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Get Free Twitter Alerts by Email!

If you love Google Alerts then you will love the Twitter alert service called TweetBeep.  TweetBeep has several options, FREE, which I us, and a premium service you have to pay for.  The FREE version works just fine for me.

TweetBeep is great for keeping track of all conversations that mention you, your brand, your company, and keywords that you specify automatically.

It is easy to get started.  All you have to do is create an account, as always, verify your account from an email that you will review and then you are on your way.

To set up a New Keyword Alert, all you have to do is create your alert using a Keyword or Phrase that you choose, pick the type of alert you want, (#) hash tags, mentions twitter username, determine frequency (in the FREE account there is only chose with is daily). You can use only one keyword or phrase per alert and exclude other keywords that you do not want to see (optional).  I can see where excluding other keyword may be useful for filtering an alert.

This service can be great for your online branding and management of your account by capturing all of your @replies and @mentions.  How about finding job mentions?  This is a nice feature to keep on top of the job in your specialty that may be broadcasted on Twitter first.  Just simply use the same keywords that you may use in a Google search.

As discussed, it all depends on the keywords that you identify to get the best results.  Therefore, you may have to do some trial and error to get what you really want, as the alerts are editable.

I would say give it a try to see how you like it.  Since it is FREE, what harm can it do?

Oh yes, as always there is an option to upgrade your account to TweetBeep Premium.  This service is $20/month where you get 200 alerts, a 15 minute alert option, and no advertisements.

James Roughton is very passionate about developing an effective Social Network Process for Small Businesses.  I am on a journey of discovery and want to spread the word about the Social Network Jungle, and other related-Social Marketing ideas.

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3 reasons why your competitors are more successful on Twitter than you

The majority of people that I’ve connected with on Twitter have said the #1 social media place that they’ve gained the most business from is……Twitter, hands down. (keep in mind all of them were also on other sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc) So I started asking why..

One of the common replies is… (and I am paraphrasing here) Twitter provides immediate connections with like minded people who embrace collaboration (win/win) opportunities and are seeking to partner up with one another. Sometimes these connections happen through referrals they might get through the initial connection. Sounds a bit like networking right, well it is but on steroids…

You see, the secret to connecting and networking on Twitter is to harness the power of your tweets. All things being equal, people will do business with, and refer business to, those people they know, like, and trust.

On a side note, have you ever seen someone tweeting they can help you get thousands of followers fast on Twitter?
Or how they can help you fully automate your Twitter stream with push button marketing?
If so, run for the hills….

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What a Tweetup can do for you?


Some Tweeps have asked me questions about what is a Tweetup, how they can start one, the benefits of attending a Tweet up, etc. Today I thought I would share a short but sweet post to answer those questions and provide more insight that can be to your benefit.

A Tweetup is a real world meeting between two or more people who know each other through Twitter.

This is an excellent opportunity to engage, build relationships, and provide value with multiple people at one time in person. Meeting your friends and followers in a group setting will give you the option to share ideas and take your relationships to the next level.
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10 ways to make use of Twitter

Besides sending a simple Tweet, how would you like to take advantage of other ways to make use of Twitter?

Well, with the availability of (tech like terms) like an “open API” and the power of “third party service integration”, you can find a job, exchange business cards, play games, raise money, social bookmark, start a petition, or share files, music, images, videos and much more. Sky’s the limit on the options all of us have with Twitter.

1. Find a Job

TwitJobSearch Twitter offers an unprecedented chance to find out about new opportunities and connect with potential employers in real-time with Twit Job Search.

2. Exchange Business Cards

TwtBizCard a simple service that lets you set up an electronic business card that can be easily tweeted to your new contacts by sending them an @reply with the hashtag #twtBizCard.

After signing in, twtbizcard will pull in the data from your Twitter profile as the basic information, and all you have to do is type in your additional information as needed for the biz card.

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A Powerful Secret the Pro’s use on Twitter

You might be reading this post and wondering why your great
product, internet marketing or home business opportunity
isn’t making you money. Maybe you’re frustrated with
the precious few hits you’re getting on your website.

Or, you could be totally confused about how or where
to even start with your internet marketing or home business.

You might even be thinking that it’s only a lucky chosen
few with money, resources and perhaps the “magic touch”
who are able to generate money on and offline.

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FREE LIVE WEBINAR: How to effectively use Twitter for your business


Tonight Skeeter Hansen and I will be featured on Diane Walker’s @MLMBlonde Free Live Webinar. In case you may not know Diane…she’s a true professional (6 figure income earner), leader, relationship builder with several successful years in the network marketing arena.

Diane will be asking us various questions about how to successfully use Twitter for your business, such as..

1. How you can generate traffic to your website or blog from Twitter
2. How you can find targeted high quality followers on Twitter
3. Ways you can Generate Leads and prospects from Twitter
4. Increasing Sales with Twitter for your business
5. How to you can network effectively on Twitter…
and many other techniques and tips…

The great thing is that you can have a lot of success on Twitter without being stuck to the computer all day, if you know how..

Come join us tonight and learn how: Free Live Webinar

WHEN: Tuesday March 9, 2010
6pm Pacific Time
8pm Central Time
9pm Eastern Time

Come join us tonight, you’ll be glad that you did. Free Live Webinar

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