Twitter has been going through quite a few changes as of late, and business owners might want to start paying attention. The blue-bird-themed social networking platform recently added a buy button to some of its tweets. With this button, users can now buy right from Twitter on their mobile devices, a move that should bring Twitter much needed revenue; but how will it affect casual users, and are the terms attractive enough to bring new business owners on board? Only time will tell, but let’s take a deeper look into these new Twitter changes to see what’s up.
Twitter users of both the iPhone and the even more ubiquitous Android phones can now rejoice. New and improved versions of Twitter iPhone and Android apps have just hit the app stores of those respective devices this summer. Twitter mobile apps are nothing now. Pretty much since the platform emerged, mobile users have enjoyed tweeting, retweeting and PMing their favorite celebrities, business partners, role models and friends. Now, with improved design and all new features, the Twitter iPhone and Android apps are sure to keep Twitter enthusiasts engaged.
Twitter started when a group of programmers set out to write a script that would allow them to send SMS messages to a select group of followers. Pretty soon this unique method of social networking became known as micro-blogging and Twitter took off, and take off it has. Today you’ll be hard pressed to find anyone who hasn’t at least heard of Twitter. It’s used by celebrities, politicians, authors, executives, sports stars, moms, dads, middle aged the elderly and yes Teens are using it en masse. The bottom line is that everyone’s using Twitter, but if you want to use it effectively, you need to learn how to use the 140 characters to your advantage.
With Twitter being the second most popular social network on the scene, it’s no wonder everyone wants a piece. Signing up with Twitter is easy. Actually succeeding on Twitter as on online marketer is a whole different story. There is a steep learning curve to the micro-blogging platform. Luckily, we have others doing the research for us so that we don’t have to conquer this learning curve all on our own. The folks over at Linchpin SEO were nice enough to do all the Twittering for us so that we can mold an effective 2013 Twitter campaign out of their findings. Mold your 2013 Twitter campaign after the following to reach number one on everyone’s favorite number two social network.
Are you looking for more effective ways to reach out to your audience on Twitter? The microblogging platform is popular with brands, individuals and celebrities, to name a few, and it seems that everyone is tweeting away with increasing regularity. This results in a sea of tweets that can make it difficult for your audience to discern your tweets from all the others. As a brand, you should always be looking for techniques to help you write more effective tweets. The following tips will help your tweets stand out amongst the crowd so that you can get the most return from your use of Twitter.
A new study came out recently showing that Twitter has reached 500 million users. It’s clear: everyone loves Twitter. This is great news for you, the Twitter marketer. Once you know where your audience is, you can target that audience with targeted marketing materials. That sounds good on paper, but you must tread carefully. The reason Twitter is so popular is because it is a community where people go to share thoughts and ideas. They don’t go to Twitter to be sold to and they certainly didn’t go to receive any spam. So how do you handle twitter marketing so that you can crack into this veritable cornucopia of prospects and customers? You do it by being social on the Twitter social network.
If you haven’t used Twitter for online marketing purposes, you may be missing out on some serious market share. With everyone so focused on Facebook, many people don’t realize that Twitter is not far behind the social giant in popularity and scope. If Facebook can gain your business more exposure and sales, Twitter can do the same, only it might do it better. Let’s take a look at Twitter, how the social platform has changed over the years and how to use it today to take your online marketing efforts to new heights.
Just after reports of Twitter being hacked by the “Iranian Cyber Army” the website now appears to be completely offline. Attempts from several different locations have all resulted in various connection errors.
Previously when users visted the Twitter site they were presented with an image stating that the site had been hacked as some sort of protest over Iran. The hackers also provided the email address: firstname.lastname@example.org as a means of contacting them. This image began appearing 6 a.m. GMT today.
On tonight’s live show over at: http://www.billmcintosh.tv/live (the show starts tonight July 28th at 6:30 PM Pacific Time & 9:30 PM Eastern Time) I’ll be handing out $100 cash!
That’s right… it’s your shot at a game I’m running on Twitter. Just retweet: this post on Twitter
I’ll randomly pick one of the retweets and hand out $100 cash on my show tonight. So the more retweets you send the greater your odds 🙂 You’ll also need to be watching the show in order to collect your cash.