don’t think about what you’re doing, you just type something and send it The meaning of being someone’s “Friend” versus “Following” someone changed regularly.
http://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid/4829/Announcing-the-June-2009-State-of-the-Twittersphere-Report.aspx Don’t understand the culture. Follow the wrong people.
Bitly is now the largest beating TinyURL. In August 09, TinyURL grew only to 5.6 million visitors to 5.7 million visitors,
SOT 09 Need to fill out all info on the site and post a few credible tweets before following people. 1) Avatar 2) Protecting updates, but complaining about no followers
That is FB, different culture
Update when some event, site crashes. Communicate via Twitter what is going on. Get a msg in time of emergency Search for tweet about your company. Tweet a question – human filtered search engine A tweet shouldn’t just be ‘I am eating a sandwich,’” he said. It should include a link with details that are useful to someone reading it. Your twitter account should represent your professional image, get a different account for your friends.
Look at who other people follow for ideas. You do not have to know the person. People at you admire
Tweetscan - There are some tricks -- like today, searching for &quot;tornado&quot; was far more useful than &quot;Colorado,&quot; &quot;CO,&quot; or &quot;Fort Collins.”
Click twitter button to share articles tool and share and comment directly on your twitter account (sept 2009). Influential to share story content with their folowers.
TweetDeck enables users to split their main feed (All Tweets) into topic or group specific columns allowing a broader overview of tweets.