Social media has always been utilized in an array of different and creative ways, now, many businesses are scrambling to find new and innovate ways to capitalize on its popularity. The latest business to jump in is American Express. AMEX is partnering with Twitter and a myriad of businesses to give AMEX and Twitter users a new way to save.
The program is very simple. Register your Twitter account with your AMEX card (if you have one.) When you Tweet, you can use special customized hashtags (the text that looks like #TechVert) to get all kinds of discounts from participating businesses. There is no longer a need to print coupons, simply tweet and save money on the things you love. Many businesses, such as Best Buy, McDonald’s, Virgin Airlines and Whole Foods have already jumped on the bandwagon. To register your Twitter with your American Express card, click here.