Why Your Twitter Disclaimer Does More Harm Than Good

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If I’ve seen it once, I’ve seen it a thousand times: My tweets do not represent the opinion of my employer. Is it just me, or is this the most ridiculous statement ever? Every time I see it, I get twitchy. Because it anything, you’re making things worse. People think that this disclaimer justifies bad … [Read more]

“Own the Good You Do”: Scott Stratten’s Advice for Businesses on Twitter

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Every time a business joins Twitter, an angel gets its wings. It means they’re going to at least try the social media thing. Getting businesses to realize the power of social media is half the battle. Whether or not they use this platform well is another story. Recently, I like the advice Scott Stratten wrote … [Read more]

5 Mistakes Your Small Business is Making on Twitter

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As a small business owner, it can be challenge to keep up with best social practices. One of the most common questions I’m asked is, “What am I doing wrong?” If you’re not seeing the results you think you should from Twitter, here are a few mistakes you might be making: Mistake #1: Broadcasting Without … [Read more]

12 Ways Blogging Would Be Different Without Twitter

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It’s hard to imagine a world without Twitter. It was the faster-growing social network in 2012, and 1/5 of all US Internet users are also active on Twitter.* For bloggers especially, the world would be very different without Twitter. But maybe there’s something we can lean from that. Twitter is an amazing way to reach … [Read more]

5 Creative Solutions for Twitter Embeds on WordPress

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When WordPress came out with the ability to embed Tweets on posts and pages, a few of us thought, “cool.” It’s so easy. Just click on “Expand”, then on “Details,” which will open up the single tweet. Then just copy and paste the URL. And there you are: a sweet, instantly embedded tweet, like this: … [Read more]

Building Your Business with Twitter: Dino Dogan Interviews UFC’s Dana White

At NMX 2013, Dino Dogan from Triberr sat down to talk with UFC President Dana White about Twitter, the possibility of the UFC going public, and more. Dino is a true fight fan with a passion for new media, so he was the perfect person to interview Dana! Check out the video here: Thanks, Dino, … [Read more]

Breaking Through the Noise: Focusing on Relationships

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Twitter users publish more than half a billion tweets per day and Facebook is now integrated with more than 9 million apps and websites. With all of this online volume, it may seem like competing for your consumer’s attention is foolish. However, how much of that volume is from brands and people simply pushing out … [Read more]

Dana White Shares Social Media Success Secrets at NMX

I have to admit: when I heard that Dana White would be keynoting at NMX 2013, my initial thought was, “Who?” Our co-founders, Rick Calvert and Dave Cynkin, were extremely excited, both being huge UFC fans. But as someone who is not into UFC or other fighting sports, the name was not familiar to me. … [Read more]

The Photography Wars Heat Up

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My entire life I’ve enjoyed taking photos. Follow me on Instagram and you’ll see that I’m constantly capturing moments from my life and sharing them with the world. This allows people to connect with me in a way that my blog, podcast or other mediums have never allowed. Most of us leave the house every … [Read more]

Why The President’s Tweet Became the Most Popular of All Time

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President Barack Obama made social media history with a tweet posted right after he was named the winner of the United States 2012 president election. This tweet surpassed tweets by celebrities like Justin Bieber to become the most shared tweet in history. As of writing this post, the tweet has been retweeted 0ver 793,000 times … [Read more]