Are you using twitter? Does it bring you clients.? Can it work to help people who go to your website or blog ask you quick questions?
I'm fairly addicted to twitter.
I like the idea of being human on twitter. Sometimes I have small bits of info to share and am really busy with not enough time to do a full blog article. I don't have to compose a perfect well written blog full of concise data. I can talk about things other than real estate. I believe this is helpful in life and for my business. This business for me is about relationships. Relationships are created by humans. So, It makes sense to me that twitter is a good avenue. I've been doing it for only a month or so. I checked it out a year ago and didn't understand it. I think because it wasn't complicated enough. Heh heh.
I see lots of what I would consider spammers. Plenty of real estate ones. It's as though some real estate twitter folks have prewritten blogs that they post en masse and send off a tinyurl en masse to twitterers. I don't want to be one of those.
I posted on my website a widget that shows what my last tweet was ...(well I am transitioning my website so it is only on the new pages) It would be cool if people were able to ask questions directly from that widget, but all they get to do is read. However they could go on and sign up at www.twitter.com
I've also been researching this weekend about the value of followers and following on twitter. http://scobleizer.com/2008/03/23/the-secret-to-twitter/
This gentleman's blog gives a reasonable and interesting view on the value of following and how that relates to listening. Listening is key if you are in sales so for me this has value. Do you prefer followers or following.....or a hub of both?
I'd like to hear what results or experiences you have had with twitter.
To follow me on twitter I am maryannead