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Twitter Doesn’t Always Get the News Correct

  • June 6th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
With more and more users joining Twitter and Facebook everyday, it’s no surprise inaccuracies arise when breaking news events sweep the nation. So, when it comes to trusted sources, how do you know which tweets and posts are reliable and which are hearsay? Below are just a few things followers should keep in mind when using social media as a… Read more

How Pete Ashton Found A Plumber On Twitter?

  • April 11th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
Social media is proving to be an incredible thing all the time. On it, you can get the opinions of thousands of people in an instant, if you know what you are doing. Recently, Pete Ashton was on the Internet trying to find a plumber, when an idea came to his mind. He attempted to use Twitter to find the… Read more

Six Things Businesses Can Learn From Powered By Tweets

  • February 20th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
So many people are using social media sites it is now vital that brands use these platforms to reach more customers and create campaigns which appeal to their target audience. While most companies prefer Facebook because it’s more visual, they are only now starting to learn just how powerful Twitter can be if used correctly. Twitter can be a great… Read more

How to Create Interactive Twitter Posts for Your Business

  • November 21st, 2012 by SEM Contributor
Social media is a valuable tool when it comes to marketing your business, and you probably know how much time and effort it takes to develop a strong social media presence. However, there is much more to social media than spreading the word about your brand. You must also develop relationships with your audience members, and that means getting them… Read more

5 Ways to Get People to Tweet About Your Business

  • August 31st, 2012 by SEM Contributor
Twitter has because a huge form of promotion for businesses. You can get plenty of free promotion for your business by using Twitter. You can use a few simple procedures to help make it a little easier for people to leave remarks about your business. These should be used if you want to get people to be more likely to… Read more

3 Twitter Advertising Tips

  • June 29th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
According to recent statistics, Twitter has 1,100 000 users in South Africa (World Wide Worx) and in the last three months of 2011, South Africans posted over 5,000 000 tweets (The Guardian). South Africa also has a huge number of mobile Internet users. According to the myGamma Global Marketing Advertising Index, it’s the third largest… Read more

Retweets and Retweets: Knowing the Difference

  • April 9th, 2012 by Ann Smarty
Twitter’s roll out of built-in retweet functionality rubbed more than one user the wrong way when it laid claim to the term “retweet” itself, a community-crafted word that had a very specific use. Meaning for one user to post a tweet originaly posted by another, with additional tags, thoughts or credits included as the retweeter wished, the word has been… Read more

8 Ways To Screw Up Your Businesses Twitter Reputation

  • January 30th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
Tell the world what you’re doing in 140 characters? Easy, what could possibly go wrong? Well it’s funny you should say that, businesses have gone out of business and people have lost jobs, money and even their freedom just by saying the wrong thing on Twitter. Common sense will help you stay out of too much trouble but here are… Read more

5 Good Tips to Gaining Twitter Followers and 1 Bad Tip

  • December 21st, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Twitter has been gaining a lot of headway lately and with the new user interface you can be sure to see an increase in usage. You are going to want to get a hold of some followers along the way to build your social network. It isn’t always easy to gain followers and some people do not know who to… Read more

Getting The Most From Your Twitter Presence

  • October 25th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Your journey with Twitter starts from the time you create a new username on twitter homepage. For some the subscription appears just like one of the multiple options available in social media networks. For others, who have realized the potential of Twitter, those are precious moments which will be cherished forever. Let it be personal or professional, twitter makes a… Read more