Twitter has finally released an official Twitter Follow Button for websites and blogs which will let the users to follow the twitter accounts directly from the websites they visit frequently. The official Twitter Button is available in two different background colors to suit the look and feel of your website or blog. Like official twitter tweet button, you can add twitter follow button to your WordPress blog, website or blogger blog.
Integrating your Facebook fan page with your twitter account allows you to share anything with your fans and followers from one place only. You can share everything like status updates, links, photos, notes and events with your followers on Twitter directly from your Facebook page or you can choose the kinds of things you want to share both on Twitter and Facebook. Here is a complete tutorial on integrating Facebook fan page with twitter account.
Web marketers love Twitter. It helps business to connect with their potential customers. You can send special offers for your followers. You can even communicate with your competitors & learn the tricks from them. All this has been made possible with twitter which has opened doors forbusiness marketing. It is a fantastic way to use twitter for business marketing .In this article I would like to introduce you to three simple ways where one can use twitter for business marketing that can help promote your business.
Twitter is a great source to promote your blog. Almost every successfull blogger use twitter to promote his blog. Its a great way to connect with your readers. If you are on WordPress, here is plugin called tweetable which helps to integrate twitter into your blog. Tweetable can automatically tweet links to your blog posts as they are published.
Tweetable can also display your blog posts in your sidebar with a customizable widget, which can even display your follower count.
TwitterFox is a Firefox extension that notifies you of your friends’ status on Twitter. TwitterFox adds a tiny icon on the status bar that notifies you when your friends update their status. You can also update your tweets using the text input field.
How to use TwitterFox:
After installing TwitterFox, a gray TwitterFox icon will appear on the status bar. Click on this icon to open setup preference panel.
You might have seen many publishers showing Twitter updates on their web page or blog. You can see my Twitter updates here at the bottom of my blog. You can also show your twitter updates on your web page/blog easily. Just follow the procedure given below to add twitter to your web page/blog.
Step 1: Sign in to your twitter account and go to Settings tab
Here is a very cool application Twitkut, developed by Ankit Ahuja. Twitkut displays your recent tweets on your Orkut profile page. It also shows you which of your friends are using Twitkut so that you can follow them. It can also shows you combined recent tweets so you don’t have to follow them separately on Twitter.
To add this application to your Orkut page, simply navigate to Twitkut Application Page and add this application to your profile.
Here is a warning for users of Twitter. If you receive a direct message or a direct message email notification that redirects to a page that looks like Twitter.com, don’t sign in there as it could be scam. If you click at that website, someone else will gain access to your account. Look closely at the URL, it is another domain. Look at the screenshot below: