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What is Twitter and why do
people care what Iʼm doing?




      TechAlliance Breakfast Club
          October 14, 2009
Who here is on Twitter?
Who's Looked at Twitter?
No Idea What Twitter Is?
Why Tweet?
Twitter VS FaceBook VS MySpace
         via compete.com
And those are just site stats!
How You Can Benefit
Let's Look at Twitter
But First
Let's Define Some Terms
A Tweet
A Tweet


A 140 Character Though, Idea or Message
A Tweet


A 140 Character Though, Idea or Message
           Also an “update”
Follower
Follower


Someone who follows your tweets
search.twitter.com
Anatomy of a Tweet



    (Twitter Lingo)
What are all these weird characters?
@
@
#
#
D
(DM)
D
                 (DM)

D titusferguson sure, Iʼll pick you up at 7
    for the Power Breakfast tomorrow
RT
RT
What should my Twitter name
         look like?


           Personal - @yourname
         Business - @YourBusiness
People...
Example

   @lfpress
        
@SteveAtLFPress
@MikeAtLFPress
 @PJAtLFPress
@DanAtLFPress
@KateAtLFPress
      ...
What Should I Tweet?
What about Tone?
Isn't this going to get hard to follow?
What Has Voices.com Done?
How about rTraction?
Erica Stapleton - @ericablonde
  Voices.com - http://voices.com
        erica@voices.com



  Titus Ferguson - @titusfergu...
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  1. 1. What is Twitter and why do people care what Iʼm doing? TechAlliance Breakfast Club October 14, 2009
  2. 2. Who here is on Twitter?
  3. 3. Who's Looked at Twitter?
  4. 4. No Idea What Twitter Is?
  5. 5. Why Tweet?
  6. 6. Twitter VS FaceBook VS MySpace via compete.com
  7. 7. And those are just site stats!
  8. 8. How You Can Benefit
  9. 9. Let's Look at Twitter
  10. 10. But First Let's Define Some Terms
  11. 11. A Tweet
  12. 12. A Tweet A 140 Character Though, Idea or Message
  13. 13. A Tweet A 140 Character Though, Idea or Message Also an “update”
  14. 14. Follower
  15. 15. Follower Someone who follows your tweets
  16. 16. search.twitter.com
  17. 17. Anatomy of a Tweet (Twitter Lingo)
  18. 18. What are all these weird characters?
  19. 19. @
  20. 20. @
  21. 21. #
  22. 22. #
  23. 23. D (DM)
  24. 24. D (DM) D titusferguson sure, Iʼll pick you up at 7 for the Power Breakfast tomorrow
  25. 25. RT
  26. 26. RT
  27. 27. What should my Twitter name look like? Personal - @yourname Business - @YourBusiness People at Your Business - @YouAtYourBusiness
  28. 28. Example @lfpress   @SteveAtLFPress @MikeAtLFPress @PJAtLFPress @DanAtLFPress @KateAtLFPress ...
  29. 29. What Should I Tweet?
  30. 30. What about Tone?
  31. 31. Isn't this going to get hard to follow?
  32. 32. What Has Voices.com Done?
  33. 33. How about rTraction?
  34. 34. Erica Stapleton - @ericablonde Voices.com - http://voices.com erica@voices.com Titus Ferguson - @titusferguson rTraction - http://www.rtraction.com/ titus@titusferguson.com Bill Deys - @billdeys http://deys.ca bill@deys.ca

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