Do you struggle to find leads on Twitter?
Have you used Twitter advanced search queries?
Twitter’s constant stream of updates makes it difficult to find the people and conversations you’re looking for.
In this article you’ll discover what Twitter advanced search queries are and how to use them to generate leads for your business.
Why Use Twitter Advanced Search Queries?
It’s likely that there are customers on Twitter already looking for your business or product, but how do you find them?
You’ve probably already used Twitter’s search panel to look for hashtags, companies or users on Twitter. And you probably ended up with general results that were OK, but not great.
Do you wonder which one is a fit for your business?
Twitter cards enrich your tweets with additional content, media and calls to action.
In this article I’ll share eight types of Twitter cards, how to install them and their analytics options.
#1: The Summary Card
If your business has a blog or any page devoted solely to information, then you need the summary card. The summary card lets you include the title, description, a thumbnail image and Twitter handle attributions for a page.
There is also a summary card with large image, which includes just that—a larger image from the page, as opposed to a square thumbnail image.
— Search Engine Land (@sengineland) May 13, 2014
Do you use Twitter to market your product or service?
Do you want to focus your marketing to reach specific Twitter users with Twitter ads?
Twitter tailored audiences let you target people based on previous engagement with your website or content.
In this article you’ll discover how tailored audiences can put your Twitter ads in front of people who’ve already shown an interest in your business.
Using Twitter Tailored Audiences
In order for your company to take full advantage of tailored audiences, you need an Ad Partner account and a Twitter Ads account.
Are you struggling to build an engaging Twitter community?
Do you want to lead relevant conversations, but aren’t sure where to begin?
Standard auto-tweets aren’t going to cut it. Your top priority should be creating helpful, authentic interactions.
In this article I’ll tell you six ways you can start Twitter conversations and keep your followers’ attention.
#1: Make Your Twitter Profile Inviting
When someone is looking for you or your brand on Twitter, the first thing they’ll do is search for you, and then they’ll check out your profile. If you want more followers, this is their first stop, so make it pop!
SpareFoot is an example of a Twitter profile done right. They’ve humanized their brand by showing employees having fun in their creative office space.
Do you want a better way to find quality prospects and increase your Twitter ROI?
Twitter is a key social media tool that gives you access to a targeted audience and relevant conversations, but first you have to cut through the noise.
In this article I’ll detail three steps for using Twitter hashtags to their full potential. Get ready to find useful conversations that connect you with ideal prospects.
Why Use Hashtags as a Prospecting Tool?
Twitter is noisy.
As a social media marketer, you know how important it is to have conversations with the right audience. But finding the right people and starting those meaningful conversations on Twitter is, shall we say, challenging when there are around 9,100 tweets sent every second.
So how can you find what you’re looking for without monitoring Twitter 24/7? Make the most of hashtags. They help you filter Twitter conversations so you can find discussions you can add to.
Do you wonder how Twitter can help your business?
By being an active part of the Twitter community and sharing the right mix of content, you can reach a larger audience, generate more leads and become the go-to source when customers are ready to buy.
In this article I’ll show you how nine small businesses use Twitter to cater to their audiences, find prospects and expand brand recognition.
Why Twitter for Small Businesses?
Twitter has evolved a lot since 2007. It used to be about conversations, but these days some would say it’s just another way to push out marketing messages and links without true engagement with customers.
Are you trying to reach a wider audience and generate leads?
Twitter chats are a great way to boost your marketing results.
In this article you’ll discover six ways Twitter chats can help you connect with a larger audience and enhance brand awareness.
Why Twitter Chats?
Most marketers use Twitter to promote content, build brand awareness and interact with followers. Overall, it works pretty well. But what if you could turbo-charge those efforts?
Do you want more people to see your updates?
If you’re a small business, it can take a while to build up your Twitter followers and that can be frustrating. You may wonder how other companies grow quickly and how you can replicate their success.
In this article you’ll discover five ways to jumpstart visibility for your Twitter profile and tweets.
#1: Follow Twitter Basics
Before you do anything else, be sure you understand a few Twitter fundamentals. You can increase your tweet exposure with just a few tweaks:
- Don’t start tweets with @username. Starting a tweet with @username restricts its visibility to only you, the person you’re tweeting and any mutual followers. Your reach is automatically cut short!
- Don’t use more than three hashtags in any one tweet. Too many hashtags in a tweet makes it look spammy and reduces your tweet’s shareability.
- Don’t over-tweet about yourself or your products. The 80/20 rule applies on all social platforms. The 80/20 rule means you spend 80% of the time interacting with and promoting others and 20% of the time promoting yourself and your products.
- Provide as much value as you can. Listen to your followers and the people you follow. What are their pain points? How can you solve those? When you share relevant, interesting tweets (without over-promoting), people see you as an expert and may recommend you to others as an important resource.
Are you wondering how you can use Twitter to help get more visibility and sales?
To learn how Twitter can be used to encourage others to promote for you, this episode of the Social Media Marketing podcast gives you insight into the subject.
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It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.
The show format is on-demand talk radio (also known as podcasting).
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