Texas A&M AgriLife 21stcentury Agent Training Series - Twitter Basics

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This slideset is part of a training series for Texas A&M AgriLife agents and specialists. This set includes some basic ways to understand Twitter and compose tweets.

This slideset is part of a training series for Texas A&M AgriLife agents and specialists. This set includes some basic ways to understand Twitter and compose tweets.

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  • 40404 is sort of a Twitter gift, it enables anyone to follow your Twitter user as text messages on their phone. No “formal” account sign up necessary.

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  • 1. 21st Century Agent Amy E. Hays Program Specialist Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Institute of Renewable Natural Resources ahays@tamu.edu exAmyEHays
  • 2. 21st Century Agent 2012 Statistics: 15% of online adults use the status update service Twitter. That represents a significant increase from the 8% of online adults who identified themselves as Twitter users the first time we asked our “stand-alone” question about Twitter adoption in November 2010.
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  • 5. 21st Century Agent User is @username @username – sends a message specifically to that user which shows up only to them
  • 6. 21st Century Agent21st Century Agent Twitter Stream • 140 characters, but allows you to make longer posts (just shows 140 characters • Allows pictures • Allows links • Allows #hashtags
  • 7. 21st Century Agent iPhone Twitter App iPad Twitter App
  • 8. 21st Century Agent Android Twitter App phone Android Twitter App tablet
  • 9. 21st Century Agent Compose a Tweet Add a picture Take a picture Creation of the Tweet Action on a Tweet Reply to that user Retweet that Tweet Favorite that Tweet
  • 10. 21st Century Agent @username + message – directs a tweet at another Twitter user • STATS – returns your number of followers, how many people you’re following and your bio information
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  • 13. 21st Century Agent Follow @exAmyEHays You are now following @exAmyEHays If you would like to use Twitter outside it's native App, I'll be using Hootsuite http://hootsuite.com 40404
  • 14. 21st Century Agent21st Century Agent Power of 40404 Users do NOT have to formally sign up for Twitter ◦ Signs them up to Twitter in the background Allows you to choose to follow a user (your entire stream doesn’t come to your phone – but it could – set that in Twitter) Value to AgriLife Extension ◦ Could set up a channel to send targeted program messages ◦ Reminders about meetings ◦ Facts on a topic ◦ Involve a strategy ◦ Might need to design a “channel” – (gmail account) for different programs.
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  • 16. 21st Century Agent Send a generic tweet Tweeting to you today from San Angelo research and extension center
  • 17. 21st Century Agent Tweet with Hashtag Tweeting to you today from San Angelo research and extension center #social #media #cesvalue
  • 18. 21st Century Agent Tweet with link and embedded hashtag #texas #drought continues with record low rainfall. See your rainfall totals weather.com/Coryell
  • 19. 21st Century Agent Tweet to others or directly to a user #texas #drought continues with record low rainfall. See your rainfall totals weather.com/Coryell @txagrilife @txagrilife #texas #drought continues with record low rainfall. See your rainfall totals weather.com/Coryell User is “notified” that they were mentioned Directly messages the user, tweet doesn’t appear on the timeline
  • 20. 21st Century Agent Favorite a Tweet Star something to make it a favorite