What the heck is Twitter?

Monday, Sep. 29th, 2008

It’s tough to keep up with all of the social networking tools and their business uses. 

One that I’ve struggled to see the value of –at least for me–is Twitter. Twitter is like a series of mini blog posts or updates, as described in the slide show on “Twitter in Plain English.” As the Twitter FAQ explains, a Twitter communication–known as a tweet–tells us what you’re doing in 140 characters or less.

What does Twitter have to do with business? Here are “50 Ideas on Using Twitter for Business.

Check out the left-hand column of the FP Pad blog for an example of a financial professional’s Twitter feed.

If you really want to delve into the details of using Twitter, I’ve heard that the Twitter Fan Wiki is the website for you.

You won’t see me Twittering any time soon. 
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