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The GaggleAMP Blog

Please RT - 7 Tips to Encourage Retweets

Posted on 03/18/2016

Retweets are a fantastic way to expand the reach of your social content. Not only will it potentially be seen by all of your followers, but the followers of the person who chooses to share your post. So, you crafted a magnificent 140 character tweet that you know everyone will be interested in seeing, liking and sharing.  But why isn't everybody retweeting your tweet?  Here are 7 tips to get your encourage others to retweet your tweets.

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Topics: retweet, Social Media, Social Media in Corporate Communications, tweet, Twitter

Product Update: Twitter Replaces 'Favorite'-ing with 'Like'-ing

Posted on 11/09/2015

You never really hear anybody say, ‘Go over and ‘favorite’ us on Twitter!’, but you do hear them say, ‘Give us a ‘like’ on Facebook!’ While some may mark this up to a difference in platform preference, what it really boils down to is that Twitter has simply been less often preferred by businesses when trying to gain traction on social media. In order to catch up to their competitor and to capitalize on the preference of verbage with ‘like’-ing something, Twitter has now changed their star icons for ‘favorites’ to heart icons for ‘likes’. From now on, you can ‘like’ things on Facebook - AND Twitter.

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Topics: Product Announcements, Product Update, Social Media, Social Media in Corporate Communications, Twitter, Update

5 Ways to Leverage Twitter's Periscope in Your Marketing

Posted on 05/21/2015

If you haven’t heard of Periscope, it’s sure to start popping up on your radar in the near future. Twitter recently acquired this live video streaming app, and it’s the perfect mix of amateur broadcasting and Skype-like services. Since Twitter launched Periscope in March, many companies are trying to find ways to utilize this app to leverage marketing efforts. Here are 5 ways to utilize Periscope as a marketing tool on social media.

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Topics: marketing tools, social marketing, Social Media, Social Media in Corporate Communications, Twitter, Twitter's Periscope

5 Tips for using Twitter Cards

Posted on 05/05/2015

Have you heard of Twitter Cards? If not, you’re missing out on a work-around to the 140 character limit that can many times constrict marketing efforts on Twitter. Twitter Cards are a way for you to embed rich media that don’t count towards your character limit, opening up new ways to increase your conversion rate! Here are 5 tips from GaggleAMP for using Twitter Cards.

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Topics: Social Media, Social Media in Corporate Communications, Social Tips, Twitter, Twitter Cards

1 Hour Life of a Tweet

Posted on 04/27/2015

Twitter is a great way to connect with users, customers, and clients. GaggleAMP encourages businesses whose content is pertinent to the user base on Twitter to Tweet and interact on that platform regularly. Many marketers are left wondering if their Tweet is finding its way to the right people and for how long their Tweet is truly active. GaggleAMP has found that the life of a Tweet is about 1 hour, and here’s how it breaks down.

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Topics: GaggleAMP, Life of a Tweet, Social Media, Social Media in Corporate Communications, tweet, Twitter

Social Selling Tip: Twitter Lists

Posted on 04/13/2015

Topics: GaggleAMP, Social Media, Social Media in Corporate Communications, Social Selling, Twitter, Twitter Tips

Get the most out of your Twitter Searches

Posted on 03/30/2015

Twitter is a great resource for brands looking to engage their customers through social media. In fact, one of our focus platforms at GaggleAMP that we consider a ‘big player’ on social media is Twitter. Part of your journey on Twitter involves utilizing searches as a tool for finding users, tweets, and topics of interest. Unfortunately, many are missing out on the true potential of Twitter searches because they’re simply unfamiliar with the setup. Here are a few tips from GaggleAMP to help you get the most out of your Twitter searches.

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Topics: GaggleAMP, Social Media, Social Media in Corporate Communications, Social Tips, Twitter, Twitter Searches

Twitter: What's New and What's Coming

Posted on 02/05/2015

“Everything that happens in the world happens in Twitter,” says Twitter itself, and we at GaggleAMP couldn’t agree more. A keystone in the social media platform community, Twitter plays a huge role in the connection of B2B and B2C relationships. As with any topical digital platform, Twitter is always changing and evolving to cater to more users in the easiest ways possible, providing the most methods for networking and sharing. Let’s take a look at what’s new and what’s coming in the Twitter’sphere!

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Topics: social marketing, Social Media, Social Media in Corporate Communications, Twitter, Twitter and Social Strategy

Using Twitter Lists Like a Pro

Posted on 11/20/2014

Ah, Twitter. You can’t live without it if you consider yourself social media savvy, and yet you may have never heard of or used Twitter lists! A Twitter list is a curated group of users created by you or someone else that help you easily and readily access that group at any given time. While you can’t send or direct Tweets to that list, you can reference it and read those public Tweets without actually having to ‘follow’ the users. When lists are created and made public, you have the ability to follow those lists as well! GaggleAMP helps extend your reach and expand your social circle, but it can quickly become a mess of random Tweets clogging your feed. Creating and following Twitter lists helps organize that mess. Here are a few tips to get you using Twitter lists like a pro!

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Topics: Social Media, Social Media in Corporate Communications, social media marketing, Twitter, Twitter Lists

Best Practices for Hosting a Live Twitter Q & A

Posted on 11/17/2014

Q & A sessions are a great way for businesses to connect with customers, investors, and prospective clients. With a well-designed Q & A session, you and your company have the ability to extend your reach further, touching folks and gaining customers who simply may have only shown passing interest before while strengthening the loyalty of long-standing clientele. GaggleAMP aims to harness these groups through the use of live Twitter Q & A sessions, and your social reach could see a substantial improvement with just one well executed Q & A! As with any endeavor, there are best practices that will result in the highest reward yield.

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Topics: Q&A, social marketing, Social Media in Corporate Communications, Social Reach, Twitter