Hello everyone. I finally decided to join Twitter and see for myself what it's all about and just try and see if I'll like it. To those that posted on my other forum thread, thanks for helping me decide and for all your responses, suggestions and advice.
But now that I just signed up for Twitter, I'm kind of at a loss on what to do, specifically regarding tweeting. I have absolutely no idea what to write for my first tweet. Googling what to write for my first tweet and variations thereof didn't really produce good answers. I just ended up seeing some first tweets by celebrities and famous people and some sort-of ideas but I didn't really see any examples that I could study.
So, my question is this: What was your very first post on Twitter? Do you have any tips, suggestions and advice on what can be a first post to Twitter? Any more general advice regarding Twitter is also very welcome.
I'm really new to this and still continuing to learn lots of things. Thanks for taking the time to read and respond to my questions. It's well-appreciated.
I think everyone does it differently.
I usually Tweet about inspiring quotes, or thoughts I have that might be useful for my follower. I don't remember my first Tweet, but most probably something lame
While some of my friends like to Tweet about what they're doing or eating.
Some even just middle-men, only re-Tweeting other people's Tweet. Personally, I don't like this because it's not creative.
It's really about finding a theme for your Tweet, what do you want people to see it as? Personal? Food suggestions? Philosophy? I think it'd be great if you can link it to your Hubpages. For example, you can Tweet "Just finished another article in Hubpages today *insert link*" or "Did you know that *insert fun fact*? Read more here *insert your Hubpages that talks about the related topic*."
Hope this helps!
This does help. Thanks. And you're right about people using it differently. That's why I wanted to hear everyone's opinions and suggestions.
Do you think it's okay to have multiple themes? Like Tweeting quotes, HubPages links and anything else you can come up with?
This article on the basics of Twitter is pretty helpful: http://www.hashtags.org/platforms/twitt … you-start/
Before you start tweeting you probably want to follow some people who are going to be interested in what you have to say/share. With a bit of luck you might get a few follow backs.
To find people to follow use the search box. Type in a topic and see who comes up.
You could also get involved with a "trending topic". That will give you an idea of how hashtags are used.
Thanks for the link but I've actually seen that before when I was researching about Twitter for beginners. What I was wondering about was what to write for my first Tweet. I want to post one already but I have no idea what to say.
I think I might have read somewhere that you should have some tweets, like 10 or so, before you start following people so they know a bit more about you. What do you think?
Thanks for the suggestion on how to find people and the info on trending topics and hashtags. Looks like I have a lot more to learn.
It really is not going to matter that much as hardly anyone, if anyone at all, is going to even see your first tweets. Just tweet something about a topic you're interested in e.g. tarot cards?
This should help: http://hubpages.com/learningcenter/HubP … to-Twitter
In general, it might help just to follow some folks you know/admire and wait to begin posting until you feel more comfortable.
Hello Simone. Thanks for your reply. Actually, I read that link already but thanks for sharing it again. What I was wondering about was what I could possibly say as my first Tweet. I'm kind of at a loss about that. I'll be looking into following people too like you said. But I'm still wondering on what to tweet about. Any suggestions?
You should be very pleased by how easy twitter is to use and how you don't need to overt think it. Just don't post anything too personal or embarrassing. If you're a private person don't sign up with your real name.
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