This post is about which social media sites I'm currently on and which tools I use for my social media presence. I'm very interested in your view and suggestions about where to be and tools to use. My hardware is a laptop with Windows, an iPhone 3Gs and an iPad 1 (no camera). My blogs and sites I intend to be more active in my blogs, I will post there and share it from there to the social media sites. That means I'm building on my own property, should a social media site disappear the content still Read more [...]
I have tested several plugins for social bookmarking but found many of them far too bloated and big. The functions included in Jetpack are too basic, otherwise that would have been a great option since I have Jetpack installed already. I ended up with Digg Digg which has a really nice floating option. It's set up to only show on pages and singe posts. I changed the positioning of the floating buttons, from -120px to -85px. For current plugins at this site: see WordPress Plugins I Use. Read more [...]
I have installed the TweetMeme Button on this blog. It's a nice WordPress plugin that is focused, it's about retweets and nothing else. The plugin shows a button and the number of retweets so far. I used Tweet This before but it had too many features compared to what I want. Update. I have switched to SexyBookmarks for WordPress For current plugins at this site: see WordPress Plugins I Use. Read more [...]
Mashable posts that Mashable’s Twitter Guide Book Now Available for Download. It's sponsored by Adobe so the guide book requires Acrobat 9 or Adobe Reader 9 for viewing. You can read it online at Twitter Guide Book – How To, Tips and Instructions by Mashable which is described as: a one-stop shop for getting up to speed with everything Twitter, from managing your Twitter stream to promoting a business. We’ve also included the latest Twitter lists and news from Mashable, plus community reviews Read more [...]
ReadWriteWeb has an interesting article about How Twitter is Changing the World of Professional Poker. Professional poker players are using Twitter during tournaments, commenting on the game as well as providing information about themselves and their intensions. But just as in the game of poker they might be bluffing. The article mentions PokerRoad as a site that uses information from Twitter. As example of a professional poker player that uses Twitter they mention Doyle Brunson, @TexDolly. There Read more [...]
At cnet is a post about New versions of Tweetdeck, Seesmic square off. I use Tweetdeck and there are two new features that I look forward to, synchronization and multiple account support. Synchronization means you do not have to recreate groups and search queries on other computers if you use Tweetdeck on several ones. I have several Twitter accounts and it will be nice to manage all with Tweetdeck. Read more [...]
Mashable has a great post about 10 Twitter Tools to Organize Your Tweeps.
Among the tools mentioned I use TwitterGrader and FriendOrFollow, I found some new ones that I shall take a look at.
TweetMe is a WordPress plugin that creates tweets when you publish a post in your WordPress blog. TweetMe is a simple WordPress Plugin that posts a tweet to Twitter when you publish a blog post. You decide what format the tweet takes by modifying sample string like below. You have access to 2 special tags #title# and #link# which are replaced with the post title and the condensed link respectivly. I have installed TweetMe on this blog and will see how it works out. For current plugins at this site: Read more [...]
Mashable has a post about 5 Ways to Share Images on Twitter. Under some of those ways there are several services listed, in all there are about a dozen. In the comments someone mentions SnapTweet that works in combination with Flickr. Personally I am not keen on giving my Twitter password to other services. That means I will most likely provide a link to a Flickr photo instead of using any of the services listed at Mashable. Read more [...]
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