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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 - 5 Fresh Ideas for Social Media Marketers

Social media may be for narcissists, but it's also proving to be a business utility. Retailers are shifting their marketing dollars such that social media budgets are swelling, and creative contests are popping up all over the web. In case you haven't noticed, social media marketing is big business.

Should you find yourself in a social media marketing lull, we think you can take inspiration from these five innovative ... Continue Reading

From Mashable - TWEET IDEAS: 13 Things to Do on Twitter Besides Tweet

Tired of delivering the typical stream of status updates on Twitter? Why not try some of the following ideas for other things you can do with the service?

Thanks to an open API and a philosophy of interconnectivity, Twitter's vast array of third-party services has you covered on a number of alternative uses for the famed microblogging tool.

Let's take a look at a few ... Continue Reading

From Examiner - LinkedIn groups - are you building relationships for job networking?

By now, many people have had some exposure to social media, and are aware of some of the more popular sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. It's probably safe to say that many professionals, especially job seekers or those in career transition have used LinkedIn to some extent. With the rash of layoffs that began at the end of last year, one beneficiary was job networking site LinkedIn. LinkedIn saw a huge increase in visitors, as posted in the TechCrunch article on February ... Continue Reading

From Mashable - 10 Creative Contests Powered by Social Media

David Spark (@dspark) is the founder of Spark Media Solutions, specialists in building industry voice through storytelling and social media. He blogs at The Spark Minute and is the author of '14 Successful Techniques for Building Your Industry Voice with Social Media' (PDF).

Traditionally, companies hold contests to get people excited about their brand and to gather names for mailing lists to push even more promotions. ... Continue Reading

From Mashable - How to Develop a Social Media Plan for Your Business in 5 Steps

Social media can be an incredible tool for your business, providing you with more customer insight, direct communication channels and the ability to measure the effectiveness of these conversations very closely.

But as the proliferation of social media platforms grow, participating can turn into little more than a giant time suck without some sort of structure behind it. With that in mind, we've put together a ... Continue Reading