Are you a good Twitter listener?
Having a good monitoring system helps you understand what your target audience is talking about on Twitter, it makes you more aware of your brand and your competitors’ tweeting habits, and of course it allows you to connect and engage with new people.

How Twitter Users Can Generate Better Ideas
New research suggests that employees with a diverse Twitter network — one that exposes them to people and ideas they don’t already know — tend to generate better ideas.

The Ultimate Guide to Building Your Twitter Presence
I’m going to share seven steps with you to help increase your Twitter engagement by 100% in a couple of months.

How to Use the New Twitter Analytics Dashboard
The major statistics it provides are Impressions, Engagements, and Engagement Rate for each tweet and the trend for those over time.

50 Powerful Ways to Get More Twitter Followers
These powerful tips for building a strong Twitter brand can attract literally tens of thousands of followers, or more!

How to Use Twitter for Business and Marketing
A checklist of everything your business needs to do to get on (or back on) Twitter and start seeing great results.

10 Tips for Using Twitter Like a Pro
List of tips for how entrepreneurs can get the most out of Twitter for their businesses.

Best Twitter Clients for PC and Mac
With more than 500 million registered users, you would Twitter would offer a bit more in terms of features and customization — not to mention a prettier interface. Luckily, there is a virtual bounty of desktop clients to pick up the slack and give you the options you deserve.

Exclusive Study: Big Brands that Fail on Twitter
Twitter has presented a massive problem for some of the nation’s biggest brands.

Tweeting Without Fear
How Three Companies Built Their Twitter Strategies

Twitter for Business – An Introductory Guide
Learn how to start using Twitter to achieve your business goals. Maintaining an effective Twitter presence can be a powerful part of your business’ social media marketing strategy.

Happy 5th #Birthday @Twitter
The message was cryptic. Two words. No context, no punctuation, just: “inviting coworkers” But that short statement proved to be enough to launch a global phenomenon that has launched careers, reunited long-lost relatives, and even, some would argue, topple dictators.

How to Put Twitter and LinkedIn Together like Chocolate and Peanut Butter
Video from GettinGeeky Web Show

Top 7 Ways to Save Time on Twitter
While many small businesses have started using Twitter in their marketing, finding the time to do it right can be a struggle. Here are seven Twitter tricks from the pros that allow you to spend less time on the mechanics and more time engaging.

How Tweet It Is
Technology has made it simple these days to discover information on any number of subjects. Questions about agriculture? Well, some farmers in Nebraska are making it easy to go right to the source.

Replay It: Google Search Across the Twitter Archive
Since we first introduced real-time search last December, we’ve added content from MySpace, Facebook and Buzz, expanded to 40 languages and added a top links feature to help you find the most relevant content shared on updates services like Twitter.

Translating the Twitterverse
Have you tweeted your tweeps in your Twub or checked out your twinfluence? If this leaves you scratching your head, it’s time to put a new tool in your toolbox.

Twitter Is Fastest Growing Social Media Channel Among Fortune 500 According to New Study
The Fortune 500’s use of blogs, online video, and podcasts continues to increase, but Twitter was the social media channel of choice in 2009.

Tiptoe into Twitter: “Twools” to Get Started
You have decided to try out Twitter and wonder what you should do now. I’d suggest you spend 15 minutes a day for three weeks to learn the tool and develop habits to utilize social media as a part of your farm operation.

140 Characters of Opportunity
Twitter. It’s likely to be voted most likely to leave you scratching your head. After all, how much can you really say in 140 characters?

Directory of Farmers & Ag Tweeps on Twitter
Great list of agricultural people on Twitter, orchestrated by three family farmers.

The Twitter Guidebook
Mashable has assembled The Twitter Guide Book, a complete collection of resources for mastering Twitter.

Why Twitter Will Endure
“Anything that is useful to both dissidents in Iran and Martha Stewart has a lot going for it; Twitter has more raw capability for users than anything since e-mail.” – Clay Shirky

My Top 10 Farm-Related Hashtags in 2009
I’ve seen enough blogs on twitter’s top hashtags or topics for 2009 to never want to see another.  However, I couldn’t help but notice that agriculture seems to get left off the list! I’ll just make my own list and I’ll open it up for discussion & debate.

Twitter’s Business Value to Agriculture
Questioning why an organization should be a part of Twitter? Michele shares examples to help more people in agriculture understand the business value of Twitter.

HubSpot’s Inbound Internet Marketing Blog
While many individuals use Twitter to have conversations with friends and meet new people, they also use Twitter to hold regular discussions on industry and business related topics with peers.

21 Top Twitter Tricks for Business from Forbes
How can you make money with Twitter? Forbes canvassed scads of businesses and pricey social-networking gurus looking for honest answers.

Twitter Empowers Farmer
Relationships, built through shared experiences, have been growing through hundreds of conversations online. A family beef and grain farmer in Ohio explains how this has helped him speak out more effectively.

Yes, CEOs Should Facebook & Tweet from Forbes
Social networking has clearly reached a tipping point. Yet in corporations where such tools have been expected to bring profound transformations, there has been strong resistance to change.

AgChat is a moderated conversation for people interested in the business of raising food, feed, fuel and fiber each Tuesday night, 8-10 pm ET. Learn more from the #agchat FAQs.

Harvesting the Benefits of Facebook & Twitter
I’d encourage you to look at the millions of opportunities in social media as a critical tool in improving perception measurements about the agrifood business.