Blogs containing the tag 'Twitter'

Twitter is one of the most popular micro-blogging platforms on the Internet. Incorporate Twitter into your online marketing plan using the tips and ideas in the following blogs. 

From Mashable - Mashable's Social Media Guide for Small Businesses

Over the past year, Mashable has written extensively on the value of social media to small businesses. We have also contributed regularly on this topic to the American Express Open Forum.

From the fundamentals of Twitter branding, to the importance of blogging, to getting work done with some great online tools, small businesses face many challenges when trying to understand how to use social media. However, taking the ... Continue Reading

Social Media, Shmoshal Media - Is It Working for You? - by Scott Krahling

I read a lot about how small businesses are having a hard time realizing the benefit of social media. Even those that have been convinced to spend time working on it are having trouble seeing anything come from it.

The first question to ask is if you fully understand marketing, your brand and your message. If the answer is no, then we need to engage in a deeper conversation. Marketing is the process of finding customers and keeping them by satisfying them. This requires consistent communication ... Continue Reading

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From Mashable - HOW TO: Gather Feedback With Social Media

This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business.

One of the best uses of social media for business is being able to monitor your brand. Services like Twitter search and Facebook search make it easy to see each time someone mentions your company, while third-party applications like TweetDeck and Seesmic Deskt allow you ... Continue Reading

From Mashable - STUDY: Time Spent on Social Networks Has Tripled

Social networking usage by Americans continues to soar. According to a new report from The Nielsen Company, Americans spent 17% of all their Internet time using social networking sites. This was nearly triple the time spent a year ago.

As users spend more time on social networks, advertisers are starting to take notice and move their campaigns to social networking sites. According to Nielsen, the online advertising spending on top social networks and blogs ... Continue Reading