It’s Official – I’m a Twit (erer)

After years of being referred to as a Twit it is now official.  I am a Twitterer or perhaps it is more accurate to say I Twitter.  Being north of 50 years old means I can never tell my friends as they will think I’ve gone over to the dark side and might even start sending text messages (with 6 kids I can’t live without texting as it is the easiest way to ask all of them over for dinner on a Sunday with a text message because they screen my calls).

So why Twitter? Because the world is shrinking and my marketing opportunities are not limited to the city I live in.  I have email stationery clients, branding clients and set up web sites for clients throughout North America and I want to be informed and keep people informed on an on-going basis.

I know the next question on your mind is what is my Twitter address –

If you are reading this blog and already on Twitter please follow me…I need friends.

Let’s got through a quick FAQ on Twitter:

  1. What is it? Twitter is a service for friends, family, and co–workers to communicate and stay connected through the exchange of quick, frequent answers to one simple question: What are you doing?
  2. How do I use it? Tell us what you’re doing in 140 characters or less!  Send your thoughts, observations, and goings-on in your day. Whether you’re “eating an apple” or “looking foward to the weekend” or “Heading out of town” it’s twitter-worthy.  Join Twitter here.
  3. Do I need anything special to use Twitter? In order to use Twitter you will need one of these things: an internet connection or a mobile phone.
  4. How can I send updates to Twitter? Send updates to friends and family about what you’re doing in the way that works best for you; from your phone, your logged in web page or other ways I do not understand.

Still curious what Twitter is and how it might help your business?  So am I. I have tried a number of social networking ideas as detailed in my post “Social Networking or Not Working“, so I am going to give this a fair shot and will keep you posted on any business opportunities it might uncover. I plan to Twitter that I have written this post about Twitter on this blog and people whor are “following” me may just click on the link and visit my blog and them learn I design email stationery and promotional packaging, brand clients and develop web sites among many other things and will contract me…or not.

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