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Making money on Twitter

Last week I received a present of my very own (or our very own) Twitter mug (see photo). The customized mug features photos of some of those folks on Twitter who, in Twitter-speak, are following the Sales 2.0 Network. An enterprising mug maker in Cork, Ireland – who is also an active netizen with Twitter and blogging activities of his own – will create your own Twitter mug for you – if that’s what floats your boat.

With all of the hoopla about Twitter, and the recent rumors about Google as an imminent acquirer, it’s good to see at least someone has figured out how to make money from Twitter.

Most of the salespeople I talk to about Twitter are pretty confused as to what it is, whether it’s a useful business tool, or just another way of being constantly interrupted. To shed some light on the topic, I’ve compiled here some useful links that you might find useful to help you figure out where Twitter might fit in your arsenal of sales 2.0 tools. (Hint: after LinkedIn, Jigsaw, Plaxo etc.)

  1. Here’s a great video that explains how Twitter works: Twitter in Plain English
  2. An interview with Twitter CEO Evan Williams, and finally,

  3. Some mercenary guidance: Make Money with Twitter! 5 Monetization Models

Let us know what you think.



About The Author

Donal Daly
Donal Daly
Donal Daly is Executive Chairman of Altify having founded the company in 2005. He is author of numerous books and ebooks including the latest Amazon #1 Bestseller Digital Sales Transformation in a Customer First World (Nov 3, 2017) and his previous Amazon #1 Best-sellers Account Planning in Salesforce and Tomorrow | Today: How AI Impacts How We Work, Live, and Think. Altify is Donal’s fifth global business enterprise.
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