What the #Tweet is Going On?

4 Reasons That Nobody Follows You on Twitter

Part of the challenge in making Twitter work for you is building enough of a following so that the time you spend tweeting and sharing is worthwhile.  People often look at your Twitter profile for just a few seconds to determine whether they want to follow you or not. So make sure and avoid these 4 things that can turn people off.

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5 Things Sage Partners Should Do on Twitter Right Now

A few months ago, Greg Tirico (Social Media Manager at Sage) posted an invitation on LinkedIn for Sage partners to share their Twitter handle in order to connect ahead of Sage Summit 2012.  To date, there have been 125 replies.

What’s surprising, though, is how many Sage partners have set up a Twitter account and that’s about as far as they got.

So here are 5 things Sage Partners need to do on Twitter right now.

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The Social Media “Secret” that Small Businesses Need to Know

Social Media SecretI hear it from Sage and Microsoft partners all the time … “I don’t see the value in social media.”

The reason they don’t see value, they say, ranges from “it’s a silly fad for teenagers” and “I don’t care what someone had for breakfast this morning” to “I don’t know anybody that’s made money or closed a deal through social media.”

But there’s one elusive secret about social media that most of those same folks are missing – something you need to understand in order for social media to work for you.  And that simple secret is this …

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