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November 2, 201210:07 PM

The Responsibility Of Twitter tagged “Retweet”

What is Twitter doing to ensure that the information we read and share is accurate? This is the crux of a New York Times article posted on October 31st, 2012. It could well be one of the most important reads... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 8, 201110:20 PM

The Best Response tagged “Retweet”

It's getting harder and harder to respond back to everyone. I often send out tweets, Blog comments or Facebook messages thanking people for leaving comments on this Blog, retweeting my tweets or linking to me (and my content) in one... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 20, 2011 6:38 PM

The Value (And Waste) Of Twitter tagged “Retweet”

I often feel like I suck at Twitter. Besides the fact that I'm not all that comfortable with the public back and forth of platitudes, handshaking and baby kissing that I feel diminishes the authentic tweets from brewing to the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 26, 2011 2:55 PM

Don't Forget To Be Human tagged “Retweet”

Technology makes it easy to... Say "no." Ignore somebody. Speak your mind without looking someone in the eyes. Be "off the cuff." Quit. Brag. Be greedy. Spam people. Be rude. Blow someone off. Close yourself off from the opinions of... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 4, 2011 9:40 PM

Is Advertising The Future Of Twitter? tagged “Retweet”

Whenever a start-up turns to advertising for revenue, something is remiss. There has got to be more to a business model than advertising in 2011. The fact that Twitter sees advertising as (potentially) the big revenue pay day, makes me... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 18, 2011 9:35 PM

The 6 Types Of Twitter Trolls tagged “Retweet”

As great as Twitter is, there are many people who use and abuse it to the point of absurdity. Wikipedia defines a "troll" as "someone who posts inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community, such as an online... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 26, 2011 6:57 AM

Social Media Automation, Respect, Credibility And Robots tagged “Retweet”

It's easy to automate Social Media. It's easier to automate your online engagement. I'll caution against it. An online connection recently introduced a new service that enables people on Twitter to bring together a small group of trusted Bloggers that... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 30, 2010 9:40 PM

The White Noise That Is Twitter tagged “Retweet”

Don't get too caught up in the amount of followers that someone has on Twitter or how big the overall network actually is. Unlike some of the other new media channels, it's important to remember that Twitter is still nascent,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 30, 2010 8:01 AM

The Gentle Art Of The Retweet tagged “Retweet”

As Twitter evolves and grows, the etiquette and "rules" change, morph and evolve along with it. Recently, a very influential person on Twitter sent me a direct message saying that they were insulted because I had thanked a few people... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 23, 2010 9:03 AM

The End Of Conversation In Social Media tagged “Retweet”

One of the main tenets of Social Media was the reality that brands could join a conversation (to quote my good friend, Joseph Jaffe), but by the looks of things there aren't really any conversations happening at all. It's not... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 9, 2010 8:29 PM

The Value Of Influence tagged “Retweet”

Who is an influencer? What value does an influencer have on your business? How does one become an influencer? The concept of "influencer" was always a hot topic in our world. The concept has, practically, exploded in popularity because of... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 1, 2010 8:26 PM

The Good Old Days tagged “Retweet”

Do you sit around reminiscing about the "good old days"? As much fun as that may sound, I personally always held a high level of contempt for those who spent a lot of time living in their past. The kind... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 30, 2010 1:28 PM

What Is Your Homepage? tagged “Retweet”

One of the best ways to stay up-to-date and informed is to ensure that the content you "must see" is always front and center. In April 2009, I asked, what is your homepage?, and in thinking about how Sunday tends... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 10, 201011:42 PM

Five Reasons Why This Blog Is A Failure tagged “Retweet”

If you have a Blog, it's hard not to pay attention to lists that rank Blogs. It's hard not to look at your own web analytics, and it's hard not to wonder why it's not more popular than it is.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 30, 200910:06 PM

Tweetbait tagged “Retweet”

In the old day (like two years ago), linkbait was one of the best ways to get recognition, attention and comments for your Blog, but things are quickly changing. Several months ago, I sat down with Avinash Kaushik and recorded... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 13, 200910:13 AM

Failure Is Not An 0ption tagged “Retweet”

Just last week, I caught myself watching Apollo 13 for the umpteenth time on TV. The Oscar Award-winning Ron Howard epic was released in 1995 and dramatizes the lunar mission that took place in 1970. Things went terribly wrong on... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 6, 2009 8:19 PM

The Power Behind Your Website Name, Vanity URLS And Generic Domain Names tagged “Retweet”

What's in a name? When the dot com boom happened in the early nineties it was nothing short of a virtual land-grab as companies and individuals gobbled up all of the domain names they could. This multi-million dollar industry (it... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 2, 2009 6:31 AM

Tracking The Power Of Twitter tagged “Retweet”

There are many tools out there that allow you track Twitter. Some will show you just how popular an individual is, and some will list off mentions of a specific term. Some will help you understand how many people have... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 17, 2009 9:23 PM

Defining Failure tagged “Retweet”

Not enough people come to our website. No one comments on this Blog. There are not enough people following us on Twitter. We need to find a way to get more people to our Facebook Page. All of those (and... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 15, 200911:18 PM

The Retweet Is One Of The Best Measurements Of A Brand's Success tagged “Retweet”

There's no way around it, when it comes to thinking about what needs to be measured for online success, no one is smarter than Avinash Kaushik. Kaushik is the author of Web Analytics - An Hour A Day, Blogger over... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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