Posted on 03 June 2008 by Russ
Twitter is certainly a cool way to keep friends and family abreast on what you are doing. I have used it in the past and have started using it to keep folks up to date on RF Web Studio. I was looking for creative ways to show off my twitter feed. Among the best that I found were the Twitter application for Facebook and the Twitter Badge. There are some more useful Twitter tools at Quickonlinetips.com that WordPress users may appreciate.
The biggest thing though that I have found is that Google and other search engines index your Twitter Feed. So using relevant key phrases in your Tweets is a good way to get some search engine exposure. Try searching for “Twitter ‘your name’ ” or “Twitter hillary clinton” in your favorite search engine. They are indexed in some way shape of form.
Is Twitter worth the time? I know I don’t wake up and think “hey let me go Tweet”, but I have added the Be Twittered Gadget to my iGoogle Home page, and that makes it pretty easy to add Tweets without interrupting my daily activities and getting too side tracked.
If you are thinking about using Twitter or want to know more about it, read up on Problogger. Of just sign up for a Twitter account and start Tweeting.
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