817-283-3324
LinkedIn Twitter Facebook
WebRev Connect
smarter websites


Blog - Twitter

 

Do You Know How to Find Prospects and Clients on Twitter?

Posted Thu, August 1, 2013 by Julie Short

At a time when business owners and executives seem to think that social media can cure just about any business problem, it's surprising how many companies aren't utilizing Twitter to its fullest. In particular, more companies and salespeople could be using their Twitter profiles to find, approach, and interest new prospects.

Here are five easy steps you can follow to find new prospects and clients using Twitter:

1. Create the right profile. Simply being "on" Twitter isn't going to do much for your business. You need to have a profile that stands out and establishes you as a key professional or vendor. That includes the right username, a professional photo, a custom background, and current contact information so prospects can reach out to you both on and off of Twitter.

2. Start using Twitter's search tool. You can search through users and messages by name, hashtag, or keyword. That should make it easy for you to start locating good targets. Once you have some good candidates for new sales opportunities, you can follow them, or even send a personal introduction. It's a good idea to do both, since you can learn a lot about a potential client from their Twitter feed.

3. Use each new contact as a starting point. The great thing about finding a good prospect on Twitter is that they are likely to know and follow other good prospects, too. By using this approach, you can quickly identify several (or maybe even dozens) of individuals and/or businesses that you might like to work with in the future.

4. Do Twitter marketing the right way. Although your initial efforts might be focused on personal introductions, you want your Twitter account to be a source of new information and insights. That way, your prospects have a reason to follow you. Also, a healthy Twitter marketing campaign can attract new prospects that you hadn't previously targeted all on its own.

5. Create a sales pipeline. If you're going to turn Twitter contacts into customers, you'll probably have to have a process that involves other social profiles, your business website, or even a phone call at some point. Twitter is great for making introductions and spreading information, but most businesses won’t want to rely on it when it comes to furthering opportunities or closing the deal.

Twitter can be a great tool for creating sales and beginning new business relationships, but you need to make the most of every contact and every tweet. So, get started with these tips, and when you need more help – or to take your social media marketing to the next level – get in touch with the WebRevelation team so we can create a plan just for you.

Posted in : Tips and Tricks | 
Tags : twitter


Blog Categories
RSS All Posts
RSS Announcements
RSS Blogging
RSS Business Strategy
RSS CRM
RSS e-commerce
RSS Email Marketing
RSS ERP
RSS FYI
RSS Mobile Apps
RSS Mobile Websites
RSS Online Marketing
RSS Online Profile Management
RSS SEO/SMO/SMM
RSS Tips and Tricks
RSS Website Content
RSS Websites

GoogleRSS
YahooRSS
MSNRSS
Tags
klyde warren park dallas food festival blogging tips blogging for home builders landing pages problems internet marketing attracting customers inbound marketing marketing blogs social media mobile tips blogging effective blogging leads business listings online profile seo search engines google places mobile website responsive design seo for blogs marketing strategy online marketing build community build online community relationship marketing video video marketing online video erp manufacturer entrepreneur motivation customer appreciation gifts whole foods real simple general electric content websites organization effective 10 demands entrepreneurs 5 reasons people fail 3 surefire ways to grow plan infobeasity get motivated linkedin networking cms custom content management system b2b; online marketing sem search engine marketing conflict management small business crm manufacturer websites google keywords manufacturing manufacturing software smm business in texas texas opportunities mobile friendly google change mobile app website mistakes effective design website advertising ecommerce
Quicksearch
Email Signup  


Testimonials
Everyone at WebRevelation is always willing to help and answer questions.  ...
It has been a true blessing to find and work with WebRevelation. They have prove...
Contact Us

Web Design in Oklahoma
Call  405.607.0349

Web Design in Texas
Call  817.283.3324