and Twylah: two great Twitter tools I use to promote my tweets

In previous posts I've talked quite a bit about how Twitter has become much more important in my 'thought leadership' marketing workflow. I would be remiss if I didn't take a moment to tell you about two tools; one not so new and one that that just popped up on my radar recently. They are and Twylah. I'm sure I saw pop up over a year ago -- Guy Kawaskaki was the first person I saw using it well. Twylah is a different story -- I stumbled across Nilofer Merchant's Twylah page only about a month ago. Both are great tools, but in the final analysis I think if you're looking to use your tweets as part of your Search Engine Optimization [SEO] strategy, you'll decide like I did that Twylah is the tool for you. Here's a little riff I did for you outlining the reasons why...

Tools for Tuesday; Evernote [updated]

Here's another '5 Minute University' session. This time on one of my favorite tools, Evernote... Here's a bonus riff that I just added! Here's an outline of the topics... 1 Why Evernote? 1.1 Google Notebook replacement 1.2 Addresses the 'collection bucket' issue 1.3 Key features 1.3.1 Capture anything 1.3.2 Access anywhere 1.3.3 Find things fast … Continue reading Tools for Tuesday; Evernote [updated]

The museum of me

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#hottoppix for June 3, 2011; bye, bye, Shaq~

All the topics that interest US in the past 24 hours... How Twitter users ask questions in 140 characters [infographic] June 2, 2011   100 tweet punishment for Malaysian activist June 2, 2011   The small business owner's guide to taking a vacation [infographic] June 2, 2011   The. Best. Way. To watch my Enchantment … Continue reading #hottoppix for June 3, 2011; bye, bye, Shaq~

#hottoppix for June 1, 2011

All the topics that interest US in the past 24 hours... Mentor gave me confidence to succeed - June 1, 2011   5 Steps to an Awesome B2B Facebook Page May 31, 2011   Wait, my blog’s search traffic is down, what happened? May 31, 2011   Mashable has posted the full video from … Continue reading #hottoppix for June 1, 2011

#hottoppix for May 29, 2011

All the topics that interest US in the past 24 hours... This Week's Top Downloads - Lifehacker May 29, 2011   How to use SEO to corner a niche with your blog May 27, 2011   Mobile Apps in the Enterprise Are the Future May 27, 2011   9 Surprising New Facts About Social Media … Continue reading #hottoppix for May 29, 2011

Twitter in plain english…

I'm a huge fan of Lee LeFever and the team at CommonCraft -- no one does short, simple, insightful technology explanations better than they do and this quick tour de force on Twitter is no exception. I encourage you to watch this as well as all the great videos the have over at their YouTube … Continue reading Twitter in plain english…

Confessions of a really new blogger

Image via Wikipedia So I launched my blog this past Monday and announced it to the Twitter world…got many retweets and congrats, and at least one blog mention (thanks again, Maggie!). Now the reality sets in. I actually have to write this thing…it ain’t gonna write itself. After all, I don’t want to be like … Continue reading Confessions of a really new blogger

“No, Really, I am the Swiss Army Knife of XYZ”

Image by ttnk via Flickr Because of a twitter exchange, a CEO of a company sent me their website link and asked me to check it out. After a minute of arriving, I left. I couldn't tell who it was for, I couldn't even tell what it was. Rather than ignoring this email, I wrote … Continue reading “No, Really, I am the Swiss Army Knife of XYZ”