Tag: Twitter

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Safely Sharing Access to Your Twitter Account

With all the excitement about our recent redesign, we haven’t had the chance to explain some of the other new features we added to CubeSocial in the latest update. Time to fix that… Let’s say you’re a marketing manager and you want to enable other people in your team to tweet from your company Twitter…
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How #youdrive ratings and advertising

Shortly after spotting David Cameron’s first tweet on Saturday, I was intrigued to see #YOUDRIVE trending as a promoted hashtag. A few clicks later, I was being encouraged to “take part in a social media first”. The Mercedes campaign featured three adverts to introduce the new A-Class to young professionals. The premise was a cat…
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Too many tweets might make a… David Cameron joins Twitter

Nine months after @David_Cameron joined, and was verified by, Twitter, the first tweet from the account was sent this weekend (a few minutes before 6pm, on Saturday 6th October). The first tweet made reference to a radio interview in 2009 in which Cameron was asked for his views on Twitter. Cameron used bad language in…
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Did LinkedIn Just Get More Important than Twitter?

Two things happened yesterday. First I came across this data from PageLever showing how referral traffic has changed since Twitter stopped allowing Tweets to be syndicated directly to the LinkedIn newsfeed. Next, a colleague pointed out that our blog post on Thursday had more shares on LinkedIn than it had on Twitter. Now trust me,…
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How to Add a Twitter Header Image

This week Twitter rolled out an update to its web and mobile apps to add Facebook-like profile header images. The header image is a custom background that appears at the top of your profile page, like this one we’ve added for CubeSocial: Once you’ve added a profile image it’s visible on your Twitter page via…
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Morgan Stanley’s Green Light for Social Media – Bankers or Bots?

On 25th June, Lauren Boyman, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney (MSSB)’s Head of Social Media sent out these two tweets in quick succession: The “green light” was for Twitter and LinkedIn for MSSB’s 17,000 financial advisors. The “successful pilot” had been a year long, with an initial group of 600 being allowed to use both sites.…
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6 Examples of Twitter Profile Disclaimers

As a B2B company starting out on Twitter, one of the things that’ll likely come up in planning meetings is the legal disclaimer that typically accompanies any written output. It’s an understandable question, so as financial, legal and other professional services are now stepping out on Twitter, it’s worth having a look at what the…
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How to claim your LinkedIn public profile as your own

If Twitter’s the virtual cocktail party and Facebook’s the virtual house party, LinkedIn’s your virtual shop front. If your ideal client were looking to hire someone with your skills, would your profile encourage them to walk through the door? Make the most of your LinkedIn profile by providing links to your website, blog and Twitter.…
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Social Media for Estate Agents

If you’re an estate agent planning to use social media, you may be thinking about using it to push an automated feed of property for sale. STOP! Don’t do it until you’ve read this… We’ve been chatting recently to a great digital marketing company. One of the clients they are working with at the moment…
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To Google+, or Not To Google+

With Google opening up its Plus social networking service to brands last week, the question we have been considering is whether it’s worth our time actively using the new brand pages. Let me say before going any further though, you should definitely reserve a page in Google+ for your brand. It only takes a couple…
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