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Twitter for everyone The Definitive Guide :-) by Luca Filigheddu CEO of Twimbow , Inc.

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A set of Twitter tips for beginners and... not.

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  • 1. Twitter foreveryoneThe Definitive Guide :-)by Luca Filigheddu CEO of Twimbow, Inc.

2. Twitter is a place full of peopleTwitter is a virtual place full of people who are saying something or who are just listening to others. 3. How many people?!? LOTS.Like any place full of people,you are not interested to listen to everyone who isspeaking. 4. Ok, so what???Your main timeline will befilled with messages sent by the users you follow or by messages sent by users thatpeople you follow endorseand re-propose to you(retweet) 5. Twitter is all about...sharing stuffdiscussion and interactiondiscovering great content 6. What can I do?On Twitter, you can write your thoughts, share a newsor simply write how you feel. 7. Who is listening??? If no one is following you, your messages get lost. When you start using Twitter,your followers count will be 0. At the beginning, its kinda frustrating but it is normal :-) 8. Talk to someone!If you put @username before the message you want to send to theuser username, this user will see your message among theothers and it will get his/her attention. 9. They are listening to you!!! Messages to other users with "@username" are public andeveryone who follows both youand @username can read it. So make sure you are writingsomething that can be public :-) 10. Get people follow youStart interacting with people youdecided to follow, this could be a good way to get their attention and make them follow you.Some will follow you back just because you followed them. 11. Want lots of followers? ....then tweet in english (if you can).Otherwise tweet in your ownlanguage, but you arelimiting your audience. 12. Follow wiselyDont follow crap. Period.Follow users you are reallyinterested in and that can bring value.Follow people who add value toyou, in various forms (learning,knowledge or just because they 13. Hey, I want followers!!!Increasing your followers isnot an easy task, it takes time, but try not to get frustrated for this and keep posting what you want. 14. Dont follow backI can be very interested in whatyou say. You are not necessarilyinterested in what I say. Dont follow someone justbecause he/she is following you.Make sure he/she brings value. 15. It can be private...Twitter is also a place where youcan exchange private messages(called DM or DirectMessages) with other users.In case you use a smartphone, itcould be a great replacement of SMS. 16. Get newsAlmost all blogs and newspapers post to Twitter, too, so you can use it as an RSS readerTwitter is a great source of news 17. Share newsA good way to become aninteresting person to be followed is to share news.Use the Twitter button(available almost everywhere) orany other tool that lets you sharestuff on Twitter. 18. Listen to what others sayKeep track of whats going onFind people who like what you likeDiscover new friends 19. BONUS (see next slides) 20. Bonus 1/2How to follow thousands people effectively??? Use lists Pick your favorites and make a list of max 100 people. Chooseanother group and make anotherlist. Re-Iterate.Follow your lists one at a time 21. Bonus 2/2How to get more followers? Engage users you follow andwho are not following you* go to Formulists.com * create a new list where they automatically insert ppl who are not following you* read the timeline of that list only fora few weeksRetweet, reply, engage! 22. Last but not leastfollow us on [email protected] @twimbow and join us on