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EDLT 561 - Optimizing Twitter both Personal and Professional

As part of my SME Plan, I wanted to find resources to help be use Twitter to advantage both in my personal and professional life.

Why Social Media is Important for Your Personal and Professional Life

Learn why social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn can benefit you personally and professionally.

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The first bit of information that caught my attention is utilizing Twitter for personal use. The article mentioned "Twitter Meet Ups" for people who move to a new area, so I felt that was relatable to my current situation since after I graduate this May I will most likely be moving to a new area. It was also helpful to read that you can search the hashtag of the city you are living in and seeing what the community is talking about. This could be helpful in looking for places to go out on the weekend or events that may be happening in town.

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The topic talking about #Discover is resourceful for educating students because you can get an inside look at what your followers activity is on Twitter as well. If you are following people are inspire you, to see who they follow may be very influential as well. I think this would help me to broaden my area of study in finding resources on Twitter that I can utilize to pass along information to those around me. Not only would be beneficial from an educational leader standpoint but also in my personal life.

A Scientific Guide to Writing Great Tweets: How To Get More Clicks, Retweets and Reach

Make Twitter content go further! The words, timing, frequency, formatting, hashtags, voice, tone and more that go into writing great Tweets.

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From a business perspective, this fact "Twitter is particularly powerful at driving “amplification” for brand messages–retweets that share your message. In fact, 78% of user engagement with a brand’s Tweets is in the form of Retweets, according to Salesforce research" was interesting because it shows how powerful a simple Retweet can be in creating traffic towards your pages. This information will be easily applied to my usage for our teams page because we are constantly looking to grow our followers to promote our program as much as possible. Another study done showing that if you ask people to Retweet your tweet, you will have the chance at a 12x increase than just a regular tweet. In doing so, I can also apply the information saying to tweet more with verbs rather than nouns to gain a more direct response. All of this can be applied in administrating out team account.

How to Build Your Personal Brand On Twitter

A distinctive brand is key to getting recognized and building a loyal following. Here are some tips that will help you build your personal brand on Twitter.

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As soon as I read this, I immediately applied it to my own Twitter account. The beginning talks about polishing up your profile by redefining your bio because that is your one chance to show yourself to the millions of people who could potentially come across your profile. My bio before I did this was very basic and non defining of who I am. Once I changed it, I noticed I was getting some followers throughout the weeks, and I think it was also because I have been retweeting a lot from some of the inspirational accounts that I follow. Another piece of advice I took was to be authentic and be yourself on social media because that is where you will get respect and get the right followers. Ironically, one of my sayings a live by is to be authentic so I incorporated that into my social media.

14 Twitter Hacks That Will Turn You Into a Twitter Pro

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First off, I never knew there was a follower list and a list page to see what lists on Twitter that you are a member of. This is helpful information because it gives you an idea of how you are identified on Twitter so you can gauge how to grow your personal or business account. I could apply this information to both personal and professional accounts since I looking to grow both. This will help me gain a better insight on where I stand and we stand as a program to the public and how we can grow from here. It is always good to constantly have an evaluation of yourself. Also, knowing there is a specific time that is the "best" time to tweet was amazing. I never knew that but that can easily be applied to hopefully generate more traffic towards the pages I am administering.

10 Secret #Twitter Tips, Tricks and Hacks (That You Probably Don’t Know)

I thought I did, too. Then I discovered this amazing, secret Twitter hack. Then another one! It was like being part of a club for years and then finding out that there’s a hidden, inner part of the club that’s only for very special members.

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The most important part of this article I thought was secret #9 that says Twitter offers free analytics for the last month of your tweets so you can see the breakdown of likes, favorites, retweets, etc. This information can and will be applied to our team account because I know it would help us in knowing and understanding what information we are posting is creating the most traffic and how we can do better. As we are growing our program, it is important for us to do every little thing we can to boost our page and get our team known.

10 Tips For Maximizing Your Twitter Account

The secrets from a Twitter pro, revealed.

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I found it interesting to read that you shouldn't maximize out the characters in your tweets so your followers have room to retweet and tag their name or make a comment afterwards. They recommend using 125 characters. Also, there is an advanced search function which this website classifies as one of Twitters most powerful tools. I will apply this information to my own personal account to help research tools and tactics for coaching and inspirational information.

Step-By-Step Guide: From Starting A Twitter Account To Tons Of Traffic

Starting a Twitter account is not as easy as it seems. Twitter will work in almost any niche. But you have to get it right.

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This is actually something I had a general understanding about, but using visuals in your Tweets can create more traffic on your page, so we utilized that knowledge this past year on our team account. What I didn't know is to use images with relevant content rather than not which is somewhat obvious in itself. The statistic was impactful at an astonishing 94% increase in views. This information is helpful because it is easily accessible by using my iPhone and taking personal pictures. This can give the picture a more real life and personal connection that can make the users feel more connected to the program or more personal page.

3 Psychology Principles That Boost Social Media Engagement : Social Media Examiner

Are your social media posts getting enough engagement? This article shows how to boost engagement by incorporating psychology principles into your posts.

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I really enjoyed this article because it gave unique information to engage followers. To incorporate the concept of "creating a desire" in your tweets is unique and persuasive because it allows the users to feel more motivated and involved which creates higher engagement. Appeal to knowledge seekers was an interesting concept by optimizing using the term "why" in your tweets. This gives the reader a purpose. The final tip "Tap into the fear of missing out" is challenging because sometimes you want to give your audience everything but it might only be necessary to give them a overview so they feel a part of your experience. All three of these concepts I will apply to my personal account with creating better engagement with my followers. If I want to inspire people, I need to be more specific and critical in the tweets I am tweeting out. It will help me not only be more efficient but also give me a better sense of my audience and who is actually interested.

The Very Best Twitter chats for Female Entrepreneurs

If you're just getting started into Twitter chats, here's a list of my favorite ones for Female Entrepreneurs and Creatives!

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As soon as I read this title, I knew I wanted to know everything it had to offer. The resources it offers to get involved with other female entrepreneurs is what I want to learn! I have been engaging in these twitter chats to learn about their lives and what they do to be successful. This is all geared towards my personal account and to help me grow into a career I want to thrive in!

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