Learning to Tweet         Becca Obergefell  Women’s Leadership Institute 2011
What is Twitter?
Reply
Mention
ReTweet (RT)
Direct Mention
Get Started
Twitter.com
@DeanElmore
@cissypetty
@LevesterJohnson
Twitter Bio• 160 characters  • who I am  • what I do  • things that I enjoy• Include a link
What ShouldI Tweet About?
University and Department          Events
Articles, Books, Resources, Be          st Practices
Conversation, Thanks, Quotes
Photos and Videos
Build Community
#WLI11  Women’s Leadership Institute 2011#WLSalt  Women as Leaders  Sustain, Affirm, Lift, Transform#WISA  Women In Studen...
#wihsng  Women in Housing#EMchat  Enrollment Management Chat#SAChat  Student Affairs Chat
#LEI10         Leadership Educators Institute            University of South Florida                        Tampa, Florida...
Recommend others with  #FF Follow Friday
Tweet something you learned in a session,add #WLI11 so others can learn with you
Becca Obergefell       @OberBeccabecca.obergefell@uncp.edu about.me/beccaobergefell
Learning to Tweet: Women's Leadership Institute
Learning to Tweet: Women's Leadership Institute
Learning to Tweet: Women's Leadership Institute
Learning to Tweet: Women's Leadership Institute
Learning to Tweet: Women's Leadership Institute
Learning to Tweet: Women's Leadership Institute
Learning to Tweet: Women's Leadership Institute
Learning to Tweet: Women's Leadership Institute
Learning to Tweet: Women's Leadership Institute
Learning to Tweet: Women's Leadership Institute
Learning to Tweet: Women's Leadership Institute
Learning to Tweet: Women's Leadership Institute
Learning to Tweet: Women's Leadership Institute
Learning to Tweet: Women's Leadership Institute
Learning to Tweet: Women's Leadership Institute
Learning to Tweet: Women's Leadership Institute
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A beginner's guide to utilizing twitter. Originally presented at the ACUI Women's Leadership Institute in Amelia Island, FL. See presentation notes for additional descriptions.

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  • Hands Up/Hands Down if….
  • What technology you use and your comfort level
  • @username: creates a link to that user in your post.
  • @username: creates a link to that user in your post.
  • The “#” is called a hashtag. It is a way of creating searchable content by adding #to a word. For examples see next slide. #: hashtag, helps to organize your tweets into categories for easier searching. Like a digital “file folder” of categorized tweets.
  • Reply
  • Mention
  • RT: Retweet, to copy someone else’s post in a new update.  It is like “forwarding an email” to someone else.  Give them credit by adding their @username.
  • Direct Mention
  • Sign up here.
  • Enter your name, username, email. Use Your Real Name as Your Twitter Handle
  • Express your personalityKeep it professionalUse searchable language and keywords: credentials, job title and industryInclude a link to your resume, LinkedIn account or Blog
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  • “Unprotect” Your Twitter StreamDon’t Protect Your Tweets: How will others determine if you are tweeting interesting and vital information? Are you asking us to follow you before we even know what you are tweeting about? Besides, what are you hiding?Be Selective with Your Tweet Topics: Remember that every tweet you compose becomes a Google page and will remain in cyberspace forever, so don’t talk about things that will come back to ruin your reputation or employability.
  • Group of Student Affairs professionals having an impromptu Tweet Up at the Leadership Educators Institute, gathering outside the ballroom following a keynote speech.
  • Use Twitter Lists to Build Connections
  • Social media is does not replace traditional networking, but it is a way of creating and strengthening connections, expanding your personal learning network, and enhancing your job search process.
  • Learning to Tweet: Women's Leadership Institute

    1. 1. Learning to Tweet Becca Obergefell Women’s Leadership Institute 2011
    2. 2. What is Twitter?
    3. 3. Reply
    4. 4. Mention
    5. 5. ReTweet (RT)
    6. 6. Direct Mention
    7. 7. Get Started
    8. 8. Twitter.com
    9. 9. @DeanElmore
    10. 10. @cissypetty
    11. 11. @LevesterJohnson
    12. 12. Twitter Bio• 160 characters • who I am • what I do • things that I enjoy• Include a link
    13. 13. What ShouldI Tweet About?
    14. 14. University and Department Events
    15. 15. Articles, Books, Resources, Be st Practices
    16. 16. Conversation, Thanks, Quotes
    17. 17. Photos and Videos
    18. 18. Build Community
    19. 19. #WLI11 Women’s Leadership Institute 2011#WLSalt Women as Leaders Sustain, Affirm, Lift, Transform#WISA Women In Student Affairs
    20. 20. #wihsng Women in Housing#EMchat Enrollment Management Chat#SAChat Student Affairs Chat
    21. 21. #LEI10 Leadership Educators Institute University of South Florida Tampa, Florida December 6, 2010
    22. 22. Recommend others with #FF Follow Friday
    23. 23. Tweet something you learned in a session,add #WLI11 so others can learn with you
    24. 24. Becca Obergefell @OberBeccabecca.obergefell@uncp.edu about.me/beccaobergefell

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