Få din egen Twitter-følge-knap til din hjemmeside, som denne:
Her kan du se de Twitter Tools som vi bruger i det daglige:
Den totalt uundværlige Hootsuite (følg ALLE dine konti; Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIN) TweetDeck – holder styr på lister, hashtags (#) og alle dine informationsstrømme! + du kan bruge den til at Tweete fra flere forskellige Twitter-konti på én gang. Også super god til din telefon!! Twylah – hjælper dig med at se hvad andre siger om de temaer du selv skriver om, og holde styr på hele samtaler/temaer! Twitpic – stedet hvor alle dine Tweetede billeder samles! Følg også vores løbende Tips, Tricks & Tools om brugen af Twitter på denne FaceBook-gruppe: Twitter – ThinkInNewAreas – og få Gratis råd og vejledning om brugen af Twitter – blot ved at sende 1 Tweet……. – og du vil få løbende nyhedsbrev tilsendt direkte i din mailboks, med alt nyt omkring Twitter, og online branding i det hele taget!
Twitter – Microblogging with a purpose
“Twitter is a tool for “micro-blogging” or posting very short updates, comments or thoughts. In fact, since Twitter was designed to be very compatible with mobile phones through text messages, each update is limited to 140 characters.
Another way to think of Twitter is like a cross between instant messaging (IM) and a chat room, because it is an open forum, but you restrict it to the people with which you connect.
Brian Halligan, had this to say about Twitter, “I have to admit I have not always been sold on Twitter. At first I did not get it at all. Then I thought I understood it, but thought it was stupid and useless. Then I used it a bit more and got some more followers and followed a few more people. Now I think it has some value, especially as a marketing and PR tool.”
Ideas for How to Use Twitter for Marketing & PR
Engage your CEO in social media. Social media is a great way to have a conversation with your market and make and mange connections with prospects, customers, bloggers and other influencers. But for a CEO, the typical routes to social media can be hard. Especially if you are a larger or global company. A CEO typically has little time to write a blog or answer lots of messages and friend requests on Facebook. I cannot tell you how many CEO blogs I have seen with only 1 or 2 posts because the CEO never had time to update the blog after the first couple entries. But, Twitter is limited to 140 characters per update, so it is all about short thoughts and comments. If your CEO can send a text message, they can use Twitter from anywhere in the world as a marketing and PR tool. Twitter is actually perfect for CEO or founder who is always on the road meeting with people and who has some interesting opinions on your market.
Keep in touch with bloggers / media. It is really easy to follow someone on Twitter. And you’ll be surprised how often they decide to follow you as well. In fact, I have lots of people I consider “famous” in the marketing and PR worlds following me. In my opinion, this is a way easier way to connect with influential people in the media than calling and emailing them.
Monitor your company / brand on Twitter. A while back we noticed that Guy Kawasaki mentioned Website Grader on Twitter. Well, of course we had to let him know a bit more about Website Grader and maybe ask if he would also blog about it? The result was a great blog article about Website Grader which drove a good amount of traffic and leads.
Announce specials, deals or sales. If you are a retailer or anyone who often has special offers, you can use Twitter to announce these deals instantly to a large audience. You know those commercials from Southwest Airlines about that “Ding” application you could download and would then alert you about specials on flights? Well, Twitter can be used as a kind of free version of that. Dell and Woot have done just this type of marketing, with a lot of success.
Live updates on events or conferences. If you participate in a large trade show or run your own corporate event, you can use Twitter to announce last minute changes, cool events that are happening (“Just announced, David Meerman Scott book signing in the exhibit hall until 11am”) and more. It is a great last minute marketing tool.
Promote blog articles, webinars, interesting news and more. Its really easy to post a link to something in Twitter, and I often post links to blog articles on this blog, or other news articles relevant to HubSpot. A good idea is to post articles on other websites that are relevant to your business, like a customer success story or other PR coverage. If you have other content that is appealing to your audience like a free webinar, post links to those too.”
– according to HubSpot