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7 Best Ideas to Use Twitter More Efficiently

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This presentation aims to show the 7 best ideas to use Twitter more efficiently.

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7 Best Ideas to Use Twitter More Efficiently

  1. 1. Ali Rıza BABAOĞLANhttp://twitter.com/alibabaoglan http://alibabaoglan.com
  2. 2. IntroductionThis presentation aims to show the 7 best ideas to useTwitter more efficiently.What is Twitter?Twitter is a micro-blogging service which aims to share140 character-length shortmessages via internet withyour followers and world. to get started, please visit: http://twitter.com
  3. 3. How-to Use Twitter?To learn how-to-use Twitter, you can watch the (4 min)video @ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0xbjIE8cPMYou can also read http://goo.gl/GYLcw to learn otherhow-to’s, extra details, tips and tricks.. The aim of that presentation is to show youhow to use Twitter effectively rather than how to use Twitter.
  4. 4. 1. Find People You Already Know!- After being a registered member ofTwitter, your first step should be to findyour friends in Twitter.- To do that, you need to go the addresshttp://twitter.com/who_to_follow/importand add your e-mails to find your friends.- With that, you will have a good chance toadd a few new readers, and there’s an evenbetter chance that those people will followyou in return.- Because these are your personalcontacts, they’re likely to pay closerattention to you, place you in a list of “realpeople” and are probably more inclined toretweet you.
  5. 5. 1. Find People You Already Know!Also you can find Twitter’s suggestions and different interests to follow in different tabs of http://twitter.com/who_to_follow/import
  6. 6. 2. Announce that You are On-board!- You have just become a member, foundand started to follow your friends inTwitter. What is next?- Now it is time to share some creativestuffs and announce that you are inTwitter. With that you start to reachpeople and start to gain followers.- http://twitter.com/about/resources thisweb-link contains four different resourcesto share and announce your Twitter profileon different environments.- To do that you need to choose the typeyou want and import its source code toyour website.
  7. 7. 2. Announce that You are On-board!The easiest way to show that you are on Twitter is “Follow” button. You can visit and see a live demo of Follow button on my homepage @ http://alibabaoglan.com
  8. 8. 3. Follow Trends, Join Conversation!- After you have joined and got used toTwitter, you need to follow trending topicsand join the conversations about them!- With coolest trend feature, you caneasily see what is going on in a part ofworld and what the trends are. So yourtweets about that topics will be moreeffective.- You can also change the location ofTrends to learn about the topics in othercountries. And understand thesupply/demand relation of that country.
  9. 9. 4. Pay Attention to Your Followers!- After you started to gain some newfollowers, it is time to show your attentionfor your followers.- The most important thing in Twitter is;you need to answer all the mentions fromyour followers and messages to you fromothers.- If you can do it, you will gain awarenessvery fast and get lots of mentions.- Also you need to re-share the best ideasand best mentions coming to you, withretweet feature of Twitter. It is veryeffective.
  10. 10. 4. Pay Attention to Your Followers!If you pay attention to your followers, you can easily trace that your trend graph will improve. To trace it you can use http://twittercounter.com service.
  11. 11. 5. Connect Your Social Life!- Another efficent way to gain followers onTwitter is to connect your other socialnetworks with Twitter.- Thus, you can show your Twitter updatesto your friends in other social networkslike Facebook, Linkedin, etc.. and had achance to attract them.- Start with Facebook, then move on toother networks!- From http://www.facebook.com/twitteryou can easily connect your Twitteraccount to your Facebook.
  12. 12. 5. Connect Your Social Life! You can find more resources on http://twitter.com/about/resources/widgets
  13. 13. 6. Put Twitter on Your E-mails!- If you send lots of e-mails daily, it is areally good idea to add your social addressin your signatures.- Thus it helps you direct your e-mailcontact to your Twitter and other socialprofiles.- According to statistics, nearly %40 ofyour profile visitors immediately start tofollow you.- So the increase in the number of yourprofile visitors will directly affect thenumber of your followers.
  14. 14. 7. Run Contest with Small Carrots!- Last but the most important step is start of contestgiving carrots! Play little games via Twitterand give prizes to your followers.- As you can clearly see from the right-side, I wrote that “I will give a free-pass forthe Interactive Marketing Summitevent, to one of my followers who retweetmy tweet” and i got 28 reactions. I did iton 14th September.- The most important thing for carrots isthis; “You need to do what that you said, ifyou promise something on Twitter!” Are you wondering the result of that small tip? Let’s go to next slide..
  15. 15. 7. Run Contest with Small Carrots! After sharing the prize twit on 14th September, i updated my followers on 15th Development stage September about the result. And the finalAfter i announce the winner, here are thementions from the winner.
  16. 16. ... and;In that presentation, i tried to cover the 7 most effectiveways of how-to use Twitter.If you want to see the usage of those 7 ways in one account you can follow me from @alibabaoglan on Twitter.
  17. 17. Download Presentation;to download that presentation in Turkish, please visit;http://bit.ly/twitter-7-enetkin-yontemto download that presentation in English, please visit;http://bit.ly/twitter-7-effective-ways
  18. 18. Ali Rıza BABAOĞLANhttp://twitter.com/alibabaoglan http://alibabaoglan.com

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