Twitter Importance


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Showing the importance of twitter for students and blogs owner and how they can make connections to others around the world in the same field,
done by Mohammad ALmusaddar

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Twitter Importance

  1. 1. Twitter 101<br />By @musaddar 2010<br />
  2. 2. Twitter-genda<br />@musaddar - 2010 ,<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Social Media<br />Welcome to the Revolution<br />How well we Do Social Media?<br />80% of Companies use Social for recruitment<br />Customer Experience<br />Twitter was the Fastest Growing Social Networking site 813% 2008-2009<br /> ok , lets watch it<br />@musaddar - 2010 ,<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Why Twitter ?<br />@musaddar - 2010 ,<br />4<br />Everyday, millions of users create, share and discover ideas on Twitter<br />Users also find great value in connecting with businesses of all kinds on Twitter to:<br /><ul><li>Share their experiences, both good and not so good
  5. 5. Provide feedback on recent events or launches
  6. 6. Discuss product ideas
  7. 7. Learn about exclusive deals or offers
  8. 8. Get customer service</li></li></ul><li>A few of many Twitter success stories<br />Twitter users follow Dell Outlet for exclusive deals on electronics—and have driven more than $3M in sales through Twitter<br />Ice cream eaters in New York give local chain Tasti-D-Lite marketing feedback via Twitter—and sometimes get surprise dessert deliveries<br />Coffee drinkers in Houston choose CoffeeGroundz for the personal relationships they’ve built on Twitter—and the shop’s Twitter-based ordering<br />@musaddar - 2010 ,<br />5<br />
  9. 9. How does it work?<br />Twitter lets you write and read messages of up to 140 characters, or the very length of this sentence, including all punctuation and spaces. <br />The messages (also known as tweets) are public, and you decide which accounts you want to receive messages from<br />Twitter works equally well from your desktop or mobile phone<br />@musaddar - 2010 ,<br />6<br />
  10. 10. Before you dive in<br />If you want to spend time listening first, you don’t need an account to search at<br /><ul><li>Try searching for your company and a few key topics in your field</li></ul>Listening can help you get a sense of how you want to engage on Twitter<br />@musaddar - 2010 ,<br />7<br />
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  12. 12. Getting started is easy<br />Signing up for an account takes just a few minutes<br />To help people recognize and trust your account, fill out your profile completely and include a picture<br />@musaddar - 2010 ,<br />9<br />
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  16. 16. Follow relevant accounts<br />Following somebody means you’ve subscribed to their tweets <br />To find people talking about your company or topics in your field, use<br />When you find a good candidate, look under their picture for the Follow button<br />You can also choose to interact without following an account, just send them a tweet<br />@musaddar - 2010 ,<br />13<br />
  17. 17. Post tweets<br />People like tips, links to interesting stories and blogposts (they don’t have to be about your company), exclusive deals and a good sense of humor.<br />People like the human touch and will appreciate posts with your thoughts and experiences more than you think<br />They also like it when you say hi, respond to their questions, comments, praise, complaints and jokes<br />@musaddar - 2010 ,<br />14<br />
  18. 18. Key terms…<br />To follow somebody is to subscribe to their messages<br />A tweet is an individual message<br />A DM or direct message is a private message on Twitter<br />RT or retweet is to repost a valuable message from somebody else on Twitter and give them credit<br />Trending topics are the most-discussed terms on Twitter at any given moment<br />@musaddar - 2010 ,<br />15<br />
  19. 19. …and some special lingo<br />@username is a public message to or about an individual on Twitter<br />A hashtag—the # symbol followed by a term and included in tweets—is a way of categorizing all the posts on a topic<br />Shortened URLs. To fit links into the short messages, Twitter shrinks some URLs down automatically<br />@musaddar - 2010 ,<br />16<br />
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  22. 22. Best practices<br />Build relationships on Twitter<br /><ul><li>Listen for comments about you
  23. 23. Respond to comments and queries
  24. 24. Ask questions
  25. 25. Post links to things people would find interesting
  26. 26. Retweet messages you would like to share
  27. 27. Use a friendly, casual tone
  28. 28. Don’t spam people</li></ul>@musaddar - 2010 ,<br />19<br />
  29. 29. Best practices<br />Leverage the real-time nature of Twitter<br /><ul><li>Ask questions, float ideas, solicit feedback – and expect fast feedback most of the time
  30. 30. If you’ve launched a product, new store or new campaign, search Twitter for comments
  31. 31. Respond to customer service issues quickly
  32. 32. Engage in discussion on a tricky public issue your company is dealing with</li></ul>@musaddar - 2010 ,<br />20<br />
  33. 33. Best practices<br />Measure the value of Twitter<br /><ul><li>Before setting up measurement tools, focus on the quality of your engagement: do a gut-check of how things are going
  34. 34. Try to analyze the quality of feedback and topics of discussion, you may find this changing over time
  35. 35. Keep a tally of questions answered, customer problems resolved and positive exchanges held
  36. 36. When offering deals on Twitter, use a unique coupon code or separate landing page</li></ul>@musaddar - 2010 ,<br />21<br />
  37. 37. Sample Business Use Cases<br />Customer Service<br />Client Retention<br />Branding & Marketing<br />Polls & Surveys<br />Networking<br />Website Traffic<br />New Customer Acquisition<br />Communication Network<br />Event Back Channel<br />@musaddar - 2010 ,<br />22<br />
  38. 38. How a news story came about<br />@musaddar - 2010 ,<br />23<br />A Norwegian Twitter user sent out a photo of an airplane accident at the airport in Oslo. It was picked up by a reporter, who immediately wrote a story for<br />
  39. 39. Major Media Uses UGC Tweeted Photos<br />@musaddar - 2010 ,<br />24<br />
  40. 40. 7 Deadly Twitter Sins<br />Not Listening<br />Self-Promoting<br />Not Adding Value<br />Not Being Honest<br />Hard Selling<br />Corporate Speak<br />Friend Collecting<br />@musaddar - 2010 ,<br />25<br />
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  42. 42. Twitter & Wordpress<br />Wordpress is a popular CMS<br />Twitter is a popular social media<br />In this Example we use a twitter plugin<br />To login as admin<br />To login as user to comment<br />to spread the blog post on twitter<br />@musaddar - 2010 ,<br />27<br />
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  49. 49. Twank-You<br />@musaddar - 2010 ,<br />34<br />
  50. 50. References<br />Twitter101.ppt<br />Become a Twitter Ninja.ppt<br />tool for journalism.ppt<br />Twitter Changes Everything.ppt<br />@musaddar - 2010 ,<br />35<br />