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Social Media Marketing: Using Twitter to Boost Business

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When you put together a social media marketing campaign, you should learn how to use Twitter for your business. Your curiosity has the best of you and you’re wondering what Twitter is all about. There must be something to it because it seems like everyone is using it. What makes Twitter so special? What is Twitter?
To put it plainly, Twitter is a micro blog which is free that allows you to tell people all kinds of things in 140 characters or less. People are using Twitter in all kinds of ways to communicate with their followers. You can subscribe, share or follow as many friends as you’d like. Many companies are developing applications for it and you can use them on your blog. Just ask us how we can install something for you today.

What Is The Best Way To Use It?

The first thing to do is to sign up for a free account. Then you want to make a b-line to the help section and read all about what Twitter can do for your business. Now you want to upload a profile picture of yourself. It should be about 400 x 400 pixels. If you need help setting up your profile, we can do this for you. Contact us today to get started with your own social media marketing plan.

The best way to start using Twitter is to ask questions to the people that are subscribed to your account. How do they feel about a certain topic? What do they do in a certain instance? What are their favorite things? Those are just a few things that you can do with this account.

Using Twitter For Customer Help

Another idea is to switch your customer support over to Twitter. If someone is having a problem with a certain topic, you can help them on that and other people can read the results. The next thing you want to do is to set up your Twitter account where it shows that this is where your customer support is. You can do some searching on other companies that do this to get a few good ideas.

Start Following People

When you follow someone else, your reading their post that will show up on your home page. When you follow other people that are similar in interest, their followers will start to follow you. Some companies put a lot of time into doing this to build up their following. One thing you want to do is to make sure you don’t spam. What I mean by spam is when you put out information that isn’t useful.

Getting Quality Followers

There are a few things that you can do to get quality followers:

Put in a good photo. Don’t use something that isn’t clear. You want a nice precise picture that tells others who you are. Write a good biography. Take some time into telling the world who you are. If you have accomplished some great things, tell others about it. Tweet good and often. People that are interested in following you check out your tweets to see if you are interesting enough to follow. Be interesting and post links. Don’t just post links from your blog, but find other resources that are good for others to read. Follow people that follow you. This is a great way of picking up new followers.

Now you know how to start a social media marketing campaign. You should learn more on how to use Twitter for your business by searching for this on Google. Many people have created lists of ideas of things you can do with your Twitter account that is very useful.