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Recently I posted onthat I was Here before Oprah. According to my Twitter Profile I’ve posted over 10K tweets. Not only is tweeting fun, Twitter can be used to gain more blog traffic, much like other and Ning site media.
Millions of people are already on Twitter, as , Ashton and are just finding out. It isn’t just for the 20-Something set or mommy bloggers! Plenty of Baby Boomers, PR reps and companies such as Dunkin Donuts, Starbucks and Whole Foods Market are already on it! Think of it as an untapped micro-universe of potential readers for your blog posts. If there’s so many potential visitors, the question becomes, how are you going to stand out in the crowd and get them to notice you?
First and foremost, you have to become involved. Start by reading other people’s tweets and join the popularas a follower. Many Twitter applications are available that will help you track the tweets of others. Do keyword search for tweets and subjects that might interest you and are important to your brand and niche. Get a feel for how it works and respond to current tweets.
What’s great about Twitter is that it works in real time from your recipes or for blog followers to your new recipe blog, post a tweet and you’ll be amazed at what responses you’ll receive!or . Use it as a huge . It’s almost a given that someone will have an answer to your questions. If you’re looking new
Asking questions is one way to develop suitable traffic to your blog. You’re looking for quality, affiliate links. Consider Twitter as a research tool that yields results immediately.with staying power who are likely to come back and perhaps click and buy from your
Important things to keep in mind when you Tweet:
Use keywords. Although you might consider 140 characters as limiting, soon you’ll start thinking in terms of 140 characters that anyone can enter into a Twitter search engine to find your tweets.
Thou Shalt Not Spam! You are there to connect, not to always include links. Use Twitter to expand yourand find others with similar interests, get feedback, and different points of view. Link to your blog with discretion.
Be wary of building an immediate Twitter following. Some people follow everyone back. I don’t. I vet each and every follower. I check out their websites, and I see if they engage in social conversation.
Are you on Twitter yet? Follow @Moomettesgram and say hello!
Leave me a comment here and let me know how and why you use Twitter!
Social networking is an art form. It’s important that you learn how to use it.
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