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Small Business Guide to Twitter

We’ll be back later with a deeper look into what ways you can use Twitter for your marketing

Everyone’s heard of Twitter, the social network that allows you share short messages.  

With over 140 million users sharing over 340 million tweets each day, Twitter can be a powerful marketing tool.  If you’re not tweeting now you should consider it.

In a nutshell here’s how it works:

  1. Establish an account:  Go to twitter.com and sign up.
  2. Get followers:  Give people an easy way to follow you.  Link your Twitter account in your e-mail signature, website or blog. QR codes on printed material are effective as well.
  3. Share information:  Twitter allows messages of up to 140 characters for you to inform, ask, and answer.  Make sure you do a little of all three to engage your audience.

Now, the purpose of this little article isn’t to teach you all about Twitter.  Twitter has put together a very informative best practices page and small business guide to do that.   The guide gives a good comprehensive look at Twitter – from the anatomy of a tweet and establishing your account to engaging your audience and amplifying your impact.  Rather than reinvent the wheel, we decided to share this great resource with you.  We’ll be back later with a deeper look into what ways you can use Twitter for your marketing.

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Nick Hession-Kugelman is a marketing and mobile technology professional focused on helping organizations to find the right solutions to help fill the gaps in their business. Follow Nick on twitter at @NickKugelman or on his Blog Do It Yourself Marketing

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