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Hi, While I already use Face Book to support our VR: am not of the generation that "tweets". I am considering learning if it would be useful to marketing and promoting my VR. Would like to hear more detail from other owners regarding the pros and cons of using this
Any tips for learning would be greatly appreciated.
Great question. I'm no expert, but I know enough to recommend five things to help you get started:
It helps to learn as much as you can and then to just do it, be creative, have fun with it and make adjustments as you go along.
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Some examples of what we've done so far...it is a work in progress:
I have little doubt that it is in your best interest. I applaud your curiousity and encourage you to follow your instincts and learn a bit more about Twitter. I recently wrote about how Twitter is constantly improving and is progressing toward a search experience that provides richer and more relevant content for users (including guests doing vacation rental searches). We have written other articles related to Twitter you can search for.
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Have a look at Michael Stelzner ( SocialMediaExaminer), and Mari Smith, both on Facebook, as well as Curt's page. They provide lots of informative posts for people such as myself who are just starting off in Social Media. I'm sure there are others who offer plenty of additional tips too, but I have limited reading time!
Like murdock vacation rentals, my efforts so far are a work in progress, and there is lots to learn.
I would really like to change the linkedin link from a company number to our company name. If anyone can tell me how to do it, I would appreciate an explanation of how to go about it.
I don't remember how I was able to get our company name to be used instead of a number when setting it up in LinkedIn. You can try logging in and then viewing your company page and clicking the "Admin tools" drop-down arrow and then clicking on "Edit". If that doesn't work then you should be able to contact LinkedIn Support and have them help you change it to your business name.
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Thanks to all for taking time to write detailed responses. I may not get to this for awhile as I want to update my website first. But really like the promotional focus and ideas you've given. It makes the use of Twitter and Facebook more than just something "nice" to do.
Hi All--I'd forgotten that I posted this question and am just getting back to considering Twitter again to promote slow season rentals.
Is there another VR owner out there using Twitter successfully (or even marginally!) to market and post updates?
If so, I would I would like to follow your "tweets" to find out what you do. My Twitter username from what I can figure out is: