Twitter Fires Two Of Its Top Leaders


Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal has announced that two of the company’s leaders have been fired. . Kayvon Beykpour, General Manager of Consumer, and Bruce Falck, Revenue Product Lead, originally joined the company when Twitter acquired live video streaming app Periscope in 2015. .

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Best Twitter Practices for Building Brand Awareness

Small Business CEO

Twitter is being used by businesses to promote themselves, and it works no matter how big or small that business may be. There’s a misconception that some brands and industries won’t be able to build brand awareness and benefit from Twitter—but this couldn’t be further from the truth.…

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Elon Musk Says “Twitter Deal Temporarily On Hold”


Elon Musk has revealed that he is pausing his Twitter acquisition to further investigate the number of spam accounts on the platform. . Although Musk added he was “still committed to the acquisition,” the initial news drove Twitter’s shares down over 20% in premarket trading. .

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20 career experts to follow on Twitter

Practically Perfect PA

So, today, I thought I would share my top 20 career experts you should all be following on Twitter. Career Development Social Media admin administrators assistants Career EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Twitter VA IndustrySocial Media is the place to start when you are thinking about boosting your career in 2018.There are loads of fantastic articles, advice and free training on all the different platforms.

Can The World’s Richest Person Actually Afford Twitter?


The most recent of these acquisitions has been Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter for $44 billion, but how he does so is still up for debate. . Musk is currently the world’s richest person but has brought together nine banks to help finance his purchase of Twitter.

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Twitter’s Quarterly Earnings Report Shows Increased Usership


Twitter’s first quarterly earnings report of 2022 showed that its earnings and revenue came relatively close to predictions. . Twitter also surpassed predictions for earnings per share at 4 cents adjusted compared to the anticipated 3 cents. .

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Elon Musk Wants To Increase Twitter’s Annual Revenue To $26.4 Billion In 2028


A pitch deck presented by Elon Musk to investors reveals that the billionaire hopes to boost Twitter’s annual revenue to $26.4 Additionally, Musk hopes to boost Twitter’s cash flow to $3.2 He expects that he can help boost Twitter’s average revenue per user to $30.22

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Using Twitter's Promoted Tweets

Small Business Labs

They are described by  Twitter  as "ordinary Tweets purchased by advertisers who want to reach a wider group of users or to spark engagement from their existing followers." " Promoted Tweets have been around for a couple of years, but Twitter limited the number of companies allowed to use them. Twitter uses a Google-like auction system for Promoted Tweets. If you are an active Twitter user, Promoted Tweets are well worth experimenting with.

Defending Twitter

Small Business Labs

There is a growing backlash against Twitter these days.    This tends to happen in the tech field when something has been as hyped as Twitter.  But the article also points out that Twitter traffic has leveled off, users are spending less time on the site, and almost half of the registered users aren't active.    BNET's Twitter: A Marketing Has-Been That Never Was is another recent example. 

5 Bad Twitter Habits

On The Job

I'll admit that when Twitter first started I thought it was a blast. So, I thought about the things that drive me nuts on Twitter, and here's my list of Twitter habits that drive me crazy: 1. What other Twitter habits should be dropped? social media communicate Twitter career advice Anita BruzzeseI met lots of nice, cool people, who recommended great music, made me laugh and offered insights that made me stop and think. But lately I find myself not so intrigued.

A friendlier Twitter for job seekers

Job Advice Blog

Marketing Yourself by Judy Margolis career advice Networking Strategies New Twitter homepage Personal Branding Twitter for job search Twitter job search Twitter tips for job seekersStill wary of entering the Twitterverse? Don’t be. It’s time to overcome your reluctance/aversion, banish all doubt and make your triumphant entrance on what is THE world stage for up-to-the-minute information sharing.

5 Of The Best Education Marketing Tips For Twitter

The Small Business Blog

Twitter has rapidly established itself as one of the best marketing and promotion tools available. From events and goings on to staff recruitment, Twitter is incredibly powerful. However, getting the best out of Twitter… Read the full article here: 5 Of The Best Education Marketing Tips For Twitter on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Guest Blog education marketing Marketing/PR Social Media Social media for business twitter

Are You a Twitter Menace?

Tips From T. Marie

I’ve talked about Twitter Do’s and Don’ts before. Today I want to talk about making sure you’re not a Twitter menace. So just what is a Twitter menace? Those people that are using Twitter as a bullhorn rather than a communication device. Including people (@’ing) when they have nothing to do with your tweet, but they seem to have Twitter clout. If so, you may be in danger of being labeled a Twitter menace. It’s Twitter spam, plain and simple.

Great resources for assistants on Twitter

Practically Perfect PA

Earlier this week I wrote a piece on Social Media Do’s and Don’ts for assistants so I thought I would carry on with that theme and try to convince you all to join Twitter! Twitter really is a great place for learning as well as being social. TheOMPAshow: A brilliant show for assistants and office managers, follow updates via Twitter. The post Great resources for assistants on Twitter appeared first on Practically Perfect PA.

Twitter is a Broadcast Medium

Small Business Labs

Interesting academic study on Twitter from Yahoo Research.    The bottom line of the study is Twitter is dominated by a small number of users and much more of broadcast medium than a social network. Key quote from the study: “We find a striking concentration of attention on Twitter—roughly 50% of tweets consumed are generated by just 20K elite users—where the media produces the most information, but celebrities are the most followed.”.

Twitter the Customer Connector

Make or Break Moments

If you aren’t using Twitter to connect with your customers – you are missing out on a great, real time venue. This weekend I discovered an article by Jeff Bullas about how the Fortune 100 companies are using (or not, as is the case) Twitter to be connected with their customers. Connecting Moments Customer Moments social media Chris Brogan customer connection Fortune 100 Jeff Bullas search for conversations Twitter

Should Small Businesses Use Twitter?

Small Business Labs

The quick answer is yes -  if you see a positive return from the time and effort required to maintain a Twitter presence.    A very small percentage of adult Americans are regular users of Twitter.    A recent Pew Internet study reports that about 8% of online, adult Americans use Twitter.    Only about 75% of Americans are online, which means about 6% of all adult Americans use Twitter.

Twitter on the prowl or “How I lost 20,000 followers in a week”

The Small Business Blog

I don’t check my followers on Twitter very regularly but I’ve noticed that at some point between Easter Monday and this afternoon on Friday, I have lost nearly 20,000 of them. Twenty thousand is a massive amount of people and you might think I would be angry… Read the full article here: Twitter on the prowl or “How I lost 20,000 followers in a week” on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

Research: Twitter Reveals Workplace Stress

On The Job

Chances are, your stress level has gone up simply because it's Monday. You're not alone. A new study by Dr. Wei Wang at the University of Central Florida finds that tweets mentioning work stress were highest on Mondays, and start to slowly decline throughout the week. Researchers say there is a "Friday dip" for work stress and negative emotion. While you might think that work stress disappears over the weekend,it turns out we're fretting even when we're away from work.

Want Help Making Lists on Twitter? Check out this great tool

Stephanie LH Calahan

» Want Help Making Lists on Twitter? Check out this great tool   If you are on Twitter, then I encourage you to consider this tool.    After I posted Productive Social Networking-Making the Most of Your Twitter & Facebook Experience - Do You Use Lists?   Can You Create Lists Beyond the 20 Limit Twitter Has Established? Can the Lists Be Seen in Twitter or Do I Have to Go to Your Site?   Or, follow us on Twitter

Productive Social Networking-Making the Most of Your Twitter.

Stephanie LH Calahan

Work With Stephanie « Increase Productivity: Focus on What You CAN Control - Free Yourself from Feeling Overwhelmed/Stressed | Main | Check Out This Great Resource for Organizing Tips and Products (and maybe win some stuff too) » Productive Social Networking-Making the Most of Your Twitter & Facebook Experience - Do You Use Lists?   Both Twitter and Facebook give you the option to "list" your connections.  Here are my public Twitter lists. 

4 Useful Twitter Automation Tools and How to Use Them

Office Organization Success

I stumbled upon this great blog post recently – 4 Useful Twitter Automation Tools and How to Use Them - all about how you can use some of those great Twitter automation tools out there and the step-by-step on how to use them. Bonus Tool: Another Twitter tool that’s a favorite of mine but wasn’t mentioned in this article is Twaitter – a great tool to pre-schedule and recycle your Tweets.

Top 5 Twitter Accounts to Follow for Business Tips

The Small Business Blog

For small businesses, keeping on top of digital marketing channels such as Twitter can be time consuming. The article identifies five of the best Twitter profiles that are publishing relevant and useful information for SME owners and employees. From online marketing advice to trend analysis and hardcore metrics, these five profiles provide a wide range…

Top 5 Small Business Twitter Tips for Newbies

The Small Business Blog

Try to avoid any Twitter “gaffes” by making false assumptions about the service. Many brands and high profile people have made embarrassing mistakes on Twitter by posting tweets publicly that they didn’t mean to, so learn… Top 5 Tips posts are always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners.

5 Easy Ways To Find Potential Customers On Twitter

Small Business CEO

Despite being 9 years old and having 316 million active users, Twitter is still a mystery for business owners. What makes Twitter a great place for any business is the ability to search status updates and user bios based on keywords. The following 5 methods will teach you how to find new leads and potential customers for your business on Twitter today. Take the time search your business’s name on Twitter. Do you need more customers?

UPS Store launches small business expert twitter chat.

The Small Business Blog

Today at 3:00 pm Eastern, The UPS Store (@TheUPSStore) will launch its small business expert Twitter chat series (#SBOadvice). Tomorrow’s chat, “Get in the Game – Make Your Small Business Dreams a Reality,” will be hosted by small business startup and growth expert, Michelle McCullough. During each chat, participants will have an opportunity to win… Business Advice

InboxQ's Excellent Twitter Q&A User Survey

Small Business Labs

I wasn't familiar with InboxQ until I saw a reference to a survey they'd done in Entrepreneur's Why Savvy Businesses Field Customer Questions on Twitter.    The key quote from the article: "58 percent of Twitter users said they’re likely to follow businesses that answer their questions on Twitter, and 64 percent said they’d be more likely to make a purchase from a company from which they’ve received an answer to a tweeted query."

Free Webinar: Using Twitter to Grow Your Business

Small Business Labs

Follow us on Twitter Emergent Research EMERGENT RESEARCH is focused on better understanding the small business sector of the US and global economy. Blog powered by TypePad Member since 01/2005 « The Female Economy | Main | Street Food Gets Real » June 21, 2010 Free Webinar: Using Twitter to Grow Your Business Using Twitter to Grow Your Business  is a free webinar presented by MyVenturepad and SAP.  Twitter. Twitter.

Pretty Twitter Badges by Limeshot Design

Loosely Speaking

Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Pretty Twitter Badges by Limeshot Design Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 3:13 pm // By: ktcosmos // Category: Blogging Craving a new look for your Twitter badges? Emma Hoffman’s designs are fresh and different from what you find among Twitter’s badge offerings. Limeshot also offers Twitter Backgrounds for those who don’t know how to make their own.

15 Twitter Tools Your Business Should be Using

Small Business CEO

Twitter has become an increasingly powerful device for small businesses, allowing them to engage with clients, reach a wider audience and spread brand awareness. Although Twitter is useful on its own, there are a number of tools available to help small businesses get the most from the social networking site. … Social Media twitter tools

Top 5 Tips for Small Biz Twitter Beginners

The Small Business Blog

Remember that you are on Twitter primarily to listen and learn, not to simply broadcast your message to the world. Interaction is the key to success on Twitter. Using Twitter search is a great way of finding people who are talking about your industry or perhaps even discussing your business. Bear in mind that only celebrities are overnight successes on Twitter, for all of the rest of us it takes time and commitment.

Life After Twitter And Facebook

Brilliantly Better

But instead of all the Earth being hit, let’s pretend that only two major things are hit: Twitter and Facebook. Lets try to imagine our life after the sad end of Twitter and Facebook. Many years after the complete extinction of Twitter and Facebook, a brilliant (yet strangely unadapted) student, dumped by his girlfriend, will want to show to the whole world that he’s not as bad as he looks.

Having Trouble Uploading a New Twitter Background Lately.

Andrea Kalli

Home Services Keyword Research, SEO, and Backlink Strategies for Link Building SharePoint Services Training Internet Marketing Assistant Microsoft Outlook Podcaster’s Corner Admin Assistance WishList Member and Wordpress Membership Sites New Client Questionnaire Info Contact Andrea Andrea’s Bio Code of Ethics Blog Testimonials Search View All Blog Posts Events Calendar Hourly Rate / Discount Bundles Contact May 22 Having Trouble Uploading a New Twitter Background Lately?

Why a Lot of Small Business Don't Need to Use Twitter

Small Business Labs

eMarketer reports that 9% of the adult (18+) US Internet population currently uses Twitter at least once a month.    Their new forecast substantially lowers the Twitter use forecast they made last April.    Key quote from their press release: “Twitter has continued to gain traction but at more moderate levels than we had expected,” Verna said. In other words, the hype around Twitter exceeded the reality. 

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Infographic: Twitter for SMEs

The Small Business Blog

We expect that most of you small business owners out there already have a presence on social media and that probably includes a Twitter account too. What you may not realise is how valuable every one of your (real) Twitter followers actually are to your small business. The data in today’s infographic highlights that almost… Read the full article here: Infographic: Twitter for SMEs on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Business Infographics Infographic Social Media twitte

Infographic: Twitter Interaction

The Small Business Blog

If you are having problems using social media to promote your small business (in particular, on Twitter) then today’s infographic might help. But there… Read the full article here: Infographic: Twitter Interaction on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Business Infographics infographic Social Media twitter

Twitter Chat: Preparing Your Business For Consumer Holidays

Small Business CEO

If you want to know just how to take advantage of this particular holiday season, join Small Business Trends as they talk about this topic during a one hour Twitter chat. Entrepreneurs Marketing Social Media holiday marketing holiday sales twitterValentine’s Day is a little over a week away and signals the start of the Spring holidays. Before we know it, it’ll be Easter, then Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and so on.

Decluttering iStuff: iOS Twitter Apps


This time around, I have the more daunting task of eliminating a ton of Twitter apps from both my iPhone and iPad. I suppose that some of the apps I’m eliminating don’t just “do Twitter”, but they also tackle several other social networks. But since I am more active on Twitter than any other network, I’m looking at how each of them deals with that network — the other networks have little to no bearing on what apps stay and what apps go.

5 New Ways to Promote Your Trade Show Event on Twitter

Small Business CEO

Maybe you have heard about the IPO that raised billions in funding for Twitter’s next big steps. Earlier this year, announcements were made that these international firms would help broadcast, via Twitter, the National Football League’s own little trade show, otherwise known as, Super Bowl XLVIII.… … Marketing marketing strategy NFL social media marketing twitter marketing

Advantages And Disadvantages Of Twitter Vs Facebook

Small Business CEO

By now we all realize that Facebook and Twitter can have some advantages in marketing our small businesses. So I’m here today sharing with you an article I recently came across that gives a good overview of both the pros and cons of using Twitter and Facebook. Maybe you’ve already taken the leap into using one of these social sites to promote your business or maybe you haven’t.