Those of us on the thin edge of the wedge should constantly remind ourselves that only about 10% of the population is on Twitter. As we early adopters start to get bored with technology, we often write it off and move onto the next thing way before it even has a chance to hit critical mass.
So let's remind ourselves to breathe and be patient when
And while you breathe, show them this. Yes, it might be a Twitter marketing piece, but it's still accurate and hey, it's got some big names in it talking about how and why they use Twitter. (Of course, that may or may not help your cause) It will also give you time to remember your excitement about the how useful Twitter is for your work, your learning, and yes, your socializing, which you can then share with your audience.
Here are some more posts I wrote that could help you explain Twitter to the curious:
- Twitter created in 1935
- 4,000 Tweets: Looking back at my first year on Twitter
- Wanna know where Twitter came from?
- Twitter in Real Life: Can you imagine??!!
- Coffee break: Fun video about Twitter