Understanding Twitter, Its Audience & Benefits

So “What are you doing?” This is what Twitter is all interested in knowing. Isn’t it simple enough to just mention and post.

Hey! But wait a minute, why are you even doing this? Who would be interested anyway in what you have been doing? Sounds boring and useless isn’t it??

Well if you think so then you are unaware of the micro blogging potential. Twitter is a micro blogging platform that allows you to share information within 140 characters.

This ensures that you include only the valuable part of the information and cut the unwanted flab knowledge. It is a social media that helps you to connect to people in no time. Each post is referred to as a “Tweet”.

Tweets are not similar to IM the latter can’t be shared in public domain. You can follow people and in turn people can follow you. Basically anyone can be followed by anyone to everyone. Wow this sounds interesting!

Now comes the interesting part, who is interested in your tweets. Your followers and prospect followers could be interested in the information you are trying to share through tweets.

Generally people who share common or similar interests would become your followers in Twitter or you would follow them.

Eventually, you would end up sharing tweets with them. People can re-tweet your posts and reply to you. That is when it becomes more interactive and interesting. You can make numerous friends on Twitter in just no time.

All you would require to get going is an account. You can create a free account online and include your picture, viz. an optional feature. You can jazz up your profile and enter all information.

You can also access Twitter through various applications like TweetLater. Such applications manage your account and let you save your tweets as a draft and publish it in future.

Audience
Twitter is not meant for a specific group of people. It is a social application that is meant for everyone. Anyone can explore its benefits and make new friends online in no time. For example: A housewife can display and share tweets about the delicacy she discovered, with her followers. Similarly, a college bee can share her latest prom night experience. So Twitter is a one stop shop for all your online social needs.

Benefits
It is a simple and user friendly social media application. You can decide whom to follow and whom to not The best social network available on date to make friends very quickly Tweets are short so you can post easily from your hand held instrument.

Unlike Facebook and MySpace, Twitter is an uncomplicated social media tool. So Tweet often and share your thoughts with the world around you.

Make food friends and discover their interests. Start to network with people who share similar interests. You can discover business networking possibilities through Tweets.

Follow strategically and befriend with those who share similar interests. Don’t be in a hurry, learn and discover Twitter gradually.

It’s a remarkable social media application that can take you miles further.

  • Excellent post. I am Tweeting regularly and I must say Twitter is awesome tool. Your post offers a valuable insight into an efficient use of Twitter. Great job.

  • yeah,

    twitter looks like a big place for rumors… some times it is good and can be used as a powerful marketing tool, but in other hand it can also have a negative effect – in case you dont want some info to be spread and some one does it for you…

    thanks for the post – was worth reading!

  • Indeed, Twitter is a very useful tool both for your entertainment, as well as for your business! I’ve seen that yahoo has launched a similar app. called Meme. I don’t think it stands a change against Twitter. Keep on tweeting :)

  • Indeed, Twitter is a very useful tool both for your entertainment, as well as for your business! I’ve seen that yahoo has launched a similar app. called Meme. I don’t think it stands a change against Twitter.