Twitter Power Tools for Health Activists

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Slides from the WEGO Health webinar on "Twitter Power Tools for Health Activits" (July 9th, 2009): http://bit.ly/TwPwrTools

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Twitter Power Tools for Health Activists

  1. 1. Twitter Power Tools for Health Activists Presented by Shwen Gwee
 (@shwen) July 9th, 2009 Hosted by WEGO Health
  2. 2. Twitter – Basic Functions: Post @ Reply + Follow Direct Message (DM) Unfollow Favorite
  3. 3. Welcome to the… http://www.briansolis.com/2009/05/gazing-into-twitterverse
  4. 4. Agenda: I.  Search II.  Twitter Search: Hashtags III.  Twitter Trends IV.  Finding & Following People V.  Various Twitter Tools VI.  Twitter Management Tools & Apps VII.  TweetDeck: Live Demo VIII.  Mobile Twitter Apps IX.  Question/Answer
  5. 5. Twitter Search: Search http://www.summize.com http://search.twitter.com http://Twazzup.com http://www.TweetGrid.com http://www.Spezify.com
  6. 6. Twitter Search
  7. 7. Twitter Search
  8. 8. Twitter Search
  9. 9. Twitter Search
  10. 10. Twitter Advanced Search Search tweets for specific terms that: - Contain ANY of the words - Contain EXACT phrases - Contain ALL the words - EXCLUDE certain words Search tweets by FROM, TO, or MENTIONING specific people (e.g. @wegohealth) Search tweets by people who are from/near a location (based on bio) Search for tweets within a range of dates Search for tweets with a POSITIVE or NEGATIVE attitude or asked as a question (?) Search for tweets that contain URLs/links
  11. 11. TweetGrid: Monitoring Multiple Feeds
  12. 12. Spezify: “Just Plain Cool” Search…
  13. 13. Spezify: “Just Plain Cool” Search…
  14. 14. Twitter Search: Hashtags Hashtags http://www.hashtags.org
  15. 15. Twitter Search: Hashtags #Hashtags: -  “Hashtags are a community-driven convention for adding additional context and metadata to your tweets.” -  “They're like tags on Flickr, only added inline to your post. You create a hashtag simply by prefixing a word with a hash symbol: #hashtag.” -  Acts like a reference label -  e.g. #health20 for the Health 2.0 Conference
  16. 16. Twitter Search: Hashtags
  17. 17. Hashtags.org:
  18. 18. Hashtags.org: #migraine
  19. 19. Using Hashtags: Twitter Conversations (#hcsm)
  20. 20. HealthSocMed:
  21. 21. HealthSocMed:
  22. 22. Hashtags.org: Trends
  23. 23. Twitter Trends: Trends http://www.TwitScoop.com http://TweetMeme.com http://www.Twendz.com
  24. 24. Twitscoop:
  25. 25. Twitscoop:
  26. 26. Twitscoop:
  27. 27. TweetMeme:
  28. 28. Twendz:
  29. 29. Twitter – Finding & Following People: Finding & Following People http://www.Twellow.com http://www.WeFollow.com http://www.Twibes.com http://www.MrTweet.com http://www.Tweepler.com
  30. 30. Twitter Followers:
  31. 31. Twitter Followers:
  32. 32. Twitter Followers: New Interface
  33. 33. Directories: www.Twellow.com
  34. 34. Directories: www.Twellow.com
  35. 35. Directories: www.WeFollow.com
  36. 36. Directories: www.Twibes.com
  37. 37. People Management: www.Tweepler.com
  38. 38. Tweepler:
  39. 39. Tweepler:
  40. 40. Twitter Tools: Various Twitter Tools http://bit.ly , http://ow.ly , http://tinyurl.com http://www.TwitPic.com http://www.TwtVite.com http://www.TwtPoll.com http://www.CoverItLive.com
  41. 41. Twitter URL Shorteners:
  42. 42. TwitPic: Linking Images
  43. 43. TwitPic: Linking Images
  44. 44. TwitPic: Linking Images
  45. 45. TwitPic: Linking Images
  46. 46. TwitPic: Linking Images
  47. 47. TwtVite: Event Management
  48. 48. TwtVite: Event Management
  49. 49. TwtPoll: Twitter Polls
  50. 50. TwtGrid: Twitter Polls
  51. 51. CoverItLive: Live Tweeting Aggregator
  52. 52. Twitter Clients: Twitter Management Tools & Apps http://www.TweetDeck.com http://www.Twhirl.org http://www.HootSuite.com http://www.CoTweet.com* *still in private beta
  53. 53. Meet TweetDeck:
  54. 54. Source: http://www.1stwebdesigner.com/tutorials/learn-how-to-use-tweetdeck-effectively-and-save-time
  55. 55. Source: http://www.1stwebdesigner.com/tutorials/learn-how-to-use-tweetdeck-effectively-and-save-time
  56. 56. Source: http://www.1stwebdesigner.com/tutorials/learn-how-to-use-tweetdeck-effectively-and-save-time
  57. 57. TweetDeck: TweetDeck: Live Demo Resource: http://www.1stwebdesigner.com/tutorials/learn-how-to-use-tweetdeck-effectively-and-save-time (shortened to: http://bit.ly/1uyqqF)
  58. 58. HootSuite:
  59. 59. HootSuite:
  60. 60. HootSuite:
  61. 61. Mobile Twitter Clients: Mobile Twitter Apps iPhone http://TweetDeck.com/iphone http://www.Twitterific.com http://www.TwitterFon.com BlackBerry http://www.orangatame.com/products/twitterberry http://tinytwitter.com/
  62. 62. Twitter on the Go: iPhone
  63. 63. Tweetdeck (on iPhone):
  64. 64. Twitterrific:
  65. 65. Twitter on the Go: BlackBerry
  66. 66. Twitter Power Tools Checklist:   Listen to the community   Join the conversation through RT, @reply or DM’s   Establish reputation and expertise through “tweets”   Manage Tweets through TweetDeck or HootSuite   Search keywords via Twitter Search   Follow people with similar interests – Directories, etc.   Pose questions to the community – use TwtPoll   Use URL Shorteners – Offer full text elsewhere (e.g. a blog or website)   Plan and Manage events using TwtVite   Attend TweetUps
  67. 67. Questions:
  68. 68. Twitter Power Tools for Health Activists We want to hear from you: Email us: community@wegohealth.com Follow and tweet with us: @wegohealth Become a fan of WEGO Health on Facebook Join the community discussion at WEGO Health

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