How Businesses Can Use Real-Time Social Media

On August 9th, 2012, wrote:

Real-time use of social media allows businesses the opportunity connect with people in a way that mainstream media simply cannot achieve as effectively – largely because the bigger an organization, the more unresponsive it can become. In addition, traditional media does not allow for any sort of personal interaction or two-way communication to take place. Not everybody has the second opportunity to go and study social media marketing or a digital media course so I’ve outlined just a few ways that businesses can take advantage of real-time social media to scale their reach with their intended audience. Live video streaming Just a few weeks ago I attended an informal industry talk in my home town of Nottingham, by peer web designer, and now friend, Alex Leeson Brown. He talked about his story and journey of becoming a web designer, including the highs and lows of the various places where he worked and the challenges he encountered. At the time of – Read the full article

18 Unconventional Ways to Get More Followers on Twitter

On June 6th, 2011, wrote:

There are tons of ways to get more followers on Twitter. Don’t believe us? Do a quick search on Google. Countless articles, blog posts, and presentations will show you how to do just that – and subsequently win support for your business and brand through the popular microblogging / social media service. But if you’re looking for unconventional ways to increase your Twitter follower count, it might not be worth your while to sift through so much online content, only to find the same tips and strategies. So we came up with this list, which we hope differentiates your Twitter social media marketing efforts from that of others – and will just as successfully prompt users to click that green Follow button. 1. Join tweetups. These face-to-face meetings between a local community of Twitter users can help you meet new contacts, find new partners and clients, establish your industry expertise, gain more followers, and say something without a 140-character limit. – Read the full article