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The 10 best new Twitter tools for business

Twitter is great for business. And Twitter is building out it set of business-ready tools to help companies better track fan engagement. For instance, the recently released Twitter Analytics does a great job of providing insights into what impact each tweet is having on the platform. That kind of information is great for starters, but there are so many other …

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10+ ways to grow your personal brand on Twitter

Whether you want to track existing followers or attract new ones, you’ve come to the right place. Sure, there are plenty of excellent Twitter business tools, but what about Twitter tools for personal use? Well, there’s a lot else out there besides Tweetbot. If you’re a Twitter veteran, you’re going to love this post. If you’re a total Twitter noob, you’re …

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11 better ways to use social media for business

Editor’s note: this is a guest post from futurist and Social Media Today contributor Kimberly Grimms.  Social media nowadays have been one of the main reasons why people access the internet. People like to post photos, share valuable or impactful content, and use social media to communicate with others. And businesses are no exception to this. If a good content …

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Undrip

Great social media content is constantly slipping through your fingers, leaking through the faulty pipes and infrastructure available to you to soak it all up. Undrip is a great new app that “stops that leaky faucet” and helps you capture the best of what your friends are sharing online. I love using Undrip; it’s now my goto place to check …

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SMObooks

Social media isn’t 100% digital you know; that’s right, your brain is the ultimate source of anything that eventually makes it’s way onto your social media profiles. Now you can combine paper and pixels to create a fully optimized social media strategy using SMObooks ($25 for the pack of 4 or $7.95 a piece). My buddy Noland Hoshino sent me …

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Inside Path, the BMW of Social Networks (Pics)

Path, the social network born in the mobile era that caters to your close friends and family (like 150 connections or less), is on a roll. Last April, Path snagged a $250 million valuation and just recently passed the 2 million user mark. Dave Morin, Path’s CEO, recently said, “If Facebook is like a Chevy, we’re trying to be like a …

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Does Social Media Sabotage Happiness?

Technology and the Internet have yielded some amazing, even life-changing, advances including social-networking. This week’s burning tech question focuses on whether or not social media can lead to happiness or sadness, or both, or neither. It’s an issue that has been hotly debated over the last couple of years. Psychology Today put out an article all the way back in …

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The Ultimate Lifehack for 2013: 200+ Incredible Sites & Services

Are you ready to ruin any chance you had of getting any work done today? This list represents “the best of the best” of the tech world’s resources DailyTekk curated over 2012. Culled from nearly 30 top 100 lists, this exclusive roundup represents the top 10 Editor’s Choice selections from our most popular lists of last year. Grouped together they …

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Inside Twitter

Twitter is one of the coolest companies around these days, but what is it like to actually work there? Well, aside from the roof deck with gorgeous views of San Francisco, frequent visits by celebrities looking for ways to better connect with their audience and being able to meet the President at the White House… it’s a pretty normal place …

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Instagram Marketing: Standing Out

Don’t miss: Understanding Instagram Marketing Part 3: Getting Followers Welcome to the Understanding series which connects readers with leading experts on any given subject. This week we’re learning about Instagram marketing from Camella Mendez, a content strategist with Internet Exposure, James T. Noble (@jamestnoble), a consultant who makes small businesses bigger, Jason A. Howie (LinkedIn), a web and social media manager, Kim Lachance Shandrow (LinkedIn) a …

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Instagram Marketing: Getting Followers

Don’t miss: Understanding Instagram Marketing Part 2: Ideas Welcome to the Understanding series which connects readers with leading experts on any given subject. This week we’re learning about Instagram marketing from Camella Mendez, a content strategist with Internet Exposure, James T. Noble (@jamestnoble), a consultant who makes small businesses bigger, Jason A. Howie (LinkedIn), a web and social media manager, Kim Lachance Shandrow (LinkedIn) a tech …

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Instagram Marketing: Ideas

Don’t miss: Understanding Instagram Marketing Part 1: Subject Matter Welcome to the Understanding series which connects readers with leading experts on any given subject. This week we’re learning about Instagram marketing from Camella Mendez, a content strategist with Internet Exposure, James T. Noble (@jamestnoble), a consultant who makes small businesses bigger, Jason A. Howie (LinkedIn), a web and social media manager, Kim Lachance Shandrow (LinkedIn) …

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Instagram Marketing: Subject Matter

According to this infographic, a new user signs up for Instagram every second! If that wasn’t enough to blow your mind, consider that every second on Instagram, users perform over 575 likes and comment more than 80 times. While many businesses are using Twitter to market and engage with customers (and why not–there are plenty of great Twitter-specific tools not …

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Are You Following DailyTekk on Twitter?

Are you following @DailyTekk on Twitter? If not, you should be. Aside from staying up-to-date on the latest technology content from DailyTekk we also post the best, most interesting tech news from around the web, curated, of course, to remove all the junk and give you only what is most interesting/relevant. DailyTekk has always been about filtering the world of …

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Is Facebook Ripping Us All Off?

As you might have read recently, Mark Cuban (the infamous owner of the Dallas Mavericks who has also invested in around 70 companies) is leading a revolt of sorts against Facebook. He’s going to deliberately begin leading fans to Twitter and other networks. Why? Facebook wanted to charge him to reach more of his own fans (around $3,000 to reach a …

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Are You Building or Do You Just Own the Tools?

Facebook and Twitter are just tools your brand can use to build something. Just “being on them” means nothing. It’s like owning a hammer. So what? What are you going to build with that hammer and the other tools you own? That’s what you should be asking yourself. Too many people think of social media platforms as the end game–it’s …

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How to Be Relevant to Your Target Audience Online

I spent the weekend overdosing on TED talks and came away inspired to contribute an idea worth spreading myself. Recently I’ve been focusing on ways to develop a relevant content strategy and one piece of the puzzle is audience awareness–obviously. But knowing your audience and effectively engaging with them are two entirely separate things. So, my big idea was the …

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100 Must-Know Social Media Tidbits for 2013

Here’s your chance to get in on the social media revolution in it’s most current form and guess what? These bite-size tidbits will get you informed without taking up much of your time (but there is plenty to dig into if you want to get deeper). This post has it all: from emerging networks to trends to stats and all …

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How NOT to Handle Your Company’s Social Media

Quick, somebody call the doctor cause my social media skills are siiiiick! Depending on your generation, you’ll either view that as a good thing or bad thing. I happen to mean it in the Adam-Sandler-thinks-he-got-a-free-Ferrari way (see Bedtime Stories for more information). Your social media skills, on the other hand, may just be plain ol’ sick–diseased, unwell, ailing. Here, let’s do …

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Is App.net Going to Kill Twitter?

App.net, the premium real-time social feed (aka Twitter without the ads) that costs members $50 per year, has been making quite a splash in tech circles as of late. So what exactly were the market opportunities that Dalton Caldwell saw and what pain points is he addressing? How compelling are they? What did he feel Twitter left on the table …

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