Report: Nine Scientifically Proven Ways to Get Retweeted on Twitter

A preview of a Dan Zarrella report — I’d stop short of calling it Science, as he does, but it’s certainly research. The topic at hand: Which words, punctuation, times, etc. are best for mass appeal and viral movement (as in, more retweets) on Twitter.

Report: Nine Scientifically Proven Ways to Get Retweeted on Twitter

How Twitter saved Mark Luckie’s career

I’ve been meaning to write about Mark “10,000 Words” Luckie’s “How Twitter saved my career… and my life” post since he wrote it, but haven’t had a chance yet. If you want a good idea of what publishing an excellent blog and maintaining a presence in social media channels can do, in the face of layoffs, unemployment, and general upheaval in the news business, read what Mark has to say here. [Spoiler: There’s a book and a great job at the end of the tunnel.]