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Festival Network Online

February 2010

We hope you're staying warm this record breaking winter season! So you may have noticed that everyone is all abuzz about Twitter these days. This month, marketing expert Mike Volpe offers some pointers on how you can make Twitter work for your business.

Why not drop by the FNO Community Forums and share your 2009 business experiences with other food vendors and those on the festival circuit!

How to Use Twitter for Marketing & PR
by Mike Volpe

Twitter is a tool for "micro-blogging" or posting very short updates, comments or thoughts. In fact, since Twitter was designed to be very compatible with mobile phones through text messages, each update is limited to 140 characters. Truly, a micro-blog. Another way to think of Twitter is like a cross between instant messaging (IM) and a chat room, because it is an open forum, but you restrict it to the people with which you connect. Read more

FNO Tip of the Month

From the Modify Your Profile area, you can make sure the information that appears on your FNO site is complete and accurate. You can make changes here any time you want, including:

  • Company Name
  • Your unique URL
  • Link to your Website
  • Preferred Medium/Materials
  • Listing Categories
  • Inclusion in Festival Biz Directory
  • Company Description/Background/Biography
  • Choose Private or Public Profile
  • Default Profile Image
Help visitors find you - Add something for all three categories so you will show up in more searches.

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