Dancehall.Mobi special update – Twitter is a free social messaging utility for staying connected in real-time. It allows users to send and read other users’ updates that are known as ‘tweets’.
In a word, Twitter has taken the world by STORM. Numerous international artistes including P. Diddy (437,276 followers as at April 9, 2009) and Soulja Boy (240,861 followers as at April 9, 2009) are already using it with good effect to build their personal brands and connect with fans all over the world.
But what about dancehall / reggae artistes? There are a few who are already on Twitter (we’ve provided a list below), but by and large our artistes have ignored (or not caught on to) Twitter. Why should dancehall / reggae artiste be on Twitter? Here’s our top 5 list of reasons:
1. 24-7 Exposure – it’s a good way for your fans to get just a peak into your day-to-day life … you control what is put out, so no worries about it being invasive.
2. Big it up – it’s another way to promote yourself … upcoming shows, new album in the works, new video released etc. Get the word out. More