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Carlene Cox is a member of GateHouse Media's News & Interactive division, which provides training and support to newsrooms throughout the country. Cox started at GateHouse in 2007 as an editor with the Suburban Life newspaper group. Prior to that, ...
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Twitter Basics webinar given June 30, 2011, by Jean Hodges, manager of content development for GateHouse Media News & Interactive Division.
June 30, 2011 12:01 a.m.


Here is the PowerPoint and other supporting materials for the Twitter Basics webinar given June 30, 2011, by Jean Hodges, manager of content development for GateHouse Media News & Interactive Division. If you have ways you've used Twitter successfully that you want to share, shoot me an email or respond in comments.



Twitter Basics PowerPoint



Instructions for using Twitter in Zope



10 Twitter Basics Takeaways




  1. Get a Twitter account


  2. Follow news organizations, industry experts


  3. Follow everyone they follow


  4. Use limited Twitter feed (set up Twitter section in Zope to create feed)


  5. Supplement with human posts: tweet & retweet


  6. Try Zope’s new feature: Tweet from Zope


  7. Don’t bombard followers with Tweets


  8. Promote Twitter online, print


  9. Use Twitter as a reporting tool


  10. Check ghnewsroom.com for resources, links



Twitter resources, tools



Twitter for Journalists



Twitter glossary



SocialMedia411



Hashtags.org



HootSuite



TweetDeck



URL shortener Bit.ly



URL shortener Goo.gl



 



 



 



 

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