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31 Days to a Better Tweep

Posted on 06. Jul, 2010 by Julius Kuhn-Regnier.

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I recently decided to do an experiment: I would try to become a Better Tweep in 31 days. And I believe I have made it.

It was extremely interesting and I must say that I have learned a lot. In this article I want to share the things I have learned from twittering actively for 31 days.

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5 Things to Avoid on Twitter

Posted on 22. May, 2010 by Julius Kuhn-Regnier.

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Twitter is very popular these days. But there are lot of people that certainly don’t use it right. I got to admit that I haven’t been the most active person on Twitter, yet there are a few things that always annoy me.

I just want to briefly cover these 5 points in this article.

Validation Services

Why would anyone use validation services? Just to see whether the person that just followed you is truly a valid person? I always think that when someone sends me a direct message saying I am using this Validation service please click .. that I have just validated that I am human by following you.

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My Pathetic Belief about Social Media

Posted on 21. Jan, 2010 by Julius Kuhn-Regnier.

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Social media has become a big part of every Internet marketer’s life. Lots of people claim that they are getting huge amounts of traffic through social web sites. And people believe them. And so do I.

That’s why I’ve tried to use social media thinking that I could easily generate massive amounts of traffic to my blog. The sad part is that I haven’t been able to do so.

And do you want to hear something even more pathetic? Until now, I haven’t realized that social media isn’t about promoting your content, it’s about relationships. Why did it take me so long to realize this?

When you are new to blogging you visit highly popular web sites searching for information. There you find all this information about blogging, SEO and also social media.

Some of the articles on social media tell you that you need to promote your web site. So logically you arrive at the conclusion that social media is all about promoting your content. And that simply promoting your content will drive traffic to your web site. Then you try it and it doesn’t work.

The reality is different. Social media isn’t about generating traffic. It’s about building relationships. And it is sad that it took me almost a year to figure that out but I am glad I have realized it at least.

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The Power of Social Media Optimization

Posted on 26. Jan, 2009 by Julius Kuhn-Regnier.

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Social media optimization is now one of the most relevant topics on the Internet. Every blogger is talking about it so I will too. Today I found a particularly interesting case which demonstrates the power of social media.

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