Need a little weekend reading? We’ve compiled our top ten Twitter stories of the week, which includes how to get more clicks and retweets on Twitter, Twitter power user tips, a fantastic guide to online marketing and how to use Twitter’s trending topics to get more followers.
Here are our top 10 Twitter stories of the week:
Like most communities, Twitter comes with its own set of norms and expectations, and the language and style that you use in your tweets can have a direct impact on how those messages are received by your followers, which can lead to more – or, indeed, less – click-throughs, depending on what you have said and how you have said it.
Retweets are the backbone of the Twitter network. Because of the platform’s very powerful ripple effect, the humble retweet allows any single person’s message to be quickly shared, then re-shared, and, theoretically at least, be seen by any and everyone on the network. All from the simple click of a button.
Are you pulling your hair out trying to figure out how that person you follow on Twitter is able to respond to what seems like all of her 100,000 followers, tweet interesting links, and find time to be funny once in a while too? Here are 7 secrets of highly effective Twitter power users that you can use to take your tweeting to the next level.
Thanksgiving Day has just come and gone, but I hope that you saved a very special thank you for the internet, particularly if you’re a marketer or do any kind of branding online. After all, where would the modern marketer be without social platforms such as Twitter and Facebook? Or email marketing? Not to mention pay per click (PPC), SEO and all that lovely, lovely analytics.
Ultra-low-cost airline Spirit Airlines is being fined $50,000 for violating federal rules prohibiting falsely advertising prices. And they did their advertising on Twitter.
By some accounts, there is a mass exodus going on at Twitter. Key players, engineers, VPs, founders… all are fleeing the company. And the latest employee to jump off the wagon has shed some light onto just why so many may be leaving.
AMC has been advertising its critically-acclaimed shows on Twitter, and it’s working. 140 Proof and TargetCast have created campaigns for AMC’s shows which are seeing high click-through-rates and bumping up ratings by 25 percent.
You might love browsing the funny, bizarre and informative tweets that pop up when you click on Twitter’s trending topic list, but did you know you can harness the power of these trends to gain new follower?
Did you know that almost 80 percent of adults in the USA use the internet? So what are they doing right now? Well, more than likely they’ll be watching a video (71 percent), sending instant messages (46 percent) or uploading photos (46 percent), but while Facebook is a very good bet, only a fraction over one-in-ten will be using Twitter.
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