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Top 10 Search Engine Optimization Tips for Twitter

Posted by: Anna Nelson

Mike Dobbs, group director of SEO at 360i, posted his top 10 search engine optimization (SEO) tips on Mashable.com. Twitter pages and individual tweets now appear in Google search results.

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Dobbs says now is the time to optimize your Twitter presence. Here’s a preview of his tips:

  1. Choose a good handle

    Be sure to pick an optimal handle that’s relevant to your brand or campaign and easy to remember. Your handle (also known as your Username) then becomes part of your customized Twitter URL such as twitter.com/yoursite or twitter.com/yourtopic. Doing this creates a static address for future search indexing, which also helps usability for other cross-channel promotions. So choose wisely! The fun challenge…

  2. Select an account name wisely

    Optimize the Twitter account name to best reflect your brand. Your name is what appears next to your profile, which can be different than your handle/URL. You obviously want an account name that promotes yourself, your company or your brand…

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