Sunday, May 31, 2009
#twtrcon Kara Swisher: Twitter not so good for complex news stories and analysis.
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#twtrcon. Paul Saffo: "News no longer breaks, it Tweets."
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#twtrcon Small biz wants to know if Twitter will suck up all my time and if people will really buy what I have to sell?
#twtrcon Big business wonders "what should be my Twitter strategy?"
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#twtrcon. Big biz asks diff questions about twitter than do small businesses
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#twtrcon Banerji from Twitter says it still isn't mainstream for most people. Easy to forget here.
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#twtrcon Who owns Twitter accounts related to your company? The company or the account holder? Panel disagrees!
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#twtrcon Twitter for community: it's just bartending, wthout the beer
#twtrcon Twitterville author says Twitter business often starts with silly, personal things: "Nice blouse."
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#twtrcon R U making $$ on Twitter? Carl's Jr.: Yeah / Dell: Yeah / KogiBBQ: Hell Yeah. Small business wins!
#twtrcon what's the best time to tweet? Test it by tweeting same thing 5x in a day, and see which gets most retweets.
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#twtrcon Tip from Stephanie Nelson at Dell Outlet: "Try to find the 'Tweetspot' - what's the right number of tweets?"
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#twtrcon Tip from Beth Mansfield at Carl's Jr. "Not everone is listening all the time."
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#twtrcon Tip from Beth Mansfield, Carl's Jr. says: "Be funny." And delicious.
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#twtrcon Stephanie Nelson from Dell Outlet says: "Twitter is meant to be a 2-way medium"
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#twtrcon Mike Presad from Kogi BBQ says: "Don't Tweet too much."
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#twtrcon Jobaba.com offers a marketplace to reach local small businesses via Twitter
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#twtrcon Hammer says "It pays to be a geek and an early adopter of technology.
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#twtrcon Q: Does Hammer use ghosts? A: I'm afraid of ghosts!
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#twtrcon Hammer asked: "Where were you when key figures were assassinated in the '60s?"
#twtrcon The Hammer tried to do "the first social media driven autobiography"
#twtrcon - MC Hammer has 700K followers. Why?
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#twtrcon Jeremy Pepper uses Twitter to solve immediate problems, burps in the system, not long term issues
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#twtrcon - but what about customers who refuse to be satisfied?
#twtrcon - Twitter is a public channel, so can get wider "credit" by helping them
#twtrcon - is help via Twitter really scalable? Comcast has 10 people doing it
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#TWTRCON: Twitter demographics are 18-45 urban dwellers and early tech adopters - no duh
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#TWTRCON: Here's good advice: don't ignore sales in favor of lastest fads
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#TWTRCON: Advice is to be honest and genuine. Isn't that always good advice?
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#TWTCON: Twitter experts on stage say there are no Twitter experts yet
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LeBron out, Kobe in. Worst. Finals. Ever?
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Friday, May 29, 2009
Thursday, May 28, 2009
Saturday, May 23, 2009
Friday, May 22, 2009
Thursday, May 21, 2009
4% of City of London workers use their laptops in bed, often 2-6 hours per week. Security company makes hay: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/05/prweb2434214.htm
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#Interop I've always wondered how to tell if your PC i in a Botnet. ESET says its SysInspector app can tell. Has anyone tried it?
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Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Monday, May 18, 2009
Sunday, May 17, 2009
Saturday, May 16, 2009
Entrepreneur tip from TiE Con: In an interview, if they ask about salary instead of equity, you don't want them.
Entrepreneur tip from TiE Con: If you're doing it for the money, you oughtta be a VC, not an entrepreneur
Entrepreneur tip from TiE Con: If you have a VP of Marketing or VP of Sales who isn't a founder, you're already screwed.
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Entrepreneur tip from TiE Con: Startups are not jobs. You are on a mission.
Entrepreneur tip from TiE Con: If you're doing a startup, you're certifiably crazy
Friday, May 15, 2009
Thursday, May 14, 2009
Small businesses need to find someone else to be "The Hammer" on collections so that they can keep good client relations
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1 SMB @Intuit Town Hall is getting benefit from Stimulus Bill -- who'da thunk it?
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Almost all of the SMBs have Web sites, 2/3 have updated it in last week
Online advertising not used by SMBs @Intuit Town Hall - one restaurant owner had used Google Ad Words, but gave up
All but 2 of small businesses @Intuit Town Hall get most of their new business through word of mouth
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Only 2 out 14 SMBs @Intuit SMB Town Hall use email marketing
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80% of SMBs at Town Hall say they will boost marketing spending this year
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14 small businesses talking about tough times @Intuit Town Hall
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