Twitter 101 What the heck is @ and # !?
So what is Twitter?Social networking and micro blogging site Think of it like a cocktail party140 Million users worldwide /140 Character limit Follow people, companies, organizations Connect with new peopleNews- real time, fast, straight from the source Great listening tool to see what others are saying about a topic Direct contact between consumers and companies Direct contact with politicians, celebrities, musiciansTwitter chats with other industry experts Twitter 101 What the heck is @ and # !?Symbol?What is it?What does it [email protected], Used to mention others, to reply to others#HashtagMetadata Tag, Used to follow discussions, find topics, case sensitive, no spaces RTRetweetShare a message from another user with your followersDMDirect MessageA private message only you and the recipient can read, good for ongoing conversations#FFFollow FridayUse the hashtag #FF and @ to tell your followers who you like and who they also would want to follow (on Friday)Anatomy of TwitterWhat is all this stuff?!
Your infoThis your Twitter Feed
See the tweets from who you are followingWho to FollowHot Topics
Find @ and see who has tweeted you.Find # and follow conversations Click this to write a tweetYour settingsSee your tweets and profile.Create your Twitter Account! Just 5 steps!
GO TO www.twitter.com Put in your information and click Sign up for Twitter Step One: Sign Up!
This is your @Pick something easy to rememberShorter the better Descriptive like @DrCHC Only get 15 charactersLetters, _underscores and numbers onlyStep Two: Choosing Your Twitter HandleStep three: be a follower!
You can find contacts you already know with your email address.
Step Three: Be a Follower!
Step Four : Your Twitter Profile Best Practices for Profile Pictures
Keep your picture the same and people can recognize you easierRemember the small sizeKeep it professional & simple
Best Practices for Bio
State why others should follow you!
Nurse for 25 years, spreading health and wellness information
Traveling the states, raising awareness about CHC advocacy, www.myblog.comStep 5 send a tweet!
Step Five : Send a Tweet! Just heard a fabulous speaker at #OACHC13 can't wait for the reception and networking! #fqhc #chc
Go to #discover and type in #OACHC13
Lets follow the twitter feed!TIP: This is also how you follow a twitter chat!LETS CHECK OUT OUR HASHTAG!