10 Reasons to Celebrate Twitter’s 10th Birthday

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Twitter turns 10 today, and if you’re not already using this powerhouse social media to help grow your business online, here are 10 important Twitter facts you should consider…

5 big stats about Twitter and small business:

  1. 70% of small businesses are on Twitter
  2. 85% of followers feel more connected with a small business after following them
  3. 67% of Twitter users are more likely to buy from the brands they follow on Twitter
  4. 42% purchased from an SMB because of something they saw on Twitter
  5. 74% of people follow SMBs on Twitter to get product updates

5 Tips for using Twitter for your business:

  1. Create a great Twitter profile for your small business (contact us and we can help you with that)
  2. Find out who the “influential people” are in your industry and start following them
  3. Grow and engage your followers – tweet on a regular basis (shoot for at least once a day), and retweet helpful tips, articles, resources and other information to your Twitter followers
  4. Track your results with Twitter’s analytics
  5. Network with other like-minded individuals in your business niche

If you use Twitter correctly, it can easily help your business grow for the next 10 years or more.

If you need help setting up or managing your business Twitter page, or other social media – give us a call at 855-771-7858, or let us know a good time to talk.

 

Sources:
Search Engine People
Twitter.com
MediaBistro
DB5 + Twitter, “Customer Insight Study” 2014
DMR, Social Media Stats

 

Michael Shapiro

Michael Shapiro

Michael is hibu’s Manager of Copy & Design. He specializes in creating digital and print marketing that speaks to the customer and gets results. Before coming to hibu, he was Creative Director for Chase and Sr. Writer/Writer-Producer for HBO.

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