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Ebooks Glossary of Terms

Description: DictionaryNet is also about shedding light on glossaries that otherwise might not receive the attention they deserve simply by the fact that they have a low rank in search engines. This time I am even faster that Google, and I like that!  Thanks to a tweet by @ebookfriendly I happened to visit  their glossary, that hasn’t been cached by  Google so far.

Even though a small glossary with only 25 terms, for me it just came in on time. And that counts sometimes more than comprehensiveness.  I bought my first ebook via Amazon last week ( Brian Solis: The End of Business as Usual)  and at work I receive some five “e-books” a day from companies trying to get attention for their services trough inbound marketing. So reading through the  EbookFriendly.com glossary gave me a fast overlook of the ” most popular terms used to describe ebooks”.

The ebook glossary was compiled by Piotr Kowalczyk, “self-publisher, author of short stories for geeks and a big enthusiast of electronic books”.  I am positive that the glossaries will grow over time. Keep up the good work, Piotr!

Example Term: enhanced ebook

An electronic book with added audio, video and other elements, which let the user interact with the content. usually enhanced ebooks are sold as standalone book application.

Link:  http://ebookfriendly.com/ebooks-glossary-of-terms/

Language: English

No. of terms:  25

Quote as: Ebooks – Glossary of Terms [plus link]

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About.com Twitter Glossary

Description :  In contrast to the official Twitter glossary by the Twitter Help Center, About.com (former) guide Daniel Nations gives us the fun and trendy part of Twitter! Forget about the common Twitter terms! It is the “uncommon” ones that let us taste the strong influence of Twitter: Twapplications, Twalking, Twittectomy, Twittertude,  or Twitterject. Don’t wait. Check them out!

Example Term:

Twitterloop. To be brought back into the loop of conversation by being caught up on the tweets.


Link: About.com Twitter Glossary
Language
: English

No. of terms:  35

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Quote as:  Twitter Glossary, ©2011 About.com. All rights reserved. Compiled by Daniel Nations – [plus link]

THE Twitter Glossary

Description : The official Twitter glossary by the Twitter Help Center. A classic support glossary that contains jargon, lingo and vocabulary of frequently used terms related to Twitter features and aspects of their service. Clean and to the point, so don’t expect to find their any trendy words. Nicely done: Each definition holds a link to related articles in Twitters help center for further exploration of each term.

The Twitter glossary is a good example how a glossary can and should be used by companies that try to limit support requests. The glossary is understood as a suitable (and actually the second listed !) tool to empower Twitter users to find answers to their question independently.

Example Term:

Timestamp

A note displaying when a Tweet was posted to Twitter. Can be found in grey text directly below any Tweet. Is also a link to that Tweet’s own URL. Learn how to link directly to a Tweet.


Link: The Twitter Glossary

Language: English and 10 additional languages

No. of terms:  80

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Quote as:  The Twitter Glossary © 2011 Twitter [plus link]

Twitter Words

20 Twitter Words that Every Twitterer Should Know

Presentation by Andrew Spoeth, Marketing Director at Enquiro.

Twitter terms compiled by www.marketingfinger.com

Language: English

No. of terms:  20

Description: Outdated and not sufficient, but if you want to add some twitter words list to your website  you will be happy that Andrew Spoeth published this glossary as a presentation. You can easily add it to your site with adding an embedded code.  I just gave it a try on my own. So instead of an example term you may watch the entire glossary. Thanks Andrew. Enjoy!

More Twitter Glossaries of Terms on DictionaryNet

Quote as:  Twitter words – 20 Twitter Words Every Twitterer Should Know, by Andrew Spoeth, 2008. http://www.slideshare.net/aspoeth/twitter-words-presentation

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