Friday, March 20, 2009

Using Twitter More Efficently

People have been asking for help on how to use twitter more efficently and effectively.

STEP 1: Read Amanda Edwards-McArthur's article on useful twitter tools:

STEP 2: Taking a look at my friend, Jeff Pontes' blog on 10 ways to use twitter more effectively:

STEP 3: Read this article on How To Make Twitter A Powerful networking Tool. A friend of mine named Ann recommended this one.

As I come across more tools or ways to use twitter more efficiently and effectively I will list them here but for now please read the articles above, they are really useful.

Thanks Amanda and Jeff and Ann for sharing these blog entry.

If you have any tips, tricks or resources you think the other portal members would benefit from please email them to Susan Fischer at and we will post them here.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

I want to pick my own ads

It has been talked about and brainstormed for a while but now someone has actually done it.
This will revolutionize ad serving. If only we could do this with conventional advertisement. Someone could click a button on their tv remote and tell them not to show that commercial again.

You can check out the article at:

or check out their beta program at:

If you come across something you think people need to hear about social media and social networking please email Susan Fischer at and we will post it.

Jeff Pontes Social Media Search