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Twitter: Blogchat on Sunday nights

Sunday, April 26, 2009

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For a few weeks now, Mack Collier, author of one of my favorite marketing blogs, The Viral Garden, has been hosting a “chat” on Twitter using the hashtag #blogchat. My favorite way to follow the conversation is to use TweetChat, a tool developed by Brooks Bennett. TweetChat turns a hashtag into a chat room, separating [...]

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Swag Bag 2.0

Monday, April 13, 2009

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As a member of UpTake‘s Marketing Board, I wrote an UpTake Travel Industry blog post on the advantages of getting information about your product or service (not necessarily just tourism-related ones, either) into the hands of travelers who use social media tools…. Smart marketing with giveaways 2.0 In it, I describe and link to some [...]

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Twitter #FollowFriday – Give Us a Reason

Friday, April 10, 2009

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For the past several months Friday has been a popular day for recommending people to add as new followers on Twitter. The idea was the brainchild of Micah Baldwin, and you can read the origins of Follow Friday on Mashable. Unforunately, like many Twitter memes, what started as a good idea has devolved into a [...]

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Twitter and the Dunbar Number

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

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I’ve never been in the camp of those who follow back every one who adds them on social networks. While the reason people reciprocate all follows–it does seem the polite thing to do–is understandable, I know I’ll never be able to have any kind of meaningful interaction with all of them (over 6,000 now on [...]

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