12 Resources on How to Use Twitter for Business

Twitter is a microblogging platform that allows you to send messages up to 140 characters.  More and more marketers see the potential to use Twitter for business.

As a small business owner, it can be very helpful for your business.

Small business owners are people who want to use different ways as marketing weapons to build their own business presence. Now, when we are leaving in a world without borders, where we can look at different personalities on different people with different needs it is more than important to have a solid online presence. There are plenty of different platforms that can be used for this purpose.

Because of that in this post, I will try to present 27 different resources that you must read if you want to use this platform as a business tool.

1. Twitter 101 for Businesses

Official Twitter for Business
Official Site

I will start with an official page for businesses. Here you will find information about how to start on this platform, the key terms best practices, case studies, and other resources that will help you in using this tool for business purposes. Great place to start.

2. 50 Ideas on Using Twitter for Business

50 Ideas on Using Twitter for Business
50 Ideas on Using for Business

This is one of the best posts about using this platform for business purposes. Something that must-read for every entrepreneur.

3. 40 Useful Things You Can Share on This Platform Beside Blog Posts

Social Media Today - 40 Useful Things You Can Share on Twitter Besides Blog Posts
Social Media Today – 40 Useful Things

This platform is not only to share your own business blog posts. Here you can find 40 more ideas about what to share on this platform besides blog posts.

4. 50 Power Tips

50 Power Twitter Tips from Chris Brogan
50 Power Tips from Chris Brogan

Another great post from Chris Brogan where you can read useful tips about using this platform as an addition to 50 ideas on using this platform for business.

5. What Is Twitter & How Does It Work?

9 Great Twitter Strategies for Business - About
9 Great Strategies for Business – About

In this post, you can find nine strategies extracted from successful businesses in this field.

6. 27 Twitter Application Your Small Business Can Use Today

27 Application - Small Business CEO
27 Application – Small Business CEO

This post is a list of applications that can increase your efficiency in your efforts to be present on this platform. You can try different tools and continue using those that best suit your needs.

7. 15 Business Reasons to Use Twitter for Business

15 Business Reasons to Use Twitter - Marketing Tech Blog
15 Business Reasons to Use  – Marketing Tech Blog

In this post, you can read about 15 reasons why your business must be present on this platform.

8. How to Use Twitter for Business to Grow Your Business

How to Use Twitter to Grow Your Business - Copyblogger
How to Use This Platform to Grow Your Business – Copyblogger

In this post, you can read about what is this platform, explanations why some use this platform, and practical ways how it can help your business.

9. 4 Ways Companies Use It for Business

4 Ways Companies Use Twitter for Business
4 Ways Companies Use It – RRW

This post is based on Gartner’s research in which are narrowed down to four ways that companies are using this platform.

10. 6 Examples of Huge Brands Using It for Business

16 Examples of Huge Brands Using Twitter for Business -SEJ
16 Examples – SEJ

The best learning comes from someone who already uses something and achieves results in the field. This post has 16 examples of big brands and their practice on this platform.

Here are 100 blog post ideas you can use for your small business.

11. Resources to Use Twitter to Grow Your Small Business

Resources to Use Twitter to Grow Your Small Business
Resources to Grow Your Small Business

Here you can find links to different resources that will help you in effectively using this platform.

12. 7 Sneaky Ways to Use Twitter to Spy on Your Competition

7 Sneaky Ways to Use Twitter to Spy on Your Competition - Kissmetrics
7 Sneaky Ways to Spy on Your Competition – Kissmetrics

Interesting ideas that can be used as business intelligence.

This list was made primarily for my own purposes, and I think that there are great posts from which we can learn something useful and valuable. I made an effort to get the best posts and especially those focused on businesses.

If you have some really good resources that can be part of this list, do not hesitate to share them with us.

Posted by Dragan Sutevski

Dragan Sutevski is a founder and CEO of Sutevski Consulting, creating business excellence through innovative thinking. Get more from Dragan on Twitter. Contact Dragan