Why did I get these reactions? Twitter was designed around personal communication. Its question prompt: “What are you doing now?” can’t correctly be answered with anything except a personal message. Twitter purists don’t even want to know what you’re thinking, and certainly an ad or solicitation is inappropriate as a welcoming message. It is contrary to the whole spirit and intent of the medium. Not to be outdone, the venture capital community has been busy as well.
It was announced last week that San Francisco-based Twitter received the largest venture capital investment in history when the Russian firm DST Global invested $800 million in the microblogging site. Then there is the recent auction of Nortel Networks patents. The telecommunications company went bankrupt in 2009 and their patents, which were not viewed as hugely valuable, were put up for bid. But the larger tech firms did not want a fellow competitor to gain any edge by buying these patents.
So Google touched off http://brandchannel.com/home/post/2012/08/24/The-Week-in-China-Coke-Brands-On-Weibo-300-KFCs-Starwood-Skis-Xiaomi-HTC-and-a-Homemade-Lamborghini.aspx the high stakes bidding with a $900 million dollar offer and the http://brandchannel.com/home/post/feed/2012/06/08/Chinese-Consumers-Fear-Buying-060812.aspx?format=ATOM (blogos.com) war was on. Beginner bloggers may have started out on one of the many free blog-hosting websites (such as Blogger, WordPress and similar), lovingly crafted their post and sat back, only to realize that no-one has read it. Some give up. Others investigate, only to discover that for their blog to reach a readership they will have to divert time away from writing and put it into search engine optimization, link-building, directory listings and other methods of self-promotion.
With these tips above, I guarantee you will succeed with internet marketing with Twitter. As your following grows and you stay active, so will your business. You will make so many contacts, you won’t know what to do with them. So, what are you waiting for? Setup your Twitter account and start marketing your http://tommytoy.typepad.com/tommy-toy-pbt-consultin/secret-organizations/ business. If you already have a blog up and running, then Twitter is a natural addition. Plus, if you’re a busy executive, Twitter lets you join in with social media without feeling the pressure to write 500 words posts every time.
It’s a far better fit for those with hectic schedules. The recent news that Apple Computer has more cash than the federal government is just a hint at what’s going on. Against the backdrop of the federal deficit and Wall Street’s continued decline, the news broke last month that Apple is sitting on approximately $76.2 billion in cash (as of the end of June). This is more than the U.S. government claims to have (a paltry $73.
7 billion). A high tech firm has eclipsed a mark that the former titans of our economy, the oil companies and auto makers, can only envy.