Tag Archives: Twitter Search

I’ve got my digital kit ready for the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco (plus shades!)

I will be travelling to or arrived in San Francisco when you read this, on my way to the Web 2.0 Expo, San Francisco. I’m really excited. Several leading and up-and-coming social media experts have arranged to meet me. I wrote … 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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The etiquette of permission networking

You’ve heard of permission marketing, right?  As defined by Seth Godin, it is the transformation wrought by social media encouraging people to opt-in to rather than opt-out of marketing. Permission marketing is the privilege (not the right) of delivering anticipated, personal and … Continue reading

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Guest post: how to be a better listener by becoming a Power Google Reader

Many of my colleagues ask me how to get started in social media. I always say “listen”. Set up a Twitter profile, but do not Tweet. Read blogs, but do not comment. Listen to the conversation, before you dare to … Continue reading

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A list of 10 social media habits that I am stopping immediately

1. I am no longer looking to subscribe to individual blogs via RSS. If I admire a blogger, such as Mike Fruchter, I look whether he has a Google Shared Items page to which he bookmarks his top posts by other … Continue reading

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