With Twitter being the big buzz word all over the MSM, blogs and just about everywhere you look, it seems like everyone is jumping on the Twitter bandwagon. And that's not a bad thing at all. But most people don't know how to 'use' it or don't understand how it can be a great tool meet new people, manage lots of conversations, track buzz, and help your career and your business. While there's no one RIGHT WAY to use Twitter, the 'What Are You Doing' moniker is just the tip of the iceberg. Here's 10 ways to Be Useful on Twitter:
Before I get into this, and before i tell you why I even bothered writing about it, I will briefly explain what a hashtag is, and what it is used for.
“A hashtag is a word or a phrase prefixed with the symbol #,a form of metadata tag. Short messages on microblogging social networking services such as Twitter, Tout, identi.ca, Tumblr, Instagram, or Google+ may be tagged by including one or more with multiple words concatenated, e.g.: #Wikipedia is an #encyclopedia
Everybody and their grandma is getting on twitter these days, likewise so many upcoming artistes, and industry people. Like I usually say, the social network for you as an artiste is a raw material than can be transformed into a promotional instrument free of charge. Here's how to use twitter to the best of your advantage: