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Ranking of the Best Twitter Books

Books rated in the following categories:

Best Twitter Books of 2010:

Best for BusinessReviews by readersThe latest trends in how businesses and marketers can integrate Twitter, build a loyal following, expand awareness of their business, and handle negative publicity.

Best IntroductionReviews by readers

Maximize your fun and boost your productivity with this easy-reading, updated, full-color guide of tips and tricks.

Best OverallReviews by readersThe nuts and bolts of using Twitter, how to make good connections, and how it can benefit your life and your business. From absolute basics to advanced techniques, a fully updated guide to the how and why of using Twitter.

All books newly updated in 2nd or 3rd quarter of 2010

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Best Humor

Best Writer

By @badbanana

“In a medium that rewards wit, Tim Siedell is the most rewarding.” –Scott Simon, Host, NPR Weekend Edition

“A barrage of funny.” –Maxim

@BadBanana’s Fav Tweets

Most Popular
Reviews by readers“A fun gift book that is bound to crack up anyone who flips through it.” –LA Times

“Shoot-beer-out-your-nose funny.” –Maxim

“Read this unless you’re allergic to laughing.” –Kristen Bell

Best Collection
This collection of Twitter’s funniest tweets include contributions from Shaquille O′Neal, Jimmy Fallon, Penn Jillette, John Cleese, and Steven Fry to regular people with previously unappreciated sharp tongues. A must read for avid Twitterers.


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Best Business Books Incorporating Twitter:

Best Motivational
Reviews by readers

Social media has irreversibly changed the way we live our lives and do business. Learn how to build a career around what you are passionate about.

Best on Networking
Reviews by readers

Learn from one of the leading experts in viral and social marketing how to market your business effectively to today’s customers.

Best “Big Picture”
Reviews by readers

Using the Web to Build Influence, Improve Reputation, and Earn Trust to build your influence, reputation, and profits.

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Best General Social Media Resources:

Best Reference
Reviews by readers

A comprehensive resource for transforming the way corporate, small business, and non-profit companies use social media to reach their desired audiences.

Best Introduction
Reviews by readers

For small businesses and start-ups looking for low-cost online marketing strategies, as well as  larger companies who want to be more involved with social media.

Best Roadmap
Reviews by readersHarness the Power of Social Media to Attract Customers, Motivate Employees, and Grow Your Business as an employee, customer or partner.

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Show me the money! More on Twitter Marketing

Reviews by readers

From TwitPitching to app-building, trend-spotting to affiliate selling, each chapter explains where to start and how to do it with case-studies and examples.


Reviews by readersCovers Twitter basics & creating a Twitter marketing strategy blending new and old media, building your network, using Twitter tools, and measuring your success.

Reviews by readersHow to craft and implement a Twitter marketing strategy step by step, from setting an account to setting actionable business goals for Twitter processes and strategies.


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More Great Twitter Books

Best Complete Guide, 2009
Reviews by readersPractical, well-organized examples & clear explanations. Everything you need to know to quickly become a Twitter power user, including ways to boost your business. Now slightly outdated.
Best Job Guide
Reviews by readersGuide from three leading career experts on how to use Twitter to energize your job search and advance your career in just 15 minutes a day.

Twitter Books on Kindle

Most of the best books are now available for download on Amazon’s Kindle!Don’t have a Kindle? Get one here!


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Best newcomer, 2011: The Tao of Twitter

(Watch the video review below or read this great review.)

The TweetSmarter 2010 Twitter Gift Guide

Be sure to add your Twitter Wish List in the comments…and tell your friends to check it out:)

Hear are our favorite Twitter gift categories:

  1. Bargain Twitter Gifts and Stocking Stuffers (most under $15, many under $4!)
  2. Twitter T-Shirts (and Twitter ties!)
  3. Best Twitter Books of 2010
  4. Twitter Mousepads
  5. Twitter Hats
  6. Twitter Greeting Cards
  7. Twitter Magnets
  8. Twitter Keychains

Here is a variety of the most popular and interesting Twitter gifts this season (click any image to learn more):

The famous “Twitter Stalkings”

Auto-tweet your weigh-ins with this WiFi scale

The cutest, cuddliest Twitter bear

The classic Twitter t-shirt

Everyone’s favorite cartoon on a t-shirt

Custom sneaker (Facebook style available too)
Top Twitter books of 2010

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Bargain Twitter Gifts & Stocking Stuffers

I always like to get a few inexpensive and fun gifts for people every holiday season. And with dozens of Twitter gifts for under $4, how can you go wrong? Here are some of the bargain categories:

  1. Twitter Mousepads
  2. Twitter Mugs
  3. Twitter Hats
  4. Twitter Greeting Cards
  5. Twitter Magnets
  6. Twitter Keychains
  7. Twitter T-Shirts (and Twitter ties!)

For a wider variety of Twitter gifts, see our 2010 Twitter Gift guide. Here are a few of our favorite Twitter bargains:

Twitter T-Shirts…and ties!

Get a Twitter shirt for your favorite addict…or yourself. Click on any image below to see all the shirt styles available (note the two ties at bottom). Most have guaranteed delivery before Christmas. Also see:

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