If you ever wanted to know how to use Twitter properly, these resources will help you get the most out of Twitter when you’re getting started.
Twitter seems simple enough to use from the outside, but for newbies getting started on Twitter it can be incredibly difficult to get going. How do you get your first few followers, how do you convince them to stay? What kind of things should you tweet about?
Fortunately, there is a huge amount of resources out there for the aspiring Tweeter to find and use for their own purposes. It’s almost overwhelming how much help is out there, and almost all of it is valid. Twitter is a lot more informal than a full blog or even most other social networking sites, so there’s lots of different ways to approach it. Finding what works for you is what is important, and this list of resources will hopefully help you find a way to get started with Twitter in a way that you’ll get the most use out of it.
TwiTip is a great site for people getting started with Twitter, and the Beginner’s Guide category is truly helpful. There’s loads of posts on how to get started with Twitter, be it how to use Follow Friday right down to basic Twitter etiquette. Definitely give this list of posts a read if you want to get started.
This is another good and concise list for people starting with Twitter. It’s not very long, but it gives you a good starting point for opening your account and your first few tweets, at which point you can look at the more thorough guides on how to use Twitter.
This really does live up to its name. It’s a massive list of links and advice for people to explore and peruse at their own leisure. There’s something for everyone here, be it people just getting started on Twitter or even Twitter experts. It’s the best list I’ve seen on the internet yet and I’d feel cheap if I didn’t include it here for you to look at.
These three tools are mandatory usage for people looking to get a quick start on Twitter. Including websites which help you gain and manage your followers, plus a tool designed to help you manage your Twitter accounts, this list is a must read for anybody looking to get started on twitter.