Happy 10th Birthday, Twitter! Thanks For The Gifts. #LoveTwitter

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It was shortly before 10:35 PM ET on September 6, 2008, when it happened.
I was sitting on my mom’s couch all by myself with my laptop up in South Bend (Indiana).
It was a moment I will never forget, which is why I am writing about it so clearly today.
I was watching election coverage on CNN with Rick Sanchez, an early …

#LetsAskNancy 005: Lawyers, Should You Start A Practice Area Twitter Account?

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#LetsAskNancy is where I answer questions others have about legal and lawyer marketing and business development, including content, social and digital marketing. 
You have a choice…either listen to this post in the podcast player by clicking the arrow, read it below, or both!

 
Today’s question was posted in a legal marketing group I am a part of on Facebook. A well-known legal …

12 Twitter Tips For Lawyers

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Twelve Twitter Tips for Lawyers…say THAT 10 times real fast! Go ahead. I’ll wait.
Had I told you five years ago that I had a tool that would allow you to:

Listen to your clients
Observe your competition
Stay in touch with your referral sources, and
Nurture relationships with media

What would you have thought?
If I also told you that this same tool would also allow …

Law Firms: When Making Announcements, Think Outside The Box

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Over on PR News, there’s a very interesting post about Amazon distributing a recent press release about the Kindle Fire via 14 Tweets.
Each Tweet plugged a different aspect of the new Kindle Fire, and appears to be a summary of the release they distributed via their website and Business Wire.
Each Tweet featured the hashtagged-term, #firehdx, which will allow anyone who cares …

It’s Official: Twitter Files For IPO.

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IT’S OFFICIAL!
One of the worst-kept secrets in Social Media is coming true. Twitter has filed for IPO.
Heck, I even swapped out my branded purple headlines in honor of the big announcement. I don’t do that for just anyone, you know.
It’s exciting to watch, and to read all of the buzz in the trades about what it means, how it will …

The #LMA13 Twitter Feed

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Tweets about “#lma13”
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TWITTER CHANGES: YOU FAVORITE ME…NO, YOU LIKE ME!

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Social Media, Twitter 5 Comments

 
It looks like our favorite…
real-time
micro-blogging
conversational
breaking news
140-character message
hashtagging
event-tracking
Social Networking site
 
…Twitter, might be in the midst of making a little change to your Favorite button.
I wrote about a few other changes Twitter recently made that really irritated some people, but this latest one is pretty minor in my book.
As you know, when you want to archive a Tweet for any reason, you …

Twitter: Nice To Meet You Egg

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Networking, Social Media, Twitter 9 Comments

You signed up for this thing called Twitter a while back for one of a few reasons:

You weren’t quite sure what to do with it, but you knew you needed to reserve your name so it wouldn’t be taken when you were ready.
You were ready to reach out to others that you want to do business with.
You were ready to …