10 Twitter Tips for Your Local Business


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Tweet this, Tweet that, Tweet What? As a business owner, you already know that being on social media platforms, such as Twitter, is very important to your online presence. It’s obvious that most of your local consumers are spending time on Twitter, which is the 2nd largest social media networking site today – following Facebook.

But oftentimes, business owners are confused about how they should be using Twitter to generate more leads, sales, and profits. When it comes to getting the attention of local consumers, what do you say? Who do you follow? How do you use it to build your business?

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10 Twitter Tips for Your Local Business

  1. 1. LOGO 10 Twitter Tips for Your Local Business Presented by: Logan Wenger 917-677-9937 logan@loganwenger.com www.loganwenger.com
  2. 2. Tip #1Make Sure Your Profile is Filled Out Completely  This will give your followers as much information about your business as possible  Place a link back to your website on your profile  Use keywords in your profile where possible  Include a photo
  3. 3. Tip #2Create Conversations  Give your Tweets that “personal” touch  Let your followers know that you are a real person  Use open-ended questions and try to keep conversations going strong
  4. 4. Tip #3Answer Your Mentions  Builds trust and credibility  Always be prompt in responding
  5. 5. Tip #4Follow Relevant People and Companies  Follow colleagues, business contacts, follow journalists in your field, and follow your direct competitors  This will help you gain more exposure and connect with others who may be interested in your product or service
  6. 6. Tip #5Run Promotions for Twitter Followers  Offer incentives for your followers  Secret sale  Email coupon  Discount off next purchase
  7. 7. Tip #6Be Original in Your Tweets  Be creative with your posts  Never post the same thing over and over  Make posts entertaining, informative, and useful  Do not promote your business with every single Tweet
  8. 8. Tip #7Focus on Quality and Quantity  Decide how often you will Tweet  Make your Tweets worth yours and your followers’ time.. Think before you Tweet!
  9. 9. Tip #8Choose Who to Follow Wisely  Not all Twitter accounts should be followed  Some are robotic  Only follow those who are real and relevant to your business
  10. 10. Tip #9Become Familiar with Hashtags  A hashtag is a keyword that can help your Twitter account be found in searches  This is a great way to open even more doors to new followers and potential customers
  11. 11. Tip #10Be Honest, Be Real and Become Credible  Show your followers you are real  Admit mistakes and fix them  If you don’t know the answer to a question, admit it and get back to them with an answer  Don’t lose credibility due to deception
  12. 12. LOGO If you would like more information about Twitter, contact me at 555-555-5555 for a FREE Consultation Your Name 555-555-5555 name@youremail.com www.yourwebsite.com