If you use Twitter (of course you do!), do you have specific thoughts on how you use it? What do you do with your followers â€“ follow them back automatically? Or are you choosy? And what about why you use Twitter? For the conversations? For connecting? Or what? All of this forms part of an impromptu and unscripted 17-minute conversation last evening with my AdHocnium colleague and principal catalyst Chris Heuer which you can listen to here (RSS subscribers: if you donâ€™t see the in-page … [Read more...] about How do you use Twitter?
Archives for January 2009
Overflow from FIR #418 on January 29, 2009. Michael Netzleyâ€™s Asia Report is a regular segment on Monday episodes of FIR, but a technical glitch kept it from arriving on time for the January 26 episode. Weâ€™re including it here as a cut, but it will be back in its regular spot as part of FIR on February 2. Download this podcast (3.78Mb, 8:09) If you want to automatically receive FIR Cuts as theyâ€™re published, subscribe to the RSS feed. (What are FIR Cuts?) … [Read more...] about FIR Cut: Michael Netzley’s Asia Report from Episode #417
Content summary: Topic decided for FIR Live on Blogtalk Radio on Feb 7; FIR Interview with Lee Aase, Mayo Clinic, next week; Dan York reports on the blurring of our lives, and more; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits: Edelman's 2009 Trust Barometer released, different handling of PR crises by Citigroup and the American Peanut Council, BuzzGain launches DIY PR service to the public, Microsoft's mobile barcode tagging technology and what it may mean to communicators; … [Read more...] about The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #418: January 29, 2009
This is how Iâ€™m keeping track of what the buzz is about at the World Economic Forum meeting this week in Davos, Switzerland â€“ tracking Twitter comments on the hashtags #davos and #davos09. Iâ€™ll jump in to the Twitter Search stream that you see above from time to time. Iâ€™ve subscribed to an RSS feed of that stream; that comes into FeedDemon, my RSS reader, where it gets filtered according to key words and phrases Iâ€™ve set up on things Iâ€™m interested in tracking without having to wade … [Read more...] about Twitter tracking Davos
Did the first use of Twitter on live TV in the UK happen this morning? These tweets by ITV presenter Phillip Schofield certainly suggest so: I did tune in to â€œThis Morningâ€ for a few minutes after catching the first tweet. I didnâ€™t see the actual moment of tweeting, though. Schofieldâ€™s show is not one I usually watch (Iâ€™m clearly not the desired demographic); if nothing else his tweets captured another viewer, albeit for a fleeting moment :) While thereâ€™s been plenty of talk … [Read more...] about First UK use of Twitter on live TV?
On the basis that a picture is worth a thousand words, the chart below speaks loudly and clearly about the decline in trust in businesses thatâ€™s practically uniform in almost all the 20 countries included in the Edelman 2009 Trust Barometer survey of trust and credibility in business and government, published yesterday. It illustrates the answer by those surveyed to this simple questions: Thinking about everything you have read, seen, or heard about business in the last year, in … [Read more...] about Truth and consequences about trust
Overflow from FIR #417 on January 26, 2009. Social software round-up: The New Twhirl (preview release) for Team Seesmic-Twhirl Chat Catcher: Blog comments happen everywhere... PingPressFM: My real-time personal newswire Blubrry Powerpress Podcast Plugin from RawVoice: updated Download this podcast (4.36Mb, 9:28) If you want to automatically receive FIR Cuts as theyâ€™re published, subscribe to the RSS feed. (What are FIR Cuts?) … [Read more...] about FIR Cut: Social software round-up
Content summary: Shel's returning from Hawaii; congrats to Scott Monty; next FIR Live on Blogtalk Radio on Feb 7; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits: journalists say frustration with PR websites kills media stories, scandal over a Belkin employee's questionable marketing tactics and the impact on Belkin's reputation, 10 tips for PR and marketing in tough times, is live blogging breaking news a good idea?; listeners' comments discussion and FIR Friendfeed Room round-up; … [Read more...] about The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #417: January 26, 2009