The more people follow you on Twitter, the better you can use the social network to find sources and promote your work. Read on.
In honor of the blogathon, this month my Thursday advice columns are all on blogging related questions. Today’s: taking part in a live chat on Twitter.
Journalists can use the microblogging network to crowdsource, build buzz for a story and a lot more. Read how.
Content aggregators, hyperlocal news and my other picks for last year’s top media industry trends and what they mean for freelance writers in 2010.
Here are some lessons learned from my first year on the Twitter, 17 in honor of joining on Dec. 17, 2008.
When it comes to Twitter, does it feel like the parade’s passing you by? Don’t let the fact that 50 million people discovered it before you stop you from giving it a whirl. If you have a blog, Twitter is not only a good way to promote your blog, it’s also an idea factory you [...]
Twitter has been working on a Lists feature behind the scenes for some time, but this is the first glimpse of it most of its millions of users have had. Co-founder Ev Williams says the potential is huge.
It wasn’t so long ago I was telling anyone who’d listen why I didn’t use Twitter. Then I started using Twitter. And never stopped. For the last eight months I’ve tweeted every day, with the occasional weekend off. I tweet eight, 10, 12 times a day: when I put up a new blog post, when [...]
But nobody should have to worry about what they’ll find when they open an email from Twitter notifying them of a new follower, or when they click on their Followers list.
Twitter is revolutionizing the way people gather and disseminate news, and today there’s no better example of that than what’s happening in Iran. After Friday’s hotted contested presidential elections saw the apparent re-election of incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad by a landslide, supporters of challenger Mir Hossein Mousavi took to the streets in what looks to be [...]