Twitter is the hub of everything that is usually happening around you.
It is also the one place where the audience is mature and are more interested in political affairs as opposed to entertainment. Serious conversations begin on Twitter then move on to other platforms. It is the home of trending hashtags and the best place to start a movement. However, what more can you do on Twitter? Although you’re only allowed 140 characters, you can use your minutes on Twitter a bit more carefully and you will be surprised. Here are a few things you need to try as soon as possible.
1. Help me find a job
It’s easier to get noticed on Twitter than on other platforms. Everything literally depends on what you tweet. All you have to do is ensure you’re following companies of interest, follow leaders in your industry and potential employers. Retweet any interesting information that you think any potential employer would be interested in. How you describe yourself also matters, don’t forget to include links to your work or other online profiles like LinkedIn. You can also get job notifications on Twitter if you sign up for TweetBeep which delivers job postings to your email.
2. Get career advice
Ever wanted to connect with experts in your field of work? Well, Twitter has the right people for you. There’s a thing known as Twitter list, this is a list of people who are experts in your field they basically give you expert advice and answer your questions.
3. Get access to celebrities
It’s easier to get to celebrities or get their attention on Twitter. Twitter has made their platform so interactive that it’s easier to get a response from celebrities than on any other platform.
4. Get all the information you need
There are people who use Twitter as their primary source of news and this is based on the fact that things easily trend on Twitter than on other social media platforms. With the right keywords you can easily get a hold of any type of news. Simply type a news topic into the search field (hashtag or no hashtag), and you’ll get up-to-the-minute headlines appearing before your eyes.
5. Join in trending conversations
Like we mentioned earlier, Twitter is the place to be part of active trending conversations. Most online revolutions have taken place on Twitter because of the ability to trend fast. This is also a great way to connect with other like minded people who have the same opinions as you. In case you didn’t know, there’s something called ‘Twitter chats’ where people connect in real time and discuss whatever is trending at the time. All you have to do is type a topic or a hashtag that you think is relevant and would connect you to a conversation that is happening about it.
If you’re interested in serious topics and business topics then Twitter would be the ideal place for you. Instagram is ideal for content creators while Facebook is ideal for memes and long written stories which can quickly trend as well.