All posts tagged Twitter

Worst Tweets of 2014

It is that time again to reflect on the past year in social media, and this was a banner year for terrible corporate tweets. Watch as Fast Company Senior Editor Jason Feifer revisits the most egregious twitter faux pas of the year. You will shake your head in disbelief, wonder what the their respective community managers were thinking (and if they still have a job), and quite possibly never buy a DiGiorno pizza ever again.  (More)

Twitter Image Sizes for Effective Social Media Marketing

“Each Tweet represents an opportunity to show your voice and strengthen that relationship with your followers.” ~ Simon Rogers, Data Editor at Twitter (@smfrogers) The competition for your customer’s attention on social media is intense.  (More)

Digital RoundUp: Creative Twitter Cover Photos

Some might say the new Twitter profile layout is looking a bit like Facebook. While this may be true, we have to say we’re fans of the large visuals. Earlier this week we gave some tips on how you can optimize your new Twitter cover photo. In order to help you get the creative juices flowing, we’ve assembled a list of our top Twitter cover photos for this week’s Digital RoundUp.  (More)

Social Media Tip | New Twitter Layout

Social Media Tip

Q. What are the sizing guidelines for the new Twitter cover photo?

A. Twitter’s new layout is “a whole new you, in your Twitter profile”. The new features are aimed at offering an improved experience with the ability to:
  • Pin Tweets: Pin a tweet to the top of your feed.

Social Media Marketing and Alcohol: Understanding the Perfect Mix

When combining social media and alcohol, the line tends to get a little blurred as to what you should and should not post. No, we’re not talking about drinking and tweeting here – although you probably shouldn’t do that either. In a previous blog post on Addressing Legal Concerns Around Social Media and Alcohol, we explained why it is important to focus on sharing ideas and conversation around alcohol-related products or services, rather than strictly promoting it.  (More)

Digital RoundUp: Small Business Guide to Social Media

Digital RoundUp: Oct 4th, 2013

What better way to pass time on your Friday workday than by catching up on the latest trends in social media with our weekly Digital RoundUp? Thinking about launching a social media strategy for your small business but not sure where to start or what rules to follow?  (More)

Social Media Tips | Negative Comments

Q. Should I delete negative comments on social media?

A. No. A negative comment or complaint is an opportunity to win back a disgruntled customer, and show your community that you care what they think about your business. Social Media Tip: Always respond to the comment in the same channel as posted.  (More)

Social Media Tips | Hashtags

Q. What are hashtags?

A. Hashtags are a way to categorize messages or topics within Twitter – and now Facebook and Instagram. Simply place the pound sign [#] directly in front of a keyword [no spaces] and when someone searches by that keyword they will see your message.  (More)

Social Media Tips | Shortening URL Links

Q. How do you shorten URL links?

A. Shortened URLs are much nicer, cleaner to share, and won’t take up precious characters in your tweets. If you are using Hootesuite, it has a built in application to shorten your links. There is also TinyUrl and, both of which are easy to use.  (More)

Digital RoundUp: Video Distractions

Digital RoundUp: Sept 13, 2013

What better way to pass time on your Friday workday than by watching our weekly Digital RoundUp? 1. TEDTalk with Evan Williams, co-founder of Twitter 2. Vine video
3. Listening Cloud
4. Explore the Galapagos Islands with Google Maps