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#NewNewTwitter and Your Small Business

#NewNewTwitter and Your Small Business

If you are on Twitter, you have probably seen the trending topic #NewNewTwitter the last few days. Twitter has started unveiling their second redesign of the website this year. We’ve talked about the tremendous importance of a Facebook Page and a Google+ Page for your business, but now Twitter is getting in the mix with a new redesign that includes special brand pages. Before this update, company Twitter accounts had the same layout as personal accounts, which didn’t help the confusion users had with the existence of so many false identities.

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Top 5 Twitter Blunders of 2011 (So Far)

Top 5 Twitter Blunders of 2011 (So Far)

Too human?

One of the biggest trends in social media is for companies to “be human.” Meaning businesses should show a softer, compassionate and even humorous side of themselves to better engage with their audience. For the most part, businesses are getting much better at showing a personality. However, our list of the top 5 Twitter blunders of 2011(so far) display both simple mistakes and errors of judgment which made the audience question the author’s personality altogether. Without further ado, our top Twitter blunders thus far in 2011 in chronological order:

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