Archive for the "Social Networking" Category

iTunes Ping First Impressions

iTunes recently released iTunes 10 and with it, came iTunes Ping. iTunes Ping is a social networking platform with a focus on music within iTunes . I am disappointed that Apple did not create a web site for iTunes Ping. I think… Read more…

Integrate tweetmeme with twitterfeed

If you use twitterfeed to sync your blogs with your Twitter account, you could easily integrate tweetmeme retweet counters by adding the code “RT @tweetmeme” to your twitterfeed feeds.

Once you have added the tweetmeme retweet code to the prefix field of your twtterfeed feed, you tweets will be counted… Read more…

Twitter Traffic Machine Review

I have been applying what I have learnt from the Twitter Traffic Machine for over a month now. When I started on 10 April 2009, I had 2258 followers. After using the tips and tricks in the Twitter Traffic Machine for 2.5 months, my… Read more…

3 Ways to Make Money From Twitter

1. Magpie

Magpie is an ad network for Twitter. They’ll post tweets to your Twitter account on a predefined ratio of  tweets to ads. You could select to post ads as often as 1 ad after you post 1 Tweet or as spaced out as 1 ad after 200 Tweets.… Read more…

More Ways to Retweet with Tweetdeck and via @

The guys at Twitip just posted a blog post on using the text “via @” instead of “RT” for Twitter retweets. Now that is something new for me!

Is that a better way to retweet? I don’t think so. Everyone is used to using “RT” at the… Read more…

Let Others Retweet Your Tweets the Easy Way

Retweeting is when you copy someone else’s Twitter tweet and post it as your own. Usually, people add “RT”, “Retweet”, “Retweeting” or “Reading”. Blogging Bits has a great article on how, why and when to Retweet. My article will focus on how to allow other people to… Read more…

7 Tools for Managing Your Twitter Followers and the People You Follow

1. Twitoria

Twitoria finds your friends that haven’t tweeted in a long time so that you can remove them. The problem with Twitoria is you cannot remove your friends from Twitoria. You need to login to Twitter, click on the Twitter user’s profile in Twitoria and remove them.

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Using Twitter for Competitions

NameCheap uses Twitter for competitions and I think it is a wonderful idea.

They will be giving away three domain names every hour on the hour for two weeks on Twitter.  The top two players to answer the most questions correctly as well as one player at… Read more…

ATI Drops RSS Feed and Replaces it with Twitter

ATI used to have a RSS feed for announcing their latest ATI Catalyst drivers. However, on 20 February, they announced that “Catalyst updates will no longer be available as an RSS feed We are excited to announce the availability of exclusive updates on Twitter!!”.

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SocialToo Puts a Stop to Automated DMs in Twitter

I DO NOT disagree with SocialToo’s decision to stop automated DMs on their site but I disagree with their decision to block users who send automated DMs from other sites.

There are pros and cons of sending automated direct messages on Twitter. I believe the number one… Read more…

Is Twitter Making RSS Readers Redundant?

Don Reisinger wrote an interesting article on how he uses Twitter to replace RSS readers. Personally, I still use RSS readers from my Windows machine and I don’t think Twitter is going to replace that any time soon.

However, I do understand that this Twitter phenomenon is… Read more…

Get More Twitter Followers with Tweeter Getter?

I stumbled upon Tweeter Getter, a viral marketing tool that claims to increase your number of Twitter followers by the thousands. “15625 new Twitter followers” is what the creator claims you will get if you use his system. Some people say this thing works… Read more…

Twitter's Following Limit

I think I have hit Twitter’s following limit. At the time of this post, I have 1216 followers and I am following 1881 people in my Twitter account.

According to Twitter, I must “balance your follower/following ratio in order to follow more people”. Find… Read more…

How to Get Even More Twitter Followers


Quick Twollow.com Demo from jon on Vimeo.

Twollow is a really cool tool to look for people who tweet about the things that you want to target. I thought it does not work but recently I have been getting more… Read more…

TweetLater Review

I just started using TweetLater and I think it is a wonderful tool to automate the following of your new Twitter followers, sending of welcome messages to your new Twitter followers and schedule future Twitter posts.

Integrating Your Twitter Account with TweetLater

After you create a TweetLater… Read more…

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