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Business Tips – Why Twitter – Part 5

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As promised last week, here are some additional tips on tweeting and the last in this particular series.

Isn’t the electronic age exciting? I know that I am always on about the fact that I am a technophobe, but that is just because I don’t understand the technical jargon – on a logical level though, I do understand what different things can do and that, well that just confuses a lot of IT people who think that they can spin me a yarn and I will just accept it – that very seldom works, but I digress – again!

What I am trying to tell you is that technology makes things so much easier and instead of us trying to do everything ourselves, some really clever people have made it possible for us (with the use of links and automation) to do a great number of things with the click on a button. For example, if you sign up for Tweetlater and set it up correctly (ok this is where you can’t ask me the questions as I don’t have a clue how to do this), it will automatically send a thank you message to all of the people as they ‘follow’ you. How clever is that?

The other really cool thing is if you link all of your social networking sites to your twitter account. That way everyone on those sites, are linked to you and that will also increase your following as well as increase the traffic that you drive to your website or blog.

Finally, don’t forget to look for a BIG/SUCCESSFUL person who is in the same niche market as yourself. Once you have found them, follow them. The fact that they may be big and successful in their own right, doesn’t exclude them from being a potential client of yours. They may be doing research for something that they need to read up on and you may very well have the answer that they are looking for.

Be warned though, you will only be able to follow a maximum of 2000 people, until you have 2000 people following you. So set your targets and make sure that your followers are all around the same number of people that you follow and you’ll be ok.

Oh and as always, don’t forget to have fun!

Happy tweeting!

 

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