PDF Archive

Easily share your PDF documents with your contacts, on the Web and Social Networks.

Share a file Manage my documents Convert Recover PDF Search Help Contact



Quick Start Twitter Guide PDF .pdf



Original filename: Quick Start Twitter Guide PDF.pdf
Title: Quick Start Twitter Guide For Bsinesses
Author: Valarie arris

This PDF 1.5 document has been generated by Microsoft® Word 2013, and has been sent on pdf-archive.com on 02/04/2014 at 07:03, from IP address 66.215.x.x. The current document download page has been viewed 570 times.
File size: 1.2 MB (8 pages).
Privacy: public file




Download original PDF file









Document preview


Quick Start Twitter Guide.
Welcome to the World of Twitter. It’s so nice to have you here and it’s about
time you jumped on board, LoL, just kidding. Well, now that you are on Twitter
and I’m assuming you are using it for your business, you probably need some help
figuring it all out as Twitter can be confusing, it was for me at first but once I
learned the tricks of the trade, it’s became as easy as 1, 2 & 3 so let’s get Started.
Quick history lesson on Twitter. Twitter was founded in March of 2006 by
Twitter Inc. The creator of Twitter is Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, Biz Stone and
Noah Glass. With the headquarters based in San Francisco, CA and CEO Dick
Costolo at the helm, Twitter has become a Powerful Social Media Platform.
Among the top social media sites, it ranks #3, just below Facebook and Google+.
Now with all that said what is Twitter really? Just like any other social media
site in 2013, it’s a platform for sharing, exchanging ideas, researching information
and promoting and advertising your business and for businesses, it becomes most
effective when used with the infamous #Hashtags and Twitter List, don’t worry,
will be going into detail on those in just a bit.
Quick note. This guide is for those of you who have already set up their Twitter
account. I will not be going over set-up or settings. When using this guide, please
be signed into your Twitter account to follow along. Thank You.

Table of Contents
Introduction…………………………………………………………………………………………………..
Twitter Terminology……………………………………………………………………………………….
Home Page…………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Me Page…………………………………………………………………………………………………………
@ Connect………………………………………………………………………………………………….…
#Discover……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Conclusion……………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Twitter Terminology
If you are like the average person, you’ve avoided Twitter this long because you
just didn’t get it. I mean with the # tags and @ symbols, who would, it all sounds
so weird and confusing. Well, I’m going to break down Twitter for you as best as I
can.

Hashtag - The # symbol, called a hashtag, is used to mark keywords or topics in a
Tweet. It was created organically by Twitter users as a way to categorize
messages. This is going to be a very important tool in your tweeting. By placing
the # in front of certain keywords, it makes your entire tweet searchable and
allows others to join in your tweet conversation. For example. Let’s say you
decorate cakes for a business and you want everyone to know your chocolate
cake is on special for $15. This is how I would tweet that.
“One day #Chocolate #Cake special for $15
triple layer with double fudge. Don’t miss out
on this yummy #Deal. (insert web address)
As you can see, I used the # in 3-key words, Chocolate, Cake and Deal. These are
very common searchable words and if the average person on Twitter is looking for
cakes they would type in the Twitter search box “Cake” and your post would show
up in that search. If they typed in the search box “Chocolate” your post would

show up again and if someone was looking for a “Deal” even if it’s not cake and
typed that in the search box, again your post would show up. As you can see in
the example. I used the hashtag and the post appeared in 3 different searches
and that’s how a post becomes viral. Keep in mind too that you only have 140
characters to work with so you have to be creative in your tweeting, keeping is
short, sweet and to the point.

The @ symbol – This will always be placed in front of your twitter username
which is also known as your Twitter handle. My Twitter handle is @illgetthat4u.
If you every want to follow me on Twitter, in the search box, you would put
@illgetthat4u to find me. If you want to mention someone in your tweet or thank
someone for re-tweeting one of your tweets and you want to make sure that they
see it, you would put the @ symbol in front of their twitter handle. It’s the
connection and the identity of Twitter users.

RT - This means to Retweet. Retweeting is like sharing on Facebook. If you are
scrolling through Twitter and find something of interest to you, you want to click
on the post where you will have the options of favor ting the tweet, replying to
the tweet or retweeting it to your twitter feed. I have no problem sharing good
information from other people and it usually gets returned with a mention or
retweet of one of my tweets so it’s a good thing.

Mentions - A Mention is just that. It’s when someone mentions you on Twitter.
When you go to the @Connect section, which I will be going over in a few, you
will see on the top left of the screen, mentions and interaction. We will go over
interactions in just a few as well. Now click on mentions and you will see anyone
that has mentioned you in one of their tweets. These are people that are
following you but also people that you follow.

Interactions – An Interaction is just that. It’s when you and your followers or
the people you follow are interacting with one another. It will show you who
followed you, who favorited your tweet, who retweeted your tweets and it will
also show some mentioned tweets as well.

DM – Also known as Direct Message. A DM is when you send someone a
personal message or they send you a personal message. It would be like a PM
(Personal Message) on Facebook. Pretty simple.

Follow – Of course this is another easy one. Once you are on Twitter, you want
to start following people and businesses. You want to follow people that would
benefit from your business and that your business would benefit from. You also
have the ability to unfollow as well. I go through my list of followers thoroughly
once a month and unfollow dead accounts. These are people that are not active
on Twitter, their last post was like in Oct 2011, you don’t want them clogging up
your page and the main reason for that is, once you reach 2000 people that you
are following but have less people following you, you will NOT be able to follow
any more people until the number of people following you catches up.

List – List is simply putting followers into various groups or categories that you
create. A lot of businesses don’t do this for whatever reason but this along with
the hashtag is critical in your Twitter success. Here is the reason why. First, here
is a screenshot of my list.

SoCal Businesses, Let’s Get Techy, SMM, Fun Follows, these are my list that I
created and Mike Ellsworth added me to his list Social Media Manager. Creating
list will allow the people on your list to share their tweets to others on the list but

I’m sure you are asking how does that benefit me? Good question. Here is the
answer. The more people that you have on your list, the more your chances of
being added to their list increases and this is where it gets good. Your ultimate
goal is to get added to list because the same will happen to you, every time you
tweet, it will be shown to the people in the list that you have been placed in and
there could be 100’s or 1000’s of people in those list seeing your tweets. Talk
about going viral and getting the most exposure. Start creating your list and
adding people to them.

Home Page
Now let’s take a quick look at your home page and go over some things
you need to know. Here is a screenshot of my homepage.

On the top left in the black bar, you have Home, @Connect #Discover and Me.
Over to the right you have an Envelope, a Gear and Blue Square with Feather. I
will be going over the above mentioned in just a few, let’s start with the left side
of your Twitter screen.
Your Home Page is like your news feed on Facebook. This is where you will see
the tweets from all of the people that you are following. You can create tweets

here as well, right from the box below your name that says Compose Tweets
Here.
Below that you will see Who To Follow. Twitter will give you suggestions on
who to follow based on who you are already following and your web searches.
You can click on popular accounts too, to see if there are pages you would like to
start following.
Next, go down to the lower box and you will see Trends. This is what’s trending
on Twitter now. The Hott Stuff, What people are talking about. You can change
the setting of the trends on your page to keep up with the latest information that
you are interested in.
We are now going to head over to the top of your Twitter page in the black bar
on the right hand side of Twitter. The first thing you will see is the Twitter search
box. This is where you will search for people, places businesses, anything that
you are looking for. Don’t forget that if you have a friend or business on Twitter
and you know their Twitter handle, add the @symbol in front to go directly to
their page. In the search box, you can also do a # tag search. By placing the # in
front of a word that you are looking for.
Next, you should see the Envelope. This is a DM or the Direct Message icon.
Click on this and you will be able to send a direct message to anyone on Twitter.
When you click on it, a box will appear, you will see messages that you have
already sent. If you want, you can click on the box with a checkmark and that will
mark all of your messages as read. To create a new message, Click on New
message. And right next to the Egghead, you will enter the persons Twitter
handle, don’t forget that @ in front of their username, enter your message in the
box below and click send
Now, right next to the envelope is the Gear icon. This is where you can upload
your profile photo, change your background, update account information, set
privacy levels, link to other social media accounts and more. It’s your back office.
Last in the Homepage section you will see the blue box with a white open
square and a feather in the middle. Basically this is the other way to compose a
tweet no matter where you are on Twitter.

Me Page
If you remember, on your main home page at the top in the black bar, on the
left side of Twitter you saw: Home, @Connect, #Discover and Me. Let’s click on
Me. Once you click on me it will take you to what other see your page as. When
people visit your Twitter page, this is what it looks like to them. Here is a
screenshot of my Twitter Me Page.

Right in the center you have my profile pic, Twitter handle and a little about me.
You can also see the number of tweets I have done, how many I’m following and
how many are following me. Below that you can actually take a look at my tweets
over to the left check out my images too.

@Connect
We can now move onto the @Connect. This is really going to be short and easy
because I basically explain it to you when we talked about Interactions and
Mentions. This is where you find your connect to your Twitter followers and the
people you are following.

#Discover

I call this area the HUB. I know you would probably thing the home page is the
HUB but this is where everything is at. You can see all the activity of everyone
you follow and follows you, find your friends here, see trends tailored for you and
Twitter will even show you people that are catered just for you that you can
follow, just click on Who To Follow. This is the place for checking out what’s going
on with everyone you are involved with on Twitter and finding new people to be
involved with.

Conclusion
Well, that’s all folks. I hope that you found this guide to be helpful and at least
get you on the road to Twitter success. It’s truly the basics but the basics are your
foundation to build upon. I enjoyed presenting this to you as I enjoy empowering
business owners to becoming Social Media Success Stories. If you have any
questions on this guide or would like to discuss further what it is I do, please use
one of the many forms of contact info below to reach me. I am here for you.
Thank you for your time and I’ll see you all on Twitter.

Very Respectfully

Valarie Harris
Founder/CEO
I’ll Get That For You Marketing
Social Media Marketing Consulting & Management
“Connecting Your Business To The World”
866-738-3970 / getthat4u@hotmail.com
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Google+
LinkedIn


Related documents


PDF Document quick start twitter guide pdf
PDF Document twitter guide 2017
PDF Document want more followers on twitter find out how
PDF Document social media optimization services
PDF Document social media change the course1699
PDF Document the best tips for using1894


Related keywords