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You Won’t Believe How Much Facebook’s Stock has Outperformed Twitter’s in 2014 [CHART]

You Won't Believe How Much Facebook's Stock Has Outperformed Twitter's In 2014 [CHART]

Twitter will announce its second quarter 2014 earnings in a little over one hour’s time, after the closing bell in New York. I cover many of Wall Street’s expectations in this post here, but thought it would be interesting to see how Twitter’s stock performance has compared throughout the year to that of its great rival, Facebook.

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A Brief History of #Twitter (2006-2014)

A Brief History of Twitter (2006-2014)

On March 21, 2006, co-founder Jack Dorsey sent the first-ever tweet and Twitter was born.

Jack’s famous missive started something, although at the time he and fellow co-founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams really had no idea what that was, what it could be, or what it would eventually become.

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46% Of UK YouTubers are on Twitter [STUDY]

46% Of YouTubers are on Twitter [STUDY]

For marketers, driving fans from their most popular social network to engage with another is a tried-and-tested technique that can often pay dividends, especially when building your brand audience on a new platform.

Typically, however, brands push Facebook fans to Twitter, Twitter fans to Facebook and both to Instagram, but if you have an especially strong presence on YouTube you might want to reconsider your strategy.

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Twitter Is Used To Share Good News, Phones Used To Share Bad [STUDY]

Twitter Is Used To Share Good News, Phones Used To Share Bad [STUDY]

When you get good news, do you quickly take to Twitter to share it with your followers? If you do, you’re not alone: a new study shows that Twitter is used more for good news, while phones are the technology of choice for sharing bad news.

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Twitter Earnings Report: Post World Cup, Wall Street Looking For Strong User Growth

Twitter Earnings Report: Post World Cup, Wall Street Looking For Strong User Growth

Twitter will release its Q2 2014 earnings report tomorrow after the closing bell and while the market will be looking for growth in revenue, a strong earnings per share (EPS) number and a boost in ad sales, it’s only one metric that really matters: monthly active users (MAU).

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Marketers: Email STILL More Effective Than Social Media, SEO, Content Marketing [STUDY]

Marketers: Email STILL More Effective Than Social Media, SEO, Content Marketing [STUDY]

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: email is not dead.

Far from it, in fact: it’s going from strength-to-strength.

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Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter: How to Build Brand Awareness [INFOGRAPHIC]

Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter: How to Build Brand Awareness [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that 52 percent of enterprise brands say that social media is the most important factor in client/customer relationship building and brand management?

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This Week on #Twitter: Pinterest > Twitter, @AmericanAir Flies, 8 Engagement Tweets

This Week on #Twitter: Pinterest > Twitter, @AmericanAir Flies, 8 Engagement Tweets

Need a little weekend reading?

We’ve compiled our top ten Twitter stories of the week, which includes news that Pinterest and Tumblr both drive more website traffic than Twitter, a study that reveals just how fast American Airlines responds to customer enquiry tweets, 8 tweets that generate engagement, a look at changes coming to Twitter’s direct messages and a visual that shows that 55 percent of couples used a hashtag during their wedding.

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The Secret to Listening on Twitter: Advanced Search

The Secret to Listening on Twitter: Advanced Search

Many small and medium businesses ignore one of the most vital – and useful – aspects of Twitter: the ability to listen.

Listening to customers, competitors and industry leaders doesn’t have to be an expensive proposition that only the “big guys” can afford, nor does it have to be a time-consuming activity that only large teams can handle. Listening on Twitter is as simple as knowing how to search.

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How to Drive Business Sales With Twitter [TWITTER TIPS]

How to Drive Business Sales With Twitter [TWITTER TIPS]

How do you drive business sales with Twitter? Well, who better to ask than Twitter themselves, who have put together this nice little video that gives some simple, easy-to-follow tips on how you can use the platform to increase revenue for your brand.

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