Can You Really Grow Your Photography Business With Twitter?

Is Twitter really a way you can grow your photography business? Or is it just a passing fad?

I’ve been on Twitter now for over a year, and I must say it’s my number one source for online growth. I find clients that way. I find traffic to my sites. I find new friends. I’ve found speaking opportunities. And I find a ton of resources every day.

I’ve even mentioned using Twitter on this blog before. (Wedding Photographers Can Fill Up Their Calendars With Twitter)

So today I thought I would show you a new angle to using Twitter.

If you’re active with Tweeting, meaning you post regularly to your Twitter account, you can move traffic anywhere you choose. On any given day, we use Twitter to share tips and information with our followers. And with several thousand followers, we have quite a bit of people to direct to different locations.

We usually share resources all over the web – not just to our blog or website. But as we were looking through our stats today, we noticed a huge spike – on the day we released a post about a new product we were offering.

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We talked. And people listened. And we drove a ton of new traffic to one page on our blog in a short period of time. And we also had a ton of people take action on that new product that day as well.

How you can really use Twitter
Twitter is very easy to use. Sign up. Put in your bio. Upload a photograph. And start tweeting.

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