I talk a lot about Twitter but decided to go back a step and provide some basic Twitter tips for those of you who are still uninitiated on Twitter.
In a Nutshell
Twitter is like instant messaging on crack. You can have multiple conversations going on with as many people as you like. Why should you care? More business owners are finding it a useful tool to network and develop new contacts.
Setting up a Twitter account is dead easy. So I won’t even insult you by walking you through it. Once you have your account, search for people you know or people in your industry to follow. Following just means you’re going to have anything they say pop up on your Twitter page. If they follow you back (which most will) you can have dialogue with them.
My Top Ten Twitter Tips
Twitter has sort of an informal code; rules to follow. Some new Tweeple just jump right in without doing their homework, so I’ll spare you that embarrassment by providing these tips.
1. Don’t Spam. Just like anywhere, people on Twitter don’t like spam. What constitutes as spam?
It’s great to have so many tools available to connect to others and promote your own business. But when is enough enough? At what point is your social media use unhealthy?
I see an epidemic here in the marketing world. People are using not one, not two, but dozens of social media tools to promote their companieseggmarketingpr.com/blog.and for what?? They have no time to work on their business. And they may not even be getting anything out of their efforts.