Twitter launched in 2006 and according to Quantcast, Twitter reaches 2.4 million Americans monthly (as of December 2008) which means tourism offices can send their marketing message to millions of potential visitors. As of December 2008, GoSeeTell Network, Inc. has identified 106 destination management organizations (DMOs) using Twitter.
According to GoSeeTell Network, a handful of tourism offices began tweeting in 2007 with the majority first posting in 2008. As Twitter gains in popularity and tourism offices look for cost effective marketing tactics, 2009 will probably see dozens, if not hundreds, of additional DMOs using the social networking site. The following Twitter tips will help tourism offices effectively maximize their tweeting marketing efforts.
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