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Rules for Twitter Following

Twitter Following

Recently, a new Twitter user sent us a Facebook message to ask about “rules” for Twitter. (Don’t you just love modern communication across social platforms?) Specifically, his question was, “I am curious about Twitter etiquette. It seems like the nice thing to do in general is to follow those who follow you…Are there some unwritten rules?” This is a common …

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Leveraging Twitter

Leveraging Twitter

My favorite social media network for business is probably Twitter. The “rules” change there less often and there’s a lot of power in Twitter. Sadly, it’s frequently under-utilized by business owners. It takes time to use Twitter thoroughly, and it takes a willingness to applaud others who are doing a good job, perhaps even in your own industry. Not everyone …

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How To Convert To the New Twitter Layout

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Want to go ahead and convert your Twitter Profile to the new look? Here’s a quick step-by-step process for making the design switch from your desktop. Here’s what you’ll need to have or consider before you switch: A Header Image – Suggested size of 1200 x 600 px, Maximum of 5 MB Current or Updated Profile Picture – Up to …

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Top 3 Things I Love About Twitter

Top 3 Things To Love About Twitter

Over and over again, I speak with business owners who don’t really “get it” when it comes to Twitter. Perhaps they are over-thinking it, or perhaps they haven’t been able to take the time to play with it a bit, but Twitter is one of my favorite social media platforms for a variety of reasons. However, if I had to …

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The Love Languages of Twitter

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You’ve probably heard of The 5 Love Languages book by Gary Chapman. It’s a phenomenal book about communication and personal ways of expressing and affirming love to those we care about. It’s used in every setting imaginable as a way to better our communication skills. So why not apply it to Twitter? Do you have a Twitter “Love Language”? Let’s …

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Facebook vs Twitter for Marketing

Facebook V Twitter

Many business owners, particularly small business owners, ask me this question often. Which social media platform should I use to promote my business, Facebook or Twitter? Sometimes they are asking this because they are trying to focus on one platform at a time in order to maximize their in-house staff. Other times, they’re asking this because they are looking to …

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Time for Twitter

Time For Twitter

Are you afraid of Twitter? Think it’s “run over” by teenagers who vent their opinions all the time? If you do, you are missing a valuable source of information and connections. Twitter is definitely not just for teenagers! The most recent upgrades on Twitter have included some nice features and if you’re a SmartPhone mobile user, Twitter is a piece …

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Twitter Tips for the Business Beginner

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In 2011, Twitter reached 100 million active users. Are you one of them? Just getting started? To some who are just getting started with Twitter, or perhaps for those who are wondering if they are using it correctly, Twitter can seem like a foreign language. There are some differences between Twitter and other social media platforms, so learning the language …

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Twitter Lists

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Today, in order to demonstrate the Twitter List feature, which by the way, could also be used in Facebook lists or Google+ Circles, I’ve created a Twitter list to share with you. I was recently asked, “Why would I want a list in Twitter anyway? Can’t I just read the feeds?” and this is my response. Every user of social …

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Twitter for Business Owners

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One of the more common questions that I am asked by business owners is, “What can I really do with Twitter, anyway?” It seems that Twitter is easily misunderstood. So, let me give you a few tips for Twitter, especially for the business owner or manager. There are other things, too, but here are a few of the basics for you …

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