Twitter Is For Right Now – Not Yesterday!

Twitter Is For Right Now – Not Yesterday!

Social Media
There are many articles that tell you how little time it takes to use social media. Yet, if you're a relatively new user, this will sound like hogwash! It can take several hours to understand how to use just one social media platform. However, once you're up and running,  your time spent can be drastically reduced. You'd be amazed at how the pros manage their time using Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, blogs, etc. There really is a method to the "spend 20 minutes a day" advice you hear out there. Today's quick tip is an invaluable lesson I learned several months ago from Warriorpreneur Ann Evanston: When using Twitter, don't go backwards in your timeline to get caught up.  When you open Twitter, depending on which platform you're using (Hootsuite, iPhone, etc.),…
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Seize the Tweet Chat Opportunity

Social Media
I'm writing this post as though you are familiar with Twitter. If you aren't, take a look my previous blog post "Why Aren't You Tweeting Yet?" Then come back here and finish reading... I recently participated in an awesome tweetchat with THE CEO Mamma Network via #theceomamma. Let me tell you, these are some energetic ladies that are wonderful at sharing tips, info, and insight with each other! During the chat I learned several of the participants had never participated in a tweet chat, it was their first time! I'm so used to tweeting that I took the "tweet chat" concept for granted. In keeping with this month's topic - social media - I thought I'd give a brief overview of a tweet chat. A tweet chat is a Twitter conversation with a group of people, it…
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Why Aren’t You Tweeting Yet?

Why Aren’t You Tweeting Yet?

Social Media
Many professionals are still apprehensive regarding social media outlets.  I run into so many business owners that simply don't know how to join the social media conversation, so they stay behind, falling further and further into the abyss with the dinosaurs. For those of you that don't know how to join the conversation, I'm here to get rid of all the excuses you've been using as to why you can't "get on" social media.  Read on to learn how I joined one of the major social networks: Twitter. How To Get Started on Twitter For Business  Learn the Basics. Go to http://business.twitter.com/ and learn Twitter basics. Just because you don't know what you're doing doesn't mean you have to look like a novice late to the party - that's the beauty of…
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