@JillHarding Simply be genuine and share useful
information as in time it will come back to you.
@bnyquist Don't constantly or ever change your avatar
as it's one of the main consistencies in your online
If you murder someone, don’t Tweet about it. Bad for
the brand @brianspaeth
Broadsting is great for TV. Not for Twitter. Participation
is a two-way street. Get to know your groups and they
will get to know you. @chuckgose
Focus on building conversations and relationships and
the followers will come @roundpeg
Keep your business and personal life separate. Would
you like to see someone you were considering to do
work for you drinking on a boat?
Build relationships. Share ideas and info with people
who have similar interests and then meet them offline
Since becoming a Twitter user, a link in each tweet back
to my web has increased traffic
Listen. Listen. Listen. And engage in conversations. Do
Understand your business purposes for spending time
and energy on Twitter @whalehunters
Twitter is a great equalizer. CEOs, gurus, and regular
joes all have to make the best of 140 characters.
Be mindful that your horse precedes your cart.
Relationships are key. @fleurdeleigh
BROADCASTING is one thing. LISTENING is a major
thing and REACTING is the real thing @gambitfauri
Have fun. Meet people. Share ideas. They visit your
Content is king @taskwum
Putting a real name and face on your identity allows
customers to associate with your brand on a personal
Employ a content lure strategy. You point users to help
content in exchange for influence
@jecates Following thousands of people hoping to get
their attention is more likely to get you blocked than
@ForwardSteps Want your blog posts fed to Twitter? In
friendfeed setting, you’ll see Twitter publishing.
With every tweet you’re either giving people a reason to
retweet or you’re giving them a reason to unfollow
@augie_malson develop/build relationships with your
(potential followers) 2.use a background image that
connects to your other sites.
Listen think then react. Don’t tweet just because. Many
following doesn’t mean you are a “super star”
@unmarketing Twitter is a conversation about your
business/industry whether you're there or not. Your
I might be crazy enough to believe Twitter can lead
Social Awareness movements. Lead people to
If you can’t have a vested, genuine interest in your
followers then you are in the wrong business @PhillipM
Tweet about other people’s stuff.
Build relationships through interaction and remember
quality of content over quantity will get you the right
@unmarketing Take 5 min daily to reply/retweet others,
nothing about you. Engage, interact, build.
Twitter works best when integrated. Use it to
supplement blogging and other social media efforts
Don’t overplan or overtest. Just do it and see how it
If you expect people to RT your post leave 20 -25
characters for convenient RTs! @chrisfyvie
Watch, learn, and listen – then jump on in. You can’t
understand social media until you use it.
Do not put all of your eggs in one basket @pmhub
Twitter marketing is cheap, easy, and effective. If you
can’t do it alone get some help.
All tweets are read – not just your branding or marketing
ones. Be careful what you tweet! @krisplantrich
@LindsayManfredi Twitter should be about relationship
building and trust. Use it wisely and people will get that.
Please don't try to sell to me.
@MrBusinessGolf My thoughts are the best market to
be in is the market you create.
@coffee_online If it smells of marketing then you're
going to convince no-one. That includes spraying fake
camouflage scent to cover your tracks
@socialjulie Good marketers can focus on intricacies
with a short lens and can then strategize with a long lens
and with a strong ROI filter
Don’t be a tweet hog! 15 tweets in a row gets irritating
@AlaneAnderson Don't be the JERK at the party that
just wants to sell u something.
If all of your links point back to you chances are I am
going to ignore you @makeseriously
Speak simple. Share Your passion. RT the best words of
Building communities that will be sticky takes longer
than a few tweets – tweet early and tweet often.
@ForwardSteps Remember to leave 20 or so characters
free at the end of tweets, for news that you’d like others
@jacobm Promote your twitter name, I have a link to my twitter
profile in my email signature, on my business cards, and at the
end of all of my posts.
Be a person to follow – not just a Twitter account
Make friends with your followers and tweet then as
you’d like them to tweet you @Aislinnye
Don’t think Twitter can’t be useful for something. You
can sell, broadcast, activate, converse, and share.
Expertise, sex, news, controversy, and humor get
retweeted. Making fun of yourself is my favorites.
Tweet funny stuff in funique (fun+unique) ways. Funky
ways works too. Funquee. @briancarter
Be shockingly honest. Usually at least one person
connects with that.
Always remember you were a beginner once too
@photogeneve if you are a business, don’t always try to
promote! Share things you find interesting, and others
Don’t answer “What Are You Doing? Instead: Reply,
Retweet, and Respect (by following back those who
follow you @authorlisalogan
@jennypratt Be Bold. Have an opinion. Talk to strangers
and have fun!
Twitter bios rule. If say something interesting about
yourself in 140 characters imagine what you can do with
stuff you really care about? @jennypratt
Follow people outside your niche. I’ve read books I
would have never known existed all from random
Honestly, I really don’t care what you have for lunch.
But I do care to know about the light moment you
Don’t be a marter. Be a friend. Be a resource. Be
When tweeting, you don't need to make it all about you.
Staying on message in Twitter is dangerous. Learn to
adapt and listen to what they are telling about your
@askfrasco Twitter is a give and take relationship, you
have to contribute yourself in order to have others
contribute to you.
It's called a "social network" for a reason build your
network online as you would in real time | you don't
have 2 to like every @homestarstaging
@socialarts Find something that you care about, make it
your goal to share that passion with followers, without
expecting ANYTHING in return
@Leahsgotit Encourage followers, all R potential
customers. If 1 posts abt being down, send a cheer-up
tweet, they'll remember U well 4 it.
Provide value and I will watch for more...
@tonymarshall Remember that it's called "tweeting," not
@addresstwo a drawing at a tradeshow you have to
tweet a link from the booth to enter. I got a ton of traffic
off tweet-to-win back in may.
@LeahsGotIt Most imp., be genuine. Ppl will smell it if
you're being a ratty salesperson. Yell 'n sell just as
annoying in tweets as on TV.
@socialjulie Marketing on Twitter is really a stripped
down type of marketing. It's authentic communication;
no other approach will work.
@bradpiercephd "If you make people think they’re
thinking, they’ll love you"
@smquaseb Twitter is an ongoing conversation you
participate in. It isn't about how much info you can
shove out, it is about communicating.
@jacobm Remove people you follow if they don’t bring
any value to you or if you just don’t find them
@blakenquist Don't talk AT people. Talk TO people. (or
Don't broadcast. Engage.)
@JustShireen Talk. Interact. Respond. It should be a
conversation, not a sales pitch.
@MarcusBarnes Posterous will allow you to easily post
MP3s, files, videos and photos to Twitter.
@LisaMarieDias Keep in mind; even if you don’t have a
fleet of followers, by tweeting, you are sending info out
into the larger worldwide web.
@hendrylee Experience has told us that early adopters to
a marketing technology that works is going to give an
unfair advantage over others who come in much later.
@jacobm Follow people YOU think are interesting,
don’t just follow folks because everyone else is.
@joshmiles Want to recruit your employees or
coworkers to Tweet? First take a minute (in person) to
explain what to do and why they should.
@wowbroadcasting Add the Twitter icon to your
@OnRamp101 Don’t be a stranger. Say hi on the
weekends. Tweet in the evening. Bring a bit of your self
into your Tweeting, even if you’re using it primarily for
business connections and learning.
@screationz First and foremost, you need to know the
difference between posting often and spamming.
@mpdotcom recommends finding a valuable blog post
referenced on Twitter, leaving a comment on the blog, then
@FranchiseKing suggests tweeting one of your recent
press releases or blog posts daily, mixed in with other
links to useful and relevant articles and blog postings.
@MoxieMarketing creating a strategy before jumping
into Twitter. What do you want to accomplish? Who do
you want to reach?