If you have ever dabbled with Twitter, you’ll know that the concept is really quite simple: you have 140 characters to use to update your followers. At first this may seem like a novelty fad or something fun to play around with, but Twitter has proven to be a huge and effective tool when it comes to promotions. As it turns out, those 140 characters can make a huge difference in attracting people to your site and getting them to stay.
So what can you do to make sure that you are using Twitter effectively? The main objective is to remember that although Twitter was made to let you tell the world what you are doing, that is not where the real magic lays. The appeal of Twitter comes from the conversations that you can have with just about anybody from your favorite celebrity to a local small business. Ability to reach out to these entities lets followers feel connected and can create strong relationships.
Let’s take a look at how you can apply this concept to promoting your website.
Before you get started, let’s make sure that your Twitter page is ready for all of the new traffic you will be generating. Here’s a helpful checklist to make sure your Twitter profile looks credible: