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links for 2009-05-31

By on May 31, 2009 in Uncategorized |

First Capital Connect uses Twitter to alert customers to delays and incidents If you're using Twitter and travel with First Capital Connect regularly, you'll find our new Twitter service invaluable. By following us on Twitter, you'll be able to receive alerts sent directly to you when problems occur on your route – at no cost whatsoever. (tags: twitter trains)

links for 2009-05-30

By on May 30, 2009 in Uncategorized |

Vote Conservative on Facebook The Conservatives ask users to "donate your facebook status" with a facebook app that will send party political appeals in the run up to EU elections on the 4th of June. Nice. (tags: conservatives politics facebook ukpolitics) Sprout Builder "Sprout Builder is a web-hosted, visual authoring solution that allows creative professionals to quickly and easily create branded, rich-media content and widgets. " (tags:...

links for 2009-05-29

By on May 29, 2009 in Uncategorized |

The Smart Way to Tap Social Media – BusinessWeek "Your competition will be using social media as well, so you want to be smart about which you use. If you want something important to measure, you should gauge where you stand compared with the competition in context. You need to see who has the advantage based on positive/negative brand perceptions, organic search-term content/ranking, visibility, and their observable overall social strategy…" (tags: businessweek strategy business socialmedia roi) Visits to Twitter Search Soar, Indicating Social Search Has Arrived "I think there's something fundamentally new that's going on here: more technically savvy users (and one would assume this includes journalists) are searching Twitter for information. Presumably this is in a tiny way eroding searches from Google. Mark Cuban, for example, is one who is getting more traffic to his blog from Twitter and Facebook than Google." (tags: twitter search) Watching and listening – blog – James Cridland Nice post about the buzz of a busy production office at BBC Radio Five Live (and using a photo I took) (tags: bbc radio) The Journalist's Guide to Twitter Journalists are using Twitter to engage with their audience, connect with sources and continue building their personal brands. (tags: journalisttraining journalism twitter) When employees become the brand "Egotistic oversharing wasn't always top on the list of corporate job applicant criteria, but increasingly, online brand management is becoming a social endeavor. And emloyees that eat, sleep, and breathe the brand are becoming the indispensable moutpieces of big and small companies alike…" Egotistic oversharing wasn't always top on the list of corporate job applicant criteria, but increasingly, online brand management is becoming a social endeavor. And emloyees that eat, sleep, and breathe the brand are becoming the indispensable moutpieces of big and small companies alike. (tags: twitter publicrelations marketing transparency accountability honesty...

links for 2009-05-28

By on May 28, 2009 in Uncategorized |

20 Free Buzz Monitoring Tools | Blog | Econsultancy "With social media continuing to increase in importance for online marketers, the problem arises of measuring both metric and sentiment results. While keeping a close eye on the volume of engagement is fairly important, it comes second to understanding what users are saying about your brand or products…" (tags: socialmedia monitoring antennae publicrelations marketing tools) Steve Bowbrick & Bloggers-in-residence « Perfect Path "I caught up with Steve Bowbrick at the BBC a few weeks ago to have a chat about something I’d seen him doing on a site called Common Platform – describing himself as “blogger in residence” at the BBC looking at the theme of openness in that august institution…" (tags: transparency openness honesty bbc...

links for 2009-05-27

By on May 27, 2009 in Uncategorized |

20 Free Buzz Monitoring Tools | Blog | Econsultancy "With social media continuing to increase in importance for online marketers, the problem arises of measuring both metric and sentiment results. While keeping a close eye on the volume of engagement is fairly important, it comes second to understanding what users are saying about your brand or products…" (tags: socialmedia monitoring antennae publicrelations marketing tools) Steve Bowbrick & Bloggers-in-residence « Perfect Path "I caught up with Steve Bowbrick at the BBC a few weeks ago to have a chat about something I’d seen him doing on a site called Common Platform – describing himself as “blogger in residence” at the BBC looking at the theme of openness in that august institution…" (tags: transparency openness honesty bbc bbcblogs) The Ten Ways Twitter Will Permanently Change American Business – 24/7 Wall Street Hyper local marketing is going to be key to this… (tags: hyperlocal twitter business marketing publicrelations) Twitter con gives police tweet idea – web – Technology – smh.com.au "Since assuming control of the Twitter account NSW Police have used it to broadcast the hotline number for the latest information on flooding in northern NSW and information about the NSW firearms amnesty" (tags: police twitter government) Topsy Labs – a social search tool Topsy listens to the conversations taking place all the time on the living, social web. This is the rapidly growing, exciting world of Twitter, Blogs, Flickr, Digg, Yelp, Identica and many other communities. People use these communities to share reviews, opinions, messages, comments and discussions about things. Topsy indexes those things. Topsy indexes what people are talking about. (tags: twitter search socialmedia) My Twitterific Customer Service Experience « "This amazed me, I didn’t even have to pick up my phone or go online to Comcast and I got my cable fixed within less than 24 hours of it not working! Truly a shining example of a company that has a ton of money and utilizes social media by employing someone to monitor Comcast tweets online all day and night. I didn’t even have to ask and I got my problem solved for me!" (tags: comcast customerservice publicrelations marketing...