Getting Started with Twitter: 51 Tweeting Templates

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In my ongoing series Getting Started with Twitter: 10 Steps to Twitter Competence, I’ve shared how Twitter novices can dive into one of the fastest-growing social media sites on the web. From choosing a name to the basics of tweeting, from recommending Twitter apps to suggesting ways to get more Twitter followers, I hope I’ve provided […]

Getting Started with Twitter: Using Twitter Ads

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Since beneficial influence is a key factor in using Twitter to its fullest potential, you may wonder Should I use Twitter ads to gain followers? I am not an expert on this particular subject, but I recently enjoyed a good experience using Twitter ads. Don’t worry. I’ll point you to better resources in addition to […]

Getting Started with Twitter: How to Get More Twitter Followers

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Let me begin by stating that I do not have the single, magic bean answer to the question How Do I Get More Twitter Followers? While “social media experts” may tell you that a certain service (namely, theirs) will help you amass followers, they’re likely not the kind of followers you’d want (if they’re even real). […]

Getting Started with Twitter: Recommended Twitter Apps

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While there’s currently a certain level of annoyance on the part of third-party Twitter developers because of Twitter’s new API rules, Twitter’s willingness to let developers create apps on top of their software has been a boon both to Twitter and many of these developers. While these factions argue about OAUTH and tokens and other […]

Getting Started with Twitter: Linking Twitter with Facebook

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Since Facebook has amassed nearly a billion users and Twitter has approximately half of that number, another question often asked by Twitter newbies is: Should I link my Twitter and Facebook accounts? In my opinion, there is no right or wrong answer. If you’d like one less social media account to update, linking your Twitter account […]