Thursday, January 29, 2009

Do You Twitter?

London, UK

According to this report, Twitter is the place to network in 2009. Do you agree?

8 comments:

CherryPie said...

I can be a useful tool. But that depends on how people use it!

Jeremy Jacobs said...

I think it'll be bigger than Facebook

CherryPie said...

I agree you can post a short punchy message with a link that people pick up on and check out.

I have never been on facebook, but recently I have joined a Trade Union equivalent. One of it's features is something that works just like Twitter and that for me has been the most effective part of the site!

Beaman said...

If you use twitter in the right way then it can and will be effective. I've met a couple of interesting contacts through the system which have led to collaborations.

Anonymous said...

I've also met one or two interesting characters

raincoaster said...

I've gotten my last four consulting gigs through Twitter, and innumerable lunches with interesting people. Heck, I have to eat anyway!

I've run a charity campaign on Twitter that resulted in the donation of about $5000 worth of cellphones for people in the inner city over two weeks.

If it is used wisely it can be highly effective. If abused, it can tarnish your brand at lightspeed.

The key thing to remember about social media is, it's SOCIAL!

Jeremy Jacobs said...

As ever Raincoaster is quite correct. But, one must have a strategy in place before succeeding with any social network.

raincoaster.com said...

True. You cannot succeed if you don't have a goal in the first place. "Just get on Twitter" is not a goal.