With growing popularity of social networking, businesses have began adapting this new way to promote and follow their competitors and clients or fans there by influencing their page rankings and business decisions and trends.
If you are small businessman wanting to get in touch with others over the internet through social networking sites viz. Twitter, few things you must consider to gain ample followers further helping you flourish your business online.
Being a new entrepreneur online you got to know about twitter and its tweets through some readings or colleagues or subordinates. First things first, you must know well the dos and don’ts of the twitter.
Twitter Tips for Small Entrepreneur
1. Sign up
Signing up on the twitter will help you have your own account, your own space to be there online among the millions of users tweeting. Once you have your own account, the next best thing you could do is to search for your competitors, yourself and relevant phrases to your account.
A photograph is your identity anywhere and everywhere and even online over the internet and so truly on the social networking sites like Twitter. This is for the simple reason, as you want to connect and know everyone out there tweeting; they too want to know you. So add a relevant picture that will help your clients, competitors and customers or friends identify you well.
Once you have uploaded your photograph and searched for some users, get started by connecting the users by knowing them. Introduce yourself. Do not get into much personal details at first go. Try to know their interests and hobbies, post yours too. You can do it yourself by putting your information in the provided space. Once started, be helpful to the rest in contacts. This will help you increase your contact list and the followers and make you a sought after person ultimately creating an opportunity of business in the near future. Hence, it is not advisable to be critical.
4. No trivia
Stay clear. Connect others with the new yet original ideas. If they do not come to you easily, observe others but don’t get perplexed.
5. Casual talks
Including you, everyone is there with some specific purpose. And all want to share and grow. If you are new entrepreneur, you must also befriend new guys by talking other than serious business. This will help you build your own PR in great way and ultimately the business. Remember always, blowing your own horn won’t be of any benefits.
6. Play smart, play amicable
It matters a lot when you are on a much bigger yet wider platform. Your reach has no bounds. In such case, you must know how to put your things across. Language matters. Offending people have no place. Be sure of what you want to ask so that you get right opinions. And opinions count as they have hidden tips, criticisms, praise or even ideas that may suit you or just something new.