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The activity on my page shows any human that I spend time interacting with people. Makes sense that the search engines want to know that too.

While I’m there for the conversations.. cool to know I’m help you rank higher too

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Twitter on Google

Danny Sullivan from Search Engine Land recently asked Google and Bing some questions on how they use social data from Twitter and Facebook. In particular, he wanted to know how that data influenced regular web search results. As we all know being found on the first page of Google in search results can drive a lot of traffic to your blog and website and research shows that nearly 90% of all clicks on links on Google come from being on the first page of Google.

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Social media is growing up fast. No longer a niche plaything of the digerati, social media is firmly entrenched as a societal game changer of historical importance. For many, social media and social networking are so ubiquitous and pervasive that we presume we have it figured out, that we have a finger firmly on the pulse. But we don’t. Data about how social media really works, who uses it and how, continues to surprise.

The Social Habit 2011 by Edison Research.pdf page 28 of 53 9 Surprising New Facts About Social Media in America 5. Super Socials Love Twitter
Partially an explanation of Twitter’s popularity and role in the culture despite it’s relatively small user base, 23% of the “super socials” use Twitter, which is almost triple the rate of Americans overall. (98% of super socials use Facebook, and 45% use MySpace)

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Why the headline is important and tips to write great headlines

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The latest Twitter statistics show that Twitters growth last year was over 1,300% with the latest numbers  revealed by Twitter at their Chirp conference for developers in April  showingHow To Write A Mind Blowing Headline For Twitter

  • Total number of users at 105 million (12 months ago that number was 8 million)

  • Twitter received 180 million unique visitors a month to its website.

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In this blog Nicky looks at 5 key reasons why Small Business’ should be using Social Media to get ahead of their competitors…..

Newest stats compiled by Pingdom.

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  • 152 million – The number of blogs on the Internet (as tracked by BlogPulse).
  • 25 billion – Number of sent tweets on Twitter in 2010
  • 100 million – New accounts added on Twitter in 2010
  • 175 million – People on Twitter as of September 2010
  • 7.7 million – People following @ladygaga (Lady Gaga, Twitter’s most followed user).
  • 600 million – People on Facebook at the end of 2010.
  • 250 million – New people on Facebook in 2010.
  • 30 billion – Pieces of content (links, notes, photos, etc.) shared on Facebook per month.
  • 70% – Share of Facebook’s user base located outside the United States.
  • 20 million – The number of Facebook apps installed each day.

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#Klout shares the top 10 schools by @Klout score

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Watch out US News and World Report, there’s a new ranking system in town. Does your college have Klout?

In all seriousness, Twitter influence is a revealing metric for colleges.The most influential ones must be both tech-savvy enough to have a well managed Twitter account and have the most influential professors, alums, and others engaging with them.

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Like Facebook and Google before it, Twitter has thousands of marketers chomping at the bit to find a ad strategy.

They are smart to eschew old models and launch programs that use the unique power of Twitter. Early testers tell me the “Promoted Tweets” are exceeding expectations and many of us are anxiously awaiting a user model where we can experiment with small budgets ourselves.

If you hate ads, you know why it will take a new model. If you are selling anything online, watch this space. It is going to make these early number look puny.

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Jan. 24 (Bloomberg) — Twitter Inc. will probably more than triple its advertising revenue to $150 million this year as more companies use it to spread marketing messages, according to Internet researcher EMarketer Inc.

Ad sales for Twitter, which introduced its advertising program in April, may reach $250 million in 2012, said Debra Aho Williamson, an analyst at EMarketer, which today released its first multiyear research report on the blogging site. San Francisco-based Twitter has lured advertisers such as Nissan Motor Co., Hewlett-Packard Co. and Starbucks Corp.

Twitter, which has more than 175 million registered users globally, is competing for advertising dollars with larger companies such as Google Inc. and social-networking rival Facebook Inc. The company will need to boost its user base while demonstrating that ads posted on its pages are effective, Williamson said. A December Pew Research Center report said only 8 percent of U.S. Web surfers use Twitter, she noted.

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I’m filing my patent for “Upright Conveyance” (a method for traveling while keeping the body in an vertical fashion by alternating energy distribution between two pods)

I think my chances of enforcing it are about as good as this one

If you are bragging about your compulsive behavior, I think it’s a little beyond a desire to use social networks.

Get some help.

I’m going to have to reconsider the international market for “Twitter Revolution: How Social Media and Mobile Marketing is Changing the Way We Do Business & Market Online”

When we wrote the book, we knew there would Twitter would grow, but always surprised to see attention in other languages.

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Twitter ‘prevê’ tendências de consumo

Para Warren Whitlock, autor de “Twitter Revolution” (“A Revolução do Twitter”, ainda sem versão no Brasil), “se você esperar que o comprador o procure, já perdeu grande parte da conversa”.

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