A different look at twitter!

October 3, 2011

Twttr Sucks

 

Yes there are a lot of websites that start out this way that one company or another sucks.
Mostly because they are what I refer to as a GRQ (get RICH quick) schemes. Another great reason for so many websites is Fraud and potential people being taken advantage of. What of the companies that allow this by there inherent being?

I think of companies like the phone company. ATT, Sprint, Tmobile, Verizon, and of course the old Bells. Of course these are not inherently bad companies and were out to only profit on the fact that people want to connect with each other.

What about the sub destructive companies that lurk just under the surface of these companies?

Tele marketing Bill Collectors Con Artists. I am not saying that sprint Att or Tmobile Verizon is responsible for any of these companies.

What is funny is when a new technology comes out and says we are going to police the airways such as twitter. Email with no spam. (LOL to few people with to much power). This is the reality of a new market emerging from a company that is more of a technology than an application for technology that has set about the time and effort to go banning people from it service when ever someone breaks a rule that they create an item. If you are like the Destructive companies of the above mentioned technology’s spammer’s or Con Artists there is a simple way around this called creating thousands or hundreds of accounts on a daily basis to use as spam and just on pure odds alone it will take them a great deal of time to weed out such companies and by the time they do there will be 1000 more of those type names created to bar the ability for them to ever work fast enough to ban a company through and through. If you doubt the power of this look at your spam folder.

These are the stories of the times in which we live. It was the (Great Depression) that was called and shielded as a simple rescission. Of course everyone is trying to say it will be over next quarter  on the news and online but simply put this is a joke of jokes. Every family has had this discussion already. So I wont bore you any further with my impressions of this other than to say this leads to a greater moral and ethical dilemma for companies that exists at this time. It is no longer what is in it for me. But How can you prove the value of what this is worth to me.

I used to describe Twitter as a technology that is like Facebook on (A.D.D) Attention Deficit Disorder. Now I just tell clients it is a simple way if you work very hard at it to grow your facebook following. It is true Social media is the new word of mouth. But how it is heard is still a great message if you get a recorded phone call is that word of mouth to you or is it only when someone takes the time to actually call you and tell you about something that you would consider that word of mouth technology of the phone.
Same is True with Social media. Consider not just the source of the technology but the way in which it allows it to be dilivered.

Simply put this is not a technology that is long for this world.

Having run a company called Manage Your Facebook and having had over 7 accounts banned from Twitter in this time non of them clients.  I can speak well of the fact that most of the time the rules have been made very clear and are pretty simple to follow. Most of the rules require time and effort toward the technology imagine if you will if the verizion phone company said you have to make so many personal phone calls a day from your cell phone or it will be shut off. With no knowledge of your own and no reason you could send them an email and ask to have you service put back on but this would require a more than minimal matter of time and would have to promise to make more personal phone calls on your cell phone that you purchased to make business calls. Now I know what you re  going to say is that twitter is free and such they can go ahead and police it. Ok I am sure they can since it is a private company but this happens to enough people enough times and yes it will be destroyed by its own power corrupt insiders like a bad government with too few people and to much power.

The more we grow and learn about this type of things the more interesting this becomes.

I understand why companies spend thousands of dollars a year and have started spending less and less look at skittles page today on twitter as apposed to what they had 2 years ago it is a joke in comparison .

I can go on and on forever, The fact is they are still a company growing a debt the size of the national debt. With no out look or plan to ever make money I keep hearing rumors of a way to make money but all though I may have lost part of a business by going so deep into this technology for the last three years I can say one thing for certian I am more than happy that I never invested in the companies growth or that I never put in a dime of my own money into Twitter the company myself.

Self aggrandizing people who run this company will be its ultimate downfall. Atlas will once again Shrug and say one more company that I hope the country lets fail. They are not to big to fail it should be allowed to fail if and when they realize there is no money to ever be made in 140 characters.

I do not feel this way about facebook or linkedin. totally different models with different type of policing going on. if you are not doing anything illegal it will be hard to get banned as it becomes more simple to get the word out about your company in different forums with in this service it will be equally interesting to see if there is something that could allow the collective conscience of business to grow and formulate a massive higher being that each and everyone of these companies is trying to emmulate much like the telephone did almost a hundred years ago and radio did over a hundred years ago.

Even Twitter Makes Mistakes !

September 2, 2011

Twitter email

Even Twitter Makes Mistakes

My Account was reinstated last night. All of my clients accounts were fine but wow Amazing how things happen.

Tweet your promotions

June 7, 2011

Tweet your promotions

This is always a smart thing to do?

Most of the time I would say yes depending on your business. You Deliver cupcakes around Chicago yes definitely. Are you a foot doctor  well than still maybe yes if you’re a proctologist ahhh NO!. When is it time to get these offers out there a week a day or an hour well it depends how long you know before if you thought of it an hour ago put it out there now! Think of it a week before put it out there a week before and the day of maybe build some dependence on your account.

How do we stay engaged in our customer’s life?

Are we serving them with there needs not just stuffing more of what they need from us in there face?

New Blog Articles schedualed for this month!

June 1, 2011

Brand new things we have always done now just going to talk about them and get the message out!

  1. Tweet your promotions, Schedule your promotions (i.e specials, discounts & coupons) months at a time hassle free, builds your authority and always engaging
  2. Tweets at regular time intervals.
  3. Allows recurring tweets about your products.
  4. Tweet Blogs Articles.
  5. Tweet Favorite RSS (Really Simple syndication) feeds.
  6. Tweet Google alerts.
  7. Best Keyword related articles.
  8. Adds hundreds or Focus on Relevant followers a week.
  9. Can automatically publish your Facebook and Linkedin Status.
  10. Welcome message to all new followers.
  11. Auto-Publish Status while your way or to busy to manage your Twitter or Facebook.

Some media Guru’s are just funny

January 22, 2011

Media Guru's

Everyone is a Media Guru

People just make me LOL

Media Guru's

Christmas cookies

December 18, 2010

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Manageyourtwitter logo cookies from deerfieldbakery.com

App inventor from Google is now active.

September 17, 2010

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Remember the Beta Tag:
App Inventor is currently available as an invitation-based beta product.  We are limiting access in order to ensure that our systems can handle the load.  As a beta product App Inventor still has rough edges and missing features. In some cases the rough edges include un-pleasantries such as: installing Windows device drivers, installing Java on your computer, and fiddling with settings on your phone.  We are working hard to smooth out the rough edges and we appreciate your use of App Inventor while we are in this beta state.  It may sound a bit cliche but it really is true, your use of App Inventor today will help us make it better for the future!  Now on to the good stuff.

SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP

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AT THE MERK

Why does Twitter matter?

September 16, 2010

I get this question often. The truth is, do you need more intelligent truly interested people going to your website or into your store?

If the answer is no, shut your doors and go out of business.

If on the other hand you are one of these business owner’s who can be honest enough to say I really could use some business. There is a good chance Twitter could work for you. If you assume only young people tweet, your wrong, again, 2 years ago my wife brought home an article from where she works that was given to her by a patient. The patient was 92 years young. You thought,I was going to say old stop being so negative.

The article was about Twitter and it had this lady Twitter address with a short note saying follow me.

There are businesses in all forms of advertising that work better for some niches but we ad people should no better than to pre judge.

We have to look at the big picture if we can get infront of  more people that are interested in our industry the chances of them bringing us someone who might need us is better than being the doctor who calls someone at home and asks them to make an appointment next week on the off chance they might be able to find something that is wrong with them.

Marketing works you have to take the time to really brand your company.

Which as most of my clients know begins with the simplest things like a logo, background and Areas of interest see my contact form if you need to know more. Better yet set up a time to speak with me or someone in the company. I am no guru but I have seen what works and what does not on twitter and I have enough success stories of my own and from the clients I work with to be able to show you how this works.

Thanks for taking the time to read the blog and hope you enjoy!

CHRISTIAN WILSON

Oscar Newman

September 4, 2010

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Was here friday night at

Oscar Newman Coco Therapy office in western burb’s of Chicago.