I’m not one for these lists usually – especially when it comes to twitter as there are so many – but this one is pretty good. Also it isn’t telling you the way to get 10 gazillion followers. Just plain, simple, good reasoning.
But you know what, apart from the bit about selling a story to journalists and bloggers, these are great reasons for anyone: (Full details)
1. Twitter is an influential medium
2. Meet clever people
3. Build your network
4. Keep up with trends
5. Pitch journalists
6. Pitch bloggers
7. Tactical execution
8.. Get info…fast!
9. Build your personal brand (and sphere of influence)
10. Have a laugh.