Hearing about the latest celebrity scandal born of a tweet gone awry doesn’t exactly inspire businesses to put their faith in this popular social media outlet for the sake of boosting their brand, but with a solid social media strategy and a steady hand at the helm, there are a number of ways Twitter can be the just the thing you’ve been looking for.
Blair Evan Ball at Prepare 1 has five ways businesses can use Twitter for good rather than evil.
1. It is a great way to amplify your brand: Twitter is not free — it takes time, and time is, after all, money. It is time well spent if you are clear about your strategy, goals and objectives.
- Branding a business usually takes a lot of money — you have to spend to get people to notice you and the business personality you are working to create.
- But by tweeting tweets that reinforce your brand, by creating a Twitter page that does the same, by becoming a thought leader via Twitter, and then by connecting with people on the site, you slowly but surely build your small business brand.
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