When I started using Twitter back in 2009, there were many strategies to manage the size of your account. Some teaches you to not follow your followers. It seems that having many followers while following as little people as possible reflects authority. "Twitter Gurus" were even preaching that we should follow as many people as possible and then unfollowing them once they become your followers. But some say that to follow your followers is a form of courtesy. … [Read more...] about It’s impossible to follow 130,000 people on Twitter, but I do it anyway.
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One of my followers pointed me to ModCloth, an online women’s clothing and accessories company. ModCloth focuses on independent and vintage-inspired fashion founded by two sweethearts from their college dorm room. Since then I’ve had my eyes on them. ModCloth, in my opinion, ticks all the boxes as to what it truly means to be a social business and they are a great example for every brand to learn from. … [Read more...] about How @ModCloth is dominating social media
A laptop is one of the most vital pieces of technology. Get yourself one! Why? Because you deserve it. I used to love my desktop. I had a laptop too, but I prefer my desktop because it feels good to have something anchored and unmoving. I’ve since migrated to love laptops due to my work schedule. Recently, I was approached by Toshiba to be part of their influencer program and test their Toshiba Portégé Z830 Ultrabook. I never really knew how good it was until I really used it. Today, everyone in my family loves it and has been using it. … [Read more...] about Get yourself a portable computer
That is what Acura (or whoever is behind the account) about to learn as they "spammed" the wrong person, David Meerman Scott author of several marketing books like Real Time Marketing and PR. (great book and this is not an affilate link) Oh.. I think its going into his book in the future too. What happened? Well lets say they have not read any of my memo on personalizing tweets and they took the easy way out by using a tool called Local Response, a tool that helps clients to send tweets or @mentions to people in real time based on checkins, hashtags/keywords etc. … [Read more...] about This is not the way you should automate twitter
Other than the Smartphone, the laptop is the second most versatile piece of technology that exists today. With the ever-growing range of portable computers that allow business owners to bring their work where ever they are, we tend to forget that the laptop is an amazing technological feat. The best thing about my work is that I am able to work as long as I have a computer and a stable internet connection. In fact, I don’t need an office. Most of the time I am either working on my desk in my bed room or elsewhere. Here are my favourite places to blog/work from: … [Read more...] about Where do you blog the most?
A Twitter contest is a great way to not only generate buzz for your brand but also to grow your followers whom are interested in what you have to offer. A Twitter contest is pretty straight forward. Ideally, you get people to share tweets with their followers in return for a chance to win a prize. … [Read more...] about How to run a successful Twitter contest