Marketing Minute – Using Twitter to Help Grow Your Business
This Marketing Minute is provided by Associate Member Mary Gillen
Find Prospects Near You.
Using the Twitter Search Function, you can find new prospects to follow by entering a keyword phrase, location, and even a radius of miles.
Example: If you are looking to follow Insurance Agents within 25 miles of Boston, enter the following information into the Twitter Search box: “Insurance agent” near:Boston within:25mi
Who to Follow for Increased Business
- Local business professionals, such as insurance agents, CPAs, and lawyers, who can provide referrals
- Other business folks for possible joint ventures
Use Retweets To Gain New Followers
Be sure to spread the wealth about your followers’ knowledge by “re-tweeting” their Tweets to your followers. This is a terrific way to build relationships on Twitter and gain more followers.