Twitter

Hashtags, Mentions, LiveTweets and Tweetchats: What’s the Difference and Why You Should Care

Perhaps one of the most confusing areas of Twitter are hashtags. How do they work, who can use them, are there huge directories somewhere where they list all the official hashtags you can use? Once you have some of these questions answered, there’s even more questions surrounding TweetChats and Live Tweets and how those work (we’ll elaborate on these more in the next couple blog posts).

We’ll answer all of these questions for you and help you jump deeper into the conversations you want to engage with on Twitter. Continue reading

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40 Ways to Share a Blog Post

Sharing a link to your post isn’t enough to guarantee that it gets read. While 80 percent of readers will read your headline, only 20% will click through to the post itself. Give users a compelling reason to click your link. What can you do if simply tweeting and Facebook posting isn’t enough? Continue reading

7 Things We Can Learn From 7 Social Media Influencers’ Tweets

You should dress for the job that you want, not the one you have. That adage probably applies to Twitter too – you should tweet like an influencer if you want to become one. So what do the top social media influencers tweet that we can learn? I’ve broken down the top words each of the top social media influencers use most frequently and have extrapolated some lessons.

Here are five things we can learn from top influencers:
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Synthesio Picks My Brain on Social Media Listening, ROI and the Super Bowl Blackout

Blog originally posted by Julie Meredith, Marketing Manager at Synthesio, at: http://synthesio.com/corporate/en/2013/marketing-2-0/eric-tungs-take-on-social-media-listening-roi-and-the-superbowlblackout/

This week we had the opportunity to chat with Eric T. Tung, Social Media Manager at BMC Software, and well-known social media blogger and speaker. Eric has over 30,000 personal connections in his network – he is one of the most followed people on Twitter in Houston.

We picked Eric’s brain about social media monitoring, the next big innovation he’d like to see, and his latest blog post – Best Marketing Responses to #SuperBowlBlackout

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