The is a lot of fodder flying around the blogosphere after Neilson’s report on Twitter Retention. I think the study was a bit flawed and needed a bit more foundation on real people not just numbers.
My chime in on the conversation as posted on Linkedin.com Twitter Group:
As with any new from of communication there will always be those that dont get it. This was true, of email, pagers, cellphones and blogs. All of the aforementioned are very pervasive now and are just common vernacular today.
Twitter has bot the power and the buzz to be the next household communications word.
You may not get it now but than you may not be trying to get it because there is no immediate upside for you business today, don’t let this get you out of the conversation. Todays memetic behaviors of consumers often spread faster than the swine flu when the right catalyst hits. Twitter is just waiting one of these catalyst. ie: @AplusK and @CNN battle and @oprah
My advise hang in there, just start communicating with people, network, look around but don’t try to sell yet, when the damn burst you’ll be there. Keep the big white Motorola Cellphone in the back of your mind thinking of the days when we all said who the heck needs to be that ready to use a phone… my god that thing is huge… cellphones “I don’t get it…
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