Everyone knows that Twitter is a social media phenomenon that has changed the face of Internet marketing.
Just in case you haven’t heard, or been living on another planet, Twitter is a free social messaging utility for staying connected in real-time where you can broadcast only 140 characters at a time.
When I first heard about Twitter over a year ago, I thought a few things:
- Will it take a lot of non-profitable and valuable time to “tweet” so often?
- Who has the time to “follow” and read the ramblings of so many tweeters?
- How could this be profitable for users?
- Do I really want to tell people (including my competitors) what I’m up to every day?
But I did know straight away, that this had huge potential to be a social phenomenon. Ok, so some people don’t want to know that you are about to feed your cat or walk your dog, but I could see some potential for professionals and businesses: