Tips & Tricks: Why a period before a Twitter @mention?

Have you ever sat there scratching your head as you scroll through your Twitter feed wondering why some tweets start with a period before an @mention? This is one of those little known tricks that makes a big difference in who sees your tweets. When you post a Tweet that is directed to someone by putting their @handle at the beginning it will only appear in the feed of that user and any common followers you both...

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New Twitter Profiles Coming Soon

Twitter is taking a page out of the Facebook and Google+ playbook and changing up their profile layout. Not too long ago Twitter made images within your feed larger and now they’re extending that to improve other aspects of your web profile according to their blog. Here’s the scoop on what’s coming. Larger header and profile images: Just like Facebook’s cover image, you will soon be able to have a larger header...

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This is why you don’t have more Twitter followers

Often Twitter users make the decisions to follow or not follow someone in seconds. This means you have very little time to make an impression. Mashable looked into why people chose not to hit the “Follow”. A summary of their findings are noted below in the 10 important things you may need to change in order to gain more relevant followers. 1. You’re a “guru” The people who call themselves a "guru" are...

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Women Dominate Social Media – Except One (Infographic)

Women have been the key when it comes to the power of influence regardless of the decisions being made. This is no different in the world of social media where women dominate on all social media sites with the exception of one - LinkedIn. The folks over at FinancesOnline.com have put together an impressive amount of information all laid out in an infographic that clearly demonstrates how women make use of social media. The...

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Creating a Twitter Header

Twitter revamped the profile layout a while back to allow users to upload a header to their profile. Here is how you can take advantage of the latest layout. To customize your header photo: Sign in to your account. Go to your Settings and click on the Profile tab. Click on Change Header to upload a new header photo or remove your existing header photo (file must be smaller than 5MB). Select the image you would...

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