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First Wikis, now Twitter
11 December 2008, by , in Rants and Kudos, 1 comment

A while back I gave kudos to Avectra for creating the first wiki in the AMS space. Now I’ve recently learned that Avectra is on Twitter.

Now, the full extent of my twitter experience is once subscribing to the “tweets” of a friend who was visiting Cuba, and Twitter was the only way to communicate out of the country. Other than what I’ve read about it, I don’t do Twitter. So I have no idea whether there is any value at all being on Twitter.

But I still have to give Avectra kudos for giving it a shot. Twitter is one of the many “Web 2.0” and “social media” tools that you’ve been hearing a lot about. And Avectra knows that associations are interested in these tools (like wikis) so they’re putting their money where their mouth is by jumping into these technologies and using them. So kudos to them.

Hat tip: David Gammel

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Maddie Grant - 13 December 2008 Reply

I agree, Avectra is one of the few companies out there that really listens to its customers and tried to stay ahead of the curve in the right way. NFI Studios (Memberfuse) is the only "online community" vendor I know of (within the association space) that has been on Twitter for a while and actively uses it. They also use it with a company handle (@NFIstudios)in conjunction with personal employees @Sterlingraphael, @ElizabethB etc., the combination of which is exactly how it should be used. Big points for them too methinks! You other guys - you gotta be in it to win it.

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