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Sams Teach Yourself Twitter in 10 Minutes by Tee Morris

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Lesson 3. Communicating with Others on Twitter

Your Twitter profile is completed, the avatar you have in place either promotes your professional brand or current state of mind, and you have made Twitter’s complimentary homepage your own. Now comes the “hard sell” concerning this Social Networking tool: communicating with 140 characters or less.

There is a method to the madness of tweeting. Twitter makes you consider differently how to get your message across. Working with 140 characters is all about an economy of words, and in this lesson we focus on working with your inner editor.

Composing a “Tweet”

Twitter asks, “What are you doing?” Your reply is more commonly referred to as a tweet. Within the parameters of 140 characters, ...

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