Save Twitter Search Results for Prospecting
though it may sound counterintuitive, you can use twitter to make online sales, that means you never need to send a single tweet to get value out of twitter, You will even get more value out of it if you do tweet but you can use twitter as just a search engine to do that. You will want to use twitter search functionality to find leads and other great contacts such as potential business partners, you can do that by searching for terms or hashtags related to your business or key industry and those of the interests of your target audience. To use twitter search in the most effective way you want to save searches for the most popular hashtags related to your business or industry. Following online conference hashtags and then engaging with people who watched that conference is another great way to find business leads also you can use twitter to find people and then connect with them on linkedin. You can also find and connect with people on linkedin and then engage with them on twitter. Eith...
er approach works as long as you're using one in tandem with the other. Remember while it may be easy to find and reach out to a decision maker on linkedin, people tend to have their guard up on linkedin is a great place for social selling but that means that decision makers may expect a sales pitch to connect with those decision makers on more personal level, you may want to connect with them on twitter first that way you can discover and talk about common interests such as sports movies and hobbies to connect with those people most relevant to you on linkedin, find the executives and decision makers of the companies you want to work with. Search for their names on twitter or search for their name plus twitter using google to find their profile. Once you find their twitter profile, start a conversation with them unrelated to work or to anything they do professionally show them you have a common interest to them by replying to something they tweet of a more personal nature. When you use twitter as a search engine for prospecting, you have a competitive advantage. It becomes not just a social network where you can post your content, build a following. It also becomes a search engine. You can use to follow relevant conversations, engage with your audience and find business leads.