Twitter started as a personal channel to publish our thoughts and comments in short messages about various topics, but it has become a vital platform for us to find and discover digital content from other websites, such as breaking news, upcoming events, and other
About 15 percent of American adults who are online use Twitter, according to data from the Pew Research Center. This data is as of February 2012 so one can imagine that even more American adults use Twitter now.
Out of this 15 percent of American adults who use Twitter, 8 percent use Twitter every single day. It makes sense then that businesses and organizations use the world’s second most popular social network to get their message across to people.
As such, we here at Social Barrel also …
International airports are designed to sustain heavy traffic due to the arrival and departure of millions of passengers every year. On the other hand, it can be the perfect place to spend time, relax, and tweet friends on your whereabouts. Apart from knowing how friends and followers react to your imminent arrival or departure, what other things can Twitter tell about airports across the
An unfollow on Twitter means many things to many people. It causes some to recheck their last tweet, some to scourge their followers list to find the offender, and some to wallow in self-pity. Whatever our reaction maybe to an unfollow, one thing’s for sure: it isn’t a happy
Apart from getting a huge following on Twitter, the goal of any Twitter user especially if they are using the social network for promoting is to get better engagement from followers.
This infographic from Sweb Development give us seven tips to drive engagement on Twitter.
The first on is to engage your customer by learning what works on the social network. According to the infographic, 77 percent of shared images have no reference to a brand but 67 percent of Twitter users are likely to buy …
Twitter is the best online platform to break news and generate user interest. As a result, tweets have become a crucial part of social media campaigns for advertisers and marketers. But how does one take advantage of retweets? What is the art of getting retweets? What is a
Twitter launched seven years ago as a microblogging platform that published status updates nearly the length of SMS text messages. Since then, it has evolved into one of the most popular social networking sites the world over, still using the 140-character
The seemingly simple inclusion of an exclamation point in a tweet boosts its chances of getting retweets, new data shows.
The data comes from Dan Zarella, a social media expert, in an article on his site.
According to Zarella, he was prompted to look in to “the relationship between exclamation points in tweets and retweets and clicks” by a question from one of his followers which was aptly-sent through a tweet.
Zarella says that he used a dataset of over 2 million link-containing tweets …
There is nothing sweeter in the eyes of a digital marketer who is using Twitter than to see that their tweets have a lot of retweets.
So how does a marketer increase retweets?
Social media scientist Dan Zarella shares five scientifically proven ways to get more retweets.
He says that through the years, he has done a “tone of research on retweets” and so has decided to share five specific points that are the most powerful ways to get more retweets.
The first way is to include links in your …
Let’s face it. You cannot Google any subject without coming across an orphaned blog—someone’s former beloved brainchild that simply proved to be too much effort. What happens to these strapped-for-time bloggers, and where do their future ideas wind up? Many have opted to tweet.
So why do so many people now choose Twitter over other social media tools to create a brand, to put their ideas out there, and to build their online reputations? Here are a few compelling reasons.
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