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Assignment 1: Engage a Stranger!• Find either: @georginamortime @meanwritehook or @garethjenkins76 on twitter• Read their tweets• Comment on one of them with an @mention, say something interesting• Wait for the reply! @handtomouthb #advocacytweets
Clients vs. Web vs. mobile @handtomouthb #advocacytweets• Programmes that access the database• Different functionality and improve the ability to observe/collect information• Popular clients include tweetdeck, hootsuite etc.
Tweetdeck Basics • Lets you manage multiple twitter accounts from one place • Lets you add unlimited numbers of coloumns to monitor people, hashtags, lists or key terms • @pragyavats@handtomouthb#advocacytweets
But what is twitter FOR? • Tapping into communities (music, film, food, development, politics) • Getting news FIRST • Gossip and snooping!@handtomouthb#advocacytweets
@handtomouthb@whatleydude’s top tips! #advocacytweets • Be yourself! • Add value – say things of interest • Identify yourself in your bio • ‘Thoughts own, not employers - where necessary • Use a tool such as Tweetdeck, to help monitor search terms around your interests/brand or key stakeholders • Engage! @people, follow people, speak to people, (add value - again). • BE HUMAN • What is your OBJECTIVE?
Question• Now that I’ve shown you some tips from someone on twitter, what should you do now? @handtomouthb #advocacytweets
Things twitter has done for me?• Made friends!!!• Free dinners and drinks• Discounts on brands/companies I follow• Met friends of twitter friends (in strange cities)• Known things first• Insight into targets @handtomouthb #advocacytweets
Warnings • It is easy easy easy to send DMs publicly via tweetdeck. Be very careful. • If managing multiple accounts make sure the tweet is going from the account you want • #GraceDentGate • Don’t just tweet about work, but don’t over-share@handtomouthb#advocacytweets