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Third part of a five part series of presentations introducing businesses, in particular entrpreneurs and owner managers, to networking online using Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.


  • 1. Social Media in BusinessGetting Started on Twitter

4. Registering your Account
5. Choosing your Name
6. Security!
7. Follow Someone
8. Find Friends
9. Search for People/Businesses
10. Your (Basic) Home Page
11. Confirming your Account
12. Completing your Biography
13. Security Again
14. Branding on Twitter
15. Profile Picture
16. New & Improved Homepage
17. Even More Branding
18. Cool Backgrounds
19. Selecting Background Image
20. Oops.... Broke it!!
21. There we are! Much Better.
22. Lets Start Following
23. Click to Follow
24. Homepage with Followers
25. Followers Feeds
26. How does it work?
Twitter lets you write and read messages of up to 140 characters, or the very length of this sentence, including all punctuation and spaces.
The messages (also known as tweets) are public, and you decide which accounts you want to receive messages from
Twitter works equally well from your desktop or mobile phone
27. Key terms
To follow somebody is to subscribe to their messages
A tweet is an individual message
A DM or direct message is a private message on Twitter
RT or retweet is to repost a valuable message from somebody else on Twitter and give them credit
Trending topics are the most-discussed terms on Twitter at any given moment
28. and some special lingo
@username is a public message to or about an individual on Twitter
A hashtagthe # symbol followed by a term and included in tweetsis a way of categorizing all the posts on a topic
Shortened URLs. To fit links into the short messages, Twitter shrinks some URLs down automatically
29. Recommendations
Leverage the real-time nature of Twitter

  • Ask questions, float ideas, solicit feedback and expect fast feedback most of the time

30. If youve launched a product, new store or new campaign, search Twitter for comments 31. Respond to customer service issues quickly 32. Engage in discussion on a tricky public issue your company is dealing with