I first joined Twitter on Saturday, Nov 14, 2009 at 14:33. Exactly one year ago, on November 19, 2009, I had a total of 13 tweets out, and 3 replies, and 0 re-tweets. One year later, I have over 5,840 updates, with well over 1,300 people I follow and who follow me!
So why Twitter? Frankly, I just needed to join the big three social network: Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter! The gist of the first two was quite straight forward but I couldn’t get my head around Twitter – not from usability, nor from benefit aspects. I was completely oblivious to the fact that Twitter was about to be my secret weapon to social media success.
This post is dedicated to all Twitter newbies – one year ago, I was as lost as you are right now – but because of Twitter, my work has reached all corners of the globe, it has been translated into so many languages, it has been published in books, and much more …
Here’s a record of the post I’ve written about Twitter that should help you find your way to success through this gold mine.
Twitter & I – The Love Story
It might sound cheesy, but this is where it all began. In this post, I relay my story with Twitter and how I almost gave up on the whole tweeting. But just like any successful relationship, the secret ingredient is listening … and this is what I learned … read on!
Twitter – The 10 Commandments
Everything in life has certain rules, whether they’re elaborated or not is completely irrelevant to that fact that they exist. In this post, I list the 10 rules or what i called “commandments” of Twitter. Follow this simple recipe and I can guarantee a unique and rewarding experience … read on!
A Guide to Following People on Twitter
The more you interact on Twitter, the more follower notifications you’ll be receiving in your email inbox (some even decided to turn off this option – I don’t favor doing that). In this post, I laid our a flowchart that will help you evaluate new follower on Twitter … read on!
Twitter Re-Tweet Etiquette
There’s more to RT (re-tweeting) than meets the eye. In this post, I discuss the values that are attached with this seemingly mundane action, and show the basic equation for proper RT conduct … read on!
I decided to write this post to celebrate my one year anniversary with Twitter … the love story continues …
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