Posting too much. Using your Twitter regularly is a good thing, but be careful not to overdo it. If it would get your banned in a chatroom, avoid it on Twitter. It’s bad to post five times in a row. It’s worse to do it every day. Posting too much in a day or posting several times in a row are bad business strategies you should always avoid. If you must, leave one or two hours between tweets, and make sure the content is relevant.
And as always, trim down any retweets, as it counts as repetitive information that no one likes to hear. Focus more on online marketing. Between local marketing and online marketing, it’s best to give a lot of your energy to the latter. Online marketing allows you to reach out to thousands of people all over the world at a very cheap cost. You can utilize free tools, including social networking sites, microblogging and blogging platforms, social bookmarks, directories, and article directories to promote your products and services.
It’s much easier for you to come up with a website than a sign or a newspaper ad. Web hosting and domain packages cost less and guarantee 24/7 exposure at least for a year. Similarly as you are trying to establish your expertise, there are other industry experts using Twitter as well. You can connect with other experts in your field and ask them questions. By having your questions answered, you can learn new things and broaden your industry knowledge even more.
The mechanisms for these conversations include a number of mediums – some are communicative, others collaborative and others include multimedia or a combination of all three. Social media can take many forms, but one element that consistently sets all of its incarnations apart from “traditional” media, is that it is produced to be shared. Twitter presents itself as a social networking tool. If you are looking to connect with professionals and experts in your industry, you can find and connect with them using this tool.
Twitter service helps you to connect with like-minded people and build long-term relationship with them. Everyone in the network remains updated by sharing tweets (posts) shared in real time. This is a great way of promoting your blog. There are some simple strategies for those who aren’t overly ambitious to improve their profile. The biggest mistake beginner bloggers make is to define their blog too broadly. A targeted blog, focusing on niche subject matter (cats, cars, political commentary or whatever) http://www.andreavascellari.com/2010/05/age-of-conversation-3-from-theory-to-social-media-practice/ has the best chance of floating.
Webster’s dictionary describes “a person who takes a contrary position or attitude; specifically: an investor who buys shares of stock when most others are selling and sells when others are buying.” The way I see it, you have to make your own path. Once you can engage in contrarian thinking it will create the opportunity for brands.