Being a Digital Mom: The importance of being on Twitter
Many moms are immersing themselves in the waters of Twitter. Yet, some moms don't understand why it's important or necessary. Here are five reasons why Twitter is something you want to be on.
Twitter is an online social networking tool that allows anyone to communicate about anything, anywhere, via 140 characters. It is, to put it simply, a phenomenon!
My sister was one who encouraged me to get on Twitter back in March of 2008. I was pregnant with my fourth son and feeling very alone, very isolated and very much looking to connect with other mothers online. My sister thought Twitter would be great for me because it's a real-time social networking tool, and someone's always "on."
After kick and screaming a bit (I'll admit it), I dove into the Twitter waters.
This was my very first tweet:
I remember sitting on my mother-in-law's couch wondering, "Who is going to respond to this?" And then, within seconds, the tweets started to pour back in. The best part was, they were all from moms who were either watching the same Little Bill show on TV or knew exactly what I was talking about (especially the half smile part). I couldn't believe the immediate and instant connection that was made. It was incredible.
As I've become immersed more and more in the social media world and have started working with moms and companies, helping them get started on Twitter, I am more and more impressed with the importance of Twitter. It's a connector like no other, and it's free and it's easy.
Many moms ask me the question,
There are five reasons I love to recommend Twitter to other moms, especially moms who are very much excited about and love the digital world of social media.