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Steve 08-19-2009 08:03 AM

Twitter
 
Is anyone using twitter to promote their company at all?

I am playing with it but it seems like a goofy way to promote a business unless there is something going on 24/7 that you can 'twit' about. LOL

What's your take on it?

justin_time 08-19-2009 08:09 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Steve (Post 56640)
Is anyone using twitter to promote their company at all?

I am playing with it but it seems like a goofy way to promote a business unless there is something going on 24/7 that you can 'twit' about. LOL

What's your take on it?

I don't see the point of using Twitter for my business, 80% are my clients are seniors and don't know what a computer is

Steve 08-19-2009 08:13 AM

Quote:

80% are my clients are seniors and don't know what a computer is
Good point.

LOL I can picture it now. Here is a customer that sent in a picture of themselves trying to find you on Twitter.

http://cache.gizmodo.com/assets/imag...Scare%20Me.jpg

justin_time 08-19-2009 06:11 PM

I've heard good things about using Twitter in the business world but for me, it's pointless lol

arthur712 08-20-2009 10:22 PM

Steve, It may just depend on what you are trying to promote.

But I just started twitter two days ago and i have got 4 total orders.
It may be just because its new and may die out after a while.
So Far So Good!!!

If you do twitter as a marketing tool, I would suggest keeping it business and not to let people know your every move. Just information about your business.

Does not hurt to get noticed!!

Steve 08-21-2009 03:38 AM

Ultimately do you then just release updates about your products or news about how they are being used? Is that ideal for a business?

arthur712 08-21-2009 11:00 AM

Sorry I was playing with my twitter. lol

I give little info at a time. I will twy to twit two to twelve time a day!

There always something to say, new info, product info, and so much more.
Now I do not know how many people actualy read my twit.

Steve, When I twit, do you see it when i do it?

justin_time 09-03-2009 12:17 AM

17 Ways You Can Use Twitter: A Guide for Beginners, Marketers and Business Owners
 

fieroboi 09-03-2009 01:54 PM

For me it would be useless. Even though the majority of my clients are seniors (95%). I would hate to continuously twit them with blogs. Now it might be something I would consider in the future ... next year perhaps. I am holding the line on getting new clients until spring season when I hire an extra person.

I'd love to know how others find it working in the long run.

Steve 09-03-2009 05:25 PM

One day we should have a competition with how many stupid tweets you can do in one day :D

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_stuMq1GJnr...320/Tweety.jpg


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