In the few short months that I’ve been blogging, one thing has become abundantly clear to me – bloggers must use Twitter. I was terribly reluctant to start a Twitter account, and now I can’t imagine blogging without one.
First of all, Twitter drives traffic to your blog. I have 400% more page views since opening my Twitter account. This isn’t a fluke. According to Technorati’s 2010 State of the Blogosphere, 88% of pro-bloggers are using Twitter to promote their sites and market their businesses. Their survey found that Twitter takes the cake when it comes to driving traffic to blogs. Here’s how other tactics compare: