"Why I Tweet Blog" post
Go to the
home page and open and account.
Set up your profile.
Protect your Tweets.
Practice good Netiquette.
Retweet something you like.
Share interesting resources: To shorten urls use: T
Be an "expert" in something.
Respond to links posted by others.
Spam, Bots, and unwanted followers:
You can easily block users. Also be aware of tweeets from ANYONE worded like, "Hey, open this!"
Building a PLN
: Nothing is more discouraging than seeing that big goose egg next to your "followers." The rule of thumb is that you have to follow before you are followed. Here are a few suggestions to build your PLN:
Follow these p
Make sure your profile is complete, and you mention your location and your role.
Add a picture so people can identify with you.
Have someone you "know" introduce you by your username. (I'm jorech!)
When you begin following people, check to see whom they are following, and follow them.
On Tuesdays, go to #edchat to find educators to follow. (See "Hash tag" below)
ICE Twitter users
A post on Twitter consisting of a maximum of 140 characters.
I tend to avoid trite tweets; no one cares what I had for dinner
Responding to another tweet, others can see it.
Remeber this isn't a chat room.
: A private tweet.
Good place to share email, or for conversations you would prefer not to share.
: People who choose to view your tweets.
Repeating a tweet so your network sees it.
Viewed as a compliment
keyword that allows you to search for ALL tweets on a topic (Even those not in your PLN)
Once you use Tweetdeck, you will never tweet without it!
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