In its current State of the Twittersphere report, Hubspot is finding what it calls some “surprising things.” The biggest surprise seems to be that many “Twitterers” aren’t actually using it
- 79.79% failed to provide a homepage URL
- 75.86% of users have not entered a bio in their profile
- 68.68% have not specified a location
- 55.50% are not following anyone
- 54.88% have never tweeted
- 52.71% have no followers
Download TweetDeck – go to www.tweetdeck.com and download this free application. It will enable you to manage the conversation from the people you follow and organize them into logical groups.
Sign up with TweetLater – go to www.tweetlater.com and sign up. It will enable you to automatically follow back to those who follow you.
Install BigTweet – BigTweet enables you to distribute interesting information from the web to your followers. Install it on your browser’s toolbar from www.bigtweet.com.
Search for people to follow — you can do this either through your Twitter interface or by using a tool like www.twitseeker.com.
By establishing a systematic approach to communicating through Twitter, it can become great tool for building that word-of-mouth presence that all marketers are looking for.