How a Tweet Led to a Sale

Facebook, Marketing, Social Media, Twitter
Even though Twitter recently celebrated its fifth birthday and there are now some 200 million users of this micro-blogging site, there's still plenty of skepticism among marketers regarding its viability as a sales channel. I understand. After all, those who are most successful on Twitter are those who are listening intently, sharing great content and engaging with others, not pitching their own products and services. And all that, well, socializing requires an investment of time and resources that many businesses have trouble justifying. But apparently not The Quaker Oats Company. Let me explain... One of the people I follow on Twitter is Dianna Huff, a very talented web marketing expert in the B2B world and someone I know quite well from my involvement in the New England Direct Marketing Association. After reading her March 27…
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