How to Get Value from Twitter

I’ve been enjoying Twitter more and more over the past two months, once I made the resolution to participate and understand it. Here’s my recommendation for getting value from Twitter: Use TweetDeck or a similar tool to participate Add searches in TweetDeck,  or use search.twitter.com, to monitor your company name, product names, community issues, etc as well as follow…

The Buzz of Daily Check-ins

For 2009 we started a new strategy of daily check-ins from the bottom up every day in the office. This means that every department does a scrum-like daily check-in answering the following questions while standing in under 10 minutes: What did you accomplish yesterday? What are you going to do today? Do you have any…

Webapp Sign-in Security Re: Twitter Happiness-gate

Last week’s Twitter snafu involving the hacking of several celebrity Twitter accounts and posting commercial and lewd remarks was found to come from an individual hacking into a Twitter support person’s account. The gist of the story is that an individual wrote a script to automatically try every word in the dictionary to break into…

Frameworks for Fast Growing Companies

One of the hardest things to do for a fast growing company is to get everyone aligned and on the same page. One business guru said successful businesses are 1% vision and 99% alignment. Here are some good books for entrepreneurs once they get past $1 million in revenue: Mastering the Rockefeller Habits This is…