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Ladies, do you tweet? I mean professionally, not privately. Does it work? How do you use it to best effect? Why does it look so weirdly messy? I've managed to upload a picture, and am following a couple of people, but don't really know what to do now.

 

Gents, do you follow WG's tweets? What do you think of the whole thing?

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Ladies, do you tweet? I mean professionally, not privately. Does it work? How do you use it to best effect? Why does it look so weirdly messy? I've managed to upload a picture, and am following a couple of people, but don't really know what to do now.

 

Gents, do you follow WG's tweets? What do you think of the whole thing?

I don't tweet and don't understand it, but that's because I'm not interested enough in it.  Horses for courses.

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I don't use it. i think it has some canny software which can spread through all your social networking and end up in the wrong place.

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The Twitter backlash begins.

 

Originally when Twitter began I created a couple of anonymous profiles related to several non-punting interests and had a play to see what all the fuss was about.  A bit like FB, you have to take a look and judge for yourself.  For some people social networking is fine but I value my privacy and I don't want to get embroiled in the minutiae of other people's lives.  

 

As a marketing tool it is probably effective, I don't know, but for me to investigate a Twitter profile would be the last stage.  Website first for me.  

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Call me a luddite but I've never used Twitter & have no intention of using it. Ditto Facebook and all the other so called social media sites.

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The Twitter backlash begins.

 

Originally when Twitter began I created a couple of anonymous profiles related to several non-punting interests and had a play to see what all the fuss was about.  A bit like FB, you have to take a look and judge for yourself.  For some people social networking is fine but I value my privacy and I don't want to get embroiled in the minutiae of other people's lives.  

 

As a marketing tool it is probably effective, I don't know, but for me to investigate a Twitter profile would be the last stage.  Website first for me.  

 

I meant to vote up on that. Stupid bloody tablet :blink:.

 

I don't use any of them either, but I did have a Formspring question and answer page whilst it was still going and that was fun. You still got to bore people shitless with tedious minutiae and drumbang your opinions on anything and everything, but it was sort of politely British in that you had to wait to be asked first. If I want to do likewise now, I just stick it on my blog :).

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Yeah, that'll be right. When dinosaurs like me come out to play, the trend is probably over. In the course if the recent IPO I read somewhere that 96% of twitter account holders tweet rarely, or not at all.

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Yes I have a professional twitter account and I have had bookings from it.Its just another marketing tool like blogging or being on escort directories.

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Yeah, that'll be right. When dinosaurs like me come out to play, the trend is probably over. In the course if the recent IPO I read somewhere that 96% of twitter account holders tweet rarely, or not at all.

 

I follow ladies I have met on twitter and share titbits (mostly funny things) with them and other folks they see. It's quite useful when AW is down.

 

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I have a twitter account thats linked to a lot of the bands ive dealt with etc,go through random bursts of posting weird pics and stuff but generally find it too much like hard work.It seems you need to put in quite a lot of work to get a following posting wise.
As for whether its effective The ladies you see on there seem to have quite a lot of followers and quite busy profiles.How many of those followers turn into bookings however??

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Ladies, do you tweet? I mean professionally, not privately. Does it work? How do you use it to best effect? Why does it look so weirdly messy? I've managed to upload a picture, and am following a couple of people, but don't really know what to do now.

 

Gents, do you follow WG's tweets? What do you think of the whole thing?

My view, for which I anticipate loads of abuse, is that the "social media" frenzy is a load of bollocks!!

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Ladies, do you tweet? I mean professionally, not privately. Does it work? How do you use it to best effect? Why does it look so weirdly messy? I've managed to upload a picture, and am following a couple of people, but don't really know what to do now.

 

Gents, do you follow WG's tweets? What do you think of the whole thing?

Twitter is for people who have far too much time on their hands, end of. I'd rather have hot needles stuck into my ball sack.

 

So I won't be reading an WG tweets or anybody else's this century. No offence.

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Twitter for work is really useful as, even though it's pretty boring (that's besides the point, it's marketing) it's brought me quite a few clients who've tended to book longer appointments as they've 'interacted' with you even if it's only in the most minute way.

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have experimented with twitter and didnt realy like it

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I tweet I wouldn't say it brings business in although I do have the odd 'follower' and I have used it to chat to a couple of other people, it has attracted some guys who ask for me to tweet pictures of me in lingerie, or those who message and seem to want a chat or are just playing at being interested in a WG. Not had anyone follow through on twitter. I find it useful for updates on events, traffic and travel issues, that sort of thing. Also read some useful and interesting articles linked to from tweets.

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My view, for which I anticipate loads of abuse, is that the "social media" frenzy is a load of bollocks!!

 

No abuse, but my view is the opposite (whatever the opposite of bollocks is).

 

Social media (and twitter in particular) is a valuable medium for me.  Twitter provides me pointers to a lot of information.  It's where I find out what is happening in the news, where I find what is new in the fields I work in, where I find out what clubs / shows / events are happening, what new albums are coming out, etc.

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Twitter is for people who have far too much time on their hands, end of. I'd rather have hot needles stuck into my ball sack.

 

Yes, it's for when you have time on your hands.  My main time to read twitter is on the train to and from work.  I did try sticking hot needles into my ball sack instead, but some boring do-gooder in the next seat complained to the ticket inspector.  It's health and safety gone mad, I tell you.

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I have never tweeted or whatever it is. I cannot say my life has been ruined by not knowing what z list celebs are doing. As for information, it it a rumour mill.

Would I follow an escort on twitter? I would be too jealous to hear which lucky chap has just walked through the door.

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I have never tweeted or whatever it is. I cannot say my life has been ruined by not knowing what z list celebs are doing. As for information, it it a rumour mill.

Would I follow an escort on twitter? I would be too jealous to hear which lucky chap has just walked through the door.

 

You've never used twitter, yet you know it is a rumour mill?

 

Major news agencies post on twitter, research organisations post on twitter, big business posts on twitter.

 

Your comment is just like saying "the newsagent sells 'hello' magazine so I won't buy anything from the newsagent" or "TV shows 'the Kardashians' so I wont watch any TV".

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No abuse, but my view is the opposite (whatever the opposite of bollocks is).

 

Social media (and twitter in particular) is a valuable medium for me.  Twitter provides me pointers to a lot of information.  It's where I find out what is happening in the news, where I find what is new in the fields I work in, where I find out what clubs / shows / events are happening, what new albums are coming out, etc.

That is surely a question for a new thread. I tried to vote this comment up, but I have given away all my Brownie points for the day already (at 10.00 that's a record!!). :)

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No abuse, but my view is the opposite (whatever the opposite of bollocks is).

 

Social media (and twitter in particular) is a valuable medium for me.  Twitter provides me pointers to a lot of information.  It's where I find out what is happening in the news, where I find what is new in the fields I work in, where I find out what clubs / shows / events are happening, what new albums are coming out, etc.

I've been able to look up problems on the roads before or even during travel, and a police force in a town in my county are absolutely hilarious to follow. Also caught up with people I know with similar interests. There is a lot of rubbish on there, but there's also a lot of very useful stuff. I used it abroad to keep up with a sporting event friends where involved in, they posted results as it happened all coming to my mobile phone.

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I have not used Twitter and not sure I ever will - lack of time springs to mind definitely.. And the word Dinosaur in my case is very much accurate Uschi :P

 

Saying that, I do know of another lady who started it a year or two ago, just as a bit of fun and she says the majority of her website traffic comes from her twitter account, so if used right it probably does make a big difference.

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I use twitter - I have my own account and another separate account for my more "secret" interests. I have used the latter to contact WGs in the course of planning visits. I see it as a marketing tool that I can opt in to what I am interested in. I don't have to follow those people/organisations in wholm I have no interest. It is a little bit of "bubblegum," but I find it useful and at times titilating.

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I have an account - but nobody ever looks at it and I dont even look at it myself - my mum has an account that she made a few tweets on initially - but has not done so for nearly 2 years.

 

I think it works for the famous as people will want to know, for example - who Richard Dawkins is insulting today - or what colour of knickers Victoria Beckham is going to wear today - it is also good for jouranlists to post tweets of news items

 

but who else needs it?

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You've never used twitter, yet you know it is a rumour mill?

 

Major news agencies post on twitter, research organisations post on twitter, big business posts on twitter.

 

Your comment is just like saying "the newsagent sells 'hello' magazine so I won't buy anything from the newsagent" or "TV shows 'the Kardashians' so I wont watch any TV".

 

True, but I was never rational.

I was thinking about the recent case where tweets flew back and forth over the Tory grandee and child abuse ( Senior moment robs me of the names) Twitter was indeed a rumour mill there. Also a lot of people says that it does take time to settle down over stories and a lot of rumours begin then fade.

I am also pleased to state I did not know what a Kardashain was(had to look it up on GOOGLE).

Sounds like you use and like Twitter and that is fine, it is just not for me.

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