Twitter 101 – Twitter’s Guide for Businesses

Recently twitter published a guide called Twitter 101 to help businesses get started and get the most value from their popular application.  Twitter 101 includes: best practices, glossary of terms one should be familiar with, case studies and more.  If you are a business looking to get involved in Social Media, specifically twitter and don’t quite know how this guide is a phenomenal starting point.

Here is the link to view Twitter’s 101 guide.  You can view the guide online, download ppt slides, or download the full guide.

At my previous job at a top social media marketing company we ran sponsored tweet campaigns and twitter contests for Sears, Kmart, SeaWorld and more.  If you have any questions about twitter or would like to discuss growing your company’s presence on twitter feel free to contact me at David[at]Davidbrim[dot]org, or follow me on twitter: @Davidbrim

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  1. Hi everyone, we all know about face book. And I’ve seen lots of people use I opened an account- but I am not to sure how does it work? Like face book you can post anything, coments on freinds or lots of application as well as group.
    Who can give me a getting started guide?
    Also, how good it is to promote you business?
    Thank you in advance.

  2. Hi Diabetes supply….

    Glad you’ve been a frequent visitor & commenter to my site. I linked to Twitter’s getting started guide in this post. I found it very helpful as have my clients. If you’d like to discuss any twitter strategies specific to your business feel free to email me or follow me on twitter @davidbrim

    Thanks for stopping by

  3. Dan Grimshaw says:

    Cool guide Dave….thanks for the heads up

    Seems like your posting more frequently than in recent months…good trend I’m looking forward to more posts!

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  5. Very nice stuff David, many thanks for all the Fabulous advice on achieving ones goals..

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