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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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Can Twitter Beat Google at Search?

Twitter is amassing a treasure trove of realtime data and it wants to make searching through it a better experience for you–and for advertisers. As Twitter has continued it’s transformation into a media company, and as it grows in size and revenue, it may soon find itself at war with some very entrenched, and fierce, competitors. In particular, might Twitter …

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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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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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Vizify Partners With Twitter to Launch Your Year on Twitter

Twitter launched a new feature this morning called Year on Twitter along with Vizify, the service that gives you an infographic social resume which we included in our Top 100 Twitter Tools of 2012. I asked Vizify’s Todd Silverstein to answer a few questions regarding this new partnership. What is Year on Twitter and how specifically does Vizify integrate/support this …

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Why I Cancelled Buffer and Will Never Go Back

When I first discovered Buffer, the tweet scheduler web app, I liked the idea of it. Now that I have spent some significant time using it? I hate it. Why? For one thing it is too expensive. At $10 a month, it’s more expensive than many premium web apps. I mean, Netflix streaming costs less than that per month… and …

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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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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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Radar: Twitter’s Missing Feature (App.net, Smartphone Addiction, and More)

Here’s what is on my radar today: Twitter’s Missing Feature Twitter is awesome. It makes sharing information very easy. Where it still needs improvement is in the consumption of that information. Specifically, I’d like to more easily be able to sift through tweets from friends, family or brands in a segmented way rather than all in one massive feed. The …

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When Brands Automate Twitter and Facebook Responses I’ll Revolt

Have you seen this article on TechCrunch describing how and why brands will soon try to automate social media responses? I just read it and it makes me a bit furious. Many companies, especially large ones, already go out of their way to make it as difficult as humanely possible to contact a real, live human being to talk to. …

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Want More Twitter Followers? Quit Trying to Bribe People

If you’ve ever looked closely at your Twitter followers you’ve probably seen a few that have nearly identical following/follower numbers. That’s because these account owners have a “follow-back” policy. Sometimes they even put it in their profile description that if you follow them they will follow you back. This is essentially a bribe and I believe it’s definitely the wrong …

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7 Scorching-Hot Social Media Trends Happening Right Now

While doing some research for a recent article on breakout social startups I was able to identify 7 unique trends happening in social media right now. All I can saw is, “wow,” because the social media landscape is changing so quickly. I believe this is because companies have started asking themselves what real life social situations people are facing day …

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Use Twitter to Get Free Stuff by Complaining

By the time you’re done reading this post, you’re going to have a whole new outlook on Twitter. It is, as you know, both a great way to let people know what’s happening in your life as well as an excellent place to discover what’s happening in the world around you. As incredibly useful as those functions are, I’ve discovered …

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We’re Giving Away 10 Free ManageFlitter Accounts – Comment to Win!

ManageFlitter is a service that lets you clean up and manage your followers, see who unfollows you, use analytics to better understand your efforts on Twitter and more. TechCrunch calls it a must-use. If you’re a Twitterholic or Twitter power-user than this is your lucky day! We’re giving away 10 free accounts to the first 10 people who comment below …

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The Top 100 Twitter Tools of 2012 (Categorized)

This post is #9 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 115. Time to compile: 8+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! Twitter is my social network of choice (see our recent article: Inside Twitter). Personally, I’m not a big Facebook …

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100 Top Tech Twitter Accounts of 2012 (Categorized)

This post is #4 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 110. Time to compile: 8+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! When I set out to build a list of top tech Twitter accounts to follow, my real goal was …

Editor100 Top Tech Twitter Accounts of 2012 (Categorized)