Which brings us to "Twitter Etiquette" and some suggestions on how to get a little more out of your experience. These are observations from years of experience...here we go:
- Be Nice: It should't even be in the Tip List but man, some folks think that because it's only 140 characters they can say anything. We can all disagree but bad language and hateful tweets won't help your personal or business brand;
- Re-Tweeting: If somebody take the time to RT one of your posts we think it's neat to go back and say, "Thanks for the RT!". It's being nice.
- Engage: If somebody asks a question or makes a comment about your post you really should answer back. Ignoring the conversation can just be rude (see above);
- Following Back: This is tough because we only have a limited ability to keep up on all the conversation. However, as a rule, it's polite to follow back even if it takes you some time to get it done.
- Think About It: It might sound like a cool thing to say at 1:00AM but in the daylight you might wish you had not pushed the "send button". You've heard the stories of how folks have been fired for using poor judgement...right?
Five quick tips on Twitter Etiquette. You might have your own and if so, feel free to share.
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