Yeah, so Twitter has a new CEO and a new plan. And guess what. It's not working. Twitter is one of the two big social networks, and they have yet…
Not really, but kinda. If you spend time with Twitter you're either gonna love it or leave it. A huge percentage (as high as 43% in a recent poll) of…
Marketers and businesses can get an instant read on public sentiment and trending with Twitter today. But Twitter will not be able to hold onto this theoretical pot of gold if they do not figure out how to build a rainbow. And their efforts thus far, since coining the Tweet in 2006, have been pretty miserable.
Hashtags on Twitter are like Keywords for SEO or SEARCH. If you’re not tagging them, your tweets are not being found!
I believe in the philosophy, "I am here now." So if you catch me tweeting at 4am, it's because I woke up early, or I haven't gone to bed yet. Some of the conversations I have online in odd hours, via Twitter or Facebook or TXT... Well, we are all wanting to "connect." That's what makes social media work. Being social.
Over time, if you yourself begin providing quality information into your Tweetstream, the audience on Twitter will notice you. The influencers always follow other influencers. It's how we work the network, it's how we communicate, it's how we build our network of influence.
There are a lot of things to learn about Twitter, but the main thing is learning how you will begin to use it. The value you bring to Twitter is what you will get out of it. If you merely blast self-promo messages or coupon/deals, that's all you will find on Twitter. If, on the other hand, you find something you really want to tweet about, you just might find a following of people who are interested in the same subject. Seek them out. Converse with them, ReTweet them, engage with them.