Category Archives: Twitter

What happens to your Twitter followers when you change jobs?

Twitter has been around long enough for some regular Twitterers to have changed jobs. If so, what happens to your Twitter followers when you change jobs? Do all those who once followed you for your insights on one particular subject … Continue reading

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The top ten posts of 2009 from These Digital Times

Here are the top ten posts of 2009 from These Digital Times. Twitter and social media dominate – not at all surprising for a blog in this area. Six types of Tweets if you Twitter every day The ten questions … Continue reading

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What is the quality of the conversation you are having with your Twitter community?

I used to be obsessed with how Twitter can help you to develop skills to cultivate a community. Then I became fixated with people to follow on Twitter. Next I morphed my interest into types of Tweets if you Twitter every … Continue reading

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Guest post: how quickly can someone from a traditional media background exploit Twitter?

I asked once whether early adopters in social media were ready for the arrival of a new wave of competitors. I predicted that, if they had traditional media experience, they would be quick learners and, if they worked within defined communities, that … Continue reading

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Guest post: what you should do if your Twitter profile is going nowhere quickly

Ruth Galpine, a marketer on one of our exhibitions TFM&A, had set up a Twitter account but it was evidently not thriving (disclosure: my colleague). So we asked ourselves six questions of her Twitter activity. Within days, leading people in her community … Continue reading

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A list of UK bloggers and Twitterers who are beginning to rival their US peers for my attention

Six months ago, my daily fix of blogs and Twitters originated in the US or Canada Whether it was Jeremiah Owyang, Jay Rosen or Mark Potts, their posts and Tweets provided me with a swift and fascinating education in both new and … Continue reading

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A list of counterintuitive behaviour that will improve your use of the web

Traditional media people – journalists, marketers, editors – are just like other professionals. They do the same things in print and via emails year after year because of intuition. Success came about by hoarding the content broadcasting to the users expecting a response … Continue reading

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