Twitter Basics for Beginners
I have written various posts about Twitter on this blog, therefore I thought it might be useful to link to them all in one post, so that you can find them easily.
My Twitter Basics include:
- How to edit your Profile
- How to Tweet
- How to use lists
- How to use Hashtags
- How to grow your following
Twitter has significantly less monthly active users than Facebook, 313 million on Twitter versus 1.71 billion on Facebook. However it is still a brilliant tool for business, if you know how it works and how to use it intelligently, to connect with the right people. Twitter can be a very powerful tool in your Social Media Marketing.
Why it is important to complete your Twitter Profile
My first post about Twitter was back in October 2012 and was about why it is important to complete your profile, I have updated this with a YouTube video I did about how to edit your profile, which is the same video below.
How to Tweet
Here is video about How to Tweet
An underused function of Twitter is Lists, so here is my article about how to set up and use Twitter lists Lists are great for organising who you follow and finding interesting content, it is never to soon to start using Twitter lists.
Hashtags on Twitter
Hashtags are important and useful to use on Twitter, however it is important that you know how to use them on Twitter, as it isn’t the same way as they are used on Instagram. In my article on Hashtags I explain what hashtags are and how to use them correctly on Twitter. Read my post about how to use hashtags on Twitter here.
How to build an engaged Following
If you are tweeting great informative and entertaining Tweets you need them to be seen by people and for those people to share your tweets, so you it is important to follow people who are active on tweet and that are chatting and retweeting other people’s tweets. In this article I explain how to build your following but not just by increasing your numbers but by increasing the number of followers that are more likely to interact with you and your tweets. My five top tips for building a following that interact with you
If you want to learn more strategies on how to use Twitter to promote your business then take a look at my 30 days to Twitter Success course or sign up for my newsletter to keep up to date with new developments in Social Media.