Tweeting “right” is not a piece of cake, especially if your intentions go beyond the random act of tweeting to actually promoting products, services and/or people.
Therefore, for today’s post, I”ll be sharing with you 5 Twitter etiquette tips that work for all you Twitter users out there:
- Avoid text speak and “dnt tlk lyk ths”- if you are not able squeeze a proper sentence into 140 characters (or, ideally, less), just keep on trying; nobody likes random, incomplete and senseless sentences!
- Find the balance between being overly negative and too happy. Neither are enormously popular except with others like them. Don’t be somebody you’re not, but if the real you is a jerk, a sap or a fraud, you should probably work on it.
- It goes without saying, but trolls, bullies, spammers and stalkers are not welcome (MySpace would work better for those!) Continue reading
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One of the goals of a business presence on Twitter is to build a community and improve credibility with the entire tweeps’ population. To be able to do that, the usage of the service by businesses should extend beyond just marketing of their services or talking about themselves, they should also strive to develop a personal connection with their audience.
Twitter for Business
Here are some of the ways to achieve that:
- Share some tips related to your business and how you manage to balance between your work load and life commitments. This will help you to connect with other in your line of work on a more personal level.
- Help others to solve their problems, even if they are not related to your business line and especially if you are a small business.
- Post your thoughts on your Industry, business and other topics of interest. Continue reading
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Twitter is one of the best platforms to connect people on different levels and for various reasons. Its concept of countless short connections and messages has opened the door for a new type of games to emerge.
Today, we will present you with a list of 4 of the most addictive games that use Twitter as their communication layer. The games can be really fun and addictive, but you have to be careful not to annoy your followers with many game-related tweets.
Artwiculate(@artwiculate) is a real-time Twitter based game which helps you learn a new word each day. Follow @artwiculate on Twitter and use the word they broadcast in one of your tweets. The more “˜likes’ or retweets each reply gets, pushes it up the popularity charts on Artwiculate.
140Mafia (@lolplaying) allows you to start your own Mob family. You have to recruit your friends, buy the best weapons, and manage your business dealings to advance in the game.
140blood (@140blood) is a new Twitter-based multi-player fantasy game. It gives you the option of choosing amongst 4 different adventures: Elven Blood, Blood Lust, Skies of Blood, and City of Blood. All adventures play the same but differ in the atmosphere and storyline.
Twitbrain (@twitbrain) is a Twitter game for math and engineering nerds. Twitbrain will post a math problem (i.e. 1 -minus- 35 +plus+ 41). The game then becomes about speed – how fast can you calculate the answer and @reply it to Twitbrain?
Which one is your favorite? Do you play other games on Twitter? Let us know what you think of our collection of Twitter games in the comment section below.
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