20 career experts to follow on Twitter

Practically Perfect PA

So, today, I thought I would share my top 20 career experts you should all be following on Twitter. Career Development Social Media admin administrators assistants Career EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Twitter VA Industry

Infographic: Twitter for SMEs

The Small Business Blog

We expect that most of you small business owners out there already have a presence on social media and that probably includes a Twitter account too. What you may not realise is how valuable every one of your (real) Twitter followers actually are to your small business.

Infographic: Twitter Interaction

The Small Business Blog

If you are having problems using social media to promote your small business (in particular, on Twitter) then today’s infographic might help. But there… Read the full article here: Infographic: Twitter Interaction on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

10 Must Follow Admin Resources On Twitter

Office Dynamics

Twitter was founded March 21, 2006. We’ve noticed that the number of administrative professionals have been surfacing on Twitter has been increasing. Their Twitter handle and bio follow. Must Follow Admin Resources On Twitter. Need Twitter advice?

5 Bad Twitter Habits

On The Job

I'll admit that when Twitter first started I thought it was a blast. So, I thought about the things that drive me nuts on Twitter, and here's my list of Twitter habits that drive me crazy: 1. What other Twitter habits should be dropped?

Using Twitter's Promoted Tweets

Small Business Labs

They are described by  Twitter  as "ordinary Tweets purchased by advertisers who want to reach a wider group of users or to spark engagement from their existing followers." Twitter uses a Google-like auction system for Promoted Tweets.

Defending Twitter

Small Business Labs

There is a growing backlash against Twitter these days.    This tends to happen in the tech field when something has been as hyped as Twitter.    BNET's Twitter: A Marketing Has-Been That Never Was is another recent example. 

Are You a Twitter Menace?

Tips From T. Marie

I’ve talked about Twitter Do’s and Don’ts before. Today I want to talk about making sure you’re not a Twitter menace. So just what is a Twitter menace? Those people that are using Twitter as a bullhorn rather than a communication device.

Twitter Hits a Home Run With Its Twitter For Business Microsite

The Solopreneur Life

T witter has relaunched its Twitter For Business microsite. The site was built to get you to use Twitter advertising, but I’m extremely impressed with the quality and quantity of helpful information that the microsite provides for small businesses. Twitter #Success Stories.

5 Of The Best Education Marketing Tips For Twitter

The Small Business Blog

Twitter has rapidly established itself as one of the best marketing and promotion tools available. From events and goings on to staff recruitment, Twitter is incredibly powerful. Guest Blog education marketing Marketing/PR Social Media Social media for business twitter

Great resources for assistants on Twitter

Practically Perfect PA

Earlier this week I wrote a piece on Social Media Do’s and Don’ts for assistants so I thought I would carry on with that theme and try to convince you all to join Twitter! Twitter really is a great place for learning as well as being social.

Twitter the Customer Connector

Make or Break Moments

If you aren’t using Twitter to connect with your customers – you are missing out on a great, real time venue. This weekend I discovered an article by Jeff Bullas about how the Fortune 100 companies are using (or not, as is the case) Twitter to be connected with their customers. Connecting Moments Customer Moments social media Chris Brogan customer connection Fortune 100 Jeff Bullas search for conversations Twitter

Should Small Businesses Use Twitter?

Small Business Labs

The quick answer is yes -  if you see a positive return from the time and effort required to maintain a Twitter presence.    A very small percentage of adult Americans are regular users of Twitter

A friendlier Twitter for job seekers

Job Advice Blog

Marketing Yourself by Judy Margolis career advice Networking Strategies New Twitter homepage Personal Branding Twitter for job search Twitter job search Twitter tips for job seekersStill wary of entering the Twitterverse? Don’t be. It’s time to overcome your reluctance/aversion, banish all doubt and make your triumphant entrance on what is THE world stage for up-to-the-minute information sharing.

Twitter is a Broadcast Medium

Small Business Labs

Interesting academic study on Twitter from Yahoo Research.    The bottom line of the study is Twitter is dominated by a small number of users and much more of broadcast medium than a social network. Key quote from the study: “We find a striking concentration of attention on Twitter—roughly 50% of tweets consumed are generated by just 20K elite users—where the media produces the most information, but celebrities are the most followed.”.

People for Solopreneurs to Follow on Twitter

The Solopreneur Life

A re you trying to find worthwhile people to follow on Twitter? Subscribe to my Twitter “Solopreneur Heroes” list. The Twitter App I Use. FYI, there are many feature-rich Twitter apps. Whom Should Solopreneurs Follow on Twitter? Related posts: 9 People Who Are On My Twitter ‘Social Media’ List. Is Twitter Losing Its Power As a Tool For Solo Businesses? Social Media Starting Out Twitter

5 Easy Ways To Find Potential Customers On Twitter

Small Business CEO

Despite being 9 years old and having 316 million active users, Twitter is still a mystery for business owners. What makes Twitter a great place for any business is the ability to search status updates and user bios based on keywords. Take the time search your business’s name on Twitter.

Having Trouble Uploading a New Twitter Background Lately.

Andrea Kalli

By AndreaKalli A client of mine has recently experienced an inability to upload a custom Twitter background they had designed, so I decided to do a little digging around the ‘net for similar experiences. Having Trouble Uploading a New Twitter Background Lately?

Twitter on the prowl or “How I lost 20,000 followers in a week”

The Small Business Blog

I don’t check my followers on Twitter very regularly but I’ve noticed that at some point between Easter Monday and this afternoon on Friday, I have lost nearly 20,000 of them. Twenty thousand is a massive amount of people and you might think I would be angry… Read the full article here: Twitter on the prowl or “How I lost 20,000 followers in a week” on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

40 Twitter Hashtags for Writers

Daily Writing Tips

Posts By Email Grab The RSS Home Archives About Contact Tests Book 40 Twitter Hashtags for Writers by Simon Kewin If you use Twitter, you’re probably already familiar with the idea of hashtags. They’re a great way to engage with a particular community of Twitter users.

15 Twitter Tools Your Business Should be Using

Small Business CEO

Twitter has become an increasingly powerful device for small businesses, allowing them to engage with clients, reach a wider audience and spread brand awareness. … Social Media twitter tools

I’ve started Twittering

Simple Productivity Blog

For those of you who use Twitter, you can follow my updates @SmplProdBlog. Let me know if you have any suggestions! Thanks for subscribing to the RSS feed for SimpleProductivityBlog. More great content can be found on the site at SimpleProductivityBlog.com. Related posts: Getting Started. Getting Started: Productivity Abbreviations. Getting Started With The Whys Productivity.

UPS Store launches small business expert twitter chat.

The Small Business Blog

Today at 3:00 pm Eastern, The UPS Store (@TheUPSStore) will launch its small business expert Twitter chat series (#SBOadvice). Tomorrow’s chat, “Get in the Game – Make Your Small Business Dreams a Reality,” will be hosted by small business startup and growth expert, Michelle McCullough.

Free Webinar: Using Twitter to Grow Your Business

Small Business Labs

Follow us on Twitter Emergent Research EMERGENT RESEARCH is focused on better understanding the small business sector of the US and global economy. I will be moderating the session and I'm excited to hear about Twitter from these outstanding social media experts. Twitter.

Pretty Twitter Badges by Limeshot Design

Loosely Speaking

Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Pretty Twitter Badges by Limeshot Design Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 3:13 pm // By: ktcosmos // Category: Blogging Craving a new look for your Twitter badges?

Twitter Fiction. Really!

Daily Writing Tips

Posts By Email Grab The RSS Home Archives About Contact Tests Book Twitter Fiction. by Simon Kewin The Twitter microblogging/social networking site is an invaluable resource for writers. You may not know, however, that Twitter can also be used to publish fiction directly.

4 Useful Twitter Automation Tools and How to Use Them

Office Organization Success

I stumbled upon this great blog post recently – 4 Useful Twitter Automation Tools and How to Use Them - all about how you can use some of those great Twitter automation tools out there and the step-by-step on how to use them. Bonus Tool: Another Twitter tool that’s a favorite of mine but wasn’t mentioned in this article is Twaitter – a great tool to pre-schedule and recycle your Tweets.

Want Help Making Lists on Twitter? Check out this great tool

Productive & Organized

» Want Help Making Lists on Twitter? Check out this great tool   If you are on Twitter, then I encourage you to consider this tool.    After I posted Productive Social Networking-Making the Most of Your Twitter & Facebook Experience - Do You Use Lists?

9 People Who Are On My Twitter ‘Social Media’ List

The Solopreneur Life

To help me stay on top of what’s happening in the social-media world, there are hundreds of great people I could follow on Twitter. So, here are nine of the individuals who are on my “social media&# list at Twitter and whose tweets apply to any industry. Social Media Examiner, @smexaminer — This is the Twitter presence for SocialMediaExaminer.com, arguably the single-best source for social-media info for solopreneurs and small businesses.

Is Twitter Losing Its Power As a Tool For Solo Businesses?

The Solopreneur Life

L ast week I visited with a colleague who has used Twitter smartly and effectively for her small business for a couple years. Prior to our conversation, I decided to ask if she’s sensing a decline in the return on her investment with Twitter. She beat me to it, saying that Twitter doesn’t generate nearly the quality or quantity of interaction for her that it did a year ago. Has Twitter’s effectiveness changed for you? Marketing Social Media Twitter

Top 5 Twitter Accounts to Follow for Business Tips

The Small Business Blog

For small businesses, keeping on top of digital marketing channels such as Twitter can be time consuming. The article identifies five of the best Twitter profiles that are publishing relevant and useful information for SME owners and employees. From online marketing advice to trend analysis and hardcore metrics, these five profiles provide a wide range…

Top 5 Small Business Twitter Tips for Newbies

The Small Business Blog

Try to avoid any Twitter “gaffes” by making false assumptions about the service. Many brands and high profile people have made embarrassing mistakes on Twitter by posting tweets publicly that they didn’t mean to, so learn… Top 5 Tips posts are always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners.

InboxQ's Excellent Twitter Q&A User Survey

Small Business Labs

I wasn't familiar with InboxQ until I saw a reference to a survey they'd done in Entrepreneur's Why Savvy Businesses Field Customer Questions on Twitter.    The key quote from the article: "58 percent of Twitter users said they’re likely to follow businesses that answer their questions on Twitter, and 64 percent said they’d be more likely to make a purchase from a company from which they’ve received an answer to a tweeted query."

Top 5 Tips for Small Biz Twitter Beginners

The Small Business Blog

Remember that you are on Twitter primarily to listen and learn, not to simply broadcast your message to the world. Interaction is the key to success on Twitter. Using Twitter search is a great way of finding people who are talking about your industry or perhaps even discussing your business. Bear in mind that only celebrities are overnight successes on Twitter, for all of the rest of us it takes time and commitment.

Life After Twitter And Facebook

Brilliantly Better

But instead of all the Earth being hit, let’s pretend that only two major things are hit: Twitter and Facebook. Lets try to imagine our life after the sad end of Twitter and Facebook. Many years after the complete extinction of Twitter and Facebook, a brilliant (yet strangely unadapted) student, dumped by his girlfriend, will want to show to the whole world that he’s not as bad as he looks.

5 New Ways to Promote Your Trade Show Event on Twitter

Small Business CEO

Maybe you have heard about the IPO that raised billions in funding for Twitter’s next big steps. … Marketing marketing strategy NFL social media marketing twitter marketing

Productive Social Networking-Making the Most of Your Twitter.

Productive & Organized

Work With Stephanie « Increase Productivity: Focus on What You CAN Control - Free Yourself from Feeling Overwhelmed/Stressed | Main | Check Out This Great Resource for Organizing Tips and Products (and maybe win some stuff too) » Productive Social Networking-Making the Most of Your Twitter & Facebook Experience - Do You Use Lists?   Both Twitter and Facebook give you the option to "list" your connections.  Here are my public Twitter lists. 

Twitter Chat: Preparing Your Business For Consumer Holidays

Small Business CEO

If you want to know just how to take advantage of this particular holiday season, join Small Business Trends as they talk about this topic during a one hour Twitter chat. Entrepreneurs Marketing Social Media holiday marketing holiday sales twitter

Why a Lot of Small Business Don't Need to Use Twitter

Small Business Labs

eMarketer reports that 9% of the adult (18+) US Internet population currently uses Twitter at least once a month.    Their new forecast substantially lowers the Twitter use forecast they made last April.    Key quote from their press release: “Twitter has continued to gain traction but at more moderate levels than we had expected,” Verna said. In other words, the hype around Twitter exceeded the reality. 

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What Can Twitter Do For My Business? | Internet Marketing.

Andrea Kalli

You’ll need to find your customers; marketing is key to success in almost any sort of business and Twitter can be a helpful marketing tool to make your business grow. Twitter is something which is well worth adding to your marketing strategy. What Can Twitter Do For My Business?

Advantages And Disadvantages Of Twitter Vs Facebook

Small Business CEO

By now we all realize that Facebook and Twitter can have some advantages in marketing our small businesses. So I’m here today sharing with you an article I recently came across that gives a good overview of both the pros and cons of using Twitter and Facebook.

Guy Kawasaki’s Top Twitter Tips Summarized by Anita Campbell

Small Business CEO

During the event, Anita listened to Guy Kawasaki’s presentation on the subject of Twitter. After Guy’s speech, Anita came away with 10 great nuggets of Twitter wisdom. I’m curious, did you pick up any new and interesting ideas from this list of Twitter tips?

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Twitter Tips for Job Seekers

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Friday, August 28, 2009 Twitter Tips for Job Seekers I think most job seekers have gotten the word that they need to integrate social media into their search efforts, but I’m getting a bit alarmed at what some of them are Twittering. “I’m What are some other tips for job seekers on Twitter?

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