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Understanding Twitter

What is TwitterTwitter is a social networking and micro-blogging service that enables its users to send and read other users' updates (known as tweets), which are text-based posts of up to 140 characters in length. Updates are displayed on the user's profile page and delivered to other users who have signed up to receive them.

Imagine If You CouldGet quick answers to simple questions (like, what new book do you recommend?)throw out new ideas to get responses from people whose opinions you trustbe supported by colleagues and friends around the worldkeep up with the buzzestablish a network of people involved in issues similar to yours, with the ability to check them out beyond a handshake

Professional ways to use Twitter (why use it?)Networking- #1 ReasonMeeting people in your field (Who does @aaa follow? Ill check out @bbb, then)Two-way communicationsListeningOpinions, feedback from expertsBroadcast Your MessageShare resourcesLive tweeting (at conferences)

The Basics A Post - 140 characters

Follow Somebody People whose interests and businesss are similar to yours and you want to learnFrom and develop a relationship with

Who is Twitter for?Twitter is for coaches looking for an additional way to connect with potential prospects, peers, and possible joint venture partners.Who is on Twitter

Why TweetA coach should 'tweet' because it's an additional way to create value for yourself and others. Tweeting is not about 'pushing', it's about sharing what you know and what other's know.

Twitter CaveatSome people overdue it with Twitter. You have to be careful about that. Spending 10-20 minutes of smart time on Twitter a day can be an additional way to move your business forward.How to Tweet Directly to a Person

The TwitterStream

The twitter stream is what you see based on who you are following everybody's is different

#1 way to make friends on Twitter

RETWEETSteps to TakeStart an Account (will show you how)Start following people go to and put in some keywords (health coach, sports, EFT, Marketing)Follow @mikelitman @Brianlitman and see who they are following and follow some of them-