This is Part 9 in a series of 10 MM Minutes about Demystifying Twitter.
A strong brand is invaluable to artists. Twitter is one of the quickest ways to build brand recognition for you and your art business. A strong and recognizable creative brand is invaluable to an artist and serves to communicate credibility to your prospective collectors and buyers and other artists as well.
We have learned about your @Name, Profile picture and bio, and Twitter and Your Website. This week we learn:
- Always give due credit. Giving credit is an important part of the Twitter community.
- Always thank people for Re-tweeting or replying to your tweets. It is courteous to respond to those that send you direct messages or replies.
- Don’t bombard your followers with numerous tweets in a row. The exception is during a TweetChat when you may have several tweets. I usually tweet a heads up before a chat that I will have many tweets in the next hour.
- Link well. If you cite something, give the link.
- Know the difference and be considerate of Replying vs. DMing people.
- Don’t #Hashtag #Every #Word
- Don’t retweet yourself.
- Play nice with others.
- Don’t rant too often, if ever.
- Learn the lingo. Check out “Twitter Commands Reference Guide“.
- Be a good self-promoter. If your feed has only plugs for yourself and pitches to buy your artwork, most of your followers will unfollow you. People can spot a marketing spammer quickly.
Never fret if you lose a follower or two…this happens every day and is the name of the game.
Action Step: Use the above information to create high value tweets.
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