The Twitter Phenomenon

http://blog.roodo.com/ad264/archives/2012-03.htmlFrom telling people that you are getting ready to take a shower to telling others how mad you are about something, Twitter provides a great avenue for sending messages. You can also upload your blog feed to Twitter so that Twitter automatically posts your new blogs online for others to see. Twitter is a great way to gain exposure for those who are otherwise unknown. From celebrities to your mom and dad, everyone seems to have a Twitter account.

But the big question on many people’s minds is http://wearesocial.sg/blog/2012/01/social-asia-tuesday-tuneup-11/ whether or not Twitter will last. Is this Twitter revolution similar to Facebook and MySpace? Will it have any staying power, or will it fade away almost as abruptly as it came into the lives of so many? Only time will tell. Don’t just add friends. Interact with them! Send them DM (direct messages) or use the @ – feature by typing @theirusername to reply and message to their Twitter page.

The terrain of the blogosphere has changed radically. Governments and big business have homed in. Blogs are now a focus of social media marketing and sales pitches. microblogging via Twitter the current big thing. For some the blog has lost its innocence and with it much of its charm. For others, blogging presents all sorts of opportunities, from democratizing journalism to flogging goods. Anyone contemplating starting a blog today would do well to get a grip on how different – and how difficult – successful blogging is now.

The better tweeter is always on the lookout for good materials on the web. Retweeting these materials – articles, news, multimedia files – shows the user as a tweeter of substance. Good retweets are only possible if the user has actually read the material, and has found its content worthy to be retweeted. When followers find the retweet valuable, it creates a ripple effect – being retweeted countless more times – and increases the standing of the original retweeter among peers and followers.

Twitter features a vast community of users. Bloggers can use this networking tool to do effective viral marketing. Suppose, you want to announce an upcoming content on your blog; you can make it go viral within a matter of minutes by sharing the information on Twitter. As you post an update about the event, your followers get to know it and (if they find it valuable), they spread it among their followers. Sharing of information in real time in this way can really make it go viral, attracting large volumes of traffic to your blog.

If you’re a chiropractor reading this, you can search locally and find patients that need your services in a matter of seconds. Actively search out others and comment. Don’t just talk all of the time. You can also send out “tweets” on the latest information available regarding real estate trends. Like what markets are doing the best and which or not doing as well. There is loads of information on the web that is relevant to real estate. You can read all about home inspections, mortgage rates, home staging and much more.

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