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27 Apr, 2010

Twitter For Business: Mistakes To Avoid

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Twitter is a social phenomenon that caught everyone by surprise. Tweeting was originally conceived as a purely social activity, like text messaging, but traders quickly discovered, it could also be a powerful marketing tool.

And like any tool, when used badly, you get bad results. Sometimes very bad. Some of the worst mistakes you can make on Twitter are very easily avoided with just a few basic cautions and by reading good Twitter tips.

The first and most important thing to remember about Twitter is that it is a social platform in a very public medium. So your business or brand will be seen.

In this context and conexão with the use of tweets in the Twitter as a promocional tool, here estão some of these mortal errors that você must prevent.

The most deadly Twitter mistake

Using Twitter to send out ‘spammy’ and ‘in-your-face’ promotional tweets will get you shunned by the Twitter community faster than a burp at the Queen’s table.

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Have to leave your tweets to your Twitter followers feel enjoyed reading your comments, not targeted as a potential customer.

Twitter is a community: you have to participate

This is an easy Twitter mistake to avoid. The old adage is true; “You have to give to receive. ” You have to participate in the Twitter world.

Follow other Tweeters, respond to their tweets, participate in tweet threads. Don’t expect results if you only send out tweets that benefit you and never interact with other tweeters.

The logic follows like this: If you want Twitter to be an effective tool you have to develop a following to receive your tweets. To develop a following you have to write tweets people want to read. If you want people to read your tweets you have to make them feel benefited by doing so. Think of it like you do your incoming phone calls. If you don’t know the number, or recognize it as a sale call, you will probably return the call later or not at all.

But when you see that is a number of friends, chances are you will answer the call.

Find more Twitter tips here.

I am an interactive marketing and social media journalist and blogger.

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