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Twitter 
Made Simple 
michaeljamesfitzgerald
Facebook is about connecting 
with family and friends. 
Twitter is about connecting 
with like-minded people you don’t 
kn...
Use your photo, header, and 
bio in your profile to tell the world who 
you are and what you care about.
You can follow up to 2,000 
people (usually). Consider each 
follow an investment because it 
is an investment.
Use hashtags to find 
topics that interest you and the 
people who are interested in 
those topics—for example, 
#writing,...
Support and help others 
by @replies or retweeting and 
favoriting their posts. Mention their 
usernames in tweets and sen...
Don’t over promote yourself, 
your ideas, or your products. 
You’ll drive people crazy. 
Just be the real, passionate you.
Be considerate. The world 
can do without your baggage and 
bellyaching. You’ll get more 
respect—and follows—if you are a...
Most of all, have fun out there. 
The world is a beautiful place. 
Twitter will expand it.
Have questions? Let’s talk! 
michaeljamesfitzgerald.com
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Twitter Made Simple

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New to Twitter? Here are a few basics that can help you get started.

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  • Michael James Fitzgerald has a way of making confusing or complex topics simple and easy to understand. His clear, almost 'gentle' thoughts lie listlessly on the slide, awaiting eager minds. Although you might not guess from a short slideshow, Fitzgerald is one of he most accomplished technical writers around, having written for O'Reilly and Wiley & Sons. And he writes fiction! A gifted scribe. If you appreciate good, accurate prose, seek him out on Amazon Kindle.
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Twitter Made Simple

  1. 1. Twitter Made Simple michaeljamesfitzgerald
  2. 2. Facebook is about connecting with family and friends. Twitter is about connecting with like-minded people you don’t know but would like to know.
  3. 3. Use your photo, header, and bio in your profile to tell the world who you are and what you care about.
  4. 4. You can follow up to 2,000 people (usually). Consider each follow an investment because it is an investment.
  5. 5. Use hashtags to find topics that interest you and the people who are interested in those topics—for example, #writing, #running, #harrypotter.
  6. 6. Support and help others by @replies or retweeting and favoriting their posts. Mention their usernames in tweets and send them honest, meaningful direct messages.
  7. 7. Don’t over promote yourself, your ideas, or your products. You’ll drive people crazy. Just be the real, passionate you.
  8. 8. Be considerate. The world can do without your baggage and bellyaching. You’ll get more respect—and follows—if you are a decent, thoughtful human being.
  9. 9. Most of all, have fun out there. The world is a beautiful place. Twitter will expand it.
  10. 10. Have questions? Let’s talk! michaeljamesfitzgerald.com

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