But most of the customers who opt for these services are people who “are used to traditional mass marketing techniques such as TV advertisements or direct mail.
“It works almost exactly like a bulk-mail list service where you buy a list of addresses, he says. “These people see Twitter and realize it’s something new and they think, ‘I have customers there, I need to get in.’ But if they just open an account, they’ll start with no followers and they want to shortcut it.”
Unfortunately, as often happens with shortcuts, there can be some unexpected twists and turns….
Like automated spam bots that make you look like a total weiner in (Twitter) public! Luckily, you don’t get that with the Twitter Trick, as I keep telling people…