Tips For Twitter Usage


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Tips For Twitter Usage

  1. 1. SOCIAL MEDIATrainingTwitterCairo, January 10, 2011Jasmine AladdinSocial Media Marketing Specialist
  2. 2. What is Twitter?! Micro- Sharing blogging Pictures Videos Hot Topics Brief Messages On-the- Your Spot news Brand Engagement Public & Asking Open Questions. Giving answers 2 Mobile, social media & Email marketing 18/01/2011 integrated
  3. 3. Twitter Account could be about News Public Figures Corporate News Celebrities EventsPolitics Photography3 Twitter Basics 18/01/2011
  4. 4. Your Twitter Profile•Your twitter name like: website domain name –•Careful Choice for the name.• Represent your business line•in your twitter name if you can (CompanyNamePR) (company name Adv)(CompanyName IT) Etc.Branding your Account• Professional Account Branding your Personal Account• Your Bio Information. •- Make it friendly.• Your corporate identity background. •- Talk about yourself – Interests.• Your Logo. 4 Twitter Basics 18/01/2011
  5. 5. Your Twitter Profile : Brand Yourself•Lead your company. (put your Company Logo butyour name to attribute yourself). •100% personal branding. Your logo, ur profile in the•Mutual Branding. avatar and your own bio not theEmployees with their names company’s. photos but your company logo. 5 Twitter Basics 18/01/2011
  6. 6. Your Twitter Profile : Hashtags #•Attribute any topic to the hash sign in order to identify it.•• To spread info in an “organized manner”•Follow common topics discussed• Find a certain Topic – Join any topic – Don’t forget the HASHTAG of it.•Give your Hashtag Context (explain it – No Vagueness)•Don’t overuse them – (Spams).•Make sure it has a value. (So people would follow you).•They are beneficial in Events – (early reminder). 6 Twitter Basics 18/01/2011
  7. 7. • Timeline•Is the newsfeed in twitter of those •Searches: you chose to follow. •The place where you can search for a•Mentions topic•People replying to one of your tweets. •You can save your search.•Engaging you in their discussions. •Lists•Retweets: • Followers or people you follow; that•The Tweets that you re-share you choose to group under one list(retweet). To get similar feeds of people with• Tweets that are retweeted by Others. common interests.•Your Tweets Retweeted by Others. 7 Twitter Basics 18/01/2011
  8. 8. Your Twitter Profile : How to list and Be Listed? Lists Choose to List people according to their categorization. 8 Twitter Basics 18/01/2011
  9. 9. Trending Topics• Trending Topics :•Hot current topics on twitter•The Most Tweeted about topics•You can Make it “World Wide” or• Choose Local Trends. 9 Twitter Basics 18/01/2011
  10. 10. Your TwitterFollowing & Followers• Following : People you choose to follow.•Followers : People who choose to follow you.•P.s: You can Protect your tweets.•Messages : You can’t message someone who is not following you.•Favorites : tweets you choose to list as Favorite.10 Twitter Basics 18/01/2011
  11. 11. Your Twitter Profile : Find People! 11 Twitter Basics 18/01/2011
  12. 12. Your Twitter Profile•Add the people you already know.•Check the people who mention you.•Check the people who follow you•Read the Bio and decide who to follow.•Search for the kind of people you want to follow•Promote others and they will promote youP.s: - Finding people in your town --Twellowhood 12 Twitter Basics 18/01/2011
  13. 13. Your Twitter : Learn the Lingo • DM = Direct Message • @ = Use to reply and always include proceeding a Twitter ID in a reply • RT = Retweet • Tweet = Sending a message on Twitter • Tw + any other word. A fun practice on Twitter is to develop a new twist on old words. For example, Tworld = Twitter world, and Tweeples = Those who use Twitter. You get the picture. Website Add your twitter Account to : Social Media Email Signature Networks Newsletters Business card 13 Twitter Basics 18/01/2011
  14. 14. Interact Egypt 7B Omar Shaaban, Nasr city, Cairo Grazie! ‫شكرا‬ 18/01/201114