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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

Getting Started with Twitter: Mentions and Direct Messages

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Today we'll discuss the relational building blocks of Twitter, also known as mentions and direct messages. What’s the difference between a mention and a direct message? Simply put, mentions are public, direct messages are private. The 140-character limit remains in effect … [Read more...]