Category Archives: Twitter

Middle Age Bulge: Running for Council?

See on Scoop.it – Municipal politics ruthseeley‘s insight: This is Kennedy-esque rhetoric for the 21st Century and I wholeheartedly approve of – and agree – with the points Councillor Thomas makes here. All his points are compelling – but especially … Continue reading

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Program enhancement via live blogging and live tweeting

If you cast your net widely for volunteer live tweeters, you’ll be amazed at the coverage you get and the goodwill you create. People will be banging down your doors for the opportunity to participate, not just spectate. Continue reading

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The power of Twitter hits mainstream TV

Knowledge sharing leads not only to collaboration but to lives saved as Twitter hits Grey’s Anatomy. Continue reading

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Blogging for authors: mostly why, with a who and a how or two

Will all Greil Marcus fans become Heather McCormack readers/book purchasers? It’s doubtful. Some might – and by adding a Greil Marcus tag to a blog post it’s that much easier for his fans to find – and connect with – her. Continue reading

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Some more social media tips and experiences from authors

Readers are passionate people with an insatiable desire for their next fix. And it had better be quality stuff. Continue reading

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Social media for authors

Dennis Cass on promoting a book. Continue reading

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About that 24/7 party going on in your computer: the social media timesuck

Twitter’s greatest strength is actually the power it gives the user to customize her/his own experience with the medium. Continue reading

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Twitter chats – #askdrstu launching Nov. 24, 2009

Whether you’re an astronomy buff or neophyte, you’re guaranteed to learn something by participating in the #askdrstu chats. Continue reading

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Crimes against Twitter: how mainstream media and marketers are messing up

The way many mainstream media outlets behave on Twitter is the virtual equivalent of copious projectile vomiting. The exceptions are a refreshing change of pace. Continue reading

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A new era of oratorial splendour and hyper-literacy

Watching the Obama inauguration and engaging with the tweetosphere as a new era of hyper-literate oratorial splendour begins. Continue reading

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