Friday, 23 August 2013

Should I be on Twitter? - The MYOB Show

On The MYOB Show today we look into why you should be promoting your freelance services or creative projects on Twitter.

With over over 9 thousand tweets a second, 500 million Twitter users and over 1 billion tweets a week Twitter is an increasingly important and popular way to get you message out.

Twitter is free, popular and easy to use so there is nothing to stop you giving it a go! Find out why you should take some time learn how Twitter to help you, your creative projects or business.

Who's on the show?
Putting Faces the the names: Brian Lee and Dom O'Neill

Guest: Brian Lee - Radio presenter and web site creator for Radio Tyneside in Newcastle Upon Tyne (UK). Brian knows his way around a keyboard and has a great understanding of the behind the scenes action which goes on on-line.

Presenter: Dom O'Neill - A media professional with 10 years experience in the broadcast industries in the UK. Dom set up The MYOB Show and has many years of experience working with social media for radio shows.

Producer: Alistair Goodier - MA student studying Radio Production and Management at the University of Sunderland. 

Why listen?

Not convinced at the benefits of Twitter? On today's MYOB Show we discover why you or your creative project should use Twitter to promo your ideas and build your professional networks. We'll find out what works, what can go wrong and what easy steps you need to take to become successful in the "Twittersphear".

Want to know how to be an online Twitter expert?

Listen to The MYOB Show On-Demand!

Want to know more?

You can find out loads of info via the blogs which inspired today's show blog 1 and blog 2.

You can find out loads of useful and interesting info free of charge via The MYOB blogs and Podcasts...

Podcasts such as...

How to Monetize a Blog

A show for those who love blog? Want to use blogging as another vital income stream? On the show we find out how to monetize your blog.

Building an Audience: Podcasting

A show which seeks expert help to find out how to grow your online audience.

Want your web site to jump to the top of Bing and Google's search results? Find out what your first step is via the blog.

You may also find the following books helpful - books available via The MYOB Shop
Book 1

Twitter Marketing For Dummies (For Dummies (Computers))

What's it about?

"Get the latest tweets, tools, tips, and techniques and kick-start your Twitter marketing campaign! As the fastest-growing social networking service with more than 50 million tweets posted per day, Twitter poses a plethora of marketing possibilities."

Reader Reviews 

Readers have rated this book 4 out of 5.

If you are new to Twitter this book is defiantly worth a read and your can get it for under £5 via The MYOB Shop or at

Book 2

Twitter Business Basics: The Jargon-Free Guide to Twitter Marketing Success

What's it about?

"It’s all about being SOCIABLE.

Trying to sell your product, engage with customers or gain followers all in 140 characters or less - sound impossible? It doesn’t have to be. Twitter Business Basics guides you through all aspects of the Twitter-sphere with humorous anecdotes and real-world examples – and absolutely NO confusing jargon. Author Lewis Love explains terminology, dispels myths and provides actionable advice for a successful Twitter marketing campaign. Most importantly of all, Lewis reminds us that people join Twitter to be sociable, NOT to be sold at."

Reader Reviews 

This book has not been reviewed yet by users. 

The book is priced at just over £2 via the Kindle Store and we believe it's defiantly worth a read. Plus you can try the start of the ebook for free, Which is always good.

Book 3

Valuable Content Marketing: How to Make Quality Content the Key to Your Business Success

What's it about?

"Unthink what you've learned about sales and marketing communication. If you want to engage potential customers and help your business stand out from the crowd, you need to do things differently. From websites, white papers and blogs to tweets, newsletters and video, content is king in the digital world, now more than ever before. Get it right and you have a huge opportunity to connect with clients and customers in ways they appreciate and trust - they'll soon be knocking at your door wanting to do business with you. Valuable Content Marketing shows you how to create and share the type of information that clients, customers and search engines really want - on your website, using social media, and through more traditional methods. Whether you're starting a business or looking to grow, this book shows you how to get better results from your marketing efforts."


Reader Reviews

This book has been given 5 out of 5 stars by amazon readers.

If you are looking for a book to help you create quality online information and content to work with your Twitter presence this book is a must read.

If you not sure if its for you, don't worry because you can try before you buy. You can download the start of the book for free via The Kindle Store.

I hope they help.

Take care.

Dom O'Neill


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