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Twitter for Business

The State of Twitter and 10 Mavericks You Should Absolutely Follow

Kim Garst | Posted 03.17.2014 | Business
Kim Garst

I received an interesting email earlier this week from Twitter congratulating me on my five-year anniversary on the site. Five years? Is it really po...

Whoever Runs Taco Bell's Twitter Account Deserves A Raise

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 02.28.2014 | Business

Taco Bell, which continues to extract product ideas through focus groups apparently comprised of starving potheads, has been killing it on Twitter for...

Twitter -- Your New Power Networking Business Tool

Kim Garst | Posted 06.12.2013 | Technology
Kim Garst

The need for networking hasn't changed, but the tools have -- and leveraging those tools to tap into that wealth of opportunity is easier than you might realize.

5 Ways to Boost Your Small Business Twitter Account

Brazen Life | Posted 03.25.2013 | Small Business
Brazen Life

Managing your social media presence is tricky enough when you're simultaneously keeping up with the challenges of starting your own small business or freelance operation. These user-friendly tips will take the confusion out of Twitter, so you can make your tweets more attractive your followers.

How to Build a Twitter Brand For Your Small Business

Melinda Emerson | Posted 12.02.2012 | Small Business
Melinda Emerson

Tweeting for business can be a huge waste of time, or it can be a brilliant marketing strategy -- if used wisely. Investing the time to build a Twitter brand can be a highly effective approach for a startup or an existing small business looking to spur growth.

Some Quick Twitter Advice From One Business Owner to Another

Michael Tasner | Posted 08.15.2012 | Small Business
Michael Tasner

As with Facebook, your fans will drive your interaction, but it is the relationships you build with the local community -- media, businesses, nonprofits -- that increase Twitter's utility.

Is Pinterest More Effective Than Facebook?

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 06.05.2012 | Small Business

Business owners have spent plenty of time stressing about social media over the past few years, with the debate usually centering around Facebook and ...

Does Social Media Really Convince Customers To Buy?

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 04.03.2012 | Small Business

Email is still the most common way people receive digital messages from companies, but messaging through Twitter and Facebook is more likely to cause ...

Do You Really Want Your Customers To "Like" You?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 03.22.2012 | Small Business

Including Facebook "like" and Twitter "tweet this" buttons on your website is widely considered a no-brainer -- a great way to encourage interaction w...

How Can You Stand Out On Twitter?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 03.05.2012 | Small Business

Worried that people aren't reading your tweets? In a study led by Carnegie Mellon University, Twitter users rated only 36 percent of the tweets they r...

On Social Media, Most Consumers Play Nice

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 02.28.2012 | Small Business

The Web may be home to plenty of negative chatter, but turns out most people have no interest in badmouthing companies online. In fact, according to a...

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod: How Do We Set Up A Twitter Account?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rod Kurtz | Posted 12.07.2011 | Small Business

With tens of millions of users, Twitter has become fertile ground for finding new customers. But how do you get started? And adding new customers i...