Data Visualization of Twitter Events using TAGS

Data Visualisation of Twitter Events Using TAGS and TAGS Explorer I have recently been obsessed with TAGS (Twitter Archiving Google Sheet) – a powerful google sheet that uses Google Apps Script to pull data from Twitter’s Streaming API. Not only is it extremely powerful (it can extract 10,000 tweets in seconds, and I gone as high as…

Twitter – How to Host your Twitter Archive on Github Pages

Host your Twitter Archive on Github Did you know that you can download your entire Twitter Archive? If you go to Settings and scroll down to the bottom, you’ll see the option to Request for Your Twitter Archive. Martin Hawksey (“By day Chief Innovation, Community and Technology Officer at ALT, by night a Google Developer…

Hacking Premium Twitter Tools

This Hack is worth more than $1,188 (Originally posted on Medium on 14 December 2015, updated on 3 May 2016) Almost every professional content marketer I know pays for a certain tool to see what content gets shared, who the influencers are etc. Sure I’ve tried it out, it’s a fantastic tool —but the PRO version…

Why You Should Write Your own IFTTT Recipes

Why you should write your own IFTTT Recipes There is a lot of what I call Seriously Sloppy Automation #SSA going on — much of which can be found on IFTTT. For example, IFTTT formulas using hashtags to build Twitter lists with ridiculously glamorous names like “Email Marketing Leader” for anyone that uses the hashtag #emailmarketing or…

Making Gifs

Making Gifs for Twitter I started making Gifs when I realised that they were becoming popular on Twitter.  In particular, Dustin Stout , one of the early Tweeps that I engaged with would always reply with a Gif. So one of the very first Gifs I made was this one that I sent to him! @dustntv…

How to Stalk a Venture Capitalist

 How to Stalk a Venture Capitalist You’re a startup with a killer idea and are looking for a venture capitalist to pitch to. Or perhaps you’re a senior at college, about to graduate, and have an interview lined up with a top tier PE/VC fund, investment bank, consulting firm. Problem is, you know absolutely nothing about the…

8 Unexpected Lessons I Learnt about Fundraising

8 Unexpected Lessons I Learnt about Fundraising Some of you may know that I have been fundraising to build a school in Laos with Pencils of Promise (apologies to those I have been hassling over the last few weeks), but it’s done!  Between 8-Oct-15 to 26-Nov-15, US$25,050 was raised from 80 super generous friends in 46…

The Value of a Tweet: $174 per Donor

A Mid Campaign Tweet by Tweep analysis of the Value of a Tweet First Posted on Medium: The Value of a Tweet: $174 per Donor — Medium I’ve been fundraising to build a school in Laos with Pencils of Promise. If you breakdown the sources of donations that I received, Twitter is was the other social…