Twitter is a very popular social networking platform with over a half billon users, second only to Facebook. New members sign up daily to Twitter to post messages and read the messages of their friends, family, co-workers and favorite celebrities, industry leaders and personalities.
Twitter is also an amazing tool for your online marketing and search engine optimization efforts. Twitter allows you to post messages, links and images for your followers. These messages are instantly broadcasted to all of your followers who can then respond to your post and click the links you post to find out more information about your message.
Your tweets, the common name for your Twitter posts, can be viewed around the world and in many different languages so regardless what your company does or where it is located, you can spread the word about it any time. Best of all you can promote sales and events using Twitter which will also help generate buzz about your business.
Social media marketing has never been easier than it is with Twitter. You can link your Twitter feeds to your blog or a landing page. You can also post tweets directly from an SMS or email message. The convenience of this extremely popular social networking engine is amazing. It is even frequently referenced to by competitors and traditional news and media outlets which are pretty strong indications that Twitter will be around for a long time.