Twitter Traffic Jam

by | May 21, 2008 | Book Marketing Basics

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Twitter, the little micro-blogging site that could has seen an enormous growth lately. Traffic to the site has nearly doubled in the last two months seeing 1.2 million unique visitors per month. If you’re not on Twitter you might want to consider it. Twittering or micro-blogging (as it’s commonly referred to) is getting bigger each day as applications for this form of promotion continue to grow. Don’t believe me?

Check out these fun Twitter pages: (of course I had to add mine to the list!)

If you’re still confused about what Twitter is, check out this easy-to-understand YouTube video:

Twitter in Plain English:

Ready for more fun Twitter applications?

TwitterMail: – supplies you with a personal email address. If you send an email to that address it will be posted to Twitter.

Is Twitter a popularity contest? Yes, without a doubt. Find out how you rank in the grand scheme of Twitter fame: Twitter Quotient Find out if you’re a Twitter hero or BIG zero

Addicted to Twitter? You’re not the only one. Check out the most popular micro-blogs on Twitter:

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  1. Sheri McConnell

    Hi Penny!

    I love it and just started using it. I loved the results I have seen at Facebook this year and my virtual team urged me to twitter. I am a few days in and have already gotten a few interview requests and new access to some great resources.

    Thanks for your post!


  2. Penny

    Hey Sheri – I’m so glad you’re having fun with this, Twitter is great! I’m following you!


  3. Jackie Griffey

    Hi: Penny, I’ve been watching you with fascination for a while but am older than dirt and broke as the Ten Commandments. I’m one of those writers who loves to write but I’m still squeezing ink cartidges out of the grocery list (and the price of gas is fast shortening the grocery list :-/ )- pardon my gripe, I know I’m far from alone(!)That’s one reason I haven’t contacted you before. The other is I’m about an eyelash above computer illiterate. Just thought I’d put my two cents in and send you a compliment (I do know how to do that :-))

    Write on,

    Jackie Griffey

  4. Penny

    Hey Jackie! Thank you for your post, thanks for reading and thanks for “stepping out” and commenting. I’m so glad you did. Keep plugging away and keep in touch!



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