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4 Important Reasons Why Twitter Marketing Is A Must

October 4, 2011
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You can grow faster and easier, when you use twitter as a marketing system. I want to share with you some amazing discoveries about twitter marketing. If you take action and apply these secrets to your marketing campaigns, the sky is your starting point. When you incorporate the 3 giants of social media like Facebook, […]

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5 Steps To Promote Your Blog Using Social Media Marketing

September 29, 2011
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Social media marketing has evolved in this new age, and promoting your business with this powerful system has become necessary, if not mandatory. A lot of people shy away from social media marketing, because they don’t know how to to it. It all boils down to your knowledge of the web, and how people react […]

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Netflix’s Most Recent Social Media PR Debacle: Meet Jason Castillo

September 20, 2011
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Pretty much all of the recent news surrounding Netflix has been bad. They have increased the price for subscribers to both of their services from $9.99 a month to $15.99 a month. They are imposing a limit on the amount of content users can simultaneously stream. They are also facing harsh negotiation deals from major […]

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Facebook sets a new Photo upload record

January 5, 2011
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Randi Zuckerberg (Mark’s sister) who leads Facebook’s consumer marketing team, wrote in a tweet that 750 million photos were uploaded to Facebook during the New Years Eve weekend. The previous record was during Halloween 2010. In July 2010, Facebook said more than 100 million photos are uploaded to their site – each day! It’s unknown […]

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Samsung Epic 4G: A Super Multimedia Phone [review]

September 10, 2010
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The Samsung Epic 4G is very much unlike its Galaxy S siblings as it has a physical keyboard and a front-facing camera.  This is currently the second phone that runs on Sprint’s 4G network and as of August 20, 2010, it is priced at $250 along with a two-year contract from Sprint.  The question now […]

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Open Source Facebook Competitor, Diaspora*, Launches in Two Weeks

August 30, 2010

Diaspora* is an open source project that was launched a few months ago where they initially tried to raise just $10,000 via Kickstarter.com so that these four guys could develop their Facebook competitor. They ended up getting around $180,000 instead – including some money (apparently) from Facebook’s own Mark Zuckerberg. The deal with Diaspora is […]

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TweetAdder 3 Has Arrived (The App That Got Me 16,000 Twitter Followers)

August 29, 2010
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I’ve mentioned TweetAdder before, but last time I really told my story was all the way back in January 2010 on how I got 500 targeted Twitter followers in 5 days. A lot has happened since then, as I’m now up to over 16,000 Twitter followers – thanks to TweetAdder. Not too bad, ay? A […]

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Facebook Makes Another Move Into the Search Engine Market

August 3, 2010
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Facebok has begun testing a new feature, Questions, where you can ask questions to the 500 million users of Facebook. At first, Questions is only available to a small group of users but Facebook plans on releasing it to all their users at a later time. Questions is supposed to be a competitor to services […]

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Recommended: Flipboard – iPad Social Media Magazine & RSS Feeds

July 22, 2010
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Robert Scoble (scobleizer) calls Flipboard a “killer app” for the iPad. I think killer app is relative. What may be a killer app for him and some thousands of other users, might be pretty boring to users like, say, my mum. Never the less, I gave Flipboard a chance, partly because it’s free and still […]

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“I Can Stalk U” – Raising Awareness About Inadvertent Information Sharing

July 20, 2010
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As if PleaseRobMe.com wasn’t enough, icanstalku.com has also launched a website to take advantage of the geo location information that people inadvertently shares online, mainly focusing on Twitter tweets. icanstalku.com presents a twitter feed on their front page with the title “What are people really saying in their tweets?” – instead of showing the actual […]

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TechPatio – 1 Year Old – Happy Birthday!

July 9, 2010
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It’s now one year since I first launched TechPatio.com. June 22nd, 2009, was the date I published the first article on TechPatio.com. It was not my first article though, because I had another more personal blog back then, but I decided to start TechPatio and this was my first article: What would you do if […]

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Must-Have iPhone Applications in the UK

May 30, 2010
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In just a few short years the iPhone has completely changed the way that people look at mobile phones. Apple’s smartphone introduced the world to the idea of downloadable applications which meant that phones were no longer home to static content, but could be updated with new software and features from third party developers at […]

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Twitter Bug: Force People To Follow You

May 11, 2010
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Shortly after Facebook’s privacy settings exploit (video) went around the world, a bug has also been found in another social media network; Twitter. While the Twitter bug is not as serious as the Facebook one, it’s still a bug that is related to one of the main features of Twitter – the follow/unfollow system. Apparently, […]

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Conan O’Brien On Twitter: Sarah Killen, Your Life Is About To Change

March 5, 2010
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Conan O’Brien, you might have heard of him in relation to Jay Leno and The Tonight Show. Long story short, he has over 500,000 followers on Twitter – and he doesn’t follow anybody himself. Until 1 hour ago, where he wrote this tweet: Sarah Killen, who is @LovelyButton, up until a few hours ago had […]

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Twitter as DDoS Tool To Crash Websites – You’re Guilty!

March 4, 2010
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If you’re a Twitter user and you follow one of the really big guys with like a million other followers, you could – without knowing it – actually be part of a DDoS attack. DDoS stands for “Distributed Denial of Service” and is used to describe what happens when a website receives so many requests […]

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Bloody Sexual Twitter DM’s. Go Away!

March 1, 2010
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The micro-blogging social network, Twitter, recently reached 50 million daily tweets, so it’s safe to say that Twitter is getting more and more popular as time goes by. Just like anything else popular, some people will try to exploit for. For Twitter, it’s often spammers. For instance, I follow many Twitter users because of TweetAdder […]

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Twitter: 50 Million Tweets Per Day

February 25, 2010
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Take a good look at the graph to the right (click it to enlarge). Go back to the summer of 2009 and Twitter had 10 million tweets a day. Fast forward to January 2010 and they’re at 50 million tweets per day. That’s a lot of tweets and a new milestone just reached by Twitter. […]

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“EgoTweeting” Review: An eBook On Ego- And Business Marketing Using Twitter

February 24, 2010
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This is a brand new eBook, just released. Written by my good friend over at BlogInTheBag.com – and because I’m lucky enough to know him, I was allowed to read and review it, before it was released, which is why I’m very excited to finally be able to tell you about it, now that it’s […]

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TechPatio Reaches 1000 Tweets on Twitter & 200 RSS Subscribers

February 23, 2010
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Who would have thought it could take me around 6 months to reach a 1000 tweets on Twitter? That comes down to just about 5 tweets per day. Well, I’m not sure my @TechPatio account has been active for exactly 6 months, but it’s plus/minus a few months at the most, so no big deal. […]

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Google Goes Social With Buzz. GooBook? Gwitter?

February 10, 2010
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Google Buzz is fresh out of Mountain View, California, where Google announced this new service just yesterday. Google Buzz combines Gmail with status updates and the ability to share links, pictures and videos with your friends. Buzz is available within Gmail (not for all users, yet), where you can see a feed of what your […]

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Matt Cutts On How PageRank Flows From Twitter & Facebook

January 18, 2010
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A new webmaster video has been released from Matt Cutts, where he talks about how Google see links from Twitter and Facebook coming to your site and how the PageRank flows from these sites as well. If you’re a webmaster or a blogger, it might be a good idea to follow @googlewmc on Twitter to […]

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Twitter Mashup: 100 Megapixel Profile Picture

January 16, 2010
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LarsD from over at BlogInTheBag.com has created a program (still command line based, I believe) that will create a 100 megapixel mosaic picture, based on your Twitter followers and it will eventually look like your own profile picture. For testing purpose, he used my Twitter profile picture. Here’s a video of how 50,000 profile pictures […]

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Tweet Adder – How To Clean Up Twitter After Gaining 100’s Of Followers

January 14, 2010
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Yesterday I told you how I gained 500 Twitter followers in just 5 days. That post came out rather long so here’s the other half of it, which is about “cleaning up after yourself”. One thing I’ve learned from my experience with Tweet Adder, is that many Twitter users are using some kind of “automation” […]

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How I Got 500 Targeted Twitter Followers In 5 Days With Tweet Adder

January 13, 2010
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This is a story on how I went from less than 500 followers to over 1,000 followers in just 5 days at a rather low cost. There is a cost, it’s not free. However, this cost is unimportant if you’re serious about Twitter and you’re looking to get targeted Twitter followers that you can connect […]

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