MyFirstTweet – A Very Telling Story

Happy 8th birthday Twitter! I remember you when you were so little, still trying to find your place in the sea of social media and look at you now. It’s been wonderful to watch a once simple SMS communication app turn into a behemoth of the landscape. I am a huge fan and advocate.

Today for their birthday Twitter launched their #FirstTweet site so members could discover their first Tweet. Of course I couldn’t resist and what I saw put a big smile on my face.

 

June 30th 2007 at 12:55AM (this shouldn’t surprise anyone). I saw the potential of this service and decided to jump in head first. Little did I fully understand what an impact it was really going to have on me and the rest of the world.

As you may know I own a few different profiles. @salestools was my #2 and was talking about Social Selling before it even had a name. The closest thing I could think of was “making money online”. Now it’s transformed how sales professionals do business.



Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton is a renowned expert in social selling. Some would say Koka Sexton is the reason social selling exists, he would say that social selling existed once buyers went online. A recognized expert in social selling that has produced revenue for B2B companies, Koka continues to make generating new business the focus of social media. Finding creative ways to plan, develop and execute content marketing campaigns that break through the noise and provide value to buyers in excess of what they expect.

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