Back in May I wrote a post entitled To Twitter or Not Twittter? And that is still a question I am pondering. I find myself re-intrigued with this platform whenever I am at a conference. I'm attending REBlogworld and Blogworld Expo this weekend and am following all the Blogworld tweets and joining the conversation. Follow REBlogworld on Twitter.
Chris Brogran wrote 50 Ideas on Using Twitter for Business and his first idea of simply getting a Twitter account and listening to the conversation is the perfect advice to experience Twitter. I also like his #11 idea:
Instead of answering the question, “What are you doing?”, answer the question, “What has your attention?” This question really broadens the possibilites of tweeting more interesting comments, questions and information. This post is packed with some great ideas and advice on how to use Twitter for business.
Here are a couple of other must-read posts to help you figure out the whole Twitter craze and decide if it's something for you...
- Jim Cronin of The Real Estate Tomato offers Twitter Explained for the Real Estate Blogger.
- Darren Rowse of Problogger wrote 9 Benefits of Twitter for Bloggers
The bottom line about using Twitter for business will probably come down to whether or not it's a tool your clients or potential clients are using now or may use in the near future.
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