Monthly Archives: February 2011

Which Twitter client is right for you?

There is a surfeit of Twitter clients out there – applications that you download onto your computer that collect and filter tweets for you. The idea of using a Twitter client is that you can peruse tweets by Twitter accounts … Continue reading

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Tweet of the day, or, the humor of hash tags

Here’s a tweet that made me laugh in sympathetic agreement: @Brenna_E: i really kinda hate hashtags #hypocrite (Tuesday, Feb. 15, 9:09 am) Brenna is addressing an irritation that I’d wager most of us feel with hash tags, for though they … Continue reading

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Will your business’ romance with social media become a full-blown relationship? This Social Media Week panel says yes!

Social Media Week kicked off Monday, and I was pleased to be invited to attend an evening panel entitled Mobile Meets Social: Seamlessly Converting “Check-ins” to Check-Outs, Hosted by Taylor. The panel featured Rachel Cohn, Global Customer Marketing Strategist at … Continue reading

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Foursquare: geojournal meets revenue builder

Are you using Foursquare? If not, should you be? This question has been occurring to a lot of people and businesses recently, and you should start mulling it over, too, if you aren’t already. Sree Sreenivasan, professor and Dean of … Continue reading

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Advice for the Follower, and for the Followed

When I browse profiles on Twitter and observe that the number of people a brand is following either far exceeds or is equal to the number of their followers, I am rather unimpressed. Either that person doesn’t know how to … Continue reading

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