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Here’s a Tweet Review about Twitter

Twitter has taken the social media world by storm. If you’re a travel writer and you’re not using Twitter, you don’t know what you’re missing! Almost everyone is on Twitter. Many organizations such as Travel Channel International and many other travel sites can be found on Twitter.

In a nutshell, Twitter is simply a form of what is called “micro-blogging” – a short post (no more than 140 characters) to let your “followers” know what you’re doing, what’s new with you, or how your day is going. It started as a way for groups of friends to keep in touch, and while it still is that, it’s also morphed into a way for businesses to update their customers, announce new products, solicit (and respond to) customer feedback, improve brand perception, and much more.

So what can Twitter do for you? For starters, it can dramatically broaden your audience quickly. By regularly “tweeting” about what’s new on your website, you’ll gain links quickly. I addition to being a good way to drive traffic to your website, you’ll gain contacts — some that may be of great value in your travel writing career. Remember that networking is part of the plan to grow your travel writing.

What we like
Here’s what we like about Twitter:

What we don’t like
Of course, there’s some stuff we don’t like about Twitter:

Tips & Tricks

Over all, Twitter is a great social media tool. It’s fast and easy. You can get in, Tweet, and get out in less than a minute! Many mobile phones offer Twitter applications that allow you to Tweet from your cell phone. So…..go and sign up for your free Twitter account today!

And don’t forget to follow us on Twitter [3] too!

~ Rebecca

Do you have a Twitter account? How many times a day do you Tweet?