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Tweet Scheduling Service – BufferApp Review
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Tweet Scheduling Service – BufferApp Review

I am always on the lookout for apps that will help increase your effectiveness on various social media platforms. Recently, BufferApp, a tweet scheduling service caught my attention. Previously I shared three tools to maximizing effectiveness on Twitter, one of which was an app called Timely. Though I’ve religiously used Timely for quite a while,...

Quotes That Will Get Retweeted
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Quotes That Will Get Retweeted

People always want to write tweets that will get reweeted. Writing the perfect tweet is both an art and a science with plenty of research pointing out what works and what doesn’t. However, when people are new on Twitter, they seem to just want me to give them a packet of quotes that will get...

Twitter’s Activity Tab and What it Means for Marketers
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Twitter’s Activity Tab and What it Means for Marketers

As you many have noticed, Twitter got a bit of an upgrade. Your @Mentions tab is now gone and has been replaced with two new tabs, “@” and “Activity.” Though it may seem like a subtle update at first, this is a major renovation that has made Twitter social in a whole new way. The...

When to Use Hashtags on Twitter and Google+
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When to Use Hashtags on Twitter and Google+

The misusage of hashtags on Twitter irks me! Hashtags are a phenomenal tool that can be utilized in social media marketing to build a successful online strategy. Recently though, I have seen brands attempting to implement hashtags for everything. For example, a local restaurant converted everything on their menu to hashtags while a local realtor...

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3 Secrets to Maximizing Effectiveness on Twitter

If you’re new to Twitter or even if you have been tweeting for some time, I am sure you are eager to login and see if you have been retweeted or if someone has sent you an @reply or maybe you’re just looking to increase your Twitter following. You might be coming up empty-handed time...

What if Neil Armstrong Landed on the Moon in 2011?
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What if Neil Armstrong Landed on the Moon in 2011?

With the space shuttle Atlantis landing today and yesterday being the 42nd anniversary of the first moon walk, the team over at Ignite Social Media decided to put together a blog post filled with hilarious screen shots simulating what the moon landing would look like in the age of social media. The screenshot on the...

Tweets that Get Retweeted
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Tweets that Get Retweeted

There is nothing coveted more by tweeps than retweets, mentions and replies. Nearly every twitter user wants to know the secret of how to get retweeted. There is definitely an art but there are also studies that provide hard data behind the science of retweets. The Art of Getting Retweeted Everyone on Twitter is passionate...

Interacting on Twitter
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Interacting on Twitter

If you have ever heard  one of my social media keynote talks, you have probably heard me say, “Social media is about interaction, not reaction.” On social media platforms likes Facebook, people have no problem liking photos or commenting on status updates. However, it seems to me that lots of people are afraid to have...