Posts tagged Twitter

I’m Babbling Again: For Every 28 Twitter Followers, You Make a New Connection. Maybe :)

As I approach a small personal milestone on twitter, 1000 followers, I am left to ponder what is the meaning of this accomplishment? What does it mean to have 1000 followers? Who is actually listening to you? Because you know it’s not all 1000 people. Here is my special formula for figuring your tweet investment. I call this the my “ROTI” or “Return On Tweet Investment“. Make a private list of twitter followers you actually know or who you’ve gotten to know on twitter. I call it “My Peeps” list…. Read More

“Tweetbot” – A New Twitter App That Reinforces the Apple Experience

Tweetbot for iPhone… If your like me, I like to use apps that are not only functional but aesthetically pleasing. This new twitter client, just released today from a small Silicon Valley startup called Tapbots, is just that. A really good-looking twitter app with a lot of functionality. Now I have only been using Tweetbot for a few hours but it is already my twitter client of choice. Tweetbot is very fast, has not frozen up on me like other first generation apps and I love the fact I can… Read More

$15,000 for Promoted Tweets?!?

Yup! You read that correctly. In response to my inquiry about twitters promoted products I learned that one of the minimum requirements for a twitter advertising campaign is a starting budget of $15,000 a month, a 3 month commitment, previous experience running SEO ad campaigns and an established presence on twitter. So if you are a blogger or a small business looking to expand your presence on twitter, don’t bother going down this route. Go buy a house instead because your twitter campaign will cost you a minimum of $180,000 a year, way beyond the reach of… Read More

Backblaze – Online Backup (My Beta)

It’s Tech Tuesday! I got a response to my “Goodbye MOZY” posting  and Backblaze may just be my new online backup option. (I do not promote any services, just the one’s I actually use.) Less than 4 hours after I wrote my “Goodbye MOZY?” posting I received a tweet from Backblaze alerting me to their online backup service. So because they tweeted me directly I figured I’d give them a try. Backblaze offers a 15 day trial. You can install the backup software first and see how it runs on… Read More

Tech Tuesday: Twitter Adds Instant Notifications Via Text

Twitter adds instant notification via text. And this was the way twitter was originally intended to be used, As a text messaging service. You now have the capability to have all your mentions sent directly to your phone. These mentions can be just from people you follow or anyone on the twitter service. So I find out, while testing the new Google Voice app; and then confirming over twitter; that the Instant Notifications via Text service launched today. Sometime yesterday I setup my instant notification settings but was not able… Read More