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Twitter 101 for Emerson Exchange

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A webinar by Jim Cahill to share the what, why, and how to get setup to use Twitter at the 2010 Emerson Exchange (http://www.EmersonExchange.org) conference in San Antonio, Texas on September 27-Oct 1, 2010.

Recorded video available at: http://www.screencast.com/t/ZmVlNGRiMTAt

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Twitter 101 for Emerson Exchange

  1. 1. Twitter 101<br />What, Why, How?<br />
  2. 2. Presentation Available for Download in SlideShare<br />slideshare.net/JimCahill/twitter-101-for-emerson-exchange<br />
  3. 3. What?<br />
  4. 4. Twitter—140 character microblog, integrated with cell texting, follow/follow<br />Twitter is like a Text Message with a BCC: To The World<br />
  5. 5. Communications Can Spread Quickly Through “Retweets”<br />
  6. 6. Great For Sharing Thoughts with Others at Events Such As Emerson Exchange<br />Broad participation<br />Tweets on large monitors<br />
  7. 7. It’s a Way to Share Interesting Articles with Your Followers<br />
  8. 8. Impromptu Meet Ups (or Tweetups in Twitter Vernacular)<br />
  9. 9. Announce Pre-Planned Meet ups<br />
  10. 10. Discovering News In Real-Time<br />
  11. 11. Ask Your Followers For Advice / Recommendations<br />
  12. 12. Get News From Your Favorite News Sources<br />twitter.com/JimCahill/editors/members<br />
  13. 13. Sharing Your Takeaways from #EMRex Presentations that You Attend<br />
  14. 14. If These Aren’t Enough… 101 Everyday Uses for Twitter<br />http://www.insidecrm.com/features/101-twitter-uses-052008/<br />
  15. 15. HOW?<br />
  16. 16. Visit Twitter.com and Click Sign Up<br />
  17. 17. Fill in Name, Twitter Name, Password, Email Address<br />
  18. 18. You’ll be Captcha Challenged to Prove You’re Human<br />
  19. 19. There are Optional Screens to Add People and Sources to Follow<br />
  20. 20. Optional Step 2—Find People to Follow<br />
  21. 21. Optional Step 3—Search for People / Sources to Follow<br />
  22. 22. Email Comes Back to You to Confirm Your Account<br />
  23. 23. Account Created—Now Let’s Connect it to Your Phone<br />
  24. 24. Add Your Mobile Phone Number<br />
  25. 25. Confirm by Sending “GO” Message from Mobile Phone to 40404 (for U.S.)<br />
  26. 26. Other Country Twitter Text Message Numbers<br />support.twitter.com/entries/14226-how-to-find-your-twitter-short-long-code<br />
  27. 27. It’s a Good Idea to Add a Picture (and Short Bio) to Replace Default Avatar<br />
  28. 28. Now Any Time You Send a Text to 40404 (or Your Country’s Code) it Posts To Twitter<br />Use the hashtag- #EMRex (not case sensitive) anywhere in the 140 character string to associate your tweet with the Emerson Exchange.<br />
  29. 29. Give It a Try<br />From Twitter.com or from your phone try adding:<br />JimCahill<br />EmersonExchange<br />EmersonProcess<br />
  30. 30. Mobile Web Interface<br />Use http://m.twitter.com<br />
  31. 31. Even Better—Use Twitter Clients for Your Mobile Phone<br />iPhone, Android, Blackberry—Try Client from Twitter<br />iPhone: http://itunes.apple.com/app/twitter/id333903271?mt=8<br />Android:<br />Blackberry:  http://www.blackberry.com/twitter<br />For Windows Mobile: http://code.google.com/p/pocketwit/<br />Others- http://www.labnol.org/internet/best-twitter-mobile-apps/12129/<br />
  32. 32. Some Lists of Folks to Get You Started with People in Process Automation<br />Process Automation Trade Press and Magazine accounts - http://twitter.com/JimCahill/editors/members<br />Others associated with Process Automation - http://twitter.com/JimCahill/pauto/members<br />Emerson folks - http://twitter.com/JimCahill/emerson/members<br />
  33. 33. THANK YOU!<br />Let’s Stay Connected<br />Jim Cahill<br />EmersonProcessXperts.com<br />@JimCahill<br />linkedin.com/in/JimCahill<br />Jim.Cahill@emerson.com<br />

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