Chicago SunTimes gets Twitter

September 24, 2008

The Chicago Tribune has been using Twitter for quite awhile with their online persona Colonel Tribune. Since the beginning, their Twitter feed has had a personality, which is really the hardest part for a company to pull off online. The Trib, and specifically the Colonel have excelled in it, and deserve recognition. In addition, the […]

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Be a Good Conference Speaker; Twitter is Judging

April 22, 2008

I’m not attending SMX Social in Long Beach, California, but a lot of my friends on Twitter are, so I get all the scoop/opinions in real time. It seems like Rand Fishkin, known for being a strong speaker (I thought he was the few times I’ve seen him speak), seems to really have stubbed his […]

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Twittercal – Send Tweets to your Google Calendar

April 11, 2008

Brilliant little tool! Add @gcal to yoru friend feed in Twitter, associate your Twitter account with a Gmail account, and that’s it! You can now send direct messages via Twitter to your Google Calendar. How did I not hear of this until now? Check it out at If you like this post you might […]

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Chicago Twitter Users

April 11, 2008

There are over 3,000 twitter users in Chicago; just do a search and you’ll see. I spent some time going through the list, and pulled out the interesting ones. Take a look, and follow those that are interesting to you. (Also, feel free to follow me as well if you like.) NOTE: The number shows […]

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JetBlue and Twitter – Continue to be Impressed

April 10, 2008

I’ve blogged in the past about how I think JetBlue is a great example of how a business should be using Twitter. Today I saw a tweet, and it confirmed my previous impression. Check this out: Engaged, asking the right questions, thinking ahead. Bravo JetBlue! If you like this post you might enjoy following me […]

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Twitter Trivia ends: Lessons Learned

April 1, 2008

I’ve been running a little social media experiment the past month called Twitter Trivia. I told myself that if I didn’t have 100 followers by the end of the month, I’d end it. As of this morning, it’s 86, thus the demise of Twitter Trivia. So what did I learn from this small, social media […]

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Any companies engaged with Twitter? I found two

March 28, 2008

There are a number of companies using Twitter, but there’s a difference between using Twitter, and actually being an engaged member of the Twitter community. Let’s take a closer look at some of data, and see what we can find. For each company noted in the original post, I’ve collected the following 6 points of […]

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Companies using Twitter

March 21, 2008

Was doing some research into how companies are using Twitter, and thought the list was too good not to share. Enjoy, and let me know which ones I forgot in the comments. NOTE: The number in parentheses is the number of followers as of March 20, 2008. Companies on Twitter Technorati (3,746) MacWorld Magazine (3,517) […]

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Uploading Pictures to Twitter – Which tool is best?

March 10, 2008

I really enjoy posting pictures to Twitter from my mobile phone. I think it adds a lot of value to the program, and I also like seeing pictures from other users. So what product is (currently) better; or There are some differentiating factors that, in my opinion, makes one better than the other. […]

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Twitter Trivia Leaderboard

March 5, 2008

The following are the final rankings for the Twitter Trivia game, which ended on March 31, 2008. @spazcer, 53 points @markbottrell, 39 points @ochua1, 30 points @loriluza, 21 points @iamshadowdaddy, 19 points @TheMadHat, 13 points @Beever, 13 points @SEMaven, 12 points @blafrance, 10 points @ellybabes, 10 points @bhaelochon, 10 points @EKBeasley, 10 points @chrishyde, 9 […]

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