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Top 5 Ways To Use Twitter As A Learning Tool

Top 5 Ways To Use Twitter As A Learning Tool

Mar 4, 2014

Twitter gets a bad rap. Considering the congestion of negative comments and meltdowns that garner so much news attention — it’s not completely unfair — but don’t write it off as a celebrity gossip column just yet. Twitter can be extremely efficacious when it comes to the fast-consumption of news updates, topic circulation, and media trends. Here are the...

How Twitter Timeline Works: What Will I See on Twitter?

How Twitter Timeline Works: What Will I See on Twitter?

Dec 20, 2013

Twitter algorithm is still unclear to many, even experienced, users. What’s the life of the tweet? How many people will be able to see it? Why (why not) will some one see it and where? Here’s a very quick visualization to get the facts straight! What will I see on Twitter? So someone tweets something. Will you see it? If you follow that person, you...

How To Promote Your Ebook On Twitter

How To Promote Your Ebook On Twitter

Oct 13, 2013

Twitter seems to be one of those tools that most people don’t fully utilize. For a long time it was seen as nothing more than an interesting social network, a way to quickly convey a thought. But somewhere along the way people began to realize how important a resource it was for marketing, promotion and customer engagement. The implications for the...

HOW TO: Easily Create “Tweet this” Inline Links to Tweet on-Page Quotes

HOW TO: Easily Create “Tweet this” Inline Links to Tweet on-Page Quotes

Sep 30, 2013

I’ve had a very positive feedback on my recent article on re-packaging Tweets. One of the most frequent questions was “How did you create those cool “Tweet this” links that allow users to tweet quotes from page”. Inline tweets are cool because they: Increase engagement with the post content Generate you more traffic Allows you to...

How To Setup Your Own Tweet Chat

How To Setup Your Own Tweet Chat

Aug 29, 2013

Twitter is a popular social networking site for many reasons: The open format of its posts and accounts (with the ability to make it private), the instant nature of information exchange, the way it utilizes hashtags to organize tweets, and the new trend of organizing Twitter chats for large scale communication. All of these have launched it into infamy for both...

Can I Own a Hashtag?

Can I Own a Hashtag?

Aug 6, 2013

I heard an amusing story the other day. Someone had created a hashtag and had been using it to market their website. A smattering of followers began to use it in reference to that site, and then it was used for occasional Twitter chats. … After some time another person began to use it for their needs.Most of the people reading this are probably thinking...

Is #Snowden Really Obscuring #PRISM?

Is #Snowden Really Obscuring #PRISM?

Jul 9, 2013

{From Ann: At Social Media Sun we would love to regularly feature expert case studies we could all learn from. Today’s article is one perfect example of such a case study looking into the different destinies of two related hashtags} When Edward Snowden started making his revelations about NSA’s PRISM surveillance program, he said explicitly that he...

How to Discover, Monitor and Utilize Local Hashtags

How to Discover, Monitor and Utilize Local Hashtags

Jun 27, 2013

Hashtags have been an increasingly popular and effective way to reach out to new communities and talk back to your customers. It can be a powerful way to build your brand and create the community around your topic. It’s still underused though. Nowadays that all three major social media sites have introduced hashtag support, think about infinite...

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