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.
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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 »
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.
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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.
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