Topic: Twitter

Recreating the New Flat Twitter Navigation

Recreating the New Flat Twitter Navigation

Published January 19, 2014 by Brad Knutson

This past week, Twitter started rolling out their new user interface design for some users. Of the Twitter accounts I manage, about half of them have the new design, and the other half will most likely get it shortly. Twitters new design is a great example of the continuing trend in web design towards “Flat […]

Twitter Quick Tip: Share Images, Get More Engagement

Twitter Quick Tip - Share Images

Published November 19, 2013 by Brad Knutson

There is no denying Twitter’s marketing power. Most people are using Twitter already, and nearly everyone has at least heard of it (it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find “Twitter virgins”). It’s clear that marketers have been focusing on Twitter for a while, and everyone is looking for retweets and shares of their content. A few […]

Introducing: Share Tally

Introducing: Share Tally

Published September 12, 2013 by Brad Knutson

Have you ever wondered how many times your blog post was Tweeted? What about how many times your landing page has been Pinned? How about how many times your product page has been liked or shared on Facebook? Of course, share buttons often have counters, so if you have those on your pages you can […]

The Social Media Marketer’s Guide to Efficiency

A Social Media Marketer's Guide to Efficiency

Published August 29, 2013 by Brad Knutson

The prospect of “doing social media” for a living is one that has always interested me. I spend so much time on social media already, I might as well get paid for it! The trouble is finding a job where someone will actually pay you to Tweet and post things on Facebook all day. The […]

Introducing: My Social Authority

My Social Authority

Published July 14, 2013 by Brad Knutson

In today’s ever-growing social world, there is increasing need for metrics to measure individuals and brands social authority. Whether you are an individual, a brand, an agency, or just doing research on your competitors, the ability to quickly measure social authority and reach could be a big advantage for us. I’ve becoming increasingly interested in […]

Automatically Replace Twitter Username With Link in WordPress

Replace Twitter Username With Link in WordPress

Published June 28, 2013 by Brad Knutson

Ever wonder how some sites allow you to enter a Twitter handle (preceeded by an @ symbol) and turn it into a URL directly to that users Twitter page? This is actually accomplished fairly easily with a little PHP, and can be quickly converted to a WordPress function. Enter the below code directly into your […]

6 Steps to Organically Increase Your Twitter Following

Increase Twitter Following

Published May 31, 2013 by Brad Knutson

In the last 4 years, Twitter has quickly become a social media powerhouse. As marketers, it’s impossible to ignore it reach and influence. Still, some marketers have found growing their following and generating leads from Twitter challenging. This is a pretty common experience when starting out (I’m still going through it!). The challenge is half […]

The Indianapolis 500 gets Social

#Indy500 Gets Social

Published May 28, 2013 by Brad Knutson

In recent years, the Indianapolis 500 (and entire IndyCar series for that matter) has experienced a drop in attendance. IndyCar racing used to be more popular than NASCAR, but that hasn’t been true for many years now. IndyCar has recently made a big push to grow its following, increase its attendance, and return its popularity […]

Meta Tags Everyone Should Use

Meta Tags

Published May 21, 2013 by Brad Knutson

Everyone has seen meta tags in use, whether they realize it or not. Meta tags are all around us, and they make the web more easily consumable for search engines, bots and programs. Google uses meta descriptions when it produces it’s search results (although they have the liberty to change them to better fit the […]

How To Set Up Twitter Cards

Twitter Cards

Published May 15, 2013 by Brad Knutson

Twitter is more than just a social network. It’s a marketing platform, a viral media launching pad, and so much more. Businesses and brands are using Twitter more and more each day. Many companies use Twitter in their technical support department, their customer service department, even sales. To make sure we are taking full advantage […]

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