Using Google Reader and Hootsuite to post content to twitter

First, I must state that I am not a convinced fan of Hootsuite due to my picky nature. However, It is as close as it gets to perfect web based twitter client for me now. Recently, I have found a way how to properly save time used to post good quality content using Hootsuite. First, […]

Hootsuite : pluses and minuses

Hootsuite : pluses and minuses Hootsuite (Hootsuite.com) is a very good web-based twitter account manager. It is very feature rich: 1. Multi-user multi-account management. Very useful for corporate twitter accounts. 2. Multiple columns, tabs for columns, custom groups of users. This is quite important for bigger accounts. In fact its interface is quite similar to […]

6 point Twitters follow policy that works for me

I have read a lot about should one follow or not each tweep that follows you. There are two schools of thought: You follow everyone back but spam bots and try to build relationship with majority of them. You follow only handful of interesting people and build deeper relationship with them. Can these two ways […]

Twitter killed RSS? That’s only half of the story

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RSS and content aggregation was the news distribution format for last couple of years. It successfully replaced newsletters in some of the markets, and I personally think it is much more convenient to subscribe to couple of the news feeds than getting news in my email box. At the moment I am subscribed to around […]

Ride twitter wave, don’t get lots in it

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If you were in twitter for couple last weeks, you have noticed plenty of green avatars there. This is due to the fuss about Iran election, to show support to Iran opposition. It is good example how a cause can go viral in social network as long as it gets initial push from significant figures […]

I am using Seesmic Desktop. You should use it too

I had no fun in twitter till I saw first destop client.  It was tweetdeck – a powerful and really nice application that had won my heart at once. However, there is a couple problems with it at the moment, and the most noticeable is memory leak. I tend to leave my laptop always on, […]

TrafficMachine + Twitterfeed – Brain = #fail

There are several good articles about which twitter users to unfollow or never follow, with very valid reasons. However, I have one particular type of users that I honestly dislike. That is fully automated twitter systems, combining several types of undesired behavior. It is very funny when people advertise automation and forget, that twitter is […]

One mistake you should not do on twitter

Today I have decided to stop follow one marketing pro, Anby Beal on twitter. I love the posts on his blog, but his twitter usage is just lazy. The reason for this is usage of one of the numerous wordpress twitter plugins to promote his blog and business. Each time a post in his blog […]