How to Use Twitter Like a Boss

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How to Use Twitter Like a BossOne of the best things about Twitter is that you can use it for almost anything. Whether your aim is to raise brand awareness, increase the size of your network, make connections with like-minded people, or get in touch with key influencers, you can do it via Twitter. But you have to know how.

That’s why we set up the Design Inspiration social media advice service. If you want to get specific advice tailored to your needs, contact me; until then, you should find these links very helpful.

 

Fresh Data To Maximize Your Impact On Twitter

This is a great analysis by Richard Darrell of BitRebels of an infographic entitled “Maximize Your Tweets” (yes, American spelling). The graphic itself is based on data produced by Buddy Media and whilst I suspect the timezone based items are US times there are some really useful tips to be gained from it. For example, we all know that we have to avoid using all the character allowance, but did you realise that tweets of under 100 characters will on average produce 17% more engagement and retweets?

 

How Do You Measure Twitter Influence: Is It Worth Measuring?

Jeff Bullas (@jeffbullas) is a highly respected figure in the social media world. In this article he looks at measuring Twitter influence as well as asking the important question: is it worth measuring?

 

4 Awesome Types of Successful Twitter Contests

Another great link from Jeff Bullas. A Twitter contest is not only a great way to build buzz and increase brand engagement, but it also generates new followers and grows your brand presence. There are several different types of Twitter contests; here are 4 that you may like to try. Number 3 may be better run on a visual platform like Pinterest or LoveIt. If you need any help running them, get in touch with a Twitter specialist.

 

5 Twitter Tools to Enhance Your Marketing

Are you looking for new and creative ways to use Twitter? Here are 5 lesser-known Twitter tools that your business should be using.

 

The Next Step – Over to You

This article is an unfinished work. When I see something that deserves to be included in this list, I’ll add it on an on-going basis. Be sure to keep dropping by to check the new ones and refresh your knowledge. My passion is helping small businesses to get unbeatable advantages over big businesses via great web design and superior use of social media. If you think I’ve missed anything important out, or you’ve discovered a resource that you think has to be included, be sure to share it here and help us all get that advantage.

 

Ash Mashhadi

Ash is a Web Design and Social Media Specialist. He is also the founder partner at Design Inspiration. Ash is considered to be one of the area’s most prominent social media consultants. He speaks fluent Twitter for business. Ash is a respected and prolific writer; he is often asked for expert comment by the media and to write for professional publications and websites. Ash has appeared on national TV and radio. You can connect with Ash via Twitter where he is @inspirationguy


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  • Kimberlee Lockhart

    This is all super-useful information about how to use Twitter, a free marketing tool.
    Marketing gold :)

  • Guest

    I’ll find here more than 200 tools and services to use with Twitter http://www.prospection.qc.ca/veille/twitter/