Mobile May Fund Twitter

Twitter. 08 July. by Gustav H - Twitter investor has hinted at charging for mobile as the future of Twitter.

Joi Ito, an investor in microblogging site Twitter, has hinted that he sees the future of the site's profitability in charging for mobile use.

This has been added to by co-founder Biz Stone's announcement that Twitter will not start using ads this year and that immediate goals were to improve the search function and create a paid-for commercial account.

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Media140 Talk Marketing Competition: Win Tickets

Social Media landscape Filckr photoUPDATED: Hot off the back of the success of their inaugural event in May this year, Media140 are hosting their latest one day conference investigating the effects that Twitter and real-time social media are having on advertisers, marketers and brands.

Win FREE tickets for Media140’s next groundbreaking event, when real-time web meets consumer engagement on 26 October, RIBA London.

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eOffice £100,000 Office Space Giveaway

Out of Office Flickr pictureIf you're a struggling start-up, self employed, or an entreprenuer, you could find yourself the lucky recipient of some free office space for the next 3 months, courtesy of those nice people at eOffice.

They're giving away £100,000 worth of free office services to 100 UK companies. That's £1,000 worth of free services that could be going STRAIGHT to your organisation.

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The Social Web Workshop

Chances are you've heard of Twitter and Facebook — heck, you no doubt use them on a regular basis! But what is it about these sites that make them tick — and more importantly, that make them so successful? The topic of this six hour, fast-paced and high intensity workshop will start there, but cover much, much more.

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Date: 30 September 2009
Location: Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, FI

140|The Twitter Conference L.A.

140 is the place where developers, business people, and enthusiasts converge to find innovative ways to tap into the Real-Time Web.

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Date: 22 September 2009
Location: Skirball Cultural Center, US

Monitoring Social Media 09 - London

MSM 09 will bring together global Social Media Monitoring experts, suppliers, PR & marketing professionals for a one-day conference in London on 17th November 2009. The event offers attendees a series of high-value talks, panel sessions and demo’s, featuring some of the worlds leading social media monitoring companies

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Date: 17 November 2009
Location: The Lewis Centre, UK

media140 #140 Friends Party

It's been a rollercoaster journey the past few months, so I thought it would be cool to bring together everyone in London who has helped make this happen, all our sponsors, partners, bloggers, producers, friends and colleagues just as a huge thank you.

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Date: 8 October 2009
Location: TBC, UK

Twitter for Business Success & Networking

Using Twitter for Business - half day workshop and networking event. At this event you will hear about social media, which includes Twitter and find out why it is important to your business.

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Date: 16 September 2009
Location: Russell Hotel, UK

Media140 London What's next in consumer engagement?

Media140 strives to understand and progress the potential of disruptive real-time social media. Discover best practice in consumer engagement on the web at Media140 London 26 October, RIBA.

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Date: 26 October 2009
Location: RIBA, UK

54% of Blue-Chip Marketers Tweeting

twitter logo map 09 by Boris Veldhuijzen van ZantenAccording to a survey from PR firm, Burston-Marsteller reported in Mashable, blue chip marketers favour (or should that be favor) Twitter over Facebook and blogs for that matter.

In numbers:

  • 54% are on Twitter
  • 32% have a corporate blog
  • 29% have a Facebook fan page

Despite recent criticism of Facebook's advertising, the inclusion of fan pages is reportedly providing clickthrough rates of 6.49%, but as a new feature this could be a honeymoon period.

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Twitter Developer Nest: London 4

The event is focused on bringing together people who are already developing applications on top of Twitter or who intend to start building a Twitter application in the near future. It’s the opportunity for the community in London to celebrate development success and share challenges.

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Date: 26 August 2009
Location: Sun Microsystems London (Customer Briefing Centre), UK

$23m Invested in Twitter Startups

Taxonomy of Twitter-Focused StartupsTwitter is dominating social media-related headlines in the same way Facebook did last year, but a report by Chubby Brain for Sun Startup Essentials pegs investment in Twitter-related start-ups at a touch over $23m in 11 different companies, including the UK’s own Tweetdeck. The data was collated at the end of June so doesn’t include £100k raised by political tweetmongers, Tweetminister.

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Tallinn BlogFest 2009

Tallinn BlogFest is about commercial blogging: Visions. Experiences. Inspiration. Tips. At Tallinn BlogFest you will hear expert opinions from, and have a chance to voice your questions and suggestions to, corporate and commercial bloggers.

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Date: 8 September 2009
Location: Reval Hotel Olympia, EE

Real-Time Communications Conference and Roundtables

The world is changing fast. The economy, political landscape, and global events dynamically affect our businesses. Organizations don't have the luxury of reacting and responding over long periods of time. Consumers are empowered by embracing social media tools over the internet.

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Date: 14 January 2009
Location: The Graduate Center / CUNY, US


Twitter + Winter + Festival = Twinterval

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Date: 15 December 2008
Location: Match Bar, UK