Posted on August 24, 2009 by TheBusyBrain
I consider myself a relatively active, and well informed user of Twitter, and like many, a promoter of such a useful and potentially powerful tool. As time has passed, and popularity of the service has grown to the point of mainstream adoption, the spam was certainly inevitable.
That time has come, …
Posted on May 1, 2009 by TheBusyBrain
Yesterday I took a few minutes to call in to a local, heavily syndicated radio show called the MJ Morning Show, who was talking about a recent article regarding Twitter’s poor attrition rate.
The article speaks of a recent Nielsen Survey which shows that nearly 60% of new users quit using …
Posted on February 26, 2009 by TheBusyBrain
This is just a quick post:
I was curious of what sites existed that could help a person or group create, promote, and coordinate a Tweetup from beginning to end. I must mention, a “TweetUp” is a Twitter Meetup. A face-to-face social meetup with fellow Twitter peers! I wonder if such …
Posted on February 24, 2009 by TheBusyBrain
Building a strong and valuable following, and establishing friendships and relationships on Twitter is a fickle balance beam of trying to be informative and valuable to your fellow peers, while trying not to be overly annoying and overly verbose. I seem to have done this relatively well, with a strong …
Posted on January 3, 2009 by TheBusyBrain
NOTE: Please remember to see the updates at the end of this article for the LATEST information I have on this issue.
It seems today a Phishing scheme was activated that is using peoples Twitter accounts to spread itself in order to obtain new user data.
It is sending a message …
Posted on December 19, 2008 by TheBusyBrain
Today, Twitter will be rolling out a spam list removal protocol which will result in many users noticing a great decrease in followers. This is great to see that Twitter is taking efforts to purge their database of the spammy followers, which essentially give a false sense of quality …
Posted on October 21, 2008 by TheBusyBrain
As you may very well know, I decided to engage in a new experiment a couple of days ago. Being that I do a lot of work in marketing, I often formulate new social and interactivity experiments. This particular experiment “Tit-Tat-Tweet” was set in place just prior to going to …
Posted on October 20, 2008 by TheBusyBrain
As many bloggers and web-savy surfers know, Twitter.com has become a HUGE resource for Micro-blogging and consequently driving quality traffic to their websites. The more followers you have, the more impact and traffic you potentially drive to your website with each and every Tweet!
New bloggers find themselves in a catch-22 …