From left, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, former Jeb Bush aide Ethan Czahor and Bobby Jindal.
Post by Megan Totka
Though the presidential campaigns are just now getting off the ground, we’ve already seen some interesting moments from both sides of the candidate pool. Unsurprisingly, many of these moments have taken place over social media, bringing to mind some poignant tips that presidential candidates and small business owners could both benefit from. These are four Twitter tips we’ve learned from the presidential campaigns so far.
Use social media to announce big news
1When Hillary Clinton tweeted, “I’m running for president. Everyday Americans need a champion, and I want to be that champion,” Twitter went wild. Within half an hour, Clinton was being mentioned in 7,000 tweets per minute. Her original tweet received over 100,000 retweets, with favorites close behind. While you’ll likely never achieve these staggering numbers, you can hit the high points of your industry by using social media to announce exciting news. Whether you’re bringing on new and talented staff or doing business with another company, Twitter and Facebook can be great platforms to get your news out to the general public. And like it or not, popularity counts. Continue reading