Small Biz Tip: Twitter Marketing : Communicating on Twitter

Tips from Friday, March 20, 2009

The Small Business tips today will cover some tricks of the Twitter trade in communication.

  1. To reply to someone publicly, type “ @username message “ like this and it will alert them and link to their profile.
  2. To send a direct message to someone (this is private) type “ d username message “ with those exact spaces.
  3. If you want to talk on a specific topic or create one of your own use a hash tag by adding # to the front of a word.
  4. Always acknowledge every reply or direct message. Let your followers know you hear them.

Daily Overview: Talk publicly @username, talk privately d username, create a topic and acknowledge your followers.