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Advertising Your Twitter Account


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Tips on how to get the word out about your twitter account.

Tips on how to get the word out about your twitter account.

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  • 1. Advertising Your Twitter Account<br />
  • 2. Linking<br /><ul><li>Register your Twitter account with the Social Media Hub
  • 3. Link to your account from your Facebook site
  • 4. Follow other units/senior officials/services
  • 5. Try to have those you follow retweet something you said.
  • 6. Ask other posts to follow you once you follow them
  • 7. Use &quot;#followfriday.&quot; This tag is used as a way to recommend people your followers might be interested in following. Try to get others to recommend you as well!</li></li></ul><li>Registering Your Site with<br /><ul><li>Once you have your site up and running, click on this link to register your site with’s listing of social media sites.
  • 8. Follow the instructions on the site.
  • 9. After it’s approved, your Twitter site will be listed under the appropriate service section.</li></li></ul><li>Content Sources<br /><ul><li>Create your own content by:
  • 10. Advertising unit events such as contests, community service events, family days, etc.
  • 11. Linking to photos from these events.
  • 12. Linking to content on your other social media sites.
  • 13. Link to content created by others.
  • 14. articles, blogs, and photos
  • 15. Other social media sites (YouTube, Facebook)
  • 16. Reputable local content. There is no restriction on this, but make sure it has been cleared with the appropriate authority (PAO or whoever has this responsibility).</li></li></ul><li>Twitter Tips<br /><ul><li>Follow those you wish to have follow you. This will tell them you exist! For example, if you want to build a media following, follow the major press outlets. If they follow you, Direct Message them informing them about upcoming trip-related Tweets. Or any Tweets that are key messages.
  • 17. Search the &quot;following&quot; lists of others to get ideas for new groups or organizations.
  • 18. Take advantage of the DoD Leaders twitter list, the Pentagon Press Corps twitter list, or the DoD Twittererlist, which include a variety of principles, senior officers, and other service members who tweet.
  • 19. Going to be using a unique hash tag for a special event? Tweet it! And ask others to Retweet it.
  • 20. Don&apos;t bombard your followers with tweets. Unless live-tweeting a major event, 10 tweets max per day, and spread them out.
  • 21. Adopt a voice. Don&apos;t sound too formal, but stay professional. Let your followers know there&apos;s a real person behind that embassy name!
  • 22. Have an interesting image on your profile, not just your service seal.
  • 23. You don’t have to tweet from You can use a program like or so you can track your stats.
  • 24. Remember: Twitter is a conversation. Retweet, ask questions, respond to tweets, answer questions, and have fun!</li></li></ul><li>Real Twitter Examples<br /><ul><li>USAF 433rd Airlift Wing:Retweeting Airman Magazine
  • 25. RT @AirmanMagazine: Ever wondered who proposes AF uniform changes? If you&apos;re an Airman, it could be you.
  • 26. USAG - Yongsang: Highlighting Facebook content
  • 27. I posted a new photo to Facebook
  • 28. Marine Corps Reserve:Tweeting Recruitment Events
  • 29. Get those resumes in shape! - (GSC)
  • 30. NATO Training Mission - Afghanistan:Using hashtags
  • 31. Kandahar Afghan National Army Recruits Gain Leadership Skill: Fighting #Taliban</li>