Twitter: Who is Following you?
With Twitter it can be hard to know who actually Followed you back after you Followed them.
Why should you care?
Twitter cares! People that look at your Twitter numbers (potential clients?) care. If you are following way Continue reading →
How to use Twitter successfully!
Twitter can be a confusing technology. I often get asked, “What’s the point?” There are 2 ways to use Twitter – the right way and the wrong way. Many people use it incorrectly (at least for business).
Think of Twitter as a way to build a huge opt-in list of followers. These are people that are interested in your business, your specialty, your knowledge, and in how you can help them either directly or indirectly. They are watching what you are doing – learning from observation. As you build your relationship with these people they begin to trust what you are doing/saying. As we all know – on the Internet people buy from people they trust – period.
Who To Follow
I follow people that are in the same industry (what can I learn from them), people that are experts in a field that interests me (what can I learn form them), and people that I can see needs help in my area of expertise (what can I teach them). I also usually follow people that follow me – Continue reading →
Twitter Can Bring You Business
As a web designer I often get asked how to use Twitter as a business tool. I would like to take a moment and outline what Twitter basics and what Twitter has done for my business then you might have a better idea how to use Twitter in your own business.
Twitter is a site to share short thoughts, share information, and share useful links. It builds credibility and gives insights into the Tweeter. Twitter is an excellent way to reach Local Internet Users. Most business owners are looking for ways to reach their own local markets – Twitter serves this purpose very well. There are tools designed to use with Twitter that will help you to find people in your local area. My favorite is TwellowHood. Twellowhood will interface with your Twitter account when you sign in with your Twitter information, then find your location on the map and it will find other Twitter users in the same city. It also allows you to follow them directly from the TwellowHood website making it very easy.
Another tool is the Search feature Continue reading →