Twitter Publicity and PR to grow traffic and sales

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Twitter publicity: 
Make sure you know what you are doing before you Tweet all about it!

Want to connect with more journalists and reporters who can help you and your business get in the news? Twitter is THE platform for best connecting to 90% of the media folk I know!

It goes without saying that by being an active part of the Twitter community, you can…

– Reach a larger audience
– Generate more leads and
– Become the go-to source when customers are ready to buy.

Sharing the right mix of information is definitely a major factor when it comes to your success. As a small business owner, you need to make the time and invest resources into establishing a presence on twitter. This will provide you with the opportunity to grow your business with a Twitter publicity plan and gain loyal customers.

Before you get started, lay out your plan. You absolutely have to be dedicated to responding in a timely manner to customer comments, keeping the conversation going and answering all journalists requests for information.

Like all social media, there are rules and etiquette on how you use Twitter. Today, Twitter is such a vital part of your media outreach and you need to become versed in how it works, what the purpose of it is and how it can help you achieve the level of media coverage you seek for your business. Don’t allow yourself to look foolish or be annoying!

I can’t stress enough the importance of learning the rules of Twitter publicity BEFORE you start using it to contact journalists.

Once you have familiarized yourself with Twitter, I recommend following these simple tips to grow your Twitter publicity and PR:

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Check out a preview of my Twitter Publicity Mastery videos.

– Be the first responder to the requests for information from journalist…have an answer, have a link, have SOMETHING – just make it credible.
– Don’t send irrelevant Tweets. Pay attention to what journalists are looking for.
– Be interesting!
– Have complete contact information on your Twitter profile. This is a simple yet very overlooked rule.
– Try an @ (or [email protected]) mention with the journalist’s handle.

If you want to know how to grow business with twitter, these are just a few of the tips I recommend for getting Twitter publicity and PR. Check out my Twitter publicity mastery videos because I go much more into this subject.

Want to get your business discovered? Want to be quoted throughout the Internet? Don’t waste any more time trying to figure it all out on your own. I’m here to help you. Seriously… watch my videos. They're pretty spot on for entrepreneurs looking to get more publicity and PR. I want to change how PR is delivered to small business owners. If I can help you learn to get more media placement, you are much more likely to create success and sales. It's a skill that can pay you for life!

 

The next step for you is to learn more and put what I teach into practice. Download my free resource guide of the tools that I use – and how I use them to generate lots of sales.

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About the Author

Josh Elledge is U.S. Navy veteran and launched UpMyInfluence.com to help entrepreneurs attract the perfect audiences and grow their brands without the crazy costs associated with traditional PR companies.

UpMyInfluence’s purpose is to DEMOCRATIZE access to influence. Josh believes he has a moral imperative to help entrepreneurs serve the world with their collective messages while growing their revenue!

UpMyInfluence was the natural outgrowth of his first startup, SavingsAngel.com which has grossed more than $6 million in sales with less than $500 in advertising. He did it all through building authority and serving audiences in the media.

Josh is a weekly TV consumer expert in Orlando, writes a syndicated newspaper column to 1.1 million readers, and regularly appears on more than 75 TV stations across the country. All told, Josh has appeared in the media more than 2000 times.

Josh loves living in Orlando, FL with his wife and three children.