Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks on Twitter


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Cross-cultural fact:

In France we don’t say “Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks” but “Teaching Old Monkeys New Tricks !”

What am I going to tell you that you don’t know already ?

Well, if you have more than 350  followers on Twitter or 150+ fans on Facebook or 100+ contacts on Linkedin, you probably don’t need to read this post.

My Top 10 Favorite FREE  Twitter Tools, Boomer-Friendly:

1flickr, a fancy photo sharing thing

2-http://hootsuite.com/about or http://www.tweetdeck.com/ easy way to see all your social media accounts in one page including search, translation tools and scheduling posts based on your target audience working  hours. For example I have clients in the US and live in Europe so Tweets can be sent when I sleep while clients wake up. I use both depending on my mood

3–http://search.twitter.com/ Search engine  for Twitter posts

4-http://hashtags.org/ Search popular tags and trends

5http://blip.fm/ share music on twitter. Fun application you can search songs or authors  in their database and blip

6-http://www.socialoomph.com/ Help to automate some function like DM for Followers

7-http://bit.ly/ : URL shortener. You can create an account and shorten Links for any applications and see statistics

8-http://www.blastfollow.com/ BlastFollow enables you to follow Twitter users who share your interests

9http://tweepi.com/ Manage your followers

10-KISS : Keep It Short and Sexy !  Make  fun, attractive headlines

That’s all folks !!!

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One thought on “Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks on Twitter

  1. Anne Egros September 1, 2010 at 8:24 pm Reply

    One more very useful tool: http://www.twaitter.com/ for
    Schedule your twitter messages, Recurring messages, Translation…

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