Twitter is making waves all over the place; celebrities, top business people, ordinary people, and just anyone is using it! Now, how can you successfully apply Twitter to your business?
Here are tips on how you can be greatly noticed and followed on Twitter for the success of your business;

Incorporate photos
Using your real photo on your profile is more effective compared to ordinary image or company logo. People want to see your real face, to ensure you are real before they can decide to follow you.

Your bio-line counts
Your biography is also very essential as it tells people who you are; a lot of people would decide whether or not to follow you from what your profile tells them. So, it’s not just the tweet that attracts followers to you. Remember that you have limited characters (160) for your profile. So, ensure that you make good use of it. Avoid using a sales tone in this section, and don’t also make it spammy. You can include the link to your website

More tips
Perhaps you have an email list or contacts that are on Twitter platform, simply invite them to follow you. Incorporate your Twitter link onto your email signature on your blog or webpage, requesting that folks follow you. It is also sensible to include your Twitter URL on your flyers, business card as well as other offline business materials. Get registered FREE on the Yellow Pages for Twitter users ( – so that you can get listed in a Twitter directory in your industry. Leverage any opportunity to get people know about your Twitter account. Include a link to your Twitter biography on other media platforms such as Facebook, and go ahead and share the link.

Following the authorities in your niche on Twitter platform is a brilliant thing to do; it is also good to follow regular users as some opportunities may open for you via the regular users. It is important to follow those with similar interests – people in the same industry, especially the gurus among them. These people are likely to follow you back.

By nature, folks are curious, they would want to know who is following who, so they would often play around with the links to view the followers of participants in their niche. So, go ahead and make friends, and add folks that share the same interests as you, take active part in conversations and make valuable inputs. Establish yourself as an authority too, then followers would naturally cluster around you!

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