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Join @GuyKawasaki for a Google+ Hangout to learn how to use Google+ to build a platform Feb. 1 at 12p CT

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UPDATE: Here’s the complete Hangout from Guy’s contribution to the Google+ PR Community:

Mark your calendars! Friday, February 1, at 12 noon CT (1p ET), Guy Kawasaki is hosting a special Google+ Hangout for members of the Google+ PR Community.

I’m giving away six (6) featured guest spots to be on air with Guy Kawasaki during his Google+ Hangout on Using Google+ to Build a Platform tomorrow.

You’ll have the opportunity to see him face-to-face and ask him questions directly following his presentation. Of course, everyone is welcome to watch the Hangout live, right here.

How can you get one of the six spots? Enter right here now through February 1, at midnight:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Winners will be notified tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. PT via email with instructions.

Anyone can view the Hangout live, on air via YouTube at www.youtube.com/user/prsarahevans.

 

FAVE STATS: How the top tweeters tweet (most use Twitter.com)

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Want to tweet like your favorite tweeters? If you’re using the homebase of Twitter.com, then you’re probably spot on. Check out these 54 top tweeters (majority in the top 60 most followed on Twitter, plus a few of my favorites) and their Twitter client(s) of choice. Before you look at the list, here are a few findings from the hours I spent pouring over their Twitter feeds:

  • 52% of top tweeters used more than one Twitter client to send out tweets [TWEET THIS]
  • 18% of top tweeters used ONLY Twitter.com to tweet [TWEET THIS]
  • 39% of top tweeters use Twitter.com in addition to at least one additional Twitter client to tweet [TWEET THIS]
  • FUN FACT: Snoop Dogg tweets from more Twitter clients than any of his top tweeter celebrity counterparts (mentioned in this post). [TWEET THIS]
  • FUN FACT: Out of 54 top tweeters, a combination of 37 different Twitter clients were used. [TWEET THIS]
  • The top 5 Twitter clients for these top tweeters are: 1. Twitter.com; 2. Twitter for iPhone; 3. Their own site; 4. Ubersocial for Blackberry; 5. A 4-way tie between Hootsuite, Twitter for Mac, Twitter fro Blackberry and Tweetdeck. [TWEET THIS]
  • Nicki Minaj uses an iPhone and a Blackberry to tweet. [TWEET THIS]
  • The folks who run the @facebook account use Twitter.com and direct from Facebook to tweet. [TWEET THIS]

I know you can hardly contain yourself. You’re almost there…

I looked at tweets from the past two months (up to 50 tweets). Here’s a breakdown of what Twitter clients these top dogs use to send out those thought-provoking and entertaining tweets:

  1. @Instragram: Assistly
  2. @Mashable: Hootsuite
  3. @BritneySpears: Twitter.com
  4. @YouTube: CoTweet
  5. @Coldplay: Twitter.com, Twitter for iPhone
  6. @Scobleizer: Twitter for Mac, Tweetlogix, Twitter.com, Twitter for iPhone
  7. @Techcrunch: WordPress.com VIP
  8. @BrunoMars: Twitter for Blackberry, Twitter.com
  9. @TyraBanks: Tweetdeck, Twitter for iPhone
  10. @RWW: Tools Plugin for Movable Type
  11. @TheNextWeb: Spread the Next Web
  12. @Forbes: SocialFlow
  13. @SnoopDogg: WhoSay, Twitter for iPhone, Twitter.com, SoundTracking on iOS, Viddy, Instagram, Google, Chill, Twitter for Mac
  14. @BreakingNews: Breakingnews.com
  15. @JustinBieber: Twitter.com
  16. @CNN: Twitter.com
  17. @TodayShow: Twitter.com
  18. @Anncurry: Twitter for Blackberry
  19. @BarackObama: Twitter.com
  20. @Aplusk: sendible, Twitter for iPhone, Flipboard, Tweetbutton, Twitter.com
  21. @Oprah: Twitter for ipad
  22. @Allthingsd: Direct from their site
  23. @Gizmodo: Twitter for mac, Direct from their site
  24. @redcross: Tweetdeck, radian6, Twitter.com, Twitter for ipad, Twitter ads
  25. @facebook: Twitter.com, facebook
  26. @instagram: Twitter for Mac, Assistly
  27. @KimKarsashian: Twitter.com, Ubersocial for Blackberry
  28. @Twitpic: Twitter.com, Tweetbot for iPhone
  29. @RyanSeacrest: Twitter.com, UberSocial for BlackBerry, foursquare, Tout.com
  30. @Lady Gaga: mobile web, Twitter.com
  31. @Drake: Twitter.com, Twitter for iPhone
  32. @Sparker Twitter.com
  33. @Shaq: Twitter for iphone, Tweetdeck
  34. @JaneFonda: WhoSay, Twitter.com
  35. @ChelseaHandler: Ubersocial for Blackberry
  36. @JimmyKimmel: Twitter.com
  37. @GuyKawasaki: Paper.li, Direct from Alltop, SGPlus, Twitter.com
  38. @ChrisBrogan: Hootsuite
  39. @Nicki Minaj : Ubersocial for Blackberry, Ubersocial for iPhone
  40. @Twitter: Twitter.com, Tweet Button
  41. @BillGates: Twitter.com
  42. @DanielTosh: Twitter.com
  43. @NYTimes: From their own site
  44. @Ludacris: Echofon, Instagram
  45. @Perez Hilton: Twitter for iPhone, Twitter.com
  46. @PeopleMag: Hootsuite
  47. @Funnyordie: Hootsuite, Twitter.com, Twitter for iPhone
  48. @NFL: Tweetdeck
  49. @katyperry: Ubersocial for Blackberry, Twitpic, Twitter.com
  50. @shakira: Twitter.com
  51. @taylorswift13: Twitter for iPhone, Instagram
  52. @theellenshow: WhoSay, Twitter for iPhone, Twitter.com
  53. @eminem: Twitter.com, Twitter for Blackberry
  54. @jtimberlake: Twitter.com, Twitter for Blackberry

Links to Twitter clients mentioned in this post: Tweet ButtonSGPlusTwitter for iPhone, UberSocial for BlackBerry, Ubersocial for iPhone, Echofon, Paper.li, SGPlusSoundTracking on iOSTools Plugin for Movable TypeSpread the Next WebViddyTwitter for MacChillTweetbuttonTout.comTwitter adsTweetbot for iPhonefoursquare, Assistly, Hootsuite, Tweetdeck, WhoSay

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FAVE AGGREGATOR: Alltop

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Holy Kaw! Guy Kawasaki and friends got it right. In an age of information overload, make it easy for people to find and filter the best content. Enter Alltop. In their own words…

You can think of Alltop as the “online magazine rack” of the web. We’ve subscribed to thousands of sources to provide “aggregation without aggravation.” To be clear, Alltop pages are starting points—they are not destinations per se. Ultimately, our goal is to enhance your online reading by displaying stories from sources that you’re already visiting plus helping you discover sources that you didn’t know existed.

I use the site a few ways:

  1. Scan the headlines of industry terms important to me: journalism, social media, technology, etc… (Just type in your keyword [dot] alltop [dot] com)
  2. Create my own “headline hub” –> http://my.alltop.com/prsarahevans
  3. Check out my favorite bloggers, like Chris Brogan and Copyblogger

This is part of my morning quadrant two activities. You know, after I change dirty diapers and get the spit up off of my t shirt.

Have a blog you think would be a great fit for Alltop? Create an account and submit your information.