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Twitter Tweaks List Limitations [For The Better]

by Dwayne Kilbourne on June 2, 2013

Talk about a sigh of relief. For quite some time now, I have been pleading for Twitter to reassess its [terrible] list limitations. In the past, they only allowed a Twitter profile to have 20 lists, and each list was allowed to only have 500 people listed on it. If you recall in previous blog […]

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Most will not associate technology leaders and innovators who have succeeded as being true artists. Often, Bill Gates does not get his fair dues, and most will only place Steve Jobs in the category of master artist / technologist. Concurrently, the task of turning technology into a masterpiece whereby the technology becomes second-nature and the […]

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3 Ways To Balance Your Tweets

by Dwayne Kilbourne on August 15, 2012

Often, I am asked about how to be successful using Twitter. For many, they want to conduct business and get leads through Twitter, and some of those people, clients, or organizations have yet to begin to build their presence on there. As with anything, magic does not happen overnight. For most, it takes an investment […]

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Don’t Get Caught Up In The Numbers

by Dwayne Kilbourne on June 12, 2012

Social media this and ROI that… In many cases, the self-driven stress to gain more followers, additional page likes, and a higher Klout score is unnecessary and a severe misappropriation of time, money, and effort. In this highly-competitive business world that we operate in, there is always going to be that drive to outperform the […]

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What Is Your Price?

by Dwayne Kilbourne on April 30, 2012

Each and every one of us has a vice or two, and most of us enjoy many great freedoms as well. In some cases, the price of those vices and freedoms are nominal while others are extremely priceless. Now, imagine that somebody was willing to pay you to endorse something like Coca-Cola or Mountain Dew. […]

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Bottlenose: A New Way To View Twitter

by Dwayne Kilbourne on April 28, 2012

Recently, I earned a Klout Perk that gave me an early look at the beta version of a new Twitter app called Bottlenose. While I have yet to fully explore all of its features, I have found the new third-party app to be quite interesting and useful. Essentially, Bottlenose gives you a different type of […]

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5 Quick Twitter Tips

by Dwayne Kilbourne on March 21, 2012

Over the years, Twitter has grown to become quite a popular social media network. Its short, text message-like communication mode has struck a great chord with people inside and outside of the technology world. In many ways, tweeting has become second nature to most of those with a smartphone. But, some want to use Twitter […]

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Social Media Pet Peeve – Not Optimizing Tweet Button

by Dwayne Kilbourne on November 10, 2011

As a big user of technology and (specifically) social media, I love to share the content that I come across each day. As with anything you might run into, I come across a vast array of different content and shareability winners and losers! Basically, there are times when I find some great content that is […]

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Triberr Time – Let’s Help Our Tribemates, Devs

by Dwayne Kilbourne on November 5, 2011

As I mentioned in my most recent blog post, I like Triberr as a Twitter Tool. It allows me to build a tribe of inspiring, like-minded individuals in an effort to expand my network, increase my blog’s exposure, and help others expand their audience! For so many, it is a win-win tool. However, for those […]

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First 5 Twitter Tools I Recommend

by Dwayne Kilbourne on November 2, 2011

Twitter is a great social network that enables us to connect to lots of people all around the world; it provides us all with an array of uses. For example, some will use Twitter to share their blog posts and other interesting web links. Other people love to share great photos via Twitter. Yet, some […]

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5 Great Reasons To Use HootSuite (by Olivia Millwood)

by guestblogger on October 19, 2011

Why would you be thinking about using HootSuite in the first place? Perhaps, you are just getting into social media management, or maybe you have a business account and a personal account to run on Twitter. Are you on Facebook or LinkedIn? Did you know you can also integrate other social media platforms into HootSuite? […]

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SM Birthday Wishes – Part 2: Twitter

by Dwayne Kilbourne on July 28, 2011

As I mentioned in my last blog post, I turn 30 years old on August 4. People have been asking me what I really wanted for my birthday; sure there are a few tangible things I would love to have (ie new laptop, workout gear, trip to Cedar Point, etc.), but I really began thinking […]

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Woodstock Social Media 101 Recap

by Dwayne Kilbourne on July 22, 2011

It was raining and it was pouring, and the power went out on two occasions, but that did not stop an evening of fun, learning, interaction, and social media IP (in person) networking. The great folks at The Cotton Mill Deli stayed open later just for the event, and I truly appreciated that; plus, they […]

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Tailor Twitter

by Dwayne Kilbourne on May 3, 2011

Like most things in life, there is always room for improvement in the world of social media. As a heavy user of social media networks and tools, I find myself wishing certain features could be added in to the next update for a network or for a cool social media tool to be created that […]

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Linking on Facebook Needs Improvement

by Dwayne Kilbourne on March 31, 2011

In the past, I have mentioned how Twitter really needs to take a page out of Facebook’s strategy book and not set a cap on the total number of lists a Twitter user can generate – currently, Twitter still has it limited to 20 lists per account. Now, it is time to switch shoes because […]

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Limiting Lists on Twitter?

by Dwayne Kilbourne on January 13, 2011

Okay, we all need to have a limit set here or there, but I really find that Twitter is not being smart about this one. Twitter notes that the lists are limited to 20 with each list limited to 500 accounts. Not to compare apples to oranges, but you do not see Facebook limiting the […]

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Finding Balance…

by Dwayne Kilbourne on March 13, 2010

In an ever-growing world of technology, we find ourselves at new crossroads never seen before. In recent years, for example, we all have seen exponential growth in the popularity of social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and LinkedIn! As this popularity continued to rise, more and more people entered the world of social media, […]

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Rediscovering My Lost Chocolate

by Dwayne Kilbourne on December 29, 2009

As some of you may have noticed, I enjoy reading, especially the great business and technology books of yesterday and today. Consequently, I frequent Barnes & Noble (BN) and even Borders as much as my schedule permits. A while back, I was introduced to this great Godiva hot chocolate – did I mention that I […]

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Retweet Best Practices?

by Dwayne Kilbourne on December 21, 2009

I wander around on Twitter and find myself excited to see great linked content, especially in the marketing and social media arenas. However, sometimes there are errors of situations that could be improved. Sometimes, the original tweets can be almost as long as the 140 character limit allowed, so that means that you have little […]

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