140 Twitter Marketing Tips for 2013
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<ul><li> #1 @DavidSpinks If youre not seeing results, its probably not twitters fault, its how youre using it. Thats ok. Reevaluate why youre there and apply. </li> <li> #2 @divinewrite Help people. </li> <li> #3 @calamity7373 Create a dialogue with your followers, dont just push promotions about your brand in their face. </li> <li> #4 Twitter about how youre promoting your business, or how youre getting paid, give followers something they can use! @DunnMich </li> <li> #5#6 Dont just talk about your product, talk about your area of expertise. And the key talk - have a dialog with your customers or potential customers. </li> <li> #6 Be the first to share. Get an RSS feed of topical news for your industry and post a link as soon as breaking news hits the search engines. </li> <li> #7 @UTFCU - From reports Ive seen, were the first credit union to use Twitter. We promote rates, products, special events. </li> <li> #8 Have you written a lot? Tweet the titles of all articles you have written, and each URL, so your followers can easily find them - @BeerFoxTM </li> <li> #9 Twitter is a conversation. Take some time to listen to what is going on and respond, dont just talk at people. @virtualewit </li> <li> #10 From @hatmandu: dont just use auto-follow tools to spam legions of people - instead, create individual conversations </li> <li> #11 Use Twitter as way to grow your networks on other social media channels. It can be the hub of your social media wheel, each channel a spoke </li> <li> #12 Marketing is about promoting what your expertise is & how that is advantageous to someone else. Now get to tweeting that! </li> <li> #13 Twitter is not a scripted dialog. It is an open conversation between you, your followers and your potential followers. @followthecolson </li> <li> #14#15 We all got to learn somehow! Just so much to learn, and so many followers. </li> <li> #15 If someone you know has good news (e.g., been promoted), but is too modest to Tweet about it, you might consider Tweeting about it yourself. @appellatelaw </li> <li> #16#17 @bradjward - Dont get caught up in the numbers game. 100 relevant followers on Twitter is worth more than 1000 followers any day of the week. </li> <li> #17#18 @makingcjc - learn how to RT (re- tweet) it not only helps you stay active, but lets people know what your interested in. </li> <li> #18#19 "Retweet" is a powerful tool on Twitter; helps to build your brand, following, trust & seen as an expert in your field - @mayhemstudios </li> <li> #19 Twitter is as good as the people you follow - @lookwebdesign </li> <li> #20#3 @mooshinindy - Be yourself on twitter. People will either love you or hate you for it but at least its you. </li> <li> #21 @sarahebuckner: It drives me crazy when people dont post for a few hours, then post 9 times in a row. If they do that a lot, I unfollow. </li> <li> #22 @KristieKreation - Dont just retweet, post links and post quotes!! Make sure you carry on conversations so others know a little about you. </li> <li> #23#23 @TimPiazza: When you trend, trying to follow your brand is like riding in the front of a roller coaster. Every moment thrills and scares. </li> <li> #24#24 @watsonk2 - Tweet 80% content your readers will find helpful and 20% self promotion. A good mix will get you farther than 100% promotion. </li> <li> #25#25 @Arsene333: Before you click send ask yourself "Would I follow this person solely based on this one tweet?" If yes, clink send. </li> <li> #26#26 Find the perfect balance between the quantity of your tweet versus the quality. </li> <li> #27#27 Make sure youre able to talk to the people who follow you. Make sure your on when their own, and free to chat. </li> <li> #28#28 If business has taught you anything is that you have to pick a content niche. Apply that to Twitter. </li> <li> #29#29 DONT BE STUCK UP! Talk to the people who took time to mention you, follow you, and/or DM you. </li> <li> #30#30 @SandyDfromNJ - Twitter is a great place to clarify your vision, mission & message. Are you being Re-Tweeted? </li> <li> #31#31 Like in Shakespeare the more interesting characters are rounded, not flat or static. So be well rounded (or appear to be). </li> <li> #32#32 First- Get followers. Second- Keep followers. Sounds easy right? Its actually not. It takes patience and hard work. </li> <li> #33#33 @Arsene333: Think of Twitter as your own public relations campaign. </li> <li> #34#34 You are the brand!!! Nothing else. Youre selling yourself as a person, your company and showing that you are worthy of being followed. </li> <li> #35#35 Be human. Dont be the person who only talks about their product/service. Interact w/ peoplel (RT, DM, etc) on a personal level. </li> <li> #36#36 Dont be all over the place. Be known as the go to page for a topic, and as a reliable source for information on that topic. </li> <li> #37#37 @jennielees - Pay it forward - giving is as good as getting, and social capital is invaluable. Its not all about you any more. </li> <li> #38#38 Twitter can be a powerful tool for customer service. Listen, monitor and respond. </li> <li> #39#39 @Alonis - DO NOT PUSH YOUR PRODUCT. There, in 26 characters. </li> <li> #40#40 @azvibe - Dont use twitter if all youre going to do is promote the latest and greatest or ask for help for your business. Be yourself!! </li> <li> #41#41 @KevinEikenberry - The 3 Twitter Marketing Ps To use twitter effectively, be provocative, provide value, and most of all, be personable </li> <li> #42#42 Remember that Twitter is about communicating, not marketing. Focus on adding value to the conversation, not selling something to someone </li> <li> #43#43 @Chadrichards - identify, engage, respond, repeat ;) </li> <li> #44#44 @JillHarding - Simply be genuine and share useful information as in time it will come back to you. </li> <li> #45 @ExactTarget People dont buy from logos. People buy from people. Your social media engagement should reflect that. </li> <li> #46#46 If you murder someone, dont Tweet about it. Bad for the brand - @brianspaeth </li> <li> #47#47 Broadcasting is great for TV. Not for Twitter. Participation is a two-way street. Get to know your groups and they will get to know you - @chuckgose </li> <li> #48#48 Focus on building conversations and relationships and the followers will come - @roundpeg </li> <li> #49 Utilize lists to keep followers organized and segmented. It helps. </li> <li> #50#50 Build relationships. Share ideas and info with people who have similar interests and then meet them offline @gioias </li> <li> #51 If you decide to use Twitter to communicate, build a strategy and deliver value to your followers. </li> <li> #52#52 Listen. Listen. Listen. And engage in conversations. Do not spam. </li> <li> #53#53 Understand your business purposes for spending time and energy on Twitter - @whalehunters </li> <li> #54#54 Twitter is a great equalizer. CEOs, gurus, and regular joes all have to make the best of 140 characters - @karamartens </li> <li> #55#55 Be mindful that your horse precedes your cart. Relationships are key - @fleurdeleigh </li> <li> #56#56 BROADCASTING is one thing. LISTENING is a major thing and REACTING is the real thing - @gambitfauri </li> <li> #57 Do not create another data silo. Connect to a CRM - @happenbetter </li> <li> #58#58 Content is queen. Context is king. - @taskwum </li> <li> #59 Putting a real name and face on your identity allows customers to associate with your brand on a personal level </li> <li> #60#60 Employ a content lure strategy. You point users to help content in exchange for influence. </li> <li> #61#61 @jecates - Following thousands of people hoping to get their attention is more likely to get you blocked than followed </li> <li> #62 Feed your companys blog to Twitter and drive referral traffic. </li> <li> #63#63 With every tweet youre either giving people a reason to retweet or youre giving them a reason to unfollow - @claymabbitt </li> <li> #64#64 @augie_malson - develop/build relationships with your (potential followers) Use a background image that connects to your other sites. </li> <li> #65 Listen think then react. Dont tweet just because. Many following doesnt mean you are a super star - @greenphare </li> <li> #66#66 @unmarketing - Twitter is a conversation about your business/industry whether youre there or not. Your choice. </li> <li> #67#67 I might be crazy enough to believe Twitter can lead Social Awareness movements. Lead people to involvement - @BeTheLink </li> <li> #68#68 If you cant have a vested, genuine interest in your followers then you are in the wrong business - @PhillipM </li> <li> #69#69 Share partner and customer content. It will add to your brand and create a community of influencers to support you. </li> <li> #70#70 Build relationships through interaction and remember quality of content over quantity will get you the right followers - @yougonetwork </li> <li> #71#71 @unmarketing - Take 5 min daily to reply/retweet others, nothing about you. Engage, interact, build. </li> <li> #72#72 Twitter works best when integrated. Use it to supplement blogging, email, mobile, and other social media efforts. </li> <li> #73 Put yourself in your customers shoes then respond how youd expect to be treated - @dawndevirgilio </li> <li> #74#74 If you expect people to RT your post leave 20 -25 characters for convenient RTs! - @chrisfyvie </li> <li> #75 Watch, learn, and listen then jump on in. You cant understand social media until you use it. @VisitFingerLake </li> <li> #76 Do not put all of your (social media) eggs in one basket - @pmhub </li> <li> #77#77 Twitter marketing is cheap, easy, and effective. If you cant do it alone get some help. </li> <li> #78#78 All tweets are read not just your branding or marketing ones. Be careful what you tweet!- @krisplantrich </li> <li> #79 @LindsayManfredi - Twitter should be about relationship building and trust. Use it wisely and people will get that. Please dont try to sell to me. </li> <li> #80 Great way to establish thought- leadership and drive visibility to your owned online assets Karen Swim </li> <li> #81 @coffee_online - If it smells of marketing then youre going to convince no-one. That includes spraying fake camouflage scent to cover your tracks </li> <li> #82#82 @socialjulie - Good marketers can focus on intricacies with a short lens and can then strategize with a long lens and with a strong ROI filter </li> <li> #83 Setup alerts for brand mentions and keywords in your industry to monitor conversations and respo...</li></ul>
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