Entries Tagged as 'Twitter'

One Twitter Strategy: Get People To Stop Using It

May 27th, 2009 · 5 Comments

There are some great posts out there about how businesses can use Twitter, but I just stumbled across this LATimes article about a company that’s trying to get business by encouraging customers to stop using Twitter. A boutique hotel chain, Broughton Hospitality, is promoting a “digital detox” called “Retweet With Broughton”.  They’ll give you 30% […]

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Twitter As A Sales Tool For Conferences: #marketplaces2009

March 18th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Ok I am hung up on Twitter today.  Here’s another thing I learned at the Kelsey Conference about Twitter – It’s an amazing marketing tool at conferences. During the conference the moderators periodically mentioned that people should tweet conference-related stuff using #marketplaces2009 so that all of the conference tweets would be easy to find in […]

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Tags: BIA/Kelsey · Twitter

Is TwitterHawk The Ultimate Local Social Media Marketing Tool?

February 10th, 2009 · 13 Comments

Just starting to try out TwitterHawk.  The idea is that you can track when someone on Twitter is talking about a specific subject in a specific location and send them an automated response that is somewhat relevant.  For example if I am an attorney in Pleasanton, CA, I could track everytime someone in the area […]

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Flock Web Browser – A Social Marketer’s Dream?

January 16th, 2009 · 6 Comments

I am testing out the Flock Web Browser this morning and my initial impression is that it could be an amazing tool for social media marketers.  It’s essentially Firefox with a large number of social media plugins built into the browser.  Thus far I have updated my Twitter status, told my Facebook friends what I […]

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Local.com Toys For Tots Promotion

December 4th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Tis the season to do nice things and Local.com has come up with a nice promotion to get advertisers to sign up.  According to the press release: Local.com Corporation (NASDAQ: LOCM)…today announced the launch of a new holiday program in which the company will be donating one toy to Toys for Tots for each business […]

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Tags: Local.com · Small Business Marketing · Twitter