Ways to Find Your Target Market on Twitter

August 7th, 2013 Comments Off

Twitter marketing is something that many businesses are going to have to get involved in. They realize that there are a lot of people who are on Twitter these days, and those same individuals may only be on Twitter. If they are not on the other social media networks, then they are clearly not going to receive the information that is put on those other networks. They may need to have the information that you are trying to present on Twitter.

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A Few Rules of Twitter Etiquette

May 30th, 2013 Comments Off

Twitter is a huge internet gathering place, where many personalities meet together and converse. Sometimes Twitter etiquette is difficult to determine, especially since people use the site for both business and personal purposes. However, a few simple guidelines will help you attain your goals by using this unique internet networking site.

1. People may tell you that if you have more followers, you will reach more people. This is not necessarily true. Do not strive to add people to your followers for the Read the rest of this entry »

How to Lose Twitter Followers Fast

March 22nd, 2013 Comments Off

One of the things that you can do that will cause you to lose followers is to never tweet. No one wants to follow a person who never has anything to say. On the other hand, if you tweet 100 times per day, then you may also lose followers. People do not want to constantly be updated on another person’s every move.

You may also lose followers if you constantly post pessimistic things. Most people do not want to follow someone who is very Read the rest of this entry »

Selling a Book with Twitter

March 11th, 2012 Comments Off

Ever heard of an alternate reality game? An alternate reality game, or an ARG, is typically an interactive form of advertising that relies upon the user to make choices that somehow impact the outcome of a game. The alternate reality aspect comes in because it relies on players to do things in the real world to impact a fictional thing; a movie release, book release, TV show, etc.

You might have played one and you might have even thought about making one of your own: “I have access to wireless internet providers and I’ve got a great idea!” And that’s usually how it starts. Take, for instance, a scenario in which you have a book. Depending on what the book is about, you have many different routes you could go. You could create a twitter account for the fictional protagonist in your story and have users get to know this character, and the role they will play in the narrative, before the book is even released. If it’s interesting and intriguing enough, your character could have a following by the time the book is released.

And there are many other ways you can use twitter for this purpose. Have fun and play around with it.

How to Gain More Twitter Followers and Keep Them

December 22nd, 2011 Comments Off

Twitter has become one of the most popular social networking sites on the internet, and it has millions of people who flock to it everyday. As with most of the other social networking sites, the goal of a person using Twitter is to get as many followers as possible so that they can expose them to their thoughts.

A lot of people have been drawn to this incredible networking site because of how easy it is to Read the rest of this entry »

Are You Losing Too Many Twitter Followers?

July 17th, 2011 Comments Off

Twitter followers can be a very finicky crowd. Some will want you to be a high frequency poster and others may want a sparse amount of updates. Consistency, however, is one of the keys to building a proper audience. If you are a very opinionated person, do not pander to more popular views. While this could potentially bring in bursts of new followers, it will hurt your consistency and result in many displeased older ones. It’s better to just stick to what you’re best at.

Unless you are the funniest person alive, it’s unlikely you’re churning out comedy Read the rest of this entry »

Rules for Being Successful on Twitter

July 13th, 2011 Comments Off

Although there is no set guide lines or rules to follow when setting up your twitter account, there are certain themes which individuals with the most followers on the site seem to have in common. If you are not a celebrity, or someone who is constantly in the news and media, you must find alternate methods of getting people to follow you on your twitter account. Here are some tips to getting the most followers and to optimizing your Read the rest of this entry »

Which is Better: Twitter or Facebook

July 12th, 2011 Comments Off

Assessing the relative worth of Twitter and Facebook is no easy task. Both sites excel”exceedingly so”at what they set out to do. Twitter offers users a clean and efficient way to keep up with your friends; Facebook offers a higher degree of multimedia functionality. At the end of the day, it really comes down to what you’re looking for.

Most people should consider maintaining accounts on both sites. Twitter is a place for your odd, random thoughts; Facebook Read the rest of this entry »

Tips to Disguise Tweets as Adverts

July 9th, 2011 Comments Off

Twitter is probably the most inexpensive and effective marketing tool for small businesses right now. However, to maximize Twitter’s potential, you need to know how to use it and how to use it properly. The keyword in social media is “social.” No one enjoys pre-scheduled spammy tweets that magically appear on your Twitter homepage every hour on the hour without fail. They can border on annoying and obnoxious and are a sure-fire way to become unfollowed. The goal is to engage your followers, not bombard them with useless information and sales pitches.

The Read the rest of this entry »