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Twitter Tips for Beginners



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Everything We Wish We Knew About Twitter When We Started

A look at the basics of getting started with Twitter, how to grow your following and your engagement, and how to get the most value and fun out of a truly amazing network.

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Twitter Tips for Beginners

  1. 1. T W I T T E R T I P S F O R B E G I N N E R S T W I T T E R T I P S F O R B E G I N N E R S
  2. 2. Everything I Wish I Knew About Twitter When I Started
  3. 3. 1. You don’t have to read every tweet
  4. 4. The average person tweets 22 times per day
  5. 5. If you're following 100 people, you could see 2,200 tweets per day
  6. 6. If you're following 500 people, you could see 11,000 tweets per day
  7. 7. If you're following 1,000 people, you could see 22,000 tweets per day
  8. 8. 2. Customize your feed with Twitter lists
  9. 9. 3. Respond to everyone
  10. 10. "Whether you’re managing an international brand like Nike, or a local deli, it’s important to say thank-you to every follower who asks a question, has a problem, or gives you a compliment." - @notebook
  11. 11. 4. Use a scheduler like Buffer
  12. 12. 1. Curate content any time 2. Add great stuff to your queue 3. Share via an optimal, custom schedule 4. See what's working
  13. 13. 5. A good bio sells
  14. 14. 7 Key Ingredients of Compelling Twitter Bio
  15. 15. 1. One professional description. 2. One word that is not boring. 3. One niche descriptor. 4. One accomplishment. 5.One hobby. 6. One interesting fact about yourself. 7. Your company or another social profile.
  16. 16. 6. Engage others directly
  17. 17. Use "via" or "HT" or "by" to recognize and mention others.
  18. 18. 7. Understand how @-mentions work
  19. 19. Tweets that start with an @ are seen only by the person tweeting, the person being tweeted at, and anyone who follows both people.
  20. 20. Tweets that start with a "." are seen by everyone!
  21. 21. 8. It’s OK to tweet the same thing multiple times
  22. 22. 9. Set aside your follower-following ratio and just follow
  23. 23. One of the quickest ways to build a following, according to KissMetrics, is to follow as many people as you can.
  24. 24. Even more at