Posts Tagged: followers

What “The Intern” Teaches Us About Followership

There so much focus on developing leaders that the role of followers is often under-valued and neglected. “Followership” refers to a role held by certain individuals in an organization, team, or group. Specifically, it is the capacity of an individual to actively follow a leader. Followership is the reciprocal social process of leadership. While leaders… Read more »

Putting German Municipalities on the Twitter Map

More and more German municipalities are using microblogging service Twitter.com – mainly as a complementary news outlet. A map provided by ifib (Institute for Information Management Bremen) displays more than 60 tweeting municipalities – Städte, Gemeinden & Kreise – in April 2011, highlighting total number of tweets and follower count. It looks like cities in… Read more »

Twitterati – Who are your most influential followers and why?

Building on the recent list of Top 10 (more like Top 100) Gov’t Twitters to follow: http://bevusa.uservoice.com/forums/40979-general Who is your most influential follower and why? Who retweets your tweets most often? Which follower has the most followers? ETC. How do we measure success on Twitter in general? Broad outreach, targeted marketing, impact, etc.? Here’s my… Read more »

The Accidental Following

I’m astounded at the number of people following me on Twitter, where I’m @levyj413. Truly. The count is currently at 3293. I’ve seen three large jumps in that number because of a few specific events, and I like giving credit where it’s due, so here they are: Quite randomly, I called into an NPR show… Read more »