In today’s modern times, things are becoming more and more interactive especially with the introduction of the internet. There are many online applications that make things much easier for most individuals. Twitter is really becoming extremely popular among young and old people. Millions of people are now addicted to Twitter and they spend a lot of time in twittering. Newbies may not know how to use Twitter effectively but in no time at all, you will learn about tweeting.
Twittering is a mixture of blogging and texting. The tweets are only made up of 140 characters which is too short but it can tell a lot of things. Twitter is a widely known web application which is partly a micro-blogging and social networking service. Twitter users can send and at the same time read updates of other members. The updates can be received through twitter, RSS, SMS, Tweetie, Twitter Mobile, Twitterrific, Twinkle, Facebook, Feedalizr, and Twidget. This year, there are already about six million users of Twitter all over the world.
You can receive the tweets in many ways and not just when you’re online. You must be aware that there are some users who spam; it’s not a good idea so if you’re new in Twitter, don’t spam because you will surely be hated by others. It’s not a good idea to give insults through the tweets and it is unethical.
Tweeting is fun and it’s no wonder that millions of people are now using the social site. Did you know that you can also use Twitter through your mobile phone and email? Aside from that, you can do a lot of things with Twitter. You can sell your business online; you can communicate with your friends; court a beautiful girl, do your Internet marketing, affiliate marketing, networking, and many other things.
Using Twitter is not difficult. New users can easily learn the basics of micro blogging. You’re free to choose a topic for your tweets. You can talk about anything. If you try to search through Twitter, you will notice that many users are talking about various subject matters. If you try to stay online for a couple of hours, you can learn a lot of things by having conversations with other members.
You can say everything you want to say with only 140 characters. Well, that’s the beauty of Twitter. You just can’t say enough and so you keep on twittering. You can also maintain a close group so that you can easily communicate with each other. A good thing about Twitter is that you can choose the ones who will receive your tweets. You can also keep some of your items on Twitter private while some other items can be made public which means that other people who know your ID can view them.
When signing up, it would be best to use your real name. Depending on your settings, you can protect all your updates from unauthorized people. Although there are users who don’t protect their updates; still, it is up to you to adjust the settings.
You can also stop Twitter for some time especially if you’re receiving lots of tweets. After some time, you can turn it on again. Go to your settings page and set a time for receiving tweets on your IM or mobile device. Happy tweeting to all!
Additional Twitter Resources:
The Twitter Effect 2.0 Videos: Training for those looking to start marketing on Twitter.
Advanced Twitter Marketing Blog: Information on advanced techniques for marketng on Twitter.
The Road To Twitter Success: General information on using Twitter for business and/or marketing.