It is fascinating that the social media has become a trendsetter in a short span of time. For many people social media websites has become a source of entertainment but for internet marketers its the medium to generate more prospective clients for the business. The latest addition and one of the most successful social media website is twitter. With the introduction of services like twitter the social media industry is becoming popular day by day. In one of my previous post i had discussed the social media itself has turned out to be an industry and more are more people are getting attracted to social media website each and every day. Myspace was one of the first social networking platform which got popular worldwide especially in united states, where the internet users density is more. Later services like orkut, facebook, hi5 etc came and conqured their market share. Now a days the most talked about social networking platform is twitter. The growth of twitter as a micro blogging platform has been astonishing and its popularity increased when The Presiden Obama has started using it to share his perspective.
What Is Twitter?
If you are a everyday internet surfer then you definitely have heard about twitter and might have used ***. If you are hearing about twitter for the first time then i am privileged to introduce you this fantastic service. Twitter is social media tool that allows people to know what their fellow twitters (people using twitter) are doing at this very moment. In otherwise it is called as micro blogging platform. Twitter helps you to share what you are doing at a particular moment like having a coffee, going to bed, doing shopping etc. Put that on Twitter! There are no restrictions to what you can share on Twitter.
This is just a simple way of sharing thing right? It is this simple way of using twitter has made it popular and become a trendsetter in the internet world. You can share what you are doing with twitter, what if you want to know what other people are sharing then follow those readers about whom you want to know more. This combination of sharing and reading other peoples updates in a simple way helped twitter to generate a big fans database.
Applying Twitter In Business
For a lay man twitter is a tool to share their daily life for their followers but for internet marketers and business men it is much more. This social marketing tools can get more business prospects if you are able to create giant list of followers for your twitter profile. With the help of a twitter account you can inform your clients and prospective clients about your business, what is happening in your company, about your industry sector etc. But dont try to add enough advertisement tweets it will give a feeling that you are solely for advertising purpose and tend to loose followers. Unlike other social media tools twitter allows you to generate a list of followers to your twitter profile and it helps your followers what it happening with you right now absolutely free of charge.
How to use twitter?
As this online tool has become hugely popular people are using it for different puposes. Different people have got different values to use this free service. As an internet marketer or a business man you can use twitter to jump start a list of followers that can grow into thousands. After registering you profile in twitter either you can search for people who are interested in your business and start following them or invite people with your free email address in gmail, yahoo or hotmail. Following other people who are having the same interest as your will help you get more followers to your profile. Just following other people on twitter will not give you a giant list of followers, you have to update your profile with recent news and trends in your business. Keep in mind that you can follow only up to 2000 profiles in twitter and this limit will be lifted only and when you profile gets more than 2000 followers
These followers are the next best thing to customers. If they haven’t bought anything from you yet, then you can rest assured that they will be buying something soon. As long as you keep providing them something nice to look forward to, they will always be enticed to purchase something from your company. According to a major internet research company, twitter is being visited by about 6.1 million U.S. people every month. This social media tool is increasing its boundaries and has secured a decent number of users in Japan also.
Twitter is an efficient tool to social media advertising in the long run. If you are ready to put your effort on your twitter profile you will definitely get results.
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