Using Twitter, and using Twitter effectively, are often two different things. Here are 19 links, leading to 480 tips for making Twitter work for you – whether you use it for lead generation, branding, or engagement.
Making Twitter Work Harder
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As well as managing live event Twitter aggregations for our clients, we've been known to attend the odd conference ourselves, and - as someone once put it - "tweet the cr*p out of it".
More seriously though, live-tweeting is a skill - how to add to the experience for those within the event; inform non-attendees monitoring the event hashtag; twapplaud good speakers; avoid typos; and (very importantly) not annoy your followers by flooding their stream with tweets which don't interest them or don't m... read more
Whether you use social media for work, pleasure, personal branding or all of the above, one of the trickier questions is, “How do I manage my time on social media?” Like New York, social media is the “city that never sleeps” and there seems to be a new social network emerging every week. So how do you keep up?
Consider these ten tips.
1) Understand that you have a fixed amount of time. Time (in the day) is a zero sum game, at least for those of us who require sleep. Th... read more
A call back in comedy is a technique that takes something that was said before and ties it back into the current topic. The reminder results in a clever connection and can create some great humor.
A convention theme can have the same effect by tying together common themes at breaks, the keynote speaker, break out speakers and the after dinner speaker.
Simply take variations of your convention theme and have conference speakers call it back throughout the day.
When you reinforce your theme it creates a congruence an... read more
Information is gold in social media. Those who share quality information get noticed. Those who create quality content become leaders. It could conceivably be argued that on Twitter sharing links to quality information is the native tongue.
So how should a beginner approach information sharing on Twitter?
Decide who it is you want to attract
1 - Use Twitter search to find your ideal attendees/clients.
You can use the search function on Twitter to explore keywords that they might be using. For mor... read more
In 2010, at MPI WEC, I unknowingly became the #1 tweeter in Vancouver, BC when I had no cell phone access and only wifi. The side benefits were hyper-networking by meeting people and gaining fans and trust with people I didn’t meet. Here’s the top 10 tips from my experience that I’m applying here at the GMIC conference.
Find Power - bring an extension card and a power strip and you’ll make a LOT of friends.
Connect to Wifi - When you walk into new venues, jump through the hoops to connect to wifi or br... read more