6 Steps That Can Make or Break Your Twitter Brand

October 14th, 2010 |

Building your brand on Twitter is an important part of whether or not your brand/image will be successful on Twitter.  It is imperative that you not only build a targeted following, but more importantly that you create a conversation with or at a minimum provide your followers with useful information.

In this post, I am not going to go over the basics such as filling out your Twitter profile and uploading an avatar.  You can read about that type of stuff in “Basics of Building Your Twitter Profile.”  Instead I will discuss several items you should focus on should you want your twitter brand to succeed.

Be Proactive

Many tweeps commonly have questions or problems they need help with.  This is your opportunity to step in and come to the rescue by answering their question or atleast referring them to a source that may help them.  By helping them, you not only solve their issue, you help establish credibility and identity among the Twitter community. Read the rest of this entry »

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Basics of Building Your Twitter Profile

October 11th, 2010 |

Let’s take a step back to some basics today.  By now, you should be well on your way in building your twitter profile.  I am going to review some basics that you need to be sure you have covered in your twitter account.

Establishing An Identity

First and foremost, I hope you are using your online “brand” as your twitter username.  For example, ploked.com has the twitter username “ploked“.  This helps to establish brand and relationship of a site with a twitter account.  If you are not using a name that can identify with your site, business, or identity, I suggest changing your username to suit this.

Do you still have the a basic or default twitter background for your profile?  If so, you do need to take a few minutes and invest some time in creating Read the rest of this entry »

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Twittering for Business, Increase Your Popularity and Profitability

October 8th, 2010 |

Does your business use Twitter yet?  Or any social media site for that matter?  If not, you are potentially missing out on future clients, future sales and most importantly increased profitability.  Remember when Myspace, was “the next big thing”?  Well that is sort of where twitter is at right now.  Over the past year, it has gained an increaed following, not only of individuals, but potential customers of yours.

Twitter is relatively a new social networking service that has really changed the meaning of communication. Well, not only in personal communication but also in business communication, Twitter has managed to gain a massive following of users. With this increase of popularity, it only makes sense that Twitter is a great way to promote your business needs.

Twitter is a social networking service that gets the message to your customers or clients at lightning speed, which makes your business promotion in a great way. This is the perfect micro-blogging service that helps in communicating Read the rest of this entry »

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