So today I came across an article about a deadly venomous snake that is missing from the New York City Zoo. This Egyptian Cobra, which can easily take down an elephant within hours (not to mention a human within minutes), has been missing for a few days now, and zoo keepers believe that the cobra […]
People tell you that your business should be on Twitter, but as a marketer, you are pressed to show that Twitter has a positive ROI. You put out tweets with links, but how can you tell if people are reading your tweets? If you are familiar with the Twitter world, you are most certainly familiar […]
Join Design World on Wednesday, February 2nd, for the inaugural Design World Tweet Chat. Our entire editorial team will be tweeting with you on the topic of engineering education. (If you’re not sure what a tweet chat is, I wrote a blog #Tweetchatting For Beginners, which you can check out and learn more) To participate, […]
I stumbled upon Klout a while back – found it somewhat intriguing. Their tech aims to rank folks according to their actions on Twitter and also Facebook. So through an algorithm of post content, re-tweets, followers and syntax you get to some number out of 100 ranking your influence and reach. I ranked a 31 a few days ago, […]
Seventy-eight percent of all social media traffic goes through Facebook, while Twitter is a measly 5%. Although, despite the market share, a study by Social Twist says the better bet is to use Twitter for marketing and NOT Facebook.After analyzing more than one million links on both Facebook and Twitter, researchers found that Facebook’s shared links average only 3 clicks, while on the other hand, Twitter generates an average 19 click-throughs every time a link is embedded into a tweet.
Hanging out and monitoring the site today, we just hit member number 6,000 active on the Engineering Exchange. Typically we might celebrate at a number like 1oK, but I thought it was worth a post – here’s why. Taken with our Linkedin Groups, Facebook fans, and Twitter Followers our direct social media community comes to […]
My first post on Twitter here was October 2008, so a year later its amazing to see whats happened in the twitterverse. In the meantime, from a Design World / WTWH Media standpoint, we’ve turned on everyone to engage and participate. There is every reason for us to engage and participate daily if not hourly: […]
Tweet – this seemed over the top at first glance. I am not that obessesive, however on second and third pass evaluation, Twitter may aleviate certain blogging issues among other things. Often the challenge is blog block and delayed posts. Concidering Tweets can only be 140 characters, posting should be easy- and it is of […]