Need help getting started with Twitter? This presentation will guide you with step by step instructions to set up your own account, download the Twitter app onto your phone or tablet and start tweeting. Also included are handy tips to getting started with Tweetdeck, Vine and Instagram.
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2. Zeopard.com Welcome to Twitter School brought to you by JennieVickers @jennievickers firstname.lastname@example.org 3. Zeopard.com Jennie Vickers Digital Native in Spirit & Early Adopter Milloldial (Like a Millennial) Studying Social Media for 8+ Years Expertise & interest in introducing Social Media conversations to Executives and Boards 4. Zeopard.com Why you should care about social media #1 Platform supporting Customer Experience CX Matters 5. Zeopard.com Why you should be on Twitter - the listening post 1. Helping - you manage your time - not wasting your time 2. Get breaking news fast 3. Follow the people you respect - latest ideas and views 4. Connect with your customers 5. Spot emerging trends 6. Fast way to share current photos 7. Follow the proceedings at conferences you cant attend. 8. 140 characters forces clarity. 6. Zeopard.com Things to make you feel less nervous 1. No one notices or cares if you dont say anything 2. It is ok to watch and listen 7. Zeopard.com Setting up your account @jennievickers 8. Zeopard.com Home screen Sign in or create a new prole. @jennievickers 9. Zeopard.com Type in your name @jennievickers 10. Zeopard.com Choose a password @jennievickers 11. Zeopard.com Type in your email address @jennievickers 12. Zeopard.com Type in your email address @jennievickers 13. Zeopard.com @jennievickers 14. Zeopard.com Make sure you use a real name, as twitter will reject false names @jennievickers 15. Zeopard.com Pick an original username Try using underscores and/or numbers if your name is taken. Twitter will make suggestions similar to the name you want if the name is unavailable. @jennievickers 16. Zeopard.com The security seal ensures that you are a real person and not a machine creating a fake account @jennievickers 17. Zeopard.com This is the screen you will see when you are all set up @jennievickers 18. Zeopard.com Following people @jennievickers 19. Zeopard.com @jennievickers 20. Zeopard.com @jennievickers 21. Zeopard.com Now you need to choose who you want to follow @jennievickers 22. Zeopard.com You can search by name or by topic @jennievickers 23. Zeopard.com When you click follow, people begin to show up in your timeline @jennievickers 24. Zeopard.com Sometimes there are multiple accounts. This makes prole pictures important. @jennievickers 25. Zeopard.com You can also search by specifying a hobby or interest. @jennievickers 26. Zeopard.com You can see who else you know on twitter by searching your own email contacts @jennievickers 27. Zeopard.com When you are done, this will be the screen. Make sure you conrm your email address before you can start using twitter to its full extent. @jennievickers 28. Zeopard.com When you open up your email, you should receive a conrmation link. Click on the link to activate your twitter account. @jennievickers 29. Zeopard.com Finding your way around @jennievickers 30. Zeopard.com When you are done, this will be your home screen. @jennievickers 31. Zeopard.com The top of the page displays your name, icon, the number of times youve tweeted, how many people you follow and how many people follow you. @jennievickers 32. Zeopard.com The sidebar also displays recommendations of people you should follow. These will change each time you refresh your page and are chosen by the people you already follow and the topics in which you tweet about. @jennievickers 33. Zeopard.com Trends are the top most popular things that people are tweeting about. You can tailor this to t your country, city or show worldwide. @jennievickers 34. The main section shows your feed, showing tweets from all the people you follow. Zeopard.com @jennievickers 35. Zeopard.com Now you need to upload a photo to reect your page. This could be a photo of you, your company logo or something that reects your business. The prole icon will be cropped to a square so try and keep your icon image based rather than word heavy. @jennievickers 36. Zeopard.com You also need to add short bio or introduction to who you are or what your company is all about. There is a 160 word limit so keep it short and snappy. At this stage, even when you have uploaded your prole icon, it may still appear as a question mark. @jennievickers 37. Zeopard.com The connect tab shows all of your interactions with people. On twitter you can tweet, mention, reply, re-tweet or favourite.All of this activity is shown under this tab. @jennievickers 38. Zeopard.com The discover tab shows tweets from everyone that you follow as well as shows you their activity. You can also nd recommendations and nd friends under this tab. @jennievickers 39. Zeopard.com The me tab shows your personal prole. It shows your twitter statistics and your own tweets as well as lets you ick between who you follow, who follows you, what tweets youve favourited and allows you also to edit your prole. @jennievickers 40. The edit prole tab allows you to alter any of the words on your main prole including your name and bio. Zeopard.com @jennievickers 41. Zeopard.com The mechanical wheel icons gives you a list of more technical options. Direct messages work the same as tweets but you can send these privately to your followers. @jennievickers 42. Zeopard.com Changing your settings @jennievickers 43. The settings option allows you to make changes to your account as well as to your overall prole appearance. Zeopard.com @jennievickers 44. Zeopard.com @jennievickers 45. Zeopard.com You can set up twitter to send tweets to your cellphone by putting in your number.This service is free and tweets appear as txts on your phone. @jennievickers 46. Zeopard.com The design tab lets you change the appearance of your prole and add colours and themes.You can choose from a range of preset designs by clicking on the icons. @jennievickers 47. Zeopard.com Once you select an option, the new design will automatically preview @jennievickers 48. Zeopard.com You can also choose to upload your own background image.You can choose a single picture to tile, or a single image to stretch. You can also choose the colors of your background and the colour of links in your tweets and on your prole. @jennievickers 49. Zeopard.com Tweeting @jennievickers 50. Zeopard.com To tweet, you can click on the compose box on the home screen... @jennievickers 51. Zeopard.com Or you can also choose to compose a tweet from any part of twitter by clicking on the top bar icon. @jennievickers 52. Zeopard.com Tweets are restricted to 140 characters. Type in the box and click tweet @jennievickers 53. Zeopard.com You can add photos to your tweets by clicking the camera icon at the bottom of the compose box. @jennievickers 54. Zeopard.com Tweeted photos appear as links.You can also upload photos to any other image provider (instagram, twitpic, pinterest etc) and copy and paste the link into tweets. @jennievickers 55. Zeopard.com Photos uploaded directly to twitter appear like this when clicked on @jennievickers 56. Zeopard.com Interacting with others @jennievickers 57. Zeopard.com Interactions show you all communication from other people in response to your tweets @jennievickers 58. Zeopard.com If someone tweets your username with an @ in front, it will show up as a mention in your interactions. @jennievickers 59. Zeopard.com Clicking view conversation at the bottom of these tweets allow you to see which tweet the person is replying to @jennievickers 60. Zeopard.com Clicking reply allows you to add to the conversation. The username of the person who tweeted you will appear with an @ in front of their name, this shows that you are replying and that the reply will show in that persons mentions. @jennievickers 61. Zeopard.com Type your reply as you would normally tweet.This reply will be made public to everyone that follows you. @jennievickers 62. Zeopard.com You will be able to see the full conversation @jennievickers 63. Zeopard.com The retweet button allows you to share somebody elses tweets with your followers. @jennievickers 64. Zeopard.com Retweeted tweets show up in the feed with a little green arrow to show that the tweet does not belong to you, but to show you have shared it. @jennievickers 65. Zeopard.com Hashtags in front of words work as a search tool.You can search twitter by hashtags to see how many people are talking about a certain topic and to nd people talking about similar things. Hashtags with multiple words act as trending topics Hashtags cannot have spaces between words @jennievickers 66. Zeopard.com When you are ready to join the conversation 1. Drive trafc to your website or blog 2. Share your views and thoughts at conferences - take the discussion on. 3. Build your inuence and reputation. 4. Let people nd you who want to hear your views and ideas. @jennievickers 67. Zeopard.com Why you should be on Twitter - the listening post 1. Helping - you manage your time - not wasting your time 2. Get breaking news fast 3. Follow the people you respect - latest ideas and views 4. Connect with your customers 5. Spot emerging trends 6. Fast way to share current photos 7. Follow the proceedings at conferences you cant attend. 8. 140 characters forces clarity. @jennievickers 68. Zeopard.com Things to make you feel less nervous 1. No one notices or cares if you dont say anything 2. It is ok to watch and listen @jennievickers 69. Zeopard.com Twitter on mobile Use twitter on the go with the iphone or smartphone app @jennievickers 70. Zeopard.com The Twitter app You can download the twitter application for your smartphone or iphone in 2 ways: 1. Go to twitter.com/ download and select the get free app option. 2. Go to the app