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My Top 10 Twitter Tools

By: Lori Gama Saturday May 16, 2009 4 comments

My Top 10 Twitter Tools

Glenn Garnes asked me to be on his blog talk radio show a couple weeks ago, to talk about my top 10 Twitter tools that I use to save time. It turned out to be a helpful show because we talked about most of my favorite Twitter tools and some of Glenn's favorites. Building Relationships with Twitter and Help Thy Neighbor Twitter saves time in deciding whom you want to build a relationship with. You can review a person's online reputation by reviewing their Twitter profile; LinkedIn profile; Facebook, etc. : all of their Social Media... Read More


Trust, Tips and Tools for New Twitter Users

By: Lori Gama Saturday May 16, 2009 2 comments

Trust, Tips and Tools for New Twitter Users

"Trust" is the new marketing When people trust you, they'll do business with you and refer you to their friends. The trust comes after you've proven certain things to people: Demonstrated, over and over and over, that you care and want to help. Given away a lot of valuable information that, some people, may have found out eventually but only after spending hours and hours of research and trial and error. You've saved them time, frustration and money. Your online reputation is spotless: as people hunt for information about you,... Read More


Top 2 Myths about Twitter

By: Lori Gama Monday May 11, 2009 4 comments

Normally, I'm a very positive person (ask anyone). This is one of the few times I'll rant and complain. I have a good excuse for my rant: I've  just read another article bashing Twitter. And, yes, it was written by someone who is NOT in Twitter. (Surprise!) This person owns a marketing agency and has the good fortune to be writing a column in a business publication that has a very healthy subscriber base, considering the current demise of newspapers. He missed out on an opportunity to educate thousands of people to Twitter, who could... Read More


Top 10 Most Powerful Twitter Tips for Brand New Beginners

By: Lori Gama Sunday April 5, 2009 102 comments

Top 10 Most Powerful Twitter Tips for Brand New Beginners

Congratulations for entering the world of Twitter!   [caption id="attachment_103" align="alignleft" width="180" caption="Lori Gama"] [/caption] These tips will help you, the brand new user of Twitter, to more quickly succeed in growing your business. My top 10 tips are a mixture of Twitter "how-to" steps and strategy. You'll learn the basic (and I mean BASIC) steps of how to customize your profile settings, such as your photo and bio, but you'll also learn what you should be doing in order to attract followers who become your fans and... Read More


Dear ABC News, here's why people involved in Social Networking are NOT sick of it

By: Lori Gama Friday April 3, 2009 2 comments

Dear ABC News, here's why people involved in Social Networking are NOT sick of it

This blog post is my response to people, and in particular, "mainstream" media, who don't seem to understand the underlying meaning of why we are participating in Social Networking. In particular, media, like ABC News, who, as of today, April 2, 2009, are soliciting comments from people who are "sick" of being involved in Social Networking ( "Enough Already! Sick of Social Networking?"   http://bit.ly/AYYFn ). Obviously, whoever thought to run this story is not participating. In fact, if ABC News were in Twitter, I'm sure they'd be hailing... Read More