Home  › Social › Social Media

19 Brands Get New Twitter Pages in Time For Holidays

  |  December 8, 2011   |  Comments

Coke, Dell, Best Buy, Amex, and other big names are the lucky launch partners.

Nineteen major brands will enjoy upgraded Twitter pages going into the holidays. According to San Francisco-based Twitter, the launch partners include names like Coca Cola, Nike, Dell, American Express, McDonald's, Best Buy, Subway, JetBlue, and Heineken.

Their new Twitter pages - which have heightened rich media capabilities - allow them to continuously maintain a promotional tweet at the top. In the case of Subway, the sandwiches restaurant chain has embedded its "Betrayal" :30 TV spot below the tweet copy.

subwaytwitter

Meanwhile, Best Buy authored the following tweet this afternoon, after Twitter announced the redesign: "We're excited about the epic new version of twitter! Have you checked out our new profile page?"

In an email to ClickZ News this afternoon, Twitter said more companies will get the upgraded pages during 2012. "We will slowly roll out enhanced profile pages to a wider audience of brands in the coming months," a spokesperson wrote.

Twitter unveiled the new site design today during an event at the site of its future headquarters. In addition to the enhanced pages, the revamp includes these key marketing implications:

  • ads running on Twitter's mobile app
  • Promoted Trend and Promoted Account units will appear on the page's left-hand side instead of the right
  • access to all interactions a user has had with a company's customer service or marketing team via icon-driven features

ClickZ Live Chicago Join the Industry's Leading eCommerce & Direct Marketing Experts in Chicago
ClickZ Live Chicago (Nov 3-6) will deliver over 50 sessions across 4 days and 10 individual tracks, including Data-Driven Marketing, Social, Mobile, Display, Search and Email. Check out the full agenda and register by Friday, Oct 3 to take advantage of Early Bird Rates!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Christopher Heine

Christopher Heine was a senior writer for ClickZ through June 2012. He covered social media, sports/entertainment marketing, retail, and more. Heine's work has also appeared via Mashable, Brandweek, DM News, MarketingSherpa, and other tech- and ad-centric publications. USA Today, Bloomberg Radio, and The Los Angeles Times have cited him as an expert journalist.

COMMENTSCommenting policy

comments powered by Disqus

Get ClickZ Social newsletters delivered right to your inbox. Subscribe today!

COMMENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Featured White Papers

IBM: Social Analytics - The Science Behind Social Media Marketing

IBM Social Analytics: The Science Behind Social Media Marketing
80% of internet users say they prefer to connect with brands via Facebook. 65% of social media users say they use it to learn more about brands, products and services. Learn about how to find more about customers' attitudes, preferences and buying habits from what they say on social media channels.

An Introduction to Marketing Attribution: Selecting the Right Model for Search, Display & Social Advertising

An Introduction to Marketing Attribution: Selecting the Right Model for Search, Display & Social Advertising
If you're considering implementing a marketing attribution model to measure and optimize your programs, this paper is a great introduction. It also includes real-life tips from marketers who have successfully implemented attribution in their organizations.

Jobs

    • Tier 1 Support Specialist
      Tier 1 Support Specialist (Agora Inc.) - BaltimoreThis position requires a highly motivated and multifaceted individual to contribute to and be...
    • Recent Grads: Customer Service Representative
      Recent Grads: Customer Service Representative (Agora Financial) - BaltimoreAgora Financial, one of the nation's largest independent publishers...
    • Managing Editor
      Managing Editor (Common Sense Publishing) - BaltimoreWE’RE HIRING: WE NEED AN AMAZING EDITOR TO POLISH WORLD-CLASS CONTENT   The Palm...