Transcript of "Top Tools & Techniques for Maximizing Your Twitter Presence"
Top Tools, Techniques & Strategies for Maximizing Your Twitter Presence Created by Erin Buehler, Shelly Wolfe, Kevin Heun & Jennifer Nahlik
Top Twitter Resources “ The Twitter Book” by Tim O’Reilly & Sarah Milstein • Tracking Trends • Retweet Methods • Tweet Stats • Business Tips
Tracking Trends • Twitter Search ( http://search.twitter.com ) - Showcases terms from twitter in real time • TwitScoop ( http://twitscoop.com ) - Shows popular search term using a tag cloud - The bigger the word, the high number of mentions in Twitter - Helpful for researching topics before they hit the mainstream trending topics • Twopular ( http://twopular.com ) - Trending topics for different time segments - Measures popularity of topic over that given time
Tweeting Tips • Be interesting • Be conversational • Follow relevant people
Tweeting Tips • Be interesting • Be conversational • Follow relevant people Tweeting Best Practices • Stay within 140 characters (your username counts) - Use + instead of & - Leave out (.) and other punctuation - Abbreviate - Eliminate (I) and “to be” • It’s okay to edit down a message to stay within character when re-tweeting, just give credit where credit is due • Best not to change url in a re-tweet
Tweeting Tips • Be interesting • Be conversational • Follow relevant people Tweet Measurement • TweetStats ( http://tweetstats.com ) • Bitly ( http://bitly.com ) • Google Analytics Results
Tweeting Tips • Be interesting • Be conversational • Follow relevant people Custom Backgrounds