This article was created by, and reprinted with permission from, Blue Tangerine Solutions
How to Use Twitter To Reach A Local Audience For Your Business
It seems that everyone is talking about Twitter these days, and the top two questions seem to be:
1. What exactly is Twitter?
2. Can I really use this to grow my business?
What is Twitter?
We’ve addressed the “what is Twitter” in other blog articles, but I must admit that I’ve found an even better definition than ever before. Yes, it’s microblogging. Yes, it’s social networking. However, the best description that I can provide is that it is a lot like CB Radio. (Those of you who are old enough to remember the CB Radio craze of the 1970’s can appreciate that analogy.) With Twitter, you can reach out and follow people and even jump in and out of their conversations. The people can be complete strangers, but once you find them, it’s easy to connect with them and continue conversations.More...