Spreading faster than a flock of budgies, if you haven't claimed your twitter name or business do so now, then come back here and find out how to make the most of this little squawking app.
Twitter is a real time communications tool
Twitter is a real time communications application. You can share information with people who are interested in you, or your business. It's fantastic way to build relationships with customers, new partners and prospects. As Twitter is a real time applications you can see instantly what anyone is saying about your company at that very moment.
How does Twitter work?
Simplicity is the key to Twitter's success. All users of Twitter are able to write and read messages of upto 140 characters including any links and punctuation. The messages are publicly available and searchable on Twitters search tool and those who users who choose to follow another user can view these messages on their Twitter homepage. You can post Twitter messages (or tweets) via the internet, your desktop or mobile phone.
This results in a communication system that is fast, informal, public, real time, spreads with viral speed and controlled by the recipient. With a user base of 45 million users the chances are high that you can find a band of followers who are keen to listen to your thoughts and experience within your business specialty.
How can you benefit from Twitter marketing?
With real time access to a user base that is interested in your offering you can quickly search to see what people are discussing regarding your business sectors. That gives you the perfect opportunity to join in the discussion and offer advice and opinion to the community. Over time, a few minutes of tweeting each day will give you a flock of followers that are loyal and value your opinion. This gives you a great platform to introduce them to your services and new products. You can also post special offers and discounts to your followers and reward them for their loyalty.
Twitter can also integrate with your website and you post your latest tweets on your homepage. This not only keeps the content of your homepage fresh and current, but it also helps encourage users to start following you. A website that is active and awake to the outside world is much more inviting than one where the homepage hasn't changed for two years. You can instantly become a leader in your field by devoting a few minutes each day to twitter.
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