Hello, welcome to Blog Central. This is your social media network. This is where you learn about Twitter. One of the most popular social media network today. Everybody who is somebody is tweeting these days.
So, if you do not currently have an account, it’s time to get one. I recommend that you Sign up and start tweeting. Join the millions of people who are tweeting. Especially if you are trying to be an affiliate. Twitter is a great way to market your business. If done right, you will get a great following in whatever niche you are into.
If you have your own blogging website and you don’t have Twitter, I advise you to get it now.
Twitter is a little different than other social media network. That is, you’re only allowed to put in so many characters. So you have to get to the point of what you want to say. To the point and sweet. That’s what you want to do anyway. Tweet yourself, get into other people tweets and get stay active.
So let’s started tweeting.
History Of Twitter
Twitter is a Public site. Anyone can join Twitter. Twitter was founded on March 21, 2006. Almost 10 years now and is getting bigger. Twitter does not plan on going anywhere. This service is served worldwide. The founding member of Twitter was Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams. The CEO of Twitter is Jack Dorsey.
It has revenue more than 21 billion dollars (2015). 3,638 people are employed by Twitter. Vine is a subsidiary to Twitter. Twitter URL is http://twitter.com. There are over 332 million active users (Jan. 2016). It was officially launched on July 15, 2006.
Twitter is a social network that allows users to send and read short 140 character messages called “tweets”. Twitter is based in San Francisco and they have more than 25 offices around the world. In 2013, Twitter was one of the ten most-visited websites and was compared to the SMS of the internet.
On Alexa’s ranking, Twitter is ranked 10th globally. In the United States, Twitter is ranked 8th. Impressive.
How To Use Twitter
Second, to Facebook, Twitter is huge. What makes Twitter unique is that people love the straightforward, to-the-minute way of sharing information with each other. Twitter can go a long away by just being on it for 15 minutes a day. That’s all it takes.
When people find something they like, they usually tweet it or re-tweet it. This will help you get regular traffic to your twitter. In the long run, Twitter will help bring traffic to your website. That’s our goal, to bring people to your website. Always stay active. Retweet other tweets, the more you are active with other users, the more they become active with you.
The first thing you need to do issign up for a Twitter account. It’s free to join. After you have an account, you need to head over to your about me page. Add an image of yourself so people can see you. Add a little something about yourself and this is a good place for people to get interested in your website.
You’re about section is a great place to add some keywords as well as your affiliate site’s URL. Once you have that setup, Time for people to know who you are. Start following other people who have the same interests as you. By doing this, you will bring attention to yourself which others will start following you.
Just put something about your niche in the search bar. You will get a list of others in the same niche. Start following the ones that look legit.
How To Tweet
You ask yourself, “how is this tweeting thing done?” Well, it’s not as hard as you think. You just need to click on the text box on the left side of your screen. Then enter your text and send it away. Make your text interesting and to the point. You want to draw people interests to what you have to say.
Remember, your tweets are your voice. So you want them to be as good as possible. Great tweets will lead to more followers. If you have a great headline, that will snag the attention of other people. If your headline is compelling, you can increase your conversion rate by 73%. Your headlines need to answer questions that your audience might have on their brains.
Keep what you have to say relevant to your niche.
How To Use Hashtags
You can add the hash symbol, this is known as hashtags. Some people think that they have to put their hashtags at the beginning or the end of their tweet. That is not the case. You can put hash tags wherever you think it will be relevant.
People who are interested in your keywords will see your tweet, either they are following you are not. When you click on the hashtag that you or somebody else has created, you will see other tweets along the keyword you use. This is the best way for non-followers with the same interest will find you.
Don’t spam your tweets with too many hashtags, you want to be careful. I wouldn’t put more than 2 hashtags in your tweets. Any more than that is excessive and can be seen as spam.
Also, if you put ‘at’ symbol before writing someone else’s name, when they click on the name, they can find them. This is a great way to get people to find you and other people. If you do this, others will do the same. So it’s a win-win situation.
So, add hashtags in your tweets.
First, let me say this. You want real followers. Don’t get fooled into buying twitter followers. When you buy followers, you don’t know what you will get. Best likely, they will be fake or not responsive accounts. You could end up getting banned from twitter. Now we don’t want that to happen.
You should let people know you have a twitter account. Announce it on your affiliate site. Slowly, you should start getting followers. I seem to be getting more followers, the more posts I write. People catch on.
When people follow you, look at their profile and if they look like someone you should follow, then follow them back. Also, make new followers first. Most likely, they will follow you back. Try also, to tweet every day. Start out with 3 or 4 tweets daily. Let folks know that your account is active.
Start sending out tweets now.
Twitter Phone App
Yes, Twitter does have an app that you can put on your phone. either it’s an Android or aniPhone. I just wanted to mention this real quick, so if some people are not aware of this, they will be now.
Get this app on your phone. It’s great if you are on the run all the time or you travel a lot. With this app, you can stay in constant contact with your followers. You can tweet, retweet and stay up to all the tweets throughout the day. Remember, you have to stay active to find really successful using Twitter,
So, what are you waiting for? Go to your google play store or apple store and download the app today. Get started, and tweet away.
My Final Words
Now the only thing to do is open up a twitter account. Start sharing your posts and affiliate links through twitter. But remember this, twitter is for social interaction and your affiliate site is for selling. Twitter is the bait to get people to come to your affiliate site.
Oh yeah, one other thing. If people try and interact with you, try and reply as quick as possible.
If you have any question or comments, please leave them below. I always want to hear from you.
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