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 […]

Annoying things on twitter

Let me start off by saying that there are lots of things that I love about Twitter. I love the instant connectivity, how it brings news to me immediately, as the news happens. I love how I can find out about and read a lot of different articles that I would probably have missed had […]

Twitter counts fluctuating

In case you’re wondering what’s going on with your Twitter follower and following counts, Twitter is doing some updates and maintenance.  According to the official Twitter Blog, they are “cleaning up artifacts in the system” and making sure that your follower and following counts are accurate. They’re also getting rid of spam accounts, so you […]

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