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2009 Trends in Social Media

by Colette Mason

The social media statistics for 2009 show the ever increasing blurring of the boundaries between the physical and virtual worlds looks set to continue into 2010 at an even faster pace.  While analysing statistics, however, it is important to remember that numbers by themselves are meaningless. They become meaningful when these numbers are used to delineate trends. Most [...]

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How your Business can Capitalize on Twitter’s Popularity

by Colette Mason

Twittering is very addictive and it’s no wonder why millions of people send out tweets all day long. Join millions of business owners are now capitalizing on Twitter’s popularity to market their products and services. The tweets are merely 140 characters and it is also called micro-blogging. With only a few characters, you will need to answer [...]

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Twittering Towards Success – Tips for Newbies

by Colette Mason

When I go to business networking events, many new users of Twitter are constantly asking me how they can use the site more effectively for social networking and promoting their business. I tell them some companies use twitter to check up on competitors or find new businesses and customers with to network with. Furthermore, twitter is a great opportunity [...]

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2 Minute Review – www.tweetphoto.com

by Colette Mason

2 minute website usability review for www.tweetphoto.com. Thanks to @Rumford for the invite via twitter. If you’re not sure what a usability review is for, check out the video below where I make 4 website recommendations for the site owner in just 2 minutes. What is TweetPhoto all about?   TweetPhoto is a photo sharing platform for [...]

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Tweeting Tips: Make the most of your 140 characters

by Colette Mason

Techniques to make your twitter messages (tweets) more punchy, credible and viral. Some initial findings have been produced by Jakob Nielsen who ran a simple test to investigate ways to increase the effectiveness of a tweet. Based on testing clickthrough rates, tweets have a very short lifespan. Visitors only follow the click for a short period of time, compared with [...]

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