Social media for festivals - setting up a twitter account

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Social media for festivals - setting up a twitter account

  1. 1. SOCIAL MEDIA FOR FESTIVALSSetting up your first Twitter Account
  2. 2. THINK CAREFULLY! Think about the resources your festival will need to make a presence on Twitter work Have you decided what the „Voice‟ of your festival will be like? Where will you use Twitter? How often will you check your account? Do you have support from your committee? What will you use Twitter for? Beware of the soapbox! This is your event/ festival not your personal account.
  3. 3. DON‟T LET THIS BE YOU ON TWITTER
  4. 4. FOLLOWERS HAVE EXPECTATIONS!
  5. 5. SIGN UP FOR A TWITTER ACCOUNT  Navigate to Twitter.com and you‟ll find a sign-up page
  6. 6. BEFORE YOU START, CHECK!  Full Name = UserName you will be called on Twitter e.g. “LovelyFest” & can only be 15 characters!  Email = the email you use for your event  If you don‟t have an email for your event, may need to create one?
  7. 7. FIRST STEPS  Think about your interests  What are your goals?  Set out your stall in your Twitter Profile  Remember to have some fun!
  8. 8. ELEMENTS OF A TWITTER PROFILE
  9. 9. HOW TO EDIT YOUR PROFILE
  10. 10. PHOTO AND LINKS ON PROFILE
  11. 11. EDIT YOUR PROFILE
  12. 12. SEND YOUR FIRST TWEET
  13. 13. 140 CHARACTERS – EXPRESS YOURSELF  Compose an all-text first tweet, no links  Asking questions encourages others to respond  Don‟t worry about it, everyone had to start somewhere
  14. 14. WHERE CAN I GET HELP? https://support.twitter.com/ - there is extensive help text on the Twitter Help Center which should answer many of your questions https://support.twitter.com/groups/31-twitter- basics - this has links to all the basic information which you‟ll need to get started
  15. 15. GET BUSY, GET SOCIAL •Twitter https://twitter.com/#!/SusanMcNaughton •Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Susan.McNaughton.Social.Media •Web: http://www.susanmcnaughton.com •LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/SusanMcNaughton

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