Social media is a valuable tool for promoting your business, and over all marketing content. Each social media network is different, and provides their own individual content sharing and ‘follow’ buttons. It is sometimes over whelming and hard for someone to understand and learn the different functions of each. The first step is to start by spending time on one site, and get familiar with it. Let’s start of by understanding Twitter functions with this comprehensive guide to help you understand how Twitter like/follow buttons work. You will soon be on your way to effective Twitter marketing.
Twitter Follow Button
What it’s For: This button promotes your business’ Twitter account. Wondering how? Well, once it is generated for your account, visitors to your site can “follow” your account with one click. This helps increase the amount of people who are following your posts, and enables you to increase your business.
How to Use it: Visit Twitter Help to customize your button’s feature account (the account you want people to follow). You can change it’s button color, language and whether you want the button to feature your business’ Twitter. Once generated, copy and paste the HTML code it creates and paste it where you want it to be on your website.
Twitter Tweet Button
What it’s For: Use this button to allow visitors to easily share content such as: blog posts or other websites. This extends the reach of your content to visitor’s Twitter networks, and ultimately increases you’re likely to maintain current customers, and gain new ones.
How To Use It: Visit Twitter Help to customize the look of the button, the text and URL is generates. You can also add an @mention for a Twitter account. A good way to increase your company’s account is to add your company username. It can held generate new followers.
Twitter Website Widgets
What They’re for: Twitter also allows you to create widgets to showcase your Twitter activity on your website. You can create a Twitter Profile Widget to show your most recent Twitter updates; a search widget to show search results in real time; a Faves Widget to highlight tweets you’ve marked as favorite; or a List Widget to showcase tweets from users on particular Twitter lists you’ve generated.
How To Use Them: Visit Twitter Help, choose “My Website,” select the type of widget you’d like to create, and customize your widget’s settings. Copy the HTML code and place is where you want the widget to display on your website.
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