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Kevin Casey
Kevin Casey

10 Smart Enterprise Uses For Twitter

From recruiting to keeping an eye on the competition, Twitter can help your company do certain jobs much better. Check out these 10 tips.
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When it comes to social media and its business applications, Twitter can be about more than, well, Twitter. It's a good venue for keeping up with broader social and community developments--and how those might be useful in your business. You're likely to hear how another firm is engaging with another site such as Quora, for example. Invest the time to follow an appropriate mix of people and publications. (Cough, The BrainYard is a fine place to start.) Twitter chats, conducted via the famed hashtag, can be another valuable source of learning. An example: #blogchat meets every Sunday night at 8 p.m. CT for a discussion on blogging best practices, trends, and related topics. TweetChat is a third-party site that can help control the volume of various hashtag-based conversations.


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10/14/2011 | 2:55:05 AM
re: 10 Smart Enterprise Uses For Twitter
Good recommendations here. The only thing I would say is I'm not sure how much Twitter could be used to communicate internally. I don't see that being a big communication mechanism for getting messages to employees.
Brian Prince, InformationWeek contributor
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