Tag Archives: Twitter

What if Twitter isn’t an effective marketing platform?

On Wednesday May 6, it was reported in the Wall Street Journal that Twitter’s CFO Anthony Noto has also been named CMO of the company. From the article in Wednesday’s WSJ: “The changes also come as Twitter’s management, led by … Continue reading

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Trending on Twitter – do you ever actually look at the list?

When I view the home page on Twitter I always take a peek at what topics are ‘trending’. It’s often the quickest way to find out what people are talking about. Of course what people talk about can be amazingly … Continue reading

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Do you have Klout or are you a Twitalyzer?

If you’ve been paying rapt attention to the social media space, then perhaps you are aware of http://www.Klout.com and/or http://www.Twitalyzer.com (I was aware of the former but not the latter). The sites offer you a measure of your social ‘influence’. … Continue reading

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A LinkedIn IPO – this one could be a big winner

Yesterday in Kara Swisher’s allthingsd.com blog http://bit.ly/e5QFen it came out the LinkedIn.com will likely file an S-1 for an IPO. This was confirmed late Thursday – http://nyti.ms/hZTvLp . Some interesting stats from the article were that LinkedIn has more than … Continue reading

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Taking the day off from Twitter and Facebook – is it a sacrifice or a vacation?

I will start by noting that I like Alicia Keys’ music and whole vibe actually. I respect Lady Gaga as a premiere performer who really gets in touch with her audience. So why was I shaking my head when I … Continue reading

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Why would Tumblr like to be Twitter’s rival?

Even before I read the article in today’s New York Times (http://nyti.ms/aQ9oKV) I had some knowledge of Tumblr – http://www.tumblr.com. Yes I signed up. No I’m not exactly sure why. A blogging service based in NYC, Tumblr claims to want … Continue reading

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The narrow window of Twitter

I’ve been reading a lot about the ‘future’ of twitter.  Yet is more in the context of ‘will it last’ than ‘what it will be?’  Our agency’s clients are eager and interested to know how we see Twitter and what … Continue reading

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Twitter could have been a big help to the poor people of Haiti

But it’s not Twitter’s fault.  Haiti has a population in which many people live on $ 10.00 per week – or less.  So having a mobile device is out of the question.   And how sad that is considering that the … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of Twitter

I have been ‘Tweeting’ for nearly a year. It has been an interesting experiment and I have blogged more than a couple of times about what I am experiencing on Twitter. I still ask myself if and how Twitter.com can … Continue reading

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LinkedIn is a great business search engine

By now those of you who have read some of my posts know that I have no real use for Plaxo (although I am a ‘member’) but am a regular user of LinkedIn. I have yet to become what I … Continue reading

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