tweetdeck

The latest version of Tweetdeck, a popular Twitter client, now allows users to post to their Tumblr and Wordpress.com blogs.

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