In the Social Media Marketing Industry Report that was released this week, one of the findings of the 900 people surveyed, was that 57% surveyed wanted to learn more about how to use Twitter.
Among my twitter friends, yesterday a link was being retweeted (like forwarding an email) to a list of 27 Twitter Applications Your Small Business Can Use Today. It's an excellent list that culls 27 of the best apps (out of hundreds that have been developed).
While I don't use nearly all of the featured apps, there are some I would say are essential in addition to Tweetdeck (not mentioned, but without which I would not be able to deal with Twitter at all! It's my TOP twitter pick. My other picks from the list are...
TwitPic - Share your favorite pictures on Twitter. This would be a good way to introduce your new product to your network of followers.
Tweet Later - This one application contains several Twitter productivity tools. You can track keywords, track replies, schedule tweets, send welcome direct messages, and much more.
HelloTxt - Update your status to several social networking sites in one simple step. You can choose from over 35 social sites to post to including Twitter. (I actually use Ping.fm to do the same thing, and I know a lot of people love HelloTxt.)
Bubble Tweet - This unique application lets you post a short video message that pops up on your Twitter profile in a bubble shaped player. You can personally introduce yourself and/or your business to anyone who visits your profile. (I haven't used this yet, but it looks like a lot of fun so I'm including it. Stay tuned...you may see a bubble tweet pop up on my twitter profile soon!)
Make sure you check out the entire list. You may find the perfect app for your business purposes.
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