Don’t Be One of These People
Location: You wish you were here.
Bio: My life is awesome.
What are you doing? Sipping a skinny
mocha latte and watching whales from
my celebrity friend’s yacht.
Location: Where you were yesterday.
Bio: My tweets are your tweets. I don’t
have anything interesting to say myself.
What are you doing? RT the latest thing
to come across my Twitter feed.
Location: Who cares. You just need to
buy what I’m selling.
Bio: Buy my stuff. Hire me. Make six
ﬁgures in 12 hours. I’m going to make
What are you doing? The same thing I
tweeted an hour ago...links to my blog
about secrets to business success.
Location: I’m too busy thinking to
notice where I am.
Bio: I’m pretty smart...and deep...and
sensitive...and don’t forget smart too.
What are you doing? Never milk a cow
with only one udder.
Location: Latitude and longitude of my
exact location right now.
Bio: My day, all day, everyday, 140
characters at a time.
What are you doing? Woke up at 6:42.
Did number 1. Got a shower. Water
took longer to warm than usual.
Shampoo, no conditioner. Same towel as
5 Other Questions to Answer
• Instead of answering “What are you doing?”
Try something a little more interesting:
• What did you learn?
• What made you laugh?
• What do you need an answer to?
• What are you thankful for?
• What ticks you off?
Use Twitter Search
• http://search.twitter.com - Are people
talking about your company, leaders,
products, services, or competition?
• Set up a personal account to learn the
culture and ways to interaction.
• Start monitoring what people are saying for
• After you’re comfortable with Twitter, set
up your business account.
• Add value to every conversation.