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Twitter

  1. 1. Twitter Tweeting
  2. 2. Set –Up Twitter Account
  3. 3. Import Your Contacts <ul><li>Twitter allows you to to import contacts from Gmail, Hotmail and your own address book. Do it . </li></ul>
  4. 4. Make Sure that Your Profile is Complete <ul><li>Fill in all the fields (both required and optional) and include your website </li></ul><ul><li>You can also personalize your Twitter page to match your company’s branding. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Understand the Dynamics of Twitter <ul><li>Don’t spam others about your specials </li></ul><ul><li>Follow other users </li></ul><ul><li>Be active in the community (tweet and post comments about others’ tweets often) </li></ul><ul><li>Only post useful and relevant information </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t tweet every 5 minutes. It becomes annoying </li></ul>
  6. 6. Understand the Dynamics of Twitter <ul><li>Engage in conversations. Retweet (reply to others’ tweets) often </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t promote your company directly. Do it the smart way. For example, if you sell widgets, write a buyer’s guide about the kind of widgets that you sell and tweet about that blog post. That is useful information. Avoid tweets like “Great Widgets On Sale – Starting at $9.99!” </li></ul>
  7. 7. Build Your Followers Base <ul><li>Put a link to “Follow Me on Twitter” everywhere. </li></ul><ul><li>Every time you post on your blog, invite people to follow you on Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Search for Twitter users whose followers base you would love to have for yourself. See who is following them and follow those users. They will follow you back. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Build Your Followers Base <ul><li>See who is following your friends and follow them. </li></ul><ul><li>There are Twitter directories that are great to find members who are likely to follow you. Examples include Just Tweet It and Twellow . </li></ul><ul><li>Use Twitter’s search feature to find profiles that interest you. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Balance Your Followers/Following Ratio <ul><li>Grow slow. Instead of adding 200 new friends all of a sudden, add maybe 50 and wait for them to follow you back. Then follow another 50. </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid following others so they follow you, only to stop following them once they are on board following you. If you do this, you will be seen as a spammer. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Balance Your Followers/Following Ratio <ul><li>Use tools like Friend or Follow . This tool lets you check who is following you whom you are not following. It also allows you to see who you are following who are not following you. This is the best way to balance your ratio in just a few minutes. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Make it Worthwhile to Follow You <ul><li>Tweet interesting stuff. Every time you are about to post something, ask yourself “Is this something I would be interested in?” If the answer is no, chances are that your followers will feel the same way </li></ul>
  12. 12. Learn from the Best <ul><li>Find users with several hundred followers and learn from them. See what they are doing right and get ideas from them </li></ul>

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