Tag: twitter

June 5, 2014 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / How to / 3 Comments

How to: set up Lead Generation Twitter Cards

TweetLead generation cards are free to use and set up. This is how you do it. Regular readers of this website will know that every Friday I put up a collection of the five most interesting things I’ve seen that week. The posts, imaginatively entitled ‘Five things on Friday‘, are relatively popular. So much so […]

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May 30, 2014 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / 5things / No Comments

Five things on Friday #74

TweetThings of note for the week ending May 30th, 2014. 1. ‘Super Important Tweet’ I first found out about this web app via the always interesting Web Curios newsletter. Basically, the premise is that you can add ‘importance’ to a tweet by creating a text-based-image that you can embed in your tweet which subsequently hammers […]

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February 17, 2014 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Social Media / No Comments

New New Twitter

TweetIt’s a thing, apparently. And it looks like this – I quite like it. Thanks to Mat for the grab of my bio. Originally reported by Mashable. Thoughts?  

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February 12, 2014 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Social Media / 1 Comment

Does Twitter need another Ryan Giggs moment?

TweetThis Google Trend chart goes some way to proving the hunch that I’ve been harbouring for some time that Twitter’s UK growth explosion was kick-started by a Mr Ryan Giggs. When the front page of every newspaper isn’t allowed to say a certain someone’s name (but can happily point readers online to where its freely […]

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April 3, 2013 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Ogilvy, Social Media, Working / No Comments

NEW Twitter Cards for Brands: The Impact

TweetTwitter has quietly launched new markup documentation for twitter cards… And brands should take note. Why? Let’s start at the top – What are Twitter cards? Twitter cards are a fairly recent addition to the Twitter suite of tools that allow richest media content (images, videos, and blog post previews – or ‘photo’, ‘player’, and […]

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March 21, 2013 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Guidelines, Ogilvy, Social Media, Working / 2 Comments

The FTC: Paying for a Tweet? It needs fine print.

Tweet Just over a week ago now, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in the US ruled that ads in Twitter (or paid for/sponsored Tweets) need to follow the same basic requirements as the rest of the advertising world, eg: they need some fine print. To prevent consumers being misled by their favourite celebrity, for example, […]

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