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Interview wth Nicky Kriel , author of How To Twitter For Business Success #Empire.Kred

On Wednesday I have the pleasure of interviewing Nicky (e)NickyKriel about her book ‘How to Twitter for Business Success’ and Social Media including Empire.Kred

You are most welcome to join us , all you need do is login with your Twitter Account

If you subscribe you can watch live or watch the replay .

PS If you would like also to be interviewed , at a time to suit you ,please message me .

You can also watch LIVE here

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Blab : Now you can embed your #Blab into your website.

Announcement from the Blab Blog by Brittany

Brittany says …

Live Embeds!

Seriously, this is a big one. You can now just embed anywhere! You can even jump in from another site! You can now put this in your space! CAN’T STOP YELLING! This is amazing. The Blab team hasn’t slept for a while, so we hope you love it.

My Recorded Blabs

Blabs I featured in

My upcoming Blabs

You can subscribe just by clicking the button

How to do it ?

Simply paste the code when creating or editing the Blab


or for Blabs you have already recorded copy the text below

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Simply replace with your own Blab URL

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Steven’s Short Twitter Survey – The Results – Part 1

In April I decided to test Google Forms by creating a poll based on Twitter.

I asked a series of multiple choice questions and also asked for comments.

I then embedded the form in my WordPress blog.

To encourage people to take part in the survey I ran missions on Empire Avenue , tweeted of course and mentioned the survey on my Facebook timeline and in the groups I run there.

I am grateful to the 119 friends who completed the survey , they are all active on social media daily and represent a good cross section of Twitter users.

It is now time to publish the results , Part 1 today and Part 2 next week

How long have you been Tweeting ?

The figures show that the vast majority of people have been using Twitter for 2 years or more , some are still using it since it started and new people are joining

How long have you been Tweeting ?

Number of Followers

In Twitter as in other social networks there is no one way to run your account , you should run it at the level that suits you.

The more people who follow you , the greater your potential audience and the more people can see your tweets.

If you decide to grow your audience , you can use the free GROW YOUR ACCOUNT facilities at



Number of Followers

How many times do you Tweet per Day ?

Having a Twitter account is one thing , using it effectively is another . Again there is no wrong way to do it (unless you start annoying people)

The majority of people in the survey tweet up to 10 times per day (63) , a number of people tweet up to 20 times a day (including me) (27).

We can see that a significant number tweet up to or over 50 times per day

How many times  do you Tweet per Day ?

What Percentage of Tweets are automated ?

We can tweet live from a wide variety of applications , but our audience is global and the biggest benefit of automation is to send out tweets to our contacts when we are asleep or not online.

50 people in the survey do not use any automation , what you see are tweets they have posted live.

A significant number (30) automate a third of their twitter output . This is the level I operate at using , Scredible and Hootsuite

A small number automate 50% of their tweets and 17 people use automation over 75% of the time.

My perspective is that most of the time when I tweet I am online and people can see my tweets and can respond and start a conversation

There is a debate as to whether Twitter is a broadcast medium or is for conversation , ideally it is a mix of those.

What Percentage of Tweets are automated ?

What are the benefits of using Twitter ?

I asked people to write about the benefits of using Twitter , these quotes are selected from the responses


A constant stream of stuff, like a never ending magazine that you can open any time and leaf through the pages’near real-time ‘conversations’ with friends all over the world.’

Brand engagement and reinforcement

Connecting to an international community of doctors, researchers, healthcare providers and patients and that would otherwise be unavailable to me. Conferences, journals and webcasts are also made available via Twitter.

I’m really not sure…

Driving traffic to my blog to gain readership, meet new people and learn.

For me it is essentially a very useful means of gathering news and opinions globally. Additionally, it is useful for political interaction and, rarely, personal interaction.

Get instant feedback about your products and/or services

Has helped me build a strong audience for my blog, website, apps and business in general.  It is the best Social Media channel for me and my business.

Spread important news, quick turnaround, lead generation and branding

Requests for help.

Updating followers.

See things I wouldn’t otherwise see. Develop mutually- helpful relationships

social interaction, empowering sharing of good content from others, news

Networking, getting sustainable informations, raising awareness about human rights issues.

Quickly able to spread the word or message that I need to.

Meeting people at a grassroots level, I’m a journalist and they are the one’s who really know what’s going, can tell you the real story.

Social interaction, empowering sharing of good content from others, news


Again a BIG thank you to everyone who took part in the survey 🙂

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Direct Messaging changes on Twitter

Twitter Changes to Direct Messaging

The default setting is OFF , the box is not ticked

Receive Direct Messages from anyone

Twitter has upgraded  its popular direct message feature to allow users to receive messages from other users regardless if they follow each other.

The default setting is OFF , if you do want to receive Direct Messages from people who you do not follow then



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Steven’s Short Twitter Survey

Twitter recently celebrated its ninth birthday and there is no doubt that Twitter plays a big part in the online interaction of many of us.

Since Twitter began our ways of using the system have changed and with the release of comments on retweets are about to change again.

This survey is designed to give a snapshot of how we are using Twitter , please take a moment to complete the survey ,results will be released at the end of April .

If you would like a copy of the results simply enter your twitter username at the end of the survey.

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A Tale of Two Tweets (why some tweets are read more than others) #EmpireAvenue #IALTY

On twitter the size of your audience matters , the more people who see your tweets the better chance you have of being noticed . The aim should be to engage an increasing number of people in your interests and business expertise.This applies especially when you are building your online reputation using Twitter.

In my last blog post I referred to the Tweet activity dashboard

I promoted the blog post in two tweets and monitored their progress using the dashboard

This is the first tweet


As you can see the tweet was viewed a reasonable number of times but there was no further activity.

The second tweet was sent out moments later


As you can see the text in the tweet is similar to the first one , the reaction however is markedly different


What made such a difference between reactions to the two tweets ?

Why did the second tweet have 7164 views compared to 149 for the first tweet , after all they were both promoting the same blog post and tweeted from the same account.

The second tweet was retweeted by 49 people ; 48 people actually clicked the link , 35 people favourited the tweet , 4 people replied to me and most rewarding 5 people followed me.

The reason is simple ‘the Empire Avenue’ effect . On Empire Avenue you can create a mission asking people to visit a tweet and read it , they are then free to take any other action they wish . I ran a mission 64 people visited the tweet from Empire Avenue and 49 people took further action.

This signifies at least three major points ..

1 If you tweet once and do nothing else you will attract a reasonable number of views. That is the end of the story.

2 The real benefit comes from encouraging interaction on the tweet.

The more people who RT (retweet) you , the larger your audience and the bigger the reaction.

3 Having systems in place that encourage people to promote you.

The key to this is investing time in interacting with people building relationships and trust. This is also known as networking

It really is about engagement and I am still learning daily on how to improve , which is why I joined the #klout70 inititative .

If you have any questions about Empire Avenue or #klout70 then please ask.

Note #IALTY is the tag for ‘Is Anyone Listening to You’ which is the theme of this series of blog posts.

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Is anyone listening to you ? .. The Tweet activity dashboard will tell you

In an ideal world every time you tweet every single one of your Twitter followers has the possibility of seeing it.

Simply put your total reach (audience) is your number of followers.

Reach is not the same as the number people reading your tweet.

In fact only 1 or 2% of your followers will be see each of your tweets as a general rule . So if you have 2000 followers , between 20 and 40 people will see your tweet.

If you are retweeted by someone then your potential reach increases. The excellent Tweetreach ( ) can measure the potential audience for your Tweets.

Twitter analytics takes this one step further – it gives you all the statistics on each tweet you have sent in the Tweet activity dashboard

You can register for your own Tweet activity dashboard here and there is a full explanation here

The system starts measuring from the day you register , so you may have to wait to see some action.

I have been using the system for several months and below are the daily views of all my tweets over the last 28 days


The chart shows the number of views day by day , for each tweet you send further information is available . This tweet was promoted using my friends on Empire Avenue


The graphic shows the tweet was seen 6005 times , retweeted by 59 people , 35 people favourited it , 12 people responded in my timeline , 9 clicked on my profile and of those 3 followed me

The other interesting point is that the tweet was posted on Tuesday and was still being seen on Saturday


The life of a tweet was researched by Peter Bray in his blog When Is My Tweet’s Prime of Life?

The Tweet activity dashboard proves you do have an audience . In following blog posts I will look behind the statistics and show how we can use them to improve the level of our readership and can increase both response and interaction.

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Empire Avenue Beginners Guide

Empire Avenue


This is the first in a series to guide you through Empire Avenue when you first start

You are being guided by (e)StevenJH and (e)Angelika

Invitation to Join



If someone you know invited you to join Empire Avenue , the invitation will look like this

Simply click ‘Accept Invite’ (1)

Invitation to Join

When you

click ‘Accept Invite’ , you will be taken to the Empire Avenue webpage

Press ‘Get Started’ (1)

When you

Registering on Empire Avenue

The blank registration screen

Registering on Empire Avenue

Enter your details

(1) Your Email Address
(2) Your Name
(3) The ‘ticker’ or ID you would like to use.

Everyones ticker should be unique , the system will check whether the one you choose is already in use . If it is simply choose another one

(4) and (5) enter the password you want to use . Both fields need to be the same

Enter your details

Tell us how you want to use Empire Avenue

At this stage you may not know, so select the closest match.

Tell us how you want to use Empire Avenue

After registering

A quick tour of the system starts

After registering

Follow the tour

it only takes a few minutes and it will help you .. honest

Follow the tour

The main

features of the system are explained

The main

First steps .. your mission is to ..

There are several small missions which you can perform to familiarize yourself with Empire Avenue

Each one will earn you eaves , which are Empire Avenues virtual reward currency , As a new player you need every eave you can earn.

You need not complete all the missions one after the other , you can return at any time and pick up where you left off.

The first mission is to confirm the email address you used when registering

Click the complete mission button (1)

First steps .. your mission is to ..

Activating your Email Address

The mission description is shown.

Now check your email account for a message from Empire Avenue

Activating your Email Address

Your Confirmation Email

Click the link (1) to confirm your email address and activate your account

Your Confirmation Email

Uploading your picture

This is the second mission .. to upload a picture of yourself.

Remember Empire Avenue is a social network with forums and people like to know who you are , so use a recent photo .. perhaps the one from Facebook.

There are of course always exceptions and I will introduce you to Fenya later 🙂

(1) Choose a file from your computer

(2) Upload the file.

Uploading your picture

Your uploaded picture

will then appear.

Your uploaded picture

Connecting your social networks .. Facebook/Twitter/G +

Connecting your Facebook and Twitter accounts is straightforward . Just click each connect button in turn.

As soon as each account is connected EAv (Empire Avenue) will begin is measure your success on those networks and will provide network scores and give you recent trends and posts.

When you undertake missions the links to your accounts enable easy manual posting to each network

Connecting your social networks .. Facebook/Twitter/G +

Connecting Facebook

Empire Avenue requests several permissions in order to function at its best. This task has been undertaken by thousands of players without any problems.

Empire Avenue does not post on your behalf.

If you are happy with this press OK (1)

Connecting Facebook

Connecting LinkedIn

Empire Avenue requests several permissions in order to function at its best. This task has been undertaken by thousands of players without any problems.

Empire Avenue does not post on your behalf.

If you are happy with this press OK (1)

Connecting LinkedIn

At Last your profile page is ready

(1) Your Name and Ticker (ID)

(2) Location .. EAv has taken a best guess , you can change this later if you wish.

(3) Network Scores .. each network is given a score based amongst other things on your activity.

It will take 4/5 days for your scores to show . I always track the tend of the scores .. daily fluctuations will happen but it is a great general guide.

(4) As soon as your profile is visible someone will notice you and send you a message and buy your shares.

EAv is a friendly place and the more you interact , the more fun you will have getting to know people.

(5) Wealth , you have already been paid Eaves for he missions you took earlier in setting up your profile..

At Last your profile page is ready

Buying your first share

On the screen above you can see a search (spyglass) icon (6)

Use it to find the account of the person who invited you or someone you already know.

In this case Angelika searched and found me.

Click the Invest button (1)

Buying your first share

The Buy Shares Screen

is displayed ..

It shows more information .. and says you can buy up to 200 shares (1)

DO NOT BUY 200 SHARES … you will have no virtual money left .

Buy 1 share to get started ..

It will tell the person that you have joined Empire Avenue and they will probably buy shares in you.

At this stage do not worry if someone buys more of your shares than you did of theirs , in time you will catch up.

Empire Avenue is after all a social stockmarket where members invest in each other.


In the first 7 days of running your account there are limits to the number of shares people can buy in you ranging from 200 to 400 depending on how they are operating their account.

When the 7 days are up everyone can buy more shares in you , up to 2800 .

So you need to be active in the first week to encourage people to buy and invest further.

Be aware that people can buy and SELL your shares at any time . That said if you create an active presence few people will sell.


The Buy Shares Screen

After buying the share (s)

You can post a personal message .which will appear on the users personal profile page.

Enter your message and press Post on Profile (1)

At this stage leave a message when you buy shares , not only are you investing but you are getting to know people

After buying the share (s)

Update your Status

Enter a short message in you profile status and press post (1)

Update your Status

This will encourage

members to get in touch 🙂

This will encourage


This is the first in a series to guide you through Empire Avenue.

You are being guided by (e)StevenJH and (e)Angelika


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Sun Park Lanzarote ,a home in the sun

Imagine living just five minutes walk away from sun kissed sandy beaches and clear blue seas , walking along a six mile promenade from the port to the best beaches on the island.

Imagine living in an apartment overlooking two swimming pools within a 5 star hotel complex.

Venturing out of your door in a morning to be met by the smiles of the new friends you have made since arriving.

A short stroll down the road takes you past inexpensive restaurants offering food from around the globe.

Angelika and I were fortunate to be invited to spend a week sampling the delights of Sun Park in Playa Blanca by our friend Steve Hall and can now confirm all of the above really exist .

After a four hour flight with EasyJet from a wet and cold Bristol airport we touched down at Lanzarote airport to be warmly greeted by Steve and were whisked on a short 30 minute journey to Playa Blanca. We had known Steve virtually for several years online and this was a great way to finally meet.



Our apartment did indeed overlook the two swimming pools , in face every apartment does.

Over the course of the next week we climbed Montana Roja , the volcano (extinct) which protects the town of Play Blanca . We ventured further afield using cheap and reliable public transport and explored the neighbouring towns and coastline including walking barefoot along the length of the beaches at Puerto del Carmen

The one thing that made our stay a pleasure , apart from the fine food and relentless sunshine was being in the Sun Park complex. There is a real sense of community , people visit for a week , a month , six months and some are there all year round. People are quite happy to leave you to do your own thing , however if you make a small effort you become part of the community and are welcomed with open arms. You can become involved in any aspect of Sun Park which attracts you from taking part in Spanish classes to maintaining the gardens and surrounds.

Sun-Park-BIrds Eye


By the third day of our stay we were totally relaxed and chilled and had started to realise how special Sun Park and its residents are . We spent evenings in the Trust Bar on site where you serve yourself and pay for drinks at low prices into a trust box. We enjoyed a truly magnificent stay , walked over 60 miles in the surrounding area.

Playa Blanca as a whole speaks three languages Spanish , English and German . All local businesses are managed by friendly multi lingual staff .

We will definitely be visiting with Steve at Sun Park ,Playa Blanca again .

Just two questions remain .. when and will you join us ?

Angelika and Steven



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Who are you ? Are you on ?

Several years ago I was a member of a UK based networking site and when people asked about me I simply gave them a link to my profile page on the site Unfortunately that website no longer exists and so my search has been for a new home for my profile.

The key to the continued success of my next profile site is that it is ranked by Alexa in the top 1500 sites globally , this means traffic levels which are far ahead of other social profile sites. Your task is to make your profile highly visible on the site , which is far easier than promoting your own blog site.

There are resources on site to help you , a thriving support community and a very large friendly group of site members . Enrolling is both easy and free. You can see my profile here .

About me is the

second of the sites where you can store all your online presences


The benefits

The benefits

Interaction is more than just a static page to store your pages.

There is interaction – lots of it … you can track all your connections , make new connections.

You can see who has viewed your profile if they are on and of course return the favour.


Statistics tracks the visits to your profile . You can see that until September 2013 there was little activity .

I decided to link all of my major online presences (Facebook , Twitter,LinkedIn) to my account . The results were a major increase in traffic .

As you control what shows on your profile it really is a great , cost free way to market yourself and your services and products.

Attracting traffic to your website is an ongoing battle , the difference with about me is that the site is not just about you , it is about everyone . You can get greater consistent traction by promoting your page


You can set your own background picture

edit your biography , change colours and fonts , add links to your social sites and websites and much more.

You can set your own background picture

My Profile

which shows my social presence , with links to all my main profiles , my recent blog posts .

My Profile
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Klout hits the Buffer and still goes steaming down the track.

If you are on twitter you have probably heard of Klout and  love it , hate it or ignore it.

Until now Klout has simply monitored your online activity and given you a Klout score based on how effective it thinks you are . There are arguments for and against how accurate the score is but Klout is well established and I use it not to monitor my score , but the trend  over the months .

Now Klout has had a revamp and has extended the facilities available on the site , which may make it more useful .

Scheduling Posts

Buffer has been the de facto standard for scheduling posts for release at any time of day on any day of the week . In this global village in which we live posting is now a 24 hour a day activity if you want to reach people in all continents. It is very handy if you manage more than one Twitter or Facebook account .

Enter Klout ,

Klout Scheduled Sharing

Your Klout Profile

now shows suggested content to share . You can scroll through the list and select an item by pressing the share button

Your Klout Profile

The share screen is then displayed

and you can set to share on Facebook and/or Twitter (after authorising them)

When you press the schedule button , you can select date and time to share . I set this item to post on my timeline at 2pm Saturday.

The share screen is then displayed

You can review

all your scheduled items .

You can review

As you can see Klout is not as sophisticated as Buffer , you can only at this point in time share content they suggest

They will be providing a metrics system to show you how the Klout sourced content has been received on Twitter and Facebook . So not only are they measuring your performance ,they are helping you to create content.

The interesting thing is the way they have been able to use all those +K you have received from your friends over the years to display content which is relevant to you.

In terms of finding content relevant to your audience this is a good start . Swayy started up last year and do an excellent job in
finding fresh content for you to schedule and share with their free to use package. I wonder if Swayy and Klout might be a good fit.

Mind you both have a long way to go before they can rival . is the best and most cost effective way to gather and share content for your audience . Daily updated content from sources you choose , in topics you choose , a superb page to display it on and a development team which listens to their customers.

These are certainly interesting times in content curation and Klout’s initiative is to be welcomed.

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Who are you ? Are you on Xeeme ?

Several years ago I was a member of a UK based networking site and when people asked about me I simply gave them a link to my profile page on the site Unfortunately that website no longer exists and so my search has been for a new home for my profile.

Ideallly you want a page which people will want to visit which stores a short biography and then links to your main Social presences , you also want a place is is visible to everyone . This rules out Facebook as in order to view a profile you have to be a member of Facebook . LinkedIn does give you a public profile page , but does not show as much information as members of LinkedIn can see .

Over the course of this week I will look at three or four sites which close to providing a great profile page  Xeeme , and newcomer

There is no ideal solution , there is choice and you can simply select the one which suits your needs. If you know of other sites which perform the same function please let me know.


Social Profiles


Xeeme Overview ( “Xeeme Main Page” )

I have been using Xeeme for about 3 years and it has definitely helped promote my social presence

There is an active Facebook support group ( “Xeeme on Facebook” ) . The management team of Axel Schultze ,Marita Roebkes and Rob Stevenson are very involved and ultra responsive to Xeeme members input .The forum is very active and over the years many friendships have grown. It is a community in the true sense of the word.

As a well connected person or brand you keep in touch on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, SlideShare, Google+, maybe Pinterest, various groups and other places and spaces. Instead of sharing all those URLs or let your contacts search for you, give them a single URL:


Xeeme Advantages

Xeeme Advantages

steven’s XeeMe

Setting up a Xeeme account is straight forward .

You simply add links to all your sites and they are then presented on one page.

If you then give someone a link to your Xeeme page they can quickly see and visit all your online presences

They do not need to have their own Xeeme account .

My Xeeme is here “Steven’s Xeeme”

steven's XeeMe

Xeeme Future

The profile site is just one aspect of Xeeme.

In 2013 Society 3 who run Xeeme also launched Buzz , a highly effective social content promotion system.

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Google Authorship for your blog in 3 Easy steps

Google is piloting the display of author information in search results to help users discover great content

Step 1 On your blog home page add the following code

<a href=”” rel=”publisher”>Find us on Google+</a>

Place your google + page reference where I have typed XXXXXXXXX

Save your home page , take a quick look and see that the link is visible and works .

Step 2 Visit your Google + About Page

Google + About Link

Find the links section



In the ‘Contributor to’ section add your blog home  page giving it a title and the link

Step 3 Visit Google Webmaster tools

Enter your website home page in the box and press preview to validate your entries

Your blog site should now be linked to your Google + account and you have claimed authorship .


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Content Curation For Everyone – Support Your Friends

In the previous blog post I suggested you could use to discover content that is of interest to you (and your friends) which you can then publish using Twitter and Facebook.

The next step is to curate and promote your friends and contacts by promoting the content they post daily on their blogs and on Twitter.

The reason for doing this is two fold .. it helps your friends , it helps your online visibility and it builds up  a hopefully mutual supportive group of people. Even if they do not promote you straight away when they see one of your posts that interests them they are more likely to share.

There is but one problem , in normal circumstances you see your contacts’ posts only when you are online . The odds are you see less than 20% of everything they do . So how are you going to promote them , you may not see their best content when you are online.

The answer is simple and easy to do ..

1 Create a Twitter List of the contacts whose work you are going to promote .

There is no need to include everyone , start with around 20 of your more active contacts and add to the list gradually..

2 Visit and create a free account , start a newspaper and add the new twitter list as a source.

3 creates a daily newspaper from the tweets (which contain links) made by your contacts about topics of interest to them

Simply read this newspaper and you will find items posted by your contacts and you can share them from within the paper.



You can also embed the newspaper into your website (free of charge)  and as the newspaper is updated daily  so is your website.

This is how I created the Prospect Networking Daily and embedded it into my website .

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Letters from Wiltshire

Dear Reader

Most weekends Angelika and I go for a walk in the wonderful countryside around Wiltshire , there are so many places to explore and although we visited 26 (and more) of them last year when Angelika wrote her book ‘Wiltshire von A bis Z ‘ there are still many places to see .

Last weekend was no different but we had a mission – to buy bread and cakes from Michael the German baker who had a stall at a fayre in Tidworth . There was very little publicity about the event so we set of on our journey armed only with a postcode.

We drove to Tidworth across Salisbury plain and parked on the Tesco car park and set off in search of the Fayre. Tidworth is a garrison town with army bases nearby , a civilian population of 9,500 and is the birthplace of James Blunt.

From the car park we headed left and followed a route on The Ave which leads to Tidworth Park . The park is a green open space and is ringed by signs saying ‘The public are free to use the park however HM Forces reserve the right to restrict access’ . We followed the road to the roundabout and found ourselves directly in fron of the spendid facade of Tedworth House , which is run by Help for Heroes as a Recovery Centre. We explored the outer grounds and despite Google Maps saying we were in the correct postcode still , there was no sign of a fayre.

Attribution: Andrew Mathewson

Attribution: Andrew Mathewson

We decided to walk on and found ourselves walking next to Tidworth Polo Club , which we subsequently learned has the largest membership of any polo club in the country , including Prince Charles , Prince Harry and Prince William.

So far we had walked about two miles and admitted that the fayre was nowhere to be seen. In the distance we could see vehicles and a road which we headed towards. We found ourselves at the Tidworth water treatment plant and a van was parked outside , the driver was just locking the gates . We engaged him in conversation and asked whether he had heard about the fayre and the location . He was very friendly and helpful but had not heard about the fayre. We asked the best way back into town and he advised not to use the road we are going toward but to retrace our steps back into town.

We walked away arm in arm , there may be no fayre to be found but we could have a snack on our return to Tesco. We did retrace our steps alongside the polo ground and in 15 minutes , with sodden feet had reach the road leading to Tedworth house.

As we reached the road a white van headed towards us bearing the water company logo , we stopped to give him room to get by on the single track road . We then recognised the driver , it was the gentleman we had spoken to earlier . He wound down his window and said he has found the Fayre and proceeded to give us directions as to how to get there. We were extremely grateful for he had driven 2 miles out of his way , found the fayre then driven one mile back to find us .

Following his directions within 20 minutes we were at the Fayre talking to Michael the German Baker sampling and buying his wonderful fresh bread and cakes.

We did not tell Michael we got lost and we hope you will not either . We had a wonderful walk around the countryside around Tidworth , discovered Tedworth House and the Tidworth Polo ground , but the highlight of our day was meeting a true gentleman who went out of his way to help us.

So until the next time we meet , we wish you similar good fortune .
Steven and Angelika




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Twitter lists help us to make sense out of the chaos and noise on Twitter

We can add people we are interested in to lists allowing us to focus, making Twitter more manageable and useful.Instead of reading the tweets of everyone we follow in one continuous stream we can simply follow several Twitter lists in Hootsuite.

I follow twitter lists I made for of Prospect Networking friends , my list of news feeds , a list by Jorgen Paulsen of Empire Avenue members and one by Annie Diamond for Xeeme

Nick Kellet and the team at have now added several new dimensions to the new Listing Facility released today .

Now you can create lists directly from your Twitter lists .

As soon as you publish the list people visiting the list can vote on their favorite people and quickly follow them on Twitter. Twitter lists have been given new life by the team at .

The list can be sorted by votes , alphabetically and by the date added the the list , you can items in a list you are viewing to one of your own lists.

Finally you can embed any list into your blog posts

If you want to read more about and Twitter then you can visit my friend Sarah Arrows blog post here

For a step by step guide visit Mike Gingerich’s site

A couple of years ago I created a Twitter list of celebrities and now it has been’d . A shortened version appears below , so you can vote for your favourites ,add people to the list, copy them to your own list easily and follow them on Twitter .


10 items   4 followers   0 votes   338 views

Celebrity Twitter 2

Favourite celebrities on Twitter

Celebrity Twitter 2 | Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan)

'One day you're the cock of the walk, the next a feather duster.'

Celebrity Twitter 2 | Clare Balding (@clarebalding)

Author of My Animals and Other Family. Co-inventor of the Mobot (yes, really)

Celebrity Twitter 2 | Lord Sugar (@Lord_Sugar)

Chairman of Amshold Group, which owns Viglen, Amscreen and Amsprop -

Celebrity Twitter 2 | Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5)

Official Twitter account of Rio Ferdinand

Celebrity Twitter 2 | Al Murray (@ajhmurray)

Alter ego's alter ego. My new book Watching War Films With My Dad out now! Please direct enquiries to kimg [at] avalonuk [dot] com

Celebrity Twitter 2 | jennifer saunders (@ferrifrump)

The real Fatty. Official Sandwich twits and twaddle. I am a comical presentation ruler not a test mouse!

Celebrity Twitter 2 | Ross Noble (@realrossnoble)

international man of comedy Full T&C's are located here:

Celebrity Twitter 2 | Ed Byrne (@MrEdByrne)

Currently on tour with new show Roaring Forties

Celebrity Twitter 2 | Sheridan Smith (@Sheridansmith1)

Also responds to the names... Babba,Duckie,Bead,Babby,Frog, Bandy,Smithers,Smythe,Baby Flump,Poddington,Lebowski,mike wazowski etc etc 🙂

Celebrity Twitter 2 | Stephen Fry (@stephenfry)

British Actor, Writer, Lord of Dance, Prince of Swimwear & Blogger. NEVER reads Direct Messages: Instagram - stephenfryactually

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Content Creation and Curation for Everyone

Once you have taken the decision to create an online presence the first hurdle you face is – ‘How are you going to create the Content people will want to read ?’ .

There are of course people who output totally self penned content and having crafted it publish and promote it daily.

I am not one of these people , I simply do not have the time for all my content to be self penned. I do however post every day on Facebook,Twitter, Google plus and LinkedIn.

How can I find interesting and topical information created by others in order to share is the key question.

The first step is to determine topics in which I am interested and which will be of interest to my audience.The topics should be relevant to my business however they should be varied in order not to bore anyone who reads my ramblings.

Ideally they should be a mixture of business and personal.

It is possible to use applications which will not only discover fresh content and promote it daily with your contribution limited to simply setting up the system.In this way you have a daily presence but it is not personal, people will quickly realise this and stop reading.

We need systems which will alert us to relevant information and allow us to select items and comment on them before promoting them via Twitter and Facebook.

In the next blog posts I will be taking an in depth review of the systems I have used successfully over the last two years . We will be exploring , Swayy , GaggleAmp and more including Empire Avenue

At the end of the series of blog posts you will have at your fingertips a number of free resources which will help create and maintain a presence online and build your reputation.

The next blog post in there series is here  and this one tells you how to help your friends too .

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Software that makes Android Rock

Whether you use an Android phone or a tablet the key to maximising use and benefits  of the device is having the right software.

The Google Play store makes it easy to discover and download applications and many of them are free .

Below is a list of the must have Android apps which are currently on my Samsung tablet , they allow me to stay in touch and to work wherever I am. I may well have  missed your favourite apps and would love to hear about them.

If you are getting started with Android , I hope that you will find some of the apps listed of interest . I

The list is editable , so if you have apps on your Android that you find extremely useful , could you add them to the list please .

We can then share the best of the best .


PS In fact the only thing I cannot do on my Android  is code Delphi applications.

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Software that makes Android Rock

Comprehensive list of must have apps for your Android device.

Links are direct to the Google Play Store

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Software that makes Android Rock | Chrome Browser - Google - Android Apps on Google Play

Browse fast with the Chrome web browser on your Android phone and tablet. Sign in to sync your Chrome browser experience from your computer to bring it with you anywhe...

Software that makes Android Rock | AntiVirus Security - FREE - Android Apps on Google Play

Free, top-rated, real-time antivirus and anti-theft protection for Android™ devices. AVG AntiVirus FREE for Android™ protects you from harmful viruses, malwar...

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Software that makes Android Rock | BBC iPlayer - Android Apps on Google Play

Features include: - Watch live TV - Watch over Wi-Fi and cellular networks - Download TV programmes to watch later (only on popular devices) - Scroll throug...

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Software that makes Android Rock | Buffer (Twitter, Facebook) - Android Apps on Google Play

Buffer is the best way to share on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and from one place. It work from news apps like Flipboard, Zite, Taptu, TweetDeck, E...

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Software that makes Android Rock | Dropbox - Android Apps on Google Play

Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. After you install Dropbox on your computer, any file you save to your Dropbox...

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Software that makes Android Rock | Facebook - Android Apps on Google Play

Keeping up with friends is faster than ever. * See what friends are up to * Share updates, photos and videos * Get notified when friends like and comment on yo...

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Software that makes Android Rock | Feedly News Reader. Blogs. RSS - Android Apps on Google Play

"Feedly is what you needly" - David Pogue, New York Times. Feedly is a new way to browse the content of your favorite news sites, rss feeds, tumblr blogs a...

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Software that makes Android Rock | Flipboard: Your News Magazine - Android Apps on Google Play

Flipboard brings together world news and social news in a beautiful magazine designed for your Android phone and tablet. Once you pick a few topics, your Flipboard is ...

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Software that makes Android Rock | Foursquare - Android Apps on Google Play

Over 40 million people use Foursquare to keep up and meet up with friends on-the-go. Join Foursquare to: · Keep up with your friends' adventures · Never miss a...

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Software that makes Android Rock | Gmail - Android Apps on Google Play

Gmail is built on the idea that email can be more intuitive, efficient, and useful. And maybe even fun. Get your email instantly via push notifications, read and respo...

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Software that makes Android Rock | Goodreads - Android Apps on Google Play

Tap into the world's largest social network for readers with the Goodreads Android app! Read thousands of book reviews by your friends and other Goodreads members,...

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Software that makes Android Rock | Google Earth - Android Apps on Google Play

Fly around the planet with a swipe of your finger with Google Earth for Android. Explore distant lands or reacquaint yourself with your childhood home. Integrated Goog...

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Software that makes Android Rock | Google+ - Android Apps on Google Play

FEATURES: - Follow what friends, family, and interesting people around the world are sharing - Join communities to explore interests and find people with similar...

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Software that makes Android Rock | Street View on Google Maps - Android Apps on Google Play

With Google Maps Street View, you can explore the world at street level. See popular landmarks, check out places you want to visit in your hometown or far away, and ta...

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Software that makes Android Rock | 2x Battery - Battery Saver - Android Apps on Google Play

Does the phone run out of battery quickly? Does the phone always die at crucial moment? This app extends many extra hours to the battery life by ...

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Software that makes Android Rock | Instagram - Android Apps on Google Play

Over 150 million users love Instagram! It's a simple way to capture and share the world's moments on your Android. Customize your photos and videos with o...

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Software that makes Android Rock | YouTube - Android Apps on Google Play

YouTube your way. Get the official YouTube app for Android. Instantly become the DJ, learn Kung Fu and easily share with friends. Catch up on your favorite videos and ...

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Software that makes Android Rock | LinkedIn - Android Apps on Google Play

In the know. On the go. The smarter LinkedIn app for Android. Redesigned with you in mind! The new Android app makes it even easier to connect and grow your network,...

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Software that makes Android Rock | Pinterest - Android Apps on Google Play

Pinterest is a tool to find your inspiration and share it with others. Use it to collect things you love, organize and plan important projects, and more. Features<br...

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Software that makes Android Rock | Magento Go to Magento Community Edition Migration Services

Biztech offer online Magento Go store owner to Migrate from Magento go to Magento community or enterprise platform in a smoothly and effective manner.

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Software that makes Android Rock | Puffin Web Browser Free - Android Apps on Google Play

Puffin Web Browser is a wicked fast Mobile Flash Browser. Once users experience the thrill of using Puffin, regular Mobile Internet just feels like torture. Puffin Fre...

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Software that makes Android Rock | Firefox Browser for Android - Android Apps on Google Play

Firefox for Android is the free web browser that puts the power of the open web in your hands. The official Mozilla Firefox android browser is fast, easy to use, &...

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Software that makes Android Rock | Adobe Reader - Android Apps on Google Play

Adobe® Reader® is the free, trusted leader for reliably viewing and interacting with PDF documents across platforms and devices. Install the free Adobe Reader mobile a...

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Software that makes Android Rock | Adobe Photoshop Express - Android Apps on Google Play

Edit and share photos virtually anywhere. Touch to crop, rotate, adjust color, and add artistic effects. Quickly share with family and friends. Requires SD card. By do...

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Software that makes Android Rock | Chess Genius - Android Apps on Google Play

ChessGenius, award winning chess program. The author's chess programs have won ten World Championships. -Display of thinking -Hint -Tutor -Full take bac...





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101 Things to do with a Brick

This is my first blog post on my new site and my first blog for a while since I have been busy writing software for distributors and manufacturers for the last six months.

Blogs posts can be planned , created as a result of hard work and perspiration or can simply be inspired . This blog is the latter.

I am inspired by two recent happenings , being invited to guest blog on a very sociable blogging network and my use of the wonderful software created by Nick Kellet and his team at .

Many of us like to make lists , to do lists , shopping lists and reminder lists .

Then there are the bloggers who write posts which are essentially lists giving 101 useful Twitter applications , 7 places to source content for your blog .. the lists are endless.

The genius of a list blog is that we are attracted by the use of numbers in a title and we are ever hopeful of finding just one gem in the list that will be extremely useful.

Now I have started a list grandly entitled ‘101 Things to do with a Brick ‘ and it is a list with a difference , at the moment it is incomplete and I have left it so that you can add your own ideas . You will be helping to create this blog post and your ideas will be promoted.

For this is no ordinary blog post , it is an interactive blog and in addition to commenting you can  help build a list

Of course this is not a really useful list , but it is an experiment in blogging .

Please add your uses for a brick in the list by pressing the [Add to List] button below on the right at the top of the list .. looking for some inspired ideas 🙂

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101 Things to do with a Brick

A crowd sourced list of things you can do with a brick


Mashing garlic . . .

Nov 27, 2013 by Andreas Wiedow
101 Things to do with a Brick | Mashing garlic . . .

Brick substitutes BIG Chinese knife and keeps vampires off the house if used to set up a wall later 🙂


Make a bookshelf

Nov 27, 2013 by Barbara Saul
101 Things to do with a Brick | Make a bookshelf

Something I've done in my young and carefree days... Well, you need more than one brick, and a plank of wood, but...


Build a wall

Nov 27, 2013
101 Things to do with a Brick | Build a wall

This is of course why bricks were invented


Sell it on Ebay 🙂

Nov 27, 2013 by Angelika Davey
101 Things to do with a Brick | Sell it on Ebay :-)
Nov 27, 2013 by Jake Oliver - - 1991
101 Things to do with a Brick | ABOUT JAKE

"Life is always beautiful and exciting, giving us opportunities and lessons at every step we take. Failures and victories are nothing but two sides of the same coin. In order to be successful, we need to take charge of our lives and learn to treat every moment as a challenge and a blessing."


Book End

Nov 27, 2013 by Nick Kellet
101 Things to do with a Brick | Book End

Use in highspeed chase

Nov 28, 2013 by Shawn Manaher
101 Things to do with a Brick | Use in highspeed chase

When driving along and your enemy comes for you, use the brick to keep the gas pedal down allowing you to leap from your vehicle to safety.

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101 Things to do with a Brick | Lay them ..



Use it as a paperweight

Nov 27, 2013
101 Things to do with a Brick | Use it as a paperweight

Suggested by Rok Sprogar


Castrating Bulls

Nov 27, 2013 by Nick Kellet
101 Things to do with a Brick | Castrating Bulls

Bric a brac

Nov 28, 2013 by shahidul alam
101 Things to do with a Brick | Bric a brac

Add to your growing list of bric a brac


Landscape Border

Nov 28, 2013 by Harold Gardner
101 Things to do with a Brick | Landscape Border
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101 Things to do with a Brick | Cook Out

Build a Fire Pit



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101 Things to do with a Brick | Brick

Use for art creation


Making a name for yourself

Dec 07, 2013 by Jack Baldwin
101 Things to do with a Brick | Making a name for yourself

Whats in a name

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101 Things to do with a Brick | BRICK ROAD MAKING MACHINE




Dec 09, 2013 by Shahidull Hassan Mithu
101 Things to do with a Brick | SEO



Water Saving Brick

Dec 11, 2013 by Tina Golden
101 Things to do with a Brick | Water Saving Brick

Put the brick in the toilet tank and it will save on water.




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CRM Systems

You want to effectively manage your contacts and interactions , then you need a CRM system.

The list below highlights the ones currently available .


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CRM Systems

A list of online and desktop CRM systems which help you maintain contact.

CRM Systems | CONTACTfile

Start with a free download that comes with full support just to get a taster of what CONTACTfile can offer you.

CRM Systems | ProfileTrader

With the information in ProfileTrader , you can then begin to make use of you newly acquired contact database.

You can launch a skype chat , make a skype call , rIng your contacts land or mobile number , send emails , make notes , arrange appointments and create to do lists

You can organise your contacts into groups , you can then create a single email and send a pesonal copy to everyone in the group.



CRM Systems | Nimble

Nimble is the only solution to offer small businesses the best features of high-end CRM systems combined with the power of social media.

CRM Systems | Batchbook: Small Business CRM

Small Business CRM, Batchbook: Online address book and web based CRM software for small businesses. Free version available.

CRM Systems | Capsule CRM

Online hosted CRM system for individuals, small businesses and sales teams wanting a simple, effective and affordable solution. Features include contact manager, history including emails, document storage, opportunity/deal pipeline tracking, case/support management. Make work your way with custom fields and lists.

CRM Systems | Microsoft Dynamics CRM - Home

CRM software from Microsoft Dynamics CRM offers customer relationship management and crm online solutions for sales, customer service, and marketing.

CRM Systems | CRM Software by OnContact, Your CRM Solution for Online or On-Premise

Full CRM Software with incredible look and feel, users love it! Award Winning CRM Solution with
Contact Management, Sales, Marketing, and Helpdesk, Free Trial

CRM Systems | GoldMine CRM: Small &amp; Midsized Business CRM

GoldMine CRM is for companies who want a business contact management solution that is easy to implement at an affordable price. GoldMine is instantly deployable, easy to use, and has the right feature set that lets you manage your business relationships with ease and efficiency. GoldMine CRM solutions offer extensive contact management, customer relationship management, sales force automation, and forecasting, developed for small to medium businesses.

CRM Systems | Centrium - Online CRM software for small business

Easy to use and affordable cloud-based CRM software. Manage contacts. Track deals. Complete tasks. Integrates with Google Apps. Free trial.

CRM Systems | Sales CRM &amp; Pipeline Management Software - Pipedrive

Sales pipeline software that gets you organized. Helps you focus on the right deals, so easy to use that salespeople just love it. Great for small teams.

CRM Systems | Introducing CRMMaestro - One Stop Terminal for all CRM Solutions

CRMMaestro, a full featured web driven business solution provider is created with an objective to offer highly professional and useful web solutions to the worldwide enterprises. With the new website design, we assure best-in-class services offered by our professional web developers that includes SugarCRM and Vtiger CRM solutions.

CRM Systems | CRM Open Source Business &amp; Social CRM Software - SugarCRM

Customer relationship management CRM software for business. In the cloud, online, on demand, onsite - the best sales, email and mobile CRM integration. Social, cloud-based customer relationship management CRM solutions for small businesses. Free business and social CRM demos and downloads.

CRM Systems | CRM | Online CRM System Made Easy |

Online CRM - Keep More Clients, Reduce Expenses & Increase Sales. Mobile CRM, Outlook & Accounting Integration. UK based support and training. Free Trial.

CRM Systems | CRM software solutions

Browse our Sage CRM software solutions for a range of Customer Relationship Management products. Sage have CRM systems ideal for businesses of all sizes.

CRM Systems | NetSuite UK - Cloud Computing - Business Software

Get a Free Product Tour of NetSuite - the UK's #1 cloud computing business software with hundreds of customers across the UK. Accounting, CRM, and Ecommerce.

CRM Systems | vtiger CRM On Demand March Update notes

CRM Software to improve sales conversions, extend marketing reach, and build lasting customer relationships. The preferred CRM solution for over 100,000 businesses

CRM Systems | CRM, the cloud, and the social enterprise -

CRM software and cloud computing for the social enterprise from, the leader in CRM solutions. Free 30-day trial.

CRM Systems | Social CRM, Online Contact Management, and Professional Networking |

Gist provides the only full view of the contacts in your professional network by creating a rich business profile for each one that includes the most news, status updates, and work details.

CRM Systems | Customer Support Software, Hosted Help Desk Software for your business - HappyFox

Hosted Customer Support Software for businesses. Manage customer support and your company's help desk with HappyFox.

CRM Systems | Small Business CRM | CRM Software for Small Businesses | Infusionsoft

Infusionsoft is the only all-in-one sales and marketing automation software for small businesses that combines CRM, email marketing and e-commerce.

CRM Systems | Crm marketing software

Azienda specializzata nella realizzazione di software per la gestione aziendale.

CRM Systems | Soddisfazione del cliente

Software ideale per la fidelizzazione dei clienti e per l'ottimale gestione dei clienti delle PMI.

CRM Systems | CRM Software

Peritocer CRM is a leading crm software solutions development company provides best software services for customer relationship management system.

CRM Systems | CRM Cloud Service

Peritocer is fast growing software development company provides custom software development services.Company provides crm software services,drupal customization and development,magento ecommerce solutions etc.

CRM Systems | Customer Tracker.Net

Customer Tracker.Net is a Web based CRM software solution that integrates with Project and Help Desk modules to simplify customer project management and support services. A free demo is available.


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Social Media Metrics

When we publish on Twitter and Facebook and write blogs , are we reaching our target audience ?

The applications listed below can help you answer that question



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Social Media Metrics

Systems that measure the effectiveness of your online presence

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Social Media Metrics | Twenity - discover your social capital while competing with your friends

This real-life adventure enables you to play without the need to actually do anything.

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Social Media Metrics | Home - appearoo

appearoo - influence catalyst attracting more people to what matters to you the most ...wherever you are, whatever you do appearoo is an amazing tool to help you increase influence, followers and business by automatically pointing people to your ever growing online appearance, wherever you are and whatever you do.

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Social Media Metrics | Klout | Be Known For What You Love

Klout helps people who want to be great at social media. Join today to start sharing original content and measuring your online impact.



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Social Media Metrics | Kred

Your Kred Score is now the Social Network for Influencers

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Social Media Metrics | Twitalyzer: Serious Analytics for Social Relationships

Twitalyzer is Twitter's most popular measurement solution for business and personal users, focusing on influence, impact, engagement, generosity, and nearly 30 more measures of success in Twitter.

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Social Media Metrics | Topsy - Real-time search for the social web

Topsy - Real-time search for the social web

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Social Media Metrics | TwentyFeet - Social Media Monitoring &amp; Ego tracking

I use @twentyfeet to help me figure out how I thrilled and pissed off my audience. Lars Hinrichs (CEO HackFwd, Founder of XING) TwentyFeet ist richtig klasse.(translated: TwentyFeet is absolutely awesome.) Stefan Keuchel (Press spokesman Google Germany) Sehr interessantes Tool: Facebook: Ego-Tracking gefällig? TwentyFeet hilft! @TwentyFeet Thx a mil!!

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Social Media Metrics | Empire Avenue - Grow your Social Audience - Empire Avenue

Be Rewarded For Being Social. Use Empire Avenue over a long period and you'll see continued results in audience growth. The chart below compares the median percentage audience increases in Twitter for accounts who are active on Empire Avenue with those accounts on Empire Avenue who do not use Missions, Social Stocks or Community.

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Social Media Metrics | Twitter Stats by Twitter Counter

755 Followers (+4 yesterday, +5 on average) 584 Following (0 yesterday, +2 on average) 1,033 Tweets (0 yesterday, +2 on average) * Predicted over the last 7 days In the studio working on #BELIEVE - I GOT SO MUCH LOVE FOR THE are always there for me and I will always be there for you.

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Social Media Metrics | Twitter Grader

What's your Twitter influence? How does your website rank for SEO? Find out with HubSpot's free Grader line.

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Social Media Metrics | How Far Did Your Tweet Travel? | TweetReach

You search for a url, Twitter name, phrase or hashtag. TweetReach analyzes the tweets that match your search. TweetReach reports the reach and exposure data for those tweets.

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Social Media Metrics | Metricly :: Aggregated Dashboards for Every Business
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Social Media Metrics | TweetLevel
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Social Media Metrics | Cube Social

New kid on the block. Making waves and enabling you to join up social media and keep track of what your connections are doing.

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Social Media Metrics | Social CRM, Social Business Intelligence | CubeSocial

CubeSocial is a Social CRM for professionals. Discover social media profiles, find new customers and grow your business. Free Trial.

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Social Media Metrics | SocialBro - Explore your Twitter community

SocialBro - Tool to manage and analyze your Twitter Community. This is a very useful Google app.

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Social Media Metrics | Bottlenose - Surf the Stream

Bottlenose helps you track news and trends across social networks. It measures the crowd in real-time to help you see what's important around any interest.

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Social Media Metrics | Connect.Me

Our mission: build a layer of trust for the social web

Connect.Me helps people and businesses get the most out of their social reputation.

Connect.Me is the first app of the Respect Network, a P2P cloud network that puts users back in control of their digital identities, reputation, and data.

When users join Connect.Me, they are protected by our ground-breaking Trust Framework and award winning data privacy policy

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Social Media Metrics | — Claim your Trustworthy Data &amp; Use it Anywhere

TrustCloud helps you leverage
your earned good behavior in the Sharing Economy and gauge the trustworthiness of other people offering products and services online.

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Social Media Metrics | TweetStats :: Graphin' Your Stats

Graph your Twitter Stats including Refresh your stats - stats get updated when you come back after 8 hours and enter your username.

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Social Media Metrics | BrandTweet Statistics - Your relevant network on Twitter

With BrandTweet Statistics you can ... To see your relevant network and some stats about your tweeting behavior compared to other Twitter users, just enter your (or another) Twitter username: No password required! You can access most feature without submitting your Twitter password.



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Social Media Metrics | SentiOne

SentiOne is a professional internet and social media monitoring tool. Thanks to us you will find out who, what, where and when posts online on your company, brand or product. SentiOne is actively monitoring internet in 23 countries, in over 20 languages. Free 14 days trial is available, plans start at 99PLN (~30$).

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