It’s getting harder and harder to ignore the importance of Twitter in the social media world. With the news that Prince Walid bin Talal of Saudi Arabia has taken a $300 million stake in the social media site, it’s just about impossible.

More and more financial advisors are setting up Twitter profiles and testing the waters to connect with existing clients, promote their services to potential new clients and share industry news and insight with their peers.

Whether you are new to Twitter or seasoned vet, here’s an interactive slideshow highlighting 10 tips to help financial advisors get the most out of the platform.

TJ Gilsenan, writes the Web-Savvy Advisor column for Financial Planning.