Twitter....love my TWEEPS
You gain access to people that you would never have otherwise.
Curate your own stream of information.
Real time stream of information coming to your hand held or computer
on your terms.
You choose who you “Follow”
Download these Free Apps
Flip Board & Twitter
on your Phone
Flipboard is a social magazine application
Use a current pictureYou want people to recognize you.
A professional photo is best.
Creatively write who you are/what you do
Who to Follow
• People in your industry
• Thought Leaders
• Brands you Love
• People who Inspire
• Your Blog Readers
• Potential Customers
What to Tweet
• Content is King
• Interesting Articles
• Product Links (Yours as well as others)
• Links to your Blog
• Engage....ask questions!
• Retweet RT
• Be personal- Positive tweets should be your standard
How many characters can
You're allowed 140 characters with or without a link
• Shorten the words (similar to texting)
• Shorten the link (
• No negative Tweets!
• Be Engaging/Interactive
• Join Relevant Conversation
What is a #Hashtag?
#Hashtags are used to mark keywords or topics in a Tweet.
#Hashtags make words searchable
@Reply: A public tweet where the target person receives a notification about the tweet. It
starts with the @ symbol. It does not show up in the timeline of all followers.
@Mention: A public tweet where the person who is mentioned receives a notification. It
also shows up in the timeline of everyone who follows the tweeter. It does NOT start with
@ but starts with anything else.
RT To repost another user's tweet making it visible to your followers and in your profile
MT is a modified tweet
DM Direct Message to YOU only
#FF (Follow Friday) When people use #FF, they are telling their followers to follow people on
@suebdogal is navigating you through #twitter basics