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<ul><li>Go to  www.twitter.com </li></ul><ul><li>Click  Get Started – Join! </li></ul><ul><li>Insert info & include full n...
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CONTENT/IMAGE/GRAPHICS PAGE: Background pattern in top band. Title text set in ARIAL BOLD  font, flush left/ragged right, ...
CONTENT/IMAGE/GRAPHICS PAGE: Background pattern in top band. Title text set in ARIAL BOLD  font, flush left/ragged right, ...
CONTENT/IMAGE/GRAPHICS PAGE: Background pattern in top band. Title text set in ARIAL BOLD  font, flush left/ragged right, ...
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<ul><li>jdarrah  @dibegin twitter tip(s): don't misspel to muchh - credbility suffrs; tweet regularly, don't overload; sha...
Follow one another www.twitter.com/nait www.twitter.com/dibegin www.nait.ca/socialmedia 

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NAIT Twitter

  1. 1. HOW TO
  2. 2. CONTENT/IMAGE/GRAPHICS PAGE: Background pattern in top band. Title text set in ARIAL BOLD font, flush left/ragged right, upper & lowercase. Body text in ARIAL REGULAR font, flush left/ragged right, upper & lowercase. Try to align photos to bottom edge of page vs. floating in the middle. <ul><li>Simple system that allows for 140 character posts (text + links) </li></ul><ul><li>Started in 2006 ( Wikipedia ) </li></ul><ul><li>Followers; Following </li></ul><ul><li>Public posts; direct messages (only for those following you) </li></ul><ul><li>Been described as status updates on Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>1,382% growth, 7 million unique US visitors ( Mashable,3/16/09 ) </li></ul><ul><li>4489 local users - 31% increase over Mar. ( Mastermaq, 5/5/09 ) </li></ul><ul><li>The Colbert Report (4/3/09) Co-founder Biz Stone calls Twitter the messaging service we didn't know we needed until we had it. (7:09) </li></ul><ul><li>What do people use Twitter for? #naitinservice </li></ul>WHAT IS TWITTER?
  3. 3. <ul><li>Go to www.twitter.com </li></ul><ul><li>Click Get Started – Join! </li></ul><ul><li>Insert info & include full name </li></ul><ul><li>User name can be whatever you choose </li></ul><ul><li>Create your profile </li></ul>TEXT PAGE: Background pattern in top band. Title text set in Arial, Uppercase, flush left/ragged right. Body text in ARIAL font, flush left/ragged right, upper & lowercase. Insert new slide by selecting ‘Insert from menu and select ‘Duplicate slide’. GETTING STARTED
  4. 4. CONTENT/IMAGE/GRAPHICS PAGE: Background pattern in top band. Title text set in ARIAL BOLD font, flush left/ragged right, upper & lowercase. Body text in ARIAL REGULAR font, flush left/ragged right, upper & lowercase. Try to align photos to bottom edge of page vs. floating in the middle. <ul><li>Go to Settings in top right corner </li></ul><ul><li>Account: Bio (Be as descriptive as possible – be personal even if using for business), URL (blog, Flickr acct, YouTube, website), location </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t protect tweets (public forum, defeats the purpose) </li></ul><ul><li>Devices: Get direct messages (DM) sent to text </li></ul><ul><li>Notices: Emails sent for DM and new followers </li></ul><ul><li>Picture: Upload a profile pic (Max size of 700k. JPG, GIF, PNG) </li></ul><ul><li>Design: Template or other image </li></ul>GETTING STARTED cont.
  5. 5. CONTENT/IMAGE/GRAPHICS PAGE: Background pattern in top band. Title text set in ARIAL BOLD font, flush left/ragged right, upper & lowercase. Body text in ARIAL REGULAR font, flush left/ragged right, upper & lowercase. Try to align photos to bottom edge of page vs. floating in the middle. <ul><li>@: To send a public response to a user ex. @dibegin </li></ul><ul><li>RT: Retweet or reposting information ex. RT @NAIT Convocation is this weekend… </li></ul><ul><li>Twoosh: Using up exactly 140 characters </li></ul><ul><li>Hashtag: Keyword with # preceding it ex. #yeg #followfriday </li></ul><ul><li>Use of TW </li></ul><ul><li>Origin of the tweet </li></ul><ul><li>Trending </li></ul>LINGO AND ORIENTATION
  6. 6. CONTENT/IMAGE/GRAPHICS PAGE: Background pattern in top band. Title text set in ARIAL BOLD font, flush left/ragged right, upper & lowercase. Body text in ARIAL REGULAR font, flush left/ragged right, upper & lowercase. Try to align photos to bottom edge of page vs. floating in the middle. <ul><li>ONLINE </li></ul><ul><li>Twellow.com </li></ul><ul><li>WeFollow.com </li></ul><ul><li>TwitterLocal.net </li></ul><ul><li>Search.Twitter.com (including keywords/hashtags) </li></ul><ul><li>Find People (top right) </li></ul><ul><li>Follow people following others you’re interested in </li></ul><ul><li>Use hashtags </li></ul><ul><li>OFFLINE </li></ul><ul><li>Tweetups + social media meetups </li></ul>GET TO KNOW PEOPLE
  7. 7. CONTENT/IMAGE/GRAPHICS PAGE: Background pattern in top band. Title text set in ARIAL BOLD font, flush left/ragged right, upper & lowercase. Body text in ARIAL REGULAR font, flush left/ragged right, upper & lowercase. Try to align photos to bottom edge of page vs. floating in the middle. <ul><li>Don’t follow everyone </li></ul><ul><li>Ratio of followers to following </li></ul><ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><li>Business vs. personal profile </li></ul><ul><li>Profile picture </li></ul><ul><li># of tweets </li></ul><ul><li>@ replies to users </li></ul><ul><li>Content within tweets </li></ul><ul><li>Legitimacy of account (especially with high profile people) </li></ul>SHOULD YOU FOLLOW BACK WHEN OTHERS FOLLOW YOU
  8. 8. CONTENT/IMAGE/GRAPHICS PAGE: Background pattern in top band. Title text set in ARIAL BOLD font, flush left/ragged right, upper & lowercase. Body text in ARIAL REGULAR font, flush left/ragged right, upper & lowercase. Try to align photos to bottom edge of page vs. floating in the middle. <ul><li>Tweetburner.com (URL shortener) </li></ul><ul><li>11 best url shortening services (TopRank blog, 1/8/2009) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitpic.com (pictures) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twiddeo.com , 12Seconds.tv (video) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twhirl.org (desktop application) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>140 Twitter tools (Mashable, 5/24/08) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EverythingTwitter.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RSS feed/widget into Facebook, FriendFeed, blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smartphones </li></ul></ul>TOOLS
  9. 10. <ul><li>jdarrah @dibegin twitter tip(s): don't misspel to muchh - credbility suffrs; tweet regularly, don't overload; share meaningful ideas, some personal </li></ul><ul><li>DebraWard @dibegin Don't block your updates/profile, include bio & geo location. Use a picture (of some sort). Twitter is conversation join in! </li></ul><ul><li>akomuzikera @dibegin if you're gonna be using twitter, don't grow a much bigger head like ashton kutcher #yeg </li></ul><ul><li>JonSymons @dibegin my tip: going to tweetups and meeting twitterers in person makes it way interesting to use </li></ul><ul><li>alexismac @dibegin behave on twitter like you would in person. if ur a jerk, stay a jerk. if ur kind, be kind, & don't expect instant mktg #yeg </li></ul><ul><li>bruceclarke @dibegin Use search to find people Tweeting items of interest to you, review their Tweets and then follow if you like what you see. </li></ul><ul><li>
 </li></ul>TEXT PAGE: Background pattern in top band. Title text set in ARIAL BOLD font, flush left/ragged right, upper & lowercase. Body text in ARIAL REGULAR font, flush left/ragged right, upper & lowercase. ADVICE FROM TWEETERS
  10. 11. Follow one another www.twitter.com/nait www.twitter.com/dibegin www.nait.ca/socialmedia 


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