Twitter is no doubt a popular micro blogging site that is growing with millions of users at the moment. With the rates it is growing, soon, everyone would know about Twitter. While Twitter is not useful for everyone, millions of us have found different uses on Twitter and the latest discovery is to get jobs through Twitter.
This is true especially for freelancers who depend on the internet for work. Apart from bidding sites or freelancing advertising sites, Twitter has become a source of freelancing work. From designing to writing, there is a little something for everyone.
Whether you are looking for writing jobs or web design, you can use Twitter as a start to find the right project. How? It is easy. Since the launch of Twitter, there are many developers developing tools or applications related to Twitter. Most of these applications are to make the use of Twitter much easier.
However, with applications like Twitter Search, you can search for all types of things you want. So, as a start, try to search the word ‘writing’. I am sure you will get tons of twits related to writing. About 50% of the tweets contain job ads. Look out for URL for you to apply the job. Surely the ad includes the URL or at least some information on how you can apply for the job. Follow the instruction, and wait for a response.
The easiest way is to use the Twitter Job Search application to find jobs. It is similar to Twitter Search but this application is more refined to jobs related twits. Twitter Search on the other hand is general search engine for everything. So, just like the way you use Twitter Search, you can search for a keyword related to your job. Web design, programming or writing work just fine. You will find many job ads as well.
So, Twitter is more than just micro blogging. Twitter is evolving into something much more useful. Give it a try and I am sure you would love it.