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Tool For Identifying Fake Twitter Followers?

Okay, in fairness it says it’s the Beta application. This tool could help trim down on the number of fake Twitter followers you have. Have you ever wondered how many of your Twitter followers were fake accounts? Me too. In fact I’m pretty careful about not accepting accounts that even look suspicious. Color me careful, […]

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My Most Influential Twitter List

This list changes from time to time. You can follow it on Twitter here. This list is called Gens Prosperum for obvious reasons. There are other people I find ¬†influential on other lists. Tweets from these people are also featured in Gens Prosperum (Weekly) on Paperli. You may read it here. These members are listed […]

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5 Things Businesses Should Never Do On Twitter

This is the small business version of a short list intended to inspire thought and ignite action. While items on this list may convert to personal, social use of Twitter they may be even more critical to protect brand reputation. Small business owners have so many thin lines between personal and business the blurriness occasionally […]

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When Is The Best Time To Tweet?

Ah – great question! How about right now? Okay, I know what you mean. Your question really is when is the best time to tweet to get the most eyes, the most retweets and (hopefully) the most conversions. You’re in luck because I don’t know either. Now we’re even. I do, however, know where some […]

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Engaging With Small Business on Twitter Through #SmallBiz

I make a lot of connections through the hashtag #smallbiz on Twitter. It’s one of those things you either “get”, “don’t get” or “want to get but don’t”. If you’re in class 3 maybe these numbers will help you see the amount of engagement potential just from following this one hashtag. Granted it has its […]

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How To Stop Applications From Posting To Twitter As You

Have you ever logged in to Twitter to see that you have been posting, mentioning people or maybe even sending instant messages to people but you haven’t been near your account for hours? It happens. When it does, provided you haven’t given some rogue programmer or site master your login information, you can control access […]

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My Twitter Follow Policy? Simple Really

Twitter is still very powerful and doesn’t seem to be changing course except to pick up speed. With the announcement that Twitter dot com is planning on rolling out some deeper analytics tools with an upcoming upgrade I’m really kind of stoked about it. For me Twitter is still the better engagement tool for live […]

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How to track Twitter conversations between 2 people

The other day I needed to find an exact tweet in a short exchange between the Atlanta Falcon’s social media manager and I. Since I had failed to favorite the tweet I needed, expecting the other party to have responded earlier, I was left to use searching and scrolling and other messy approaches. Then I […]

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How to host a successful Twitter chat event

If you’re average you didn’t read this article. If you’re above average you read the title and got this far thinking, “I thought Twitter was all chat”. Welcome, you’re going to love this if you read this far. Twitter, in case you do not know, is the wildly popular global, open stream, 140 character text […]

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