You’re all over Twitter every day and you know all about it, right? Well, maybe you do, maybe you don’t, but (most likely) you don’t have “everything Twitter” at the tip of your tongue every second of the day, particularly if you’re a Twitter marketer and not an app developer. Either way, we have a [...]
Have you signed up for Twitter and that’s about as far as you got? Or maybe you’re using it, but not seeing results and just doing know where to start? If you join us for the AllTwitter Marketing Conference next month, you’ll not only learn where to start – you’ll leave a pro (especially if [...]
Yahoo recently announced it would be showing tweets in its real-time search results – and that’s awesome for everyone involved, Yahoo, Twitter, you, me – and should worry Google. But maybe Twitter should actually be a bit worried too, because Yahoo obviously plans to be at the top of the technology pyramid and one of [...]
Love your Twitter handle? Well, let’s hope there isn’t a business out there with the same name that wants it – or you might be out of luck, Chuck. A couple in Idaho had a Twitter handle for three years and lost it because a resort going by the same name wanted the handle. It [...]
Much like the Twitter feature we told you about in February, prompting users to “welcome back” tweeps who left and then returned to Twitter, we have another user prompt to share with you: Reconnect. You probably haven’t seen it, and who knows if you ever will (more on that below), but it’s fun to find [...]
Comedians and Twitter just mix well, like burgers and fries. Or burgers and hot dogs, if you like your Twitter humor on the juicier side. To wit: Conversations With A Twitter Feed, a hilarious web series created, written and directed by Alex J. Mann, who moonlights as a writer for SomeECards. David C. Monk is [...]
Need a little weekend reading? We’ve compiled our top ten Twitter stories of the week, which includes a tip on how to get more retweets on Twitter, a study thats that shows how Vines are shared four times more than other videos on Twitter, a look at the top 15 countries on Twitter, as ranked [...]
The number of followers you have on Twitter has always been a hollow metric – unless you’re actively engaging with and converting that community, it’s simply another number. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
Industry experts are saying that Twitter is on track to earn up to $1 billion in ad revenue by the end of 2013. It’s become the go-to network of choice for TV shows looking to engage their audience on the second screen, non-profits seeking donations, and local businesses who want to build relationships with their [...]
This continues our series highlighting new positions posted at Twitter each week. Check out past listings here. This week, Twitter added 31 new jobs to its career page. And here they are: continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
Today we give thanks for the Twitter co-founders penchant for interesting names. We have, of course, the Obvious Corp (which is anything but) and Square (that cool “pay using my smartphone” device), the new blogging platform Medium – and now, bestest of all – Jelly. Beyond wondering if they’ve employed someone solely to come up [...]
This continues our Pay It Forward Friday series. No one likes to see sick children, it’s depressing and makes us worry for our own little ones. But would you be willing to put that discomfort aside for a moment and help ease their suffering? Hope so. Because all it takes is a tweet to help share [...]
One of the announcements Google made this week at its action-packed Google I/O conference was that Google Glass now has an app for Twitter, in addition to apps for Facebook, Tumblr, Evernote, Google+, CNN, and ELLE. Earlier this month, a tweet from an official Twitter Glass app was spotted, indicating that the roll-out of said [...]
Another win for sports and Twitter: Golf pro Ben Crane turned to his Twitter following this week to crowdsource a replacement caddie at the HP Byron Nelson Championship Pro-Am in Texas. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
SocialBro, an expansive Twitter dashboard tool, is kicking things up a notch with a brand new “Tweet Analytics” tool unveiled this week. For the first time, SocialBro lets you measure the impact of the actual content you share on Twitter, improving the effectiveness of your messages. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in [...]
If you find browser tabs SO 2012 and want a faster way to immediately access Twitter, you might be interested in BirdDrop. The poopy sounding app sits in your Mac’s menu bar until you’re ready to “drop a tweet” or view your account without scanning the six hundred tabs you have open for Twitter. continued… [...]
It looks like Twivo, the Twitter spoiler blocker brainchild of this teen, did not make it to market fast enough to be able to shout “first!” Another service has popped up ahead of it and it promises to do the same thing, though a bit differently. But they both protect your sensitive sight from spoiler [...]
Twitter has over 200 million active users creating over 400 million Tweets per day. That’s a lot of people and a lot of tweets. For business owners, Twitter has become an important tool for distributing content, providing support to existing customers and proactively reaching out to potential customers. To make its platform more attractive to [...]
In our earlier post on “tweetblocking being the new junkpunch on Twitter” we introduced you to a watchdog handle, @FixWMATA, that was blocked by the publicly funded entity it was watchdogging: the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. And we’re wondering if publicly funded entities should be allowed to block watchdog groups – or anybody for [...]
Just when you thought every great Twitter handle HAS to be taken, someone finds another one that you wish you’d thought of first. And the folks who found THIS one are asking for your help, as they’re . . . controversial. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
Calls to action are a well-established and powerful marketing tool that help brands drive awareness of products and services, and they have proven to be very effective in digital marketing. But how do you make them work on Twitter? Use an exclamation point! continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
On the heels of the dissolution of Twitter subsidiary TweetDeck, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has vacated his position as a U.K. director of Twitter. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
NBC isn’t the only TV network tapping Twitter for fall season hype. Fox and Twitter have entered into a partnership to promote Fox programs through tweeted video clips and enable the network’s advertisers to use Twitter’s ad platforms for promotion. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
In 2007, way before the social media gurus, comedians, journalists, celebrities and the media, Brandon (aka B.J.) Mendelson signed up for Twitter. B.J. has found many positive ways to use Twitter, but you probably haven’t heard about them because nobody has told you the truth – until now. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs [...]
Everyone wants to be a “social platform” these days. From Lady Gaga’s Little Monsters to the re-imagined MySpace, heck even Taco Bell is trying to position itself as a “platform” – TacOS? And now we have BlackBerry making an end run to snag the “social platform” golden ring away from those slackers (Twitter, Facebook and [...]
Twitter acquired a slew of companies last year and appears to be aiming to top that number this year. And it’s also looking (apparently) to keep third-party developers on their toes, as this latest aqui-hire, Lucky Sort, has contextual analysis pretty locked up – and it’s now in-house. Eep. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The [...]
WebMediaBrands have announced the release of the AllTwitter Marketing Bible, a subscription-based service from Inside Network. The AllTwitter Marketing Bible is a new resource designed to help marketers build their audience, increase engagement, and improve conversions and customer loyalty on Twitter. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
If you want to be mean to someone anonymously, there are lots of ways to do this online, but few provide assurances that your target will actually see what you’ve said about them. So you risk wasting that nasty little witticism . . . unless the person is on Twitter, that is. One can be [...]
Need a little weekend reading? We’ve compiled our top ten Twitter stories of the week, which includes a look at what happens over the course of a day on the internet, 10 social media personality types, a new Twitter-based sensor for diaper changing, a study which reveals how moms are using social media and thoughts [...]
Social media is creating a global collective consciousness that is rapidly shifting the power base from big business, religion and government to the consumer. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
Twitter announced yesterday afternoon that it has acquired a little-known scalable computing startup called Ubalo. Founded in 2011, Palo Alto-based Ubalo simplifies large-scale computing, enabling its users to write just the code they need for analysis or processing without worrying about the complexities of integration and scaling. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs [...]
Twitter competitor App.net (ADN) has progressed from a paid members-only platform to a freemium model (a few months ago), with free accounts available only to those invited by paying members. And now it announced it is allowing anyone to join with an App.net Passport account. Is the next step a free toaster with every sign up? [...]
Mother’s Day is just two days away, and thanks to this infographic we know that moms and social media make a great mix. Twitter is well-aware of that fact, too, so they created a Public Service Announcement regarding Mother’s Day. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.