Social media helps Bainbridge garden tour grow

The Kitsap Business Journal reports that Bainbridge Island Arts and Humanities Council turned to Twitter this year as a free means of promoting the Bainbridge In Bloom garden tour.

Twitter is a form of micro-blogging. People sign up to follow your posts, or “tweets,” and the dozens or thousands of other people on your roster of twitterers.

The number of BIAHC’s Twitter followers went from 0 to 800 in less than a month. Followers received frequent updates on everything from the weather to ticket deals.

Check out BIAHC’s Twitter page here.