Week one of our Social Media Adventure is all about Twitter.
Here is a look at the posts.
|Find a Great Domain or Login Name. In the world of social media your name is everything. It can be your domain name, Twitter name, your login on Facebook, and your link on LinkedIn. If you have an uncommon name like Gary Vanerchuk or Phil Gerbyshak, you can pretty much be assured that you will have an easy time of securing a domain name and login names in all of the social media accounts.
|Create Your Twitter Account. At the heart of Social Media is Twitter. An online communication portal limited to 140 characters per message (tweet). The easiest way to understand Twitter is to setup an account.
Lets set one up for our new Meedeeah domain name that we setup yesterday.Go to http://twitter.com
|Create a Custom Twitter Background. Out of the box, Twitter comes with 20 built in themes that you can select from. They range from the default light blue theme with clouds, to more whimsical themes featuring leaves, trees, and birds. While these themes are a good starting point, you’ll certainly want to change the background to show the world who you are.
|Combine Twitter & Google Search for Amazing Results. John Jantsch over at the AE Open Forum posted an incredibly useful article about combining Twitter and Google search together. He lists seven different ways you can use advanced queries to find the data you want. I gave some of his scripts a try and I was blown away how powerful they are.
|Create a Twitter List. As you get started with Twitter, the whole concept of following people can be a bit intimidating. Who should I follow? This is always one of the first questions that comes to mind. You can start following your friends and acquaintances by allowing Twitter to look up your e-mail connections. You can search for celebrities that you know by using the search feature. But the real power