I love Twitter. I use it daily. I’ve learned some amazing tidbits and met some fabulous people. I highly, highly, encourage direct sellers to jump on the Twitter bandwagon. In fact, come follow me @directsalesblog, then come back and finish this article.
This is not a post about the benefits of using Twitter, nor how to get followers; and it’s not a post about the content of what you tweet. There are plenty of resources about that and that is an entirely different conversation.
Instead I want to talk about:
The Quickest Way to Get Me to Unfollow You on Twitter
DMs – Direct Messages are great opportunity to start a conversation in private. It’s a great platform to start building personal relationships or to say something that the entire Twitterverse doesn’t need to be bogged down with.
Note I mention words like conversation (indicating two-way), and personal and relationships.
What bugs the beegeebers out of me are Tweeps using the DM to spam me. If I have decided to follow you because you look interesting or whatever reason, and then you almost instantly send me a DM sending me to your FB page or website or to buy your book, then you’re spamming me. And I will instantly go unfollow you. You have your settings set up to autoreply with your ad. [Read more…] about Quickest Way to Get Me to Unfollow You on Twitter