Hugo Chavez Joins Twitter

Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez has joined Twitter. Not because he wants to connect with his supporters or try to win over his detractors. Chavez joined, because he said he would, and that’s it. I doubt that we’ll see much interaction between him and his followers. He’s got 16,000+ followers as of this writing, and he’s […]

Twitter Tool: monitter

I think that’s what I’m going to call this tool a “Time Suck Portal” instead of monitter.  It’s a free twitter tool that lets you see in real time what people are twittering about.  Actually, let me rephrase that. It’s a tool that lets you follow in real time what people on twitter are saying […]

Podcast: Tweetcamp San Antonio 09

This is the audio from my presentation at Tweetcamp in San Antonio in July 09. The audio is a little rough, so I decided to make it a free podcast instead of something that you had to sign in to get. It’s about 22 minutes and I talk about Twitter and your search engine rankings. […]

The fallacy of followers

There is a common fallacy on Twitter and if you fall for it you’ll likely end up disappointed with your Twitter experience. The fallacy is the “follower fallacy.” The common wisdom was, or is, that you need a lot of followers on Twitter to be effective. The more followers the better. The more followers you […]

Twitter for local business

Scott Stratten over at his unmarketing blog wrote a really good post about how businesses can use twitter to engage with clients in their local area. In a nutshell, the point is to stop marketing and start engaging. Don’t just do a simple search for people on twitter in your local area and then start […]

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