When I first started getting involved on Twitter.? I really had no idea how it would impact and change my life for the better.? It has opened more doors than I can count.? I have met some wonderful friends all over the world and have picked up more work than I know what to do with.
Here is a great video that explains Twitter in simple English:
So, now you understand how Twitter works and helps you to connect with people on a personal level.? Well, there is an even greater benefit to Twitter – NETWORKING FOR BUSINESS!? Here are 50 Ideas on Using Twitter for Business.? I am a prime example of how you can take a small business to the next level using Twitter as a marketing tool.? It gives you the opportunity to connect with the world and share about who you are, what you are doing, and how you do it.? It is a place to get to know others in your field of work.? It is a place to ask questions and seek feedback on work projects.
For example, I just finished a website for a client and I posted the link on Twitter and asked if people could share their thoughts on the design, layout, and content.? I got several replies and was able to work from that to make the site even better than it was.? The more people you connect with, the better.? Your world expands.? Your opportunities increase.
I am an online virtual business assistant and I tweet daily about what I am doing.? For instance, when I am working on a blog graphic – I share something like this: “Working on Custom Blog Header for a client.? Anyone interested?? Check out my site….” ? People respond if they are interested and WORK COMES IN!? It’s great!
There are also other fun aspects of Twitter such as Twitter Parties or get togethers.
I was informed earlier today that I was included in a tutorial about Twitter parties.? I checked it out and WOW – there I was!? I am the one on the bottom right (@PainterMommy)? Hit the play button to go from page to page and learn more about what Twitter parties are.
Twitter parties are a great place to meet new people with like interests.? And really the basis for relational marketing is building relationships.?? You can get to know people and then share about who you are and what you do.?? A fun party that I like to go to on Tuesday nights is #GNO (girl’s night out).? They usually have an interesting topic of discussion that helps everyone to connect and share their thoughts.
If you have a small business and you are not currently on Twitter – you are missing out!? it is the #1 Social Networking site on the internet!
Here are few more informative links on Twitter and how it works –
- 17 Ways you can use Twitter: A guide for Beginners, Marketers, and Business Owners
- What is Twitter?
- How to use Twitter to Grow your Business
- How to use Twitter for Business
- Twitter Tour Video
Brandy Tanner says
What a well written post, and so true! Twitter RULES. I know once I get my VA site up I so will be tweeting! LOL
Right now just waiting for my designer to be ready 🙂
Good information! Twitter is a very powerful tool.