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8 Must Haves For Your Twitter Contest

Spend ten minutes on Twitter and you’re likely to find someone giving away an iPad, iPhone or iSomething. Contest marketing is everywhere on social media and it hasn’t escaped SMB owners looking for new ways to gain followers or build awareness. And it hasn’t for one important reason – it works!

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Go Ahead, Call Me A Twitter Snob!

I made the deliberate decision to keep my Twitter follows as small as possible, thereby breaking every social media “rule” known to man. I should be hung by my toes. I’m not going to tell anyone that there’s a right or wrong way to use social media, but there are legitimate reasons for keeping a small Twitter/Facebook/whatever network. And they hold true regardless of whether you’re an individual or a business.

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5 Surprising Social Media Business Success Stories

Chances are, most of the businesses you interact with as a consumer are on social media. Your local restaurant is blogging, your grocery store is on Twitter – even your favorite candy is on Facebook. Companies in mainstream, consumer-facing industries are all over social media. But how about other businesses? Manufacturers? B2B service providers? Equine dentists? Are they experimenting with social media? You bet!

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How to Make the Most of Your Twitter Profile Page

Whether you’re new to Twitter or are a veteran Tweeter, chances are you give more thought to the content of your Tweets than your profile page. But optimizing your Twitter page is fairly simple and there are a number of tools to help you get the job done.

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WebProNews Video: The Secret to Success on Twitter

For Laura Fitton, Twitter taught her “awesomeness.” She compares her experiences with Twitter to “falling through a looking glass into a wonderland.” Her success on the microblogging service has resulted in her building a company based on Twitter and writing a book called Twitter for Dummies.

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How to Spring Clean Your Twitter Account

Whether you want to cut the dead wood, give your Twitter account a spruce up for the spring, filter out unwanted noise, or just get a little bit more organized, read on for a quick guide, complete with free online resources to help.

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5 Unique Ways to Use Twitter for Business

From pitching your followers and rewarding Twitter loyalty, to keeping a trained eye on the Twitterverse, targeting smaller communities, and adding metadata to tweets, here are some unique ways to use Twitter in your social business strategy.

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Google Helps You Find People to Follow on Twitter

The new Google Twitter app is a product of the just released @anyhwere developer tools and is a Google Labs experiment with a singular purpose – to recommend Twitter users. Plug in your Twitter name and Google Follow Finder will return a set of Twitter users you might like.

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6 Quick and Easy Tools To Measure ReTweets

Knowing what content your competitors are tweeting and what they’ve seen success with gives you insight into your own editorial calendar and what your community likes to hear about. It’s a breeding ground for strategy and new content ideas.

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How to Make Twitter Favorites Really Useful

I “favorite” several quality Tweets that I see come through my Twitter stream. Often I see a Tweet that I want to dig deeper into, but just don’t have the time to give it the proper attention right away. Twitter allows you to Favorite Tweets that come through your Twitter stream. This is all fine and dandy, the only problem with Twitter Favorites is that the only option Twitter provide is to store Favorites sequentially by default.

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