social networking: Watch what you say... Twitter user sued for $50,000 in real estate libel suit. - 07/28/09 07:33 PM
$357 per character.  That's $50,000 divided by the 140 characters that Twitter.com allows in a tweet.
Amanda Bonnen is being sued by Horizon Realty Group in Chicago over a tweet that she posted about living in a moldy apartment.
Here's my one piece of advice.  Don't put it on your twitter, Facebook, MySpace, or any other page if you wouldn't want it in public records or used against you in a court case.  Even if you go back and remove it later, there are still archives.  In this case, in reading her other posts on the archive, she sounds like someone … (9 comments)

social networking: Just Released: Twitter for Business Report - 07/23/09 09:15 PM
I think by now everyone has HEARD of Twitter, many have joined, but few know what to do with it.  So how do you solidify your place on the web when people don't know how to use your product?  Easy! Release a how-to guide!
Twitter has just released a report called "Twitter 101 for Business" including lingo, best practices, and case studies.
We've been hearing a lot about twitter and other social networking sites... maybe this is just what we needed to get a better grasp on how to use it!
Ready to find out how to use twitter in your … (1 comments)

social networking: Social Media: Fans, Tweeps and tinyurl's - 07/22/09 09:52 AM
Social Media: Fans, Tweeps and tinyurl's
I've really become quite fascinated with "Social Networking" and I've been learning everything I possibly can. I think I'm going to schedule a webinar for you to show you some of the great (and free) ways to use these tools to grow your business, but today I just wanted to give you a quick crash-course/to-do list so you're ready before the webinar.
First: Go to twitter.com and register, preferably with your name. That way your link will be www.twitter.com/yourname. Upload your picture, put the link back to your page, write a short 1 sentence … (5 comments)

 

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