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ADMSP Social Media Connect Sites


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ADMSP Social Media Connect Sites

  1. 1. twitter Use as a PR Tool
  2. 2. twitter: service A free micro-blogging 140 character maximum
  3. 3. twitter in plain English - the Common Craft Show
  4. 4. Another place where conversations occur Organization Stakeholders Influentials Stakeholders Influentials
  5. 5. Lingo ! tweet - a message of 140 characters or less ! hashtag - tweets that start with a # (tracking) ! tweme - same as hashtag (twitter meme) ! tweetup - twitter meetup ! tweetchannel - add #channelname at start of tweets ! tinyURL - for URLs longer than 30 characters ! DM - direct message (private)
  6. 6. twitter uses Tracking • Monitoring • Live-reporting Journalism • Activism • Public Relations Political Comm. • Crisis Comm.
  7. 7. Monitoring tracking ! Monitor reputation, buzz, opinions, trends ! Use keyword tracking (“Track keyword”) ! Monitor and respond to what’s being said about your organization ! Comcast Example ! Jet Blue Example
  8. 8. Comcast’s YouTube Baggage - Sleeping Comcast Technician Video
  9. 9. Rage P ushes “Cable Edge er The, so granny ny Ov’t show up Gran y doesn C able gu a hammer” do es - with “Takin g a Wha Comca ck Agai st: Mon nst Reache a Shaw d Her B Then fo reaking r Her Ha Point, mmer” “Taking a hammer to Comcast” Photo Credit: Richard A. Lipski -- The Washington Post
  10. 10. Comcast’s lesson learned TechCrunch Founder Michael Arrington tore into Comcast on twitter after 36 hours without Internet service. Within 20 minutes of his first tweet a Comcast executive called to ask how he could help. Photo Credit: Joi Ito
  11. 11. Jet Blue Monitoring Example Manager of Corporate Communication for Jet Blue DMs a twitter user who tweeted about having spotted a celebrity (William Shatner) at the Jet Blue terminal tweet #1: JetBlue terminal. William Shatner waiting in pinstripe suite and shades to board flight to Burbank. Why’s he flying JetBlue? Free, maybe? tweet #2: Using JetBlue wifi to access twitter, 10 seconds later, I get a follow request from JetBlue on twitter. Half freaked out, half awed.
  12. 12. “ We learned last February the value of a certain amount of transparency when we posted a video of our founding CEO on YouTube to address customers affected by the ice storm that swept through the Northeast. Our Twitter account is much the same thing; making ourselves available in an environment where are customers already live -again not focused on marketing - but real interaction: less billboard - more information booth. We track Twitter mentions of our brand through various services from the internal “track” function on Twitter to external tools like or that “ are freely available to all users. Many allow near immediate notification of mentions. - Morgan Johnston, Corporate Communications, JetBlue Airways
  13. 13. twittering for public relations ! monitoring conversations ! participating in conversations ! starting conversations ! providing product or service info ! Whole Foods example ( ! promoting stories, news through twitterfeed ! feeds a blog to twitter