To Twitter or Not to Twitter part 2
25-30 more people are following me each day. "Follow" in Twitterspeak means that they want to read my posts or "Tweets" as they are streamed each day. There is a debate on whether one should reciprocate and follow everyone that follows you. I am checking each person's profile and Twitter posts. With few exceptions, I am following each person that follows me.
One of the great benefits is that my blog and websites appear to be more "findable" by Google. The posts are alerting the Google bots to my presence. The people I follow are encouraging and positive. I can learn so much from their approach.
Even as a Twitter newbie, I am being "retweeted". Translation: my posts (tweets) are being repeated by others. This adds value to my contribution to the community. One of the multitude of applications is http://twittergrader.com. I checked it a few days ago, and my grade was 90 out of 100. The people at 99 are the elite in the twittervers. Not bad for just starting out, eh?
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