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(Updated October 2016)

Twitter is a way of sending short bits of information to your subscribers. The messages are limited to 140 character at a time, called a "tweet."

Let your clients know what you are doing for them, post short descriptions of new listings, keep your team on schedule. Learn more from the following articles and resources (And be sure to follow NAR Information Services and NAR's other Twitter accounts).  (A.Siudzinski, Senior Library Information Specialist)

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Why Use Twitter?

Twitter 101 for small business, (The Balance, Aug. 12, 2016).

6 simple hacks that will that will turn you into a Twitter marketing genius, (Forbes, Aug. 9, 2016).

Why do I need Twitter for my business?, (Digital Resource, Mar. 21, 2016).

How to use Twitter for your business, (Twitter, 2015).

The definitive guide to marketing your business on Twitter, (Forbes, Sept. 15, 2015).

Twitter for business: what smart marketers are doing with Twitter, (Social Media Examiner, Feb. 13, 2015).

4 keys to marketing on Twitter, (Entrepreneur, May 21, 2015).

Twitter & Real Estate

Twitter marketing for real estate agents, (Realty Biz News, Aug. 3, 2016).

Getting real estate tweet ideas with Google Alerts, (Metro Depth, 2016).

Twitter tips for real estate agents, (iHOUSEweb blog, Sept. 21, 2015).

Twitter marketing tips for real estate agents, (ActiveRain, July 22, 2016).

5 ways to achieve Twitter success for your real estate business, (Standard Marketing, July 16, 2015).

Don’t make these 3 Twitter mistakes, (REALTOR® Magazine, July 2016).

’Twitter’ those thumbs to sell more real estate, (Clean Slate/Better Homes and Gardens, June 24, 2015).

How real estate agents use Twitter to generate leads, (29 Doors, July 3, 2015).

Social Media for REALTORS®: 101 Dos and Don'ts, (National Association of REALTORS®).

eBooks & Other Resources

The following eBooks and digital audiobooks are available to NAR members:

301 Ways to Use Social Media to Boost Your Marketing (Kindle, OverDrive Read, EPUB eBook, PDF eBook)

Learn Twitter in 10 minutes (OverDrive Read, EPUB eBook)

The New Handshake (Kindle, PDF eBook)

The Twitter Book  (Kindle, OverDrive Read, EPUB eBook, PDF eBook)

Twitter for Dummies (Kindle, OverDrive Read, EPUB eBook, PDF eBook)

Twitter: Free Social Networking for Business (OverDrive Read, EPUB eBook, PDF eBook)

Twitter Marketing Tips (OverDrive Read, EPUB eBook, PDF eBook)

Twitter Means Business (Kindle, PDF eBook)

Twitter Power (OverDrive Read, EPUB eBook, PDF eBook)

Twitter Top Success and Best Practices: Twitter Experts Share The World's Greatest Tips (OverDrive Read, EPUB eBook, PDF eBook)

Field Guides & More

These field guides and other resources in the Virtual Library may also be of interest:

Field Guide to Effective Online Marketing

Field Guide to Facebook

Information Services Blog

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