10 Stunning (and Interesting) Stats on Twitter

Rohit Bhargava posted a fantastic and very useful post on Twitter on his Influential Marketing Blog. He recently did a study on how peple are using Twitter, the microblogging social media service. His findings are very interesting and informative. One concern I have is that Twitter, as it goes main stream will slowly die off […]

How to use Twitter and what Twitter is

There is a great slide show that really sums up the power of Twitter. It does a great  job of pointing out that Twitter is much more than just people saying they’re walking the dog. Take a look a the slide show. I’d like to hear your thoughts. Post them below. The Tao of Twitter: […]

How Twitter Can REALLY Help You Build Your Business

The videos at WebPro News are amazing. They are really informative and are well put together. Chris Winfield was interviewed at PubCon South in Texas about how Twitter helps him in his daily life and how people can utilize Twitter to help them be more productive and even build their business. It’s a must watch […]

Twitter in the Classroom – Using Social Media to Conduct Discussion

Most of us know how hard it is to participate in a large lecture class when there is a discussion. Often times students are timid and don’t want to talk in front of 90+ students to voice their opinions. Enter Twitter… the 140-character microblogging service allows one History class at the University of Texas in […]

Putting Advertisements in Your Twitter Stream – Thoughts?

I’ve been on Twitter for a while now and I’ve seen a lot of spamming and scamming, but tonight one of the people I follow (well not anymore) started posting ads in their Twitter stream. I looked into it further and I have to admit it intrigued me. Making money by allowing ads into your […]

A Twitter Spinoff Launches for Moms – Social Media Overload

So in January, Ms. Herrscher began thinking about ways to apply the principles of Twitter to her site. She wanted something where her readers “wouldn’t have to dig through the millions of people on Twitter to find moms, or moms in their area or moms with their common interests,” she said. “It’s a smaller, manageable […]

Is Twitter a Black-hole and Dangerous?

On March 24th, David Sarno in his LA Times article “There’s Twitter the companym and Twitter the Medium” highlights some important concerns with the relatively new and booming microblogging service. Technology celebrities like Leo Laporte and Dave Winer have both addressed the need and appeal of Twitter as well as their concern about the closed, […]

Blellow! Twitter for collaborating and working together. Twitter killer?

Blellow is very neat. Is it a Twitter Killer? No. But a neat concept. The idea of Twitter was to share what you are doing with your friends and fans, but it’s evolved into so much more. Twitter is like Blellow just without the amount of functionality that Blellow provides. I’d be interested to see […]