Ways to Use Twitter – A Quick Twitter Tutorial

Twitter is becoming more popular every single day and is used by millions of people around the world and for a variety of different reasons.

There are a number of different ways that you can use Twitter, and below I have outlined a few that may be of interest or a way that you may not have thought of yet.

1. Make New Friends
As with most other social networks, Twitter enables you to view the followers of other people and even track their messages. This enables you to connect with other users that are outside your own friends ‘circle’ and communicate with them. When selecting a new person to communicate with, make sure that you share some common ground and can strike up an interesting conversation or input constructively to an ongoing discussion. Add users that are interesting and active and you can have a friend for life.

2. Read / Update On News Stories
If there is breaking or interesting news then Twitter is becoming one of the fastest ways for people to communicate this around the world. Twitter is viral so once news is broken by one user to all of their followers then this can spread within minutes around the world. Many of the major news services are also on Twitter so this can be a great way to keep right up to date.

3. Direct Traffic
Whether you run a business or have your own website or blog that you would like people to read, Twitter is a fantastic way to direct traffic to your website by simply making a post and adding a link to your website in it. The great thing about this is that, not only will it go to your followers, but the chances are that if a user likes the website then there is a good chance that they will ‘re tweet’ to all of their follows, resulting in even more traffic!.

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