The recession changed our focus to startups and incubation, not just attracting businesses to move here.
Including photos in tweets can generate up to 35 percent more retweets and 18 percent more clicks, so you’re missing out on a good chunk of engagement if you’re not sharing photos.
And it can be quite time-consuming to snap a photo, share it via Instagram, and then open Twitter to write and send a separate post. This will, of course, ensure that the full photo is shared on both networks, but it doubles your workload.
But there is a method that will bypass this extra work, and allow you to post full-size images from Instagram to Twitter.
Thursday, August 7th, 500 Startups is holding a one day conference centered around distribution and growth. The WMD (Weapons of Mass Distribution) conference will be held at the Hotel Kabuki in San Francisco. The lineup for the conference is pretty impressive, and backs up the bold claim: Join tech’s most savvy distribution experts on Aug. 7th in San Francisco at WMD (Weapons of Mass Distribution), a 1-day conference that will teach you strategies & tactics for BLOWING UP your distribution. We’ll bring together top growth geeks, data nerds and over 450 startups to dissect and explore the trends, techniques and tools that will bring your customer acquisition and retention to a nice bubbly…BLAST OFF! WMD’s speakers include Moz co-founder Rand Fishkin, Pinterest Growth Engineer John Egen, Airbnb Growth Manager Gustaf Alstromer, KISSmetrics co-founder Neil Patel, Shopify Head of Conversion Rate Optimization Tiffany daSilva, and 500 Startups very own Dave McClure. That is quite a list. The topics range from growth experiments to analytics to monetizing mobile to conversion optimization and customer onboarding. This certainly looks to be well worth the proce of admission.