When I started freelancing, I had no idea where to start off with. I was completely naive to the social platforms except Facebook (that too was just to stay in touch with family and friends). Once I explored a few, it was Twitter that caught my eye instantly. I am not saying that other social media sites were not fascinating enough but Twitter was more intriguing.
One thing I came across as a freelancer was, you have to develop social circle within your niche. You must stay socially active and make an attractive profile.
Thus, when I joined Twitter, I got viable information regarding my field and it really helped me boost my social appearance.
Hence, here I would like to share my reasons for Twitter being the best place for Freelancers.
It Connects you with Your Niche
Twitter is the quickest and easiest way to approach people from your niche. Being a freelancer, you need social connections to explore your potential avenues for which Twitter provides a perfect platform. It gives you the opportunity to connect with right kind of people and easily interact with them directly.
The Twitter interface is quite active and you get to have a lot of information in a short span of time. Hence, you can easily manage what kind of information you are looking for and what kind of people you want to stay connected with and also learn from their experiences.
It helps you market faster
Once you develop a following it helps you gain an audience for your site or blog. You can get faster responses to your blog or site on Twitter because people are informed instantly you make a tweet about your new work or blog post. it creates a snowball effect that your information is shared faster here. People retweet you which moves you from one set of audience to another and you end up marketing your work to a wider audience in a short time. It lets you grab attention in an instant, draw relevant people towards your blog or site and gives you
People retweet you which moves you from one set of audience to another and you end up marketing your work to a wider audience in a short time. It lets you grab attention in an instant, draw relevant people towards your blog or site and gives you an opportunity to convert potential customers into clients.
Share your Opinions
Twitter helps you to share your opinions among your niche and also let you make insightful posts let your audience know what they are looking for. You can share your opinions with industry experts and seek their responses instantly. It might happen that your opinion strikes some expert and you explore a box of opportunities to grow.
Wider access to Clients
You can easily get access to clients on twitter as you built your rapport among your niche. However, this requires your active participation in trending topics of your field. Remember, you have to establish your brand to be noticed by the potential clients. You can also follow various freelance recruiters who frequently post jobs from around the world and give you a better chance to access a wider range of clients across the globe.
You Learn A Lot
Twitter is an activity hub which keeps you updated and informed about your niche for every minute. You will always find a webinar, a podcast, an informative article or an industry expert sharing their experiences. It gives you room to keep grooming and keep learning new things which ultimately helps yo to grow in the right direction.