Archive for the ‘Twitter’ Category

Making Twitter Reflect Your Brand

Our good friends at Wilson Design Associates have put together a blog post on designing Twitter pages. We have been looking at how much we can control the Twitter page designs for a couple of our clients and have been successful in making the Twitter environment reflect their visual identity. It is a little limited […]

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Should Google Rank Tweets like News

Yesterday saw a lot of comment on how Google ranks Tweets. This was a result of an article in Technology Review where Amit Singhal, a Google Fellow. Amit said that in the case of tweets the key is to identify ‘reputed followers’. At its simplest the more high quality visitors you have the more important […]

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Getting your Business into Social Media – Content

As I have mentioned previously before embarking on using Social Media for your business you need to determine if your customers and competitors are using Social Media. If they are and you have decided you want to take your business into Social Media you will need to commit yourself to communicating about your business, your products and […]

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Social Media for Business – First Steps

You can’t read anything about Social Media without it being heralded as the next big thing for business. Just in case you have just arrived from Mars and haven’t heard Social Media is the ability to share content, have a conversation and generally communicate in real time online. It represents a fundamental change in how […]

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Real-time search is about Trust not PageRank

The announcement that both Bing and Google are integrating Twitter posts in their search results is a clear indication that real-time search has come of age. The implication to the search industry is, as they say, a ‘game changer’. The technology involved in indexing the real-time Web is staggering enough but the real challenge will […]

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Twitter 1 Carter-Ruck 0

It was fascination to be part of the Twitter adventure today where the gagging order injucting The Guardian to stop publishing the question asked by MP Paul Farrelly regarding the company Trafigura and the dumping of toxic waste in the Ivory Coast. There is still a lot to come out, such as how it was […]

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Twitter as a Resource

I have always used the Web as a rich source of information, reading a number of publications including newspapers, blogs and magazines. By using Twitter as an information source by following well known publications and industry experts I read their tweets in the same way as news items. Looking a bit deeper I could see […]

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Guide on Posting on Twitter

For those of you that are considering joining Twitter here are a few simple guidelines that may help you start off: 1. Add value 2. Share information that you found interesting the Web that related to your business or your speciality interest. 3. Use a Web service that provides short aliases for redirecting for long […]

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