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All a Twitter: A Personal and Professional Guide to Social Networking with Twitterby Tee Morris
Synopses & Reviews
Make Twitter work for you–right now!
Twitter! Everyone’s talking about it. Its membership grew over 700% in just one year! Now, learn how to make the most of Twitter–in your personal life, your business, everywhere!
All a Twitter delivers quick, smart answers to the questions everyone’s asking about Twitter: What’s it about? What’s it good for? Is it worth your time? How do you get started? Where can you find great Twitter feeds to follow? How can you build a worldwide audience for your own Tweets?
You name it, Tee Morris answers it–and shows you exactly how to do it, step-by-step, in plain English. No experience? Looking for something new to do with your Tweets? No problem: this is the Twitter book for everyone!
Covers all this, and more…
• Setting up your Twitter account and getting started in minutes
• Creating great Tweets: making the most of the 140 characters
Twitter gives you
• Using Twitter to make connections, exchange great ideas, and
uncover hard-to-find resources
• Building a Twitter audience–and using it to build your business
• Tweeting to recruit, promote, and coordinate volunteer organizations
• Mastering Twitter etiquette and avoiding beginner mistakes
• Swapping Tweets on your browser, on your desktop, and on your phone!
• Finding tools that make Twitter even more efficient
• And much more…
Book News Annotation:
This "personal and professional" guide to using Twitter is designed for prospective users who have questions about the social network's benefits, features, and access to resources. Morris is an active member of the Twitter community and social media expert, and he provides step-by-step instructions for setting up a Twitter account, creating effective messages (or "Tweets"), building an audience of "followers," adhering to Twitter etiquette and transferring these features to browsers, desktops and cell phones. The author also describes more professional applications for Twitter such as making business connections, uncovering hard-to-find resources, recruiting and coordinating for volunteer organizations and building a business through social network marketing techniques. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
From setting up a Twitter account and getting started in minutes, this guide shows readers how to make Twitter work for them. It offers advice on creating great Tweets; using Twitter to make connections, exchange great ideas, and uncover hard-to-find resources; and so much more.
The all-in-one-guide to Twitter, the world's hottest social networking app... find out what all the twittering's about!
Millions of people have jumped onto Twitter and are wondering how to make the most of it in their business and personal lives. Millions more are wondering what all the (140-characters-or-less) Twittering is about, and whether Twitter's really worth their time. All a Twitter is the book for both of them. Top social networking expert Tee Morris covers everything both new and experienced Twitter users need to know about both the application and the immense, increasingly influential community that's sprung up around it. You will walk through setting up Twitter accounts, building your network, incorporating third-party applications that help you Twitter more efficiently in more ways, and reaching out to the huge Twitter community with their thoughts, opinions, and online resources. Morris introduces dozens of practical and innovative uses for Twitter in professional, not-for-profit, and community awareness organizations. He also identifies the problems and issues people can encounter on Twitter, and shows how to avoid or solve them. This friendly, easy, approachable book is based on extensive input from the author's large Twitter community. It answers your questions, and it will answer the questions all Twitter users ask most often, no matter how new you are to Twitter and its global community.
About the Author
Tee Morris has been an active member of the Twitter community since 2007 and part of the Web 2.0 movement even longer.
He established himself as a pioneer of podcasting by being the first to podcast a novel in its entirety. His fantasy epic, MOREVI, went on to be a finalist for the 2006 Parsec Award for Best Podcast Novel. That production also led to the founding of Podiobooks.com, the writing of Podcasting for Dummies (with Chuck Tomasi and Evo Terra), and the writing of Expert
Podcasting Practices for Dummies (with Evo Terra and Ryan Williams). Tee continues to explore the application of blogging, podcasting, and Twitter at Imagine That! Studios (online at imaginethatstudios.com), and has spoken across the country and around the world on Social Media for Book Expo America, NOAA, Te Papa Tongarewa: The Museum of New Zealand, and LIANZA.
Along with being a Social Media specialist, Tee is a columnist and critic for AppleiPhoneApps.com and writes Science Fiction and Fantasy found in print at Dragon Moon Press and in audio at TeeMorris.com. His fantasydetective novel, The Case of The Singing Sword: A Billibub Baddings Mystery, received an Honorable Mention for ForeWord Magazine’s 2004 Book of the Year award, Finalist for the 2005 Independent Publisher’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, and Best Audio Drama: Long Form at the 2008 Parsec Awards. Find out more about Tee Morris at imaginethatstudios.com and teemorris. com on the Internet.
Table of Contents
Chapter I: What is Twitter? (And what it is not.)
Chapter II: Setting Up Twitter
Chapter III: Talking on Twitter
Chapter IV: Working beyond the Website
Chapter V: The Trouble with Twitter
Chapter VI: Getting Personal
Chapter VII: Going Pro with Twitter
Chapter VIII: ANTI-Social Media
Chapter IX: Twitter Troubleshooting
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