I still think this “quick start and stay productive guide” that I’m releasing will be beneficial for new and old tweeters alike.
Some of the topics I’ll cover are as follows:
- some things to consider when selecting a Twitter handle (username), an avatar, a background and profile colors
- how to follow Twitter conversations (in reply to)
- following and unfollowing Twitter accounts and how to break through the 2,001 follower ceiling
- hashtag use, abuse and misuse
- how to keep from getting blocked and reported as spam
- the importance of reading Twitter bios (read before you follow and/or ask questions/offer services)
- some things to consider when replying to tweets
- how to be aware of the overshare
- fairer sharing practices when it comes to letting others know about your products and services
- some things to consider when participating in Follow Friday
- some things to consider when your Twitter handle is tweeted along with several other Twitter handles
- how to translate tweets in other languages
- some things to consider when retweeting (retweeting from Twitter web vs. retweeting from third-party tools)
This is not an exhaustive list of what the guide will cover, but it gives you a good idea of what to expect from the book.
Please feel free to submit the form below and include information about anything you’d like to see covered in the book. Since it’s still a work in progress, it’s possible for me to include your requests/suggestions in this first edition.
I say first edition, because Twitter is ever changing, so it’ll be necessary to update this guide as things become outdated.