29 Mar '12, 6pm

Twitter Writes a New Guide for Small Businesses … and It’s Pretty Good

Twitter Writes a New Guide for Small Businesses … and It’s Pretty Good

Start out by listening: “Follow and observe businesses similar to yours to see what they are doing well, and to learn from their mistakes.” Listen on Twitter to “learn what types of content will be most appealing” to your followers. If your employees are also on Twitter, retweet or mention them “when what they are tweeting about meshes nicely with your business’ interests and goals.” Be yourself and give followers “insights and information about your company that [they] can’t find elsewhere.” Follow reporters and news organizations that cover your topics so you can make connections with them. (I’d also suggest following local reporters and news outlets if your small business targets a specific area.)

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