Remember when all you could do on Twitter was share a simple 140-character text-only message? That later evolved to the ability to share photos, videos and hashtags, and most recently polls Periscope broadcasts.
However, the most recent planned update is the one that I think will get the most rave reviews. Are you ready?
According to our 2016 small business social media survey, Twitter use as a business tool is down significantly among small business owners. This was probably one of the biggest surprises in this year’s study. While it has been declining almost every year since 2012 this is the first year it has fallen below 10%.
Social media is an essential part of getting you and your business or product out there, and top of mind for potential and current customers. With so many channels out there, it can be overwhelming- but it doesn’t have to be a lot of extra work. Nikkia Carter of Carter-McGoawan Services, share all of the platforms she uses and the tools she uses to keep her name out there with as little effort as possible.
What if I told you there is a place online where you can have access to the answers to your questions, where you can find out what your customers needs and wants are,where you can find guest bloggers and get advice from top influencers. A place where you can make connections and a place where you know about breaking news before all the major news sources do. What if I told you it was a one stop shop and oh yeah, it's free. Would you be interested? Guess what, that places really does exist and it's called Twitter.
Since I've spent the better part of the last 11 years in marketing, specifically, online marketing I think I'm developing a bit of impatience and frustration with certain marketing behaviors. As in all areas of life there are rules, guidelines and etiquette to follow and this includes social media, email and general marketing. I love reading blogs about things that tell us what to do but some of my favorites are those that tell you what not to do. This post is going to be directed at some of my very own social media pet peeves in an effort to help you maintain an outstanding online impression (without aggravating people!).
Have you ever checked your Twitter notifications and found that you had been added to a Twitter list that you didn't want to be associated with? Have you tried to remove yourself from a Twitter list only to find that there is no option to opt-out of it? Read on to learn How to Remove Yourself from a Twitter List ...
The Twitter retweet (RT) can be an immensely powerful tool for your online presence. However, like many other social media elements, there are ways to retweet effectively and there are ways to accidentally compromise your Twitter presence. By using the retweet properly, you present the ability to not only further engage your Twitter followers, you also have the opportunity to develop connections with others within your industry.