Cheep, Peep or Tweet…What is Twitter? - Townsville Social Media Marketing

Cheep, Peep or Tweet…What is Twitter?

OK, what is Twitter, with a name like that you imagine all these birds, aka, humans chattering away. Well let’s be enlightened. You are right , however it is much more than that.


Twitter is actually a real-time information network it keeps you connected to the latest information that is of interest to you.
You share something that you have found interesting with others that are interested in similar things. You send a “tweet” much like a text message, however your audience is the world from your Twitter profile page.

A tweet is 140 characters or less therefore you learn to send clear concise messages to people and they can quickly read what is happening or of extreme interest to them. If they want more info they can go to the source which you can leave in your tweet.

Today 94% of Australians have mobile devices and 70% have smart phones and this will only increase with new purchases of mobile phones. Twitter is continuing to grow since it started in 2006. It is estimated to have 190 million users, generating 65 million tweets a day and handling over 800,000 search queries per day.

You do not have to even register with Twitter to search for information of interest to you. Simply find the public streams you find most compelling and follow the conversations.

Twitter is the best way to discover what’s new in your world.

If you are in business Twitter is a network for you to connect your business to customers in real-time. Businesses currently use Twitter to quickly share information with people interested in their products and services, gather real-time market intelligence and feedback, and build relationships with customers, partners and influential people.

Twitter believes that the open exchange of information can have a positive global impact. Every day Twitter is inspired by stories of people using Twitter to help make the world a better place in unexpected ways.

So let Twitter become part of your future whether it is to follow conversations of interest or to help propel your business successfully into the future. Townsville Social Media Marketing is a proactive team who are happy to propel your business forward. Visit our site and and we will offer you a free web analysis of your website and internet marketing plan.


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