Twitter for Dummies, 3rd Edition

  • 5h 4m
  • Anum Hussain, Brittany Leaning, Laura Fitton, Leslie Poston, Michael E. Gruen
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2015

Learn to:

  • Sign up for an account and start making connections
  • Make your Tweets unique
  • Stay under 140 characters with the latest shortcuts
  • Promote your business or cause with Twitter

The easy way to get up and running on Twitter

Want to discover why the social networking world’s a-Twitter? This handy guide—from one of the first marketers to discover the power of Twitter—covers the nuts and bolts, explaining step-by-step how you can use this popular tool to stay in touch with friends, market your products or services, incorporate it into other social media, and much more.

  • Don’t leave the tweeting to the birds — take a tour of the Twitter interface, access it on your computer, smartphone, or tablet, and find out just how fast and fun it is to share your thoughts 140 characters at a time
  • No more empty nest — find out how to find and follow friends, search for celebrities, brands, and businesses you want to follow, and start communicating to a wider audience
  • Spread your wings — discover how to tweet like tweeps do, talk Twitter like a pro, and flaunt your features with photos and videos
  • Sing your own song — find your unique Twitter voice and use it to your advantage to gain an impressive following and promote or expand your business

Open the book and find:

  • How to sign up, pick a name, and invite contacts
  • Tips for connecting with friends and public figures
  • Strategies for improving customer relationships on Twitter
  • Tools for connecting with Twitter on a computer or mobile device
  • Ideas for developing your unique Twitter voice
  • How to talk like Twitter pros and improve your “Twitteracy”
  • Tools that relieve Twitter overload
  • The lowdown on Twitter and the evolving media landscape
  • Ten Tweets you can send today

In this Book

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Getting Started with Twitter
  • Welcome to the World of Twitter
  • A Tour of the Twitter Interface
  • Using Twitter Wherever You Think Best
  • So How Do I Start Twittering?
  • Who's Using Twitter
  • How to Tweet like Tweeps Do
  • Improving Your Twitteracy
  • Flaunt Your Feathers with Photos and Videos
  • Finding Your Tweet Voice
  • Twitter for Business
  • Twitter and the Evolving Media Landscape
  • The Social Side of Twitter
  • Changing the World, One Tweet at a Time
  • Ten Tweets to Send Today
  • Ten Cool Ways to Use Twitter
  • Ten Twitter Tools and Services
  • Ten Resources for Twitter Glory
  • Glossary