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Use Twitter Hashtags to create a local business community

#Biz

Have you notices loads of tweets with #Biz type Hashtags?

For example #Bizitalk #NewForestBiz

Ever wondered what they are? They are a way of attracting the attention of twitter users to businesses that they may be interested in.

 

Here is a quick summary…

60 seconds on… Twitter Hashtags

 

So if you are trying to promote your business with Twitter, it can be hard on your own, but if you promote other businesses, and they promote yours, Together Everyone Achieves More (That’s TEAM. See what I did there? :o)

so – here’s a quick plan…

  • Decide on your hashtag
  • Search on Twitter for associated businesses, maybe local to you.
  • Retweet their tweets, but add your hashtag.
  • Tweet regularly something like… “Do you have a business in or around xxxx? Promote it with hashtag #XXXXBiz, then RT others to promote each other. “
  • Everytime you put out a promoting tweet of your own, add the Hashtag to it.
  • … and repeat

 

Soon, people who you are ReTweeting will start to thank you, and ReTweet your tweets, and those of other businesses using the hashtag.

 

Bingo! You have your own Online Business Support Community. Long may you grow and prosper.

 

Bye for Now.

Chris Smith

chris smith