Posts tagged "twitter"

SEO in 2010 – A Five Step Primer

Get up to speed with what you need to know if you're planning on doing any SEO in 2010. These five steps won't teach you everything you'll need to know, but they'll help you get started.

Five Wildly Inaccurate Social Media Predictions for 2010

Lock your doors and windows before Google's Thought Police arrest your children. Be quiet though - don't forget to mute the notification sounds on your Twitter App.

The Problem With Social Media? You’re Doing It Wrong.

The above may seem like a sweeping statement, but the more social media comes into the mainstream, the more the original reasons we signed up become lost.

Trial by Twitter – Jan Moir Feels the Brunt of a Social Media Backlash

With a veritable hate-storm brewing, it's not going to be long before other daily papers pick up on Jan Moir's ranting and the Twitter backlash. When this goes mainstream, could the threat of bad publicity put off advertisers?

Firstfound Twitter Training Document

As FirstFound’s blogging, social media and copywriting specialist, I’ve been asked to put together a quick “Dummies Guide to Twitter” for use in the SEO department. Now I normally like to keep my own blogging projects separate from FirstFound projects (hence this being the first time I’ve mentioned my employers), but I would appreciate any...

First Impressions of Meme – Yahoo’s answer to Twitter

I've been examining Yahoo's Meme - yet another jumper on Twitter's runaway bandwagon. I've not had time to form a full opinion yet, but I'll share some of my initial impressions.

Signal to Noise – Is Your Twitter Feed Alienating People?

Twitter is no longer new and exciting. Over the past few months it's developed into a valuable marketing recourse that can generate huge amounts of traffic and whip up real interest from otherwise untapped sources.

Dr Frankenstein’s Top Five Social Media Mashups

Having read Kieron Hughes’ article on Twitter vs Facebook on his SEO blog (and discussing mashups with Roger Davies this morning), I’ve been thinking about what could be gained from combining different social media sites. Read on for a veritable Frankenstein’s laboratory of crimes agains the Internet.

The Great Twitter Conspiracy

Thursday August 6th, 2009. A day that will forever live in infamy. Forces unknown launched a devastating Denial of Service attack on Twitter, forcing millions worldwide to resort to emails, telephones and doing some work. As of yet, the perpetrators of this crime are still unknown. Commenters across the web have pointed accusing fingers of blame...

Why Twitter’s Going To Produce Copywriters Who Will Rock Your Socks

We've all done it. Tweeted an innoccuous comment about being bored to tears by people writing blog entries telling us how Twitter will change the universe via some convoluted means or other. Next thing you know, some smart-alec copywriter's gone and put together a blog post about how terrible Twitter is for humanity.