Tweeting effectively is about building relationships, engaging with your followers, and being genuinely approachable. If you provide interesting and consistent tweets that offer help and/or advice, you will continue to have a flow of followers.
Check out the following Top 7 Business Tips to Tweet Effectively:
1. Engage with your followers
Reply and re-tweet the posts of your followers. You might find that someones tweet may benefit your own followers. Search for opportunities where YOU will be able to offer advice and/or help. Engage on what others are tweeting about and create an ongoing relationship. Don't just tweet for the sake of tweeting. Make your tweets irresistible!
2. Use hashtags
Every twitter conversation has a topic with a hashtag(#) and a time. If you're promoting an event, make sure and use a hashtag(# symbol) to promote it. Sign up with tweetchats.com and allow people to converse with you in real time.
3. Use twitter search
Use Twitter search and see what people are talking about in real time by using targeted keywords and/or phrases. Check out Google Trends and also hashtags.org to see what topics are currently trending.
4. Make you own tweets effective
Your tweets should consist of effective quality content. Tweet about links that will be beneficial to your followers. Tweet about your new posts, new products, services, events, breaking news, status updates, contests and discounts to attract your current followers and retain new customers.
5. Use schedulers to update your status automatically
If you own a small business, it is important to use a tool that manages your social media communications like HootSuite.com which allows you to manage and monitor your social networks. Schedule your tweets from 9a.m., 11 a.m., noon, 3 p.m., and 6 p.m. eastern standard time (est.)
6. Analyze your social media network
Remember and always analyze your social media network efforts to measure your overall effectiveness. Identify what does and does not work for your business. Klout.com is a great tool for this! You can also clean up your Twitter account with ManageFlitter.com.
7. Monetize your tweets
Check out the following video tutorial on how to monetize your tweets:
You want to be able and get the following emails when you use SponsoredTweets:
There's certainly more emails like these where that came from but I think you get the idea. ;) The amounts above can add up fast to larger figures from reputable sponsoredtweets BIG brands. All you have to do is put in the effort of effective tweet marketing. Check it out today!
Are you using the above top 7 business tips to tweet effectively? Please leave your comments below.
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