Twitter can be an awesome shopping tool and one of the best things about that more and more companies provide an alternative customer support via Twitter.
This means, you can reach them within your favorite network and also discuss your issues in public.
So let’s see who you can find on Twitter so far (if you know any more companies, please comment, I will be constantly updating this post).
TeslaMotors is another auto company to maintain an active Twitter stream.
Renault updates Renault_Live Twitter account (in French).
HarleyDavidson tweets company news and updates.
General Motors’s corporate bloggers “Robyn, Lesley, Wendy, Nuria, and sometimes Adam” tweet to update the world of company news.
FordCustService, updated by Shawn Lollie marketing specialist at Ford, this Tweeterfeed answers customer’s concerns and make it clear they value every customer. In reality, it is more like a support group:
Finance and Business:
HRBlock is the Twitter account by Tax company and software provider called H&R Block. Their Twitter profile is set to answer customers’ questions as well as share business news.
Kelly from Quicken Loans will answer any of your mortgage questions.
State Farm insurance company “for auto, life, health, home owners insurance and more” can be reached on Twitter for any finance-related questions.
Allstate is another well-known insurance company to be found on Twitter.
Computers, Electronics and Internet:
Dell maintains multiple official Twitter profiles. None of them is officially designed to help customers but the good news is that it has multiple international accounts, so you can ping them depending on what country you are in.
ComcastCares is the most responsive Twitter customer support I am aware of. It has a person behind it who will answer your questions quickly and actually help solve your problem.
Embarq is another Internet service to be found on Twitter.
Plus.net is yet another Internet service provider streaming company updates via Twitter.
Network Solutions tweet to build relationships with Twitter crowd and share company news.
Kodak has their Chief Blogger tweet their news and updates.
ThinkGeek is the great place to buy a geeky device or apparel, besides that they have an awesome Twitter stream to follow.
SanDisk, flash memory cards, mp3 players, USB drives manufacturer, for customer interaction.
Overstock can be followed on Twitter here.
Guy1067 is the name for Twitter account meant to help Car phone Warehouse’s customers as well as increase their engagement.
Canada’s wireless phone company TELUS Mobility can be found on Twitter for company news and updates.
Traveling and Transportation
JetBlue, a well-known airline ticket provider, has one of the most popular Twitter profiles I know.
British Airways maintain a pretty much active Twitter profile, addressing customers and also answering questions.
Southwest Airlines is another airlines company to be reached on Twitter.
Virgin Airlines rely on Twitter not only as a customer service tool for answering questions, but they truly build a rapport with their audience and encourage genuine interaction.
Going for a cruise? Catch @CarnivalCruise on Twitter to lean their offers and rates.
Brad from Starbucks posts personal Tweets as well talks to clients.
GottaWannaNeeda is a fun profile by Bojangles’ “Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits”.
Popeyes Chicken and Biscuits tweets new offers and news.
SeamlessWeb, a place to order food online, streams company news and answers customers’ questions.
FriendofBigRock is the Twitter community for those who like Big Rock beer.
Whole Foods tweet organic news fresh and advice and can also be reached by customers.
Plan to have a big, delicious, premium-quality burger? Check out Carl’s Jr. on Twitter.
Hardee’s is another place to have a burger over Twitter.
Dunkin’ Donuts can be caught on Twitter any time. They have enjoyable Twitter stream, so be sure to check them out!
Bigelow Tea is a tea company with Twitter stream updated by Justin and Linda.
Clothes and Fashion
Best Buy CMO can be reached via Twitter to ask a question.
Zappos tweets via their CEO that goes by name “Tony”. The awesome thing about this account is that they follow back almost everyone, this means you can DM them privately.
Nordstrom is another fashion specialty retailer to be found on Twitter.
Pacsun clothing provider uses Twitter to unite its customers’ community.
KEEN, shoes and bags manufacturer, leverage Twitter for customer service and community building.
Onlineshoes.com supports customers via Twitter here.
T.J. Maxx Stores welcome their customers’ ideas on Twitter.
Threadless, graphic T-shirts manufacturer, use Twitter to update followers of company news.
BustedTees is another manufacturer of T-shirts to be found on Twitter.
Jewelry store Xenabeauty can be found on Twitter here.
Delight.com maintains quite an active Twitter account.
Toys”R”Us is a globally recognized toys retailer tweeting about company special offers and deals.
HomeDepot’s spokesman tweets to provide “another way for customers to ask about their projects and our stores”.
Etsy, an online marketplace for home-made products, also has the corporate Twitter profile.
Borders.com Twitter profile is updated by “Matt.”
GHChealth maintain rather an active and popular Twitter profile.
Polar Electro tweets via rep Chris.
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