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Want to “Tweet a Beer” Try This Mobile App

by Marketing News Hunter on March 23, 2012

[From CNN] Looking to sell the public on your plan to combine Twitter with beer drinking? Well, there are worse places to push the idea than South by Southwest Interactive, the annual gathering known as “spring break for geeks.” (Or for “tech hipsters.” The line is getting blurrier and blurrier these days.) The Tweet-A-Beer mobile [...]

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Marketing Infographic of the Day: Twitter Use by Age Group

by Marketing News Hunter on March 21, 2012

Today is the last in our three-part series of infographics from the 60 Second Marketer.  Our previous Pinterest and Facebook daily infographics seem to be a big hit so we’re sure that rounding this segment out with Twitter will definitely help anyone stepping into social media wondering where their demographic is playing in social media. [...]

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Social Media Marketing Lessons from Chris Brown

by Marketing News Hunter on March 20, 2012

[From Ad Age Digtal]  Nike , Starbucks, Disney and Whole Foods. These are four category-leading brands that all represent quality and leadership. They are four brands that are committed to properly cultivating and maintaining well-respected images. As such, would it surprise you to hear that these four brands COMBINED have fewer Twitter followers than singer Chris Brown’s [...]

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[From Gawker]  Twitter Inc.’s been spinning quite a turnaround story in the press lately. The microblogging service “has finally turned a corner,” declares the cover of Bloomberg Businessweek. “It’s a juggernaut,” a company executive tells the magazine. But the hard numbers we’ve been provided paint a very different story. A source with close knowledge of Twitter’s [...]

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Has SXSW Lost It’s Luster for Startups?

by Marketing News Hunter on March 15, 2012

[From Ad Age Digital]   Flying back from 5 days in Austin, where the interactive portion of the annual South by Southwest (aka SXSW, or Southby) conference was in full swing. Although marred by three days of cold rain, hail and wind — which many wags dubbed “the rainpocolypse” — it was still a mostly [...]

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5 Branding Tips for Solopreneurs

by Marketing News Hunter on March 14, 2012

[From Entrepreneur] Strong branding is critical in our ad-cluttered world. After all, you want to ensure that you’re the first provider in your niche that comes to customers’ minds. But what if your brand is, well, just you? How can you be memorable and stand out? Never fear — solopreneurs can have snappy branding, too. Here’s [...]

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Although Twitter is Often First, It’s Not Always Right

by Marketing News Hunter on March 13, 2012

[From CNN]  News of the tragic death of Whitney Houston this weekend didn’t appear first on television or mainstream news sites. Instead it was revealed in a tweet posted forty-five minutes before the Associated Press reported the tragedy. The source: The niece of Houston’s hairstylist, who also knew the circumstances of the singer’s death hours prior to [...]

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Introducing the Social Credit Card: Amex & Twitter Sync Up

by Marketing News Hunter on March 12, 2012

[From Fast Company] Want $20 back from Whole Foods when you use your AmEx card? Tweet #AmExWholeFoods. Here’s what’s behind the new deals for the sharing generation. American Express unveiled a new program with Twitter to let cardmembers sync accounts with the social network, and earn savings from big brands such as Whole Foods, Best Buy, [...]

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Twitter Hashtags & What You Should Know

by Marketing News Hunter on March 12, 2012

[From Entrepreneur]  If you’re new to Twitter, or even if you’ve been using it for years, you may wonder what all those words preceded by the # sign are. They’re hashtags. And you should consider using them if you want to potentially get more out of your experience. Problem is, many people don’t use hashtags [...]

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Marketing Infographic of the Day: Twitter Stats

by Marketing News Hunter on February 15, 2012

Everybody on Twitter knows, people tweet a lot.  It’s a great way to get the word out fast about something, or to drive interested and targeted groups to your content.  There are definitely some key demographics out on Twitter, while other prefer other social media channels, but have you ever stopped to wonder about just [...]

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