This is another blog post in our series of Team Hallam Top Tips.
If you are not on Twitter yet you could be missing out on a great way to interact with your customers and potentially you are missing out on a whole load of business that wouldn’t come your way otherwise.
If you are on Twitter are you using it properly – do you know the rules of social media etiquette?
Either way here are the guides you need to read, the blogs you should subscribe to and the tools you may want to check out.
Whenever you are new to a subject the Dummies series is always a good place to start and the Twitter one is no exception
If you like pretty picture to accompany your guides may I point you in the direction of The Twitter Book by Tim O Reilly and Sarah Millstein – great for a quick overview.
Head over to Nikki Pilkingotn’s Business on Twitter blog for loads of tips, checklist and ideas for making the most of Twitter
For hints, tips and some lovely graphics head over to Twitip
It goes without saying that you need a way to effectively organise how you tweet, when you tweet and who to. There are plenty of options for this but the best and most widely used are TweetDeck, Seesmic and HootSuite – try them all out and see which suits you best.
Check how great your Twitter feed is with Twitter Grader
There are hundreds of tools for Twitter, so I will break these down and just provide you with a few that we use here at Hallam or ones that are super popular.
Competitions – it is quite possible that part of your social media strategy will be based, or include, competitions of some sort. There are plenty of sites that help you accomplish this easily – check out competwition,
…and finally some Fun Stuff –
The Twitter Dictionary – Twittonary.
Click on love, hate, think, believe, wish or feel to see what people are saying on Twitter with this fun site – twistori
Some Twitter Statistics
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