I really use Twitter apps more than I do the website, but there are still some things that are best done directly on the Twitter website and I bet you don’t know some of these. Take a few minutes to fine tune your Twitter experience.Tailored suggestions Whether you’re new to Twitter and need to find… Read More


I’ve been gratified and a little puzzled by some of the people who follow me on Twitter (or any other social network for that matter). I mean, sure I hope you follow me, and a lot more people too, but sometimes a girl’s just gotta wonder what makes people choose to follow one person and… Read More


Twitter chats are a very effective way to connect with your existing followers and create new ones. There actually are no set rules for tweet chats, but here are some guidelines to help you get yours off the ground. Pick a date Set your date and time when you expect a lot of your followers… Read More


When you’re tweeting to promote your business the first thing some people do is start spewing marketing speak about how great their company is and why it’s the be-all end-all and I should go get it right now! This isn’t the best way to get your message out. Twitter, like most other social networks is… Read More


I listened to the live Ustream broadcast of Twitter’s big announcement yesterday thanks to @Scoble and Ustream. Well, me and over 4500 other viewers, so I thought I’d give you a quick re-cap. A few stats: 375,000 new users sign up per day, 16% of those are on mobile. There’s a greater need for people… Read More


Image via CrunchBase Whether you are just starting out on Twitter or have been using Twitter for awhile, you are probably aware that “re-tweeting” on Twitter is not only a common action but it’s a desirable one as it means others have found your messages to be worth passing on to their followers and helps… Read More


To send a message to your network in general, just put your thoughts in the text entry box and hit update. Really, it’s that simple. If you want to send a link though I recommend you use a URL shortening tool like tinyURL, Bit.ly, Ow.ly or Su.pr (Google them) to make the URL short and… Read More


I’m stunned that even after all this time, Twitter doesn’t send out a welcome message with basic instructions on how to use their service. It would be really simple, but I guess they think it’s intuitive. It’s not. Using the Twitter website: Login with your username and password. See that box that says “What are… Read More


Image by Getty Images via Daylife Profile image: The thumbnail icon that is your avatar is another way people are going to decide if you’re interesting or not. If they see your shining face along with influential discussions in their area of interest they’re going to remember you and want to talk to you. You… Read More


The most important thing to do before you start following people is get your Twitter Profile done. Bio, picture, links to important info and a color scheme all help tell your story. When somebody is deciding to follow you or not, they’re going to come to this page to see who you are. If it’s… Read More


Like any community there are a lot of un-written laws to how you tweet on Twitter. Most of it is just plain common courtesy and some of it is specific to the platform. What I’m posting here in no particular order are the ones I try to remember and I encourage you to add your… Read More