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12 best Twitter alternatives

Micro-blogging services you should consider


Considering micro-blogging to help improve your business? Before you sign-up to Twitter, check out our 12 alternative sites.

11. WorkSimple

This tool offers users a personalised dashboard that displays upcoming commitments, tracks deliverables and highlights assignments; social profiles that showcase skills and peer recommendations; and performance profiles that capture employee performance, accomplishments and reviews.

Free and paid accounts available.

12. Yammer

Yammer is private and secure. It incorporates micro-blogging, a company social network, discussion board, search capability, groups and can be accessed via desktop, mobile phone, instant messaging, email or SMS.

Free and paid accounts available.

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  1. Micro-blogging services businesses should consider
  2. Jaiku and Obayoo
  3. Present.ly and Sharetronix
  4. Snipia and SocialCast
  5. Socialtext and StatusNet
  6. WorkSimple and Yammer

See also: Five ways to boost your business with Twitter


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