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What’s So Special About Twestival?

By on March 22, 2010 in social media, Twitter with 0 Comments
What’s So Special About Twestival?

The 2010 Twestival is nearly here. With this year’s Twestival, on March 25, cities around the world join in a collective effort to raise money on behalf of Concern Worldwide, an organization that works to improve life circumstances for impoverished people. Funds collected through Twestival will help support Concern Worldwide’s education projects. The Twestival event […]

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What is Twestival? And How You Can Join In The Fun.

By on March 18, 2010 in social media, Twitter with 0 Comments
What is Twestival? And How You Can Join In The Fun.

Twestival is a fun word. Twestival events are fun, too. The one in Philadelphia, Pa. has a scavenger hunt. Birmingham’s in the UK features a magician and dance party. A good time will be had by all. And it’s all for a good cause. A global event for giving Twestival, which stands for Twitter Festival, […]

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2009’s Word of the Year Is…

By on December 16, 2009 in social media, Twitter with 0 Comments
2009’s Word of the Year Is…

Can you guess what word in the English language was used more than any other in 2009? Hint: It begins with “T” and ends with “R.” Figured it out? Yep: Twitter wins this year’s word popularity contest. So says The Global Language Monitor, which recently declared that Twitter rose to the top of the most-favored […]

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Is Twitter Down, Or Is It Just You?

By on October 29, 2009 in social media, Twitter with 0 Comments
Is Twitter Down, Or Is It Just You?

The last couple of weeks have been extra busy for Twitter. Its temporary outage message, a.k.a. the “fail whale” has gotten a workout. This past Tuesday morning when I tried to get on Twitter, to no avail, the fail whale was nowhere in sight. All I got in my Firefox browser was a spinning icon […]

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Will You Please Retweet This Great New Blog Post.

By on September 24, 2009 in communications strategy, Twitter with 3 Comments
Will You Please Retweet This Great New Blog Post.

Have you noticed that more people are including “please retweet” in Twitter messages? This is interesting because in certain circles it’s considered bad Twetiquette (boorish) to request a retweet. Joel Comm in his bestselling book Twitter Power: How to Dominate Your Market One Tweet at a Time writes: “While you can ask specifically for retweets […]

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Is Twitter Really Just A Bunch of Babble?

Is Twitter Really Just A Bunch of Babble?

A new study claims that 40 percent of all content on Twitter is “pointless babble.” This of course instigated much babbling amongst Twitter users. Separating the good tweets from the chaff Conducted by Pear Analytics, and based on a two-week watch of the public timeline, the report includes a variety of statistics about Twitter. The […]

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Curious Consequences Of The Twitter Outage

By on August 9, 2009 in social media, Twitter with 0 Comments
Curious Consequences Of The Twitter Outage

Let’s hope everyone has recovered from the recent worldwide calamity that caused millions of people to experience a variety of disturbing symptoms such as twitching fingers, bulging eyes and fits of anxiety. All of which occurred as a result of last Thursday’s cyber attack that caused disruptions to a number of online services such as […]

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New Web Site Tells How To Make Money With Twitter

By on August 1, 2009 in social media, Twitter with 0 Comments

Twitter may be a free service, but that doesn’t mean there’s no money to be had there. It’s fast becoming a favored channel of many marketers who are connecting with customers and ringing the register through tweets. Now Twitter wants to spread the word on how you too can capitalize on the power of its […]

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