Posts Tagged ‘Twitter’

October 3, 2012

Derricka’s Corner ~ Appleton’s Resident Teenage Talks Trends

How to Speak the Language of Twitter Derricka here, and I’ve got a question for you: Are you overwhelmed with all the new terms, phrases, and acronyms that are constantly popping up across social networks? Trust me, I understand it can be hard to keep up with all the unfamiliar terms if you aren’t on-line […]

July 26, 2012

Packing Light? Hit the Road with a Smart Phone

When it comes to summer, George Gershwin said it best: “Summertime, and the livin’ is easy.” The lyrics bring to mind the long hot days of summer and the top-down, open road lifestyle of summer travel. Today’s definition of easy living has taken on a whole new meaning with more than half of Americans owning […]

May 15, 2012

Muckracking Makes its Comeback

What if you could read tomorrow’s news today? In 2009, Muck Rack set out to answer that very question. The idea started when Brooklyn startup, Sawhorse Media, developed a list of the most credible social media content creators. Muck Rack verifies each journalist on social media sites who do the reporting for major media outlets […]

January 27, 2012

Social War: Facebook and Twitter vs. Google+

Round 1 – Promotions Is 2012 the year of extreme couponing? The phenomenon continues to gain popularity; with coupon junkies getting fast coupon fixes on Facebook and Twitter. But if you are a coupon extremist, don’t bother with Google+; the site is coupon-less by design. Although company accounts are welcome on Google+, the site has […]

November 18, 2009

Social Media Marketing vs. Press Releases: Which Goes Where?

One of the biggest challenges for new marketers is deciding where to allow two-way conversation with customers and where to focus on a more direct marketing message. Thanks to new tools like Twitter and RSS, marketing has become more and more about conversation, and less about direct messaging.

October 6, 2009

Twitter Marketing 101: Using Twitter @Replies to Promote Your Business

For the past several months, we have seen the Twitter phenomenon sweep the world in quite an impressive way. In just a very short time, this social networking site that also doubles as a micro-blog has become one of the most popular sites on the Internet.

August 18, 2009

Mistakes to Avoid When Marketing on Twitter

Twitter has amazing potential as a marketing tool. After you build a substantial base of followers you can broadcast your marketing message to hundreds or thousands of people instantly. Like any new technology, there are pitfalls to avoid when using Twitter. If you avoid common mistakes when promoting on Twitter your Twitter marketing campaign can be a huge success.