- Increase in Traffic – With Twitter you can not only have your friends and families following you but you have the opportunity to reach millions of people each and every day. These individuals, if they find your “tweets” interesting enough can choose to follow you. So when you post a new “tweet” they are alerted and can read your latest post. By posting a quick, attention grabbing post with a link to your latest blog post, you’ve just increased your chances of being seen by all your followers.
- Networking – Twitter allows you to connect with millions of people worldwide. This will allow you to find other bloggers who may be in your niche area. By networking with other like-minded bloggers, you’re expanding your readership as well as your blogging abilities. By networking with other bloggers you can learn from one another as well as brainstorm ideas.
- Connect with Business Possibilities – Twitter is not just a social medium for the everyday person. It’s also a network of business owners. By using Twitter, you have the opportunity to connect with possible business partners that can enhance your blog. It’s a great way of finding possible business sources to generate revenue as millions of companies are seeking corporate bloggers to assist them.
- Credibility – By developing your blog and posting your “tweets” on Twitter, you are slowly becoming the expert in your area. Readers are looking for advice and information from those who are “in the know”. Each blog you write and each “tweet” you use to promote it, builds your foundation and credibility in your niche market. So you become the expert. The one people look to for the information they need.
- Q & A – Twitter is a great forum to get valuable feedback from others as well as ask questions. This information can assist you in developing an informative and widely read blog. While you know your subject matter, everyone get’s stumped. Looking for new topics to write about? Poll the masses for some great inspiration.
Twitter is a valuable tool that any blogger should take advantage of. It is a powerful marketing tool and if you aren’t harnessing the power of it, it could be the difference between success and failure of your blog.