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Social Media for Writers by Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris

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Appendix E

Twitter

Setting Up a Twitter Account

Welcome to the first step in building your Twitter network. Twitter developers want to help you through this process, as you will see when you set up your account.

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When coming up with a username for your Twitter account, it is a good idea to think compact and easy to type. Replies on Twitter tend to be shorter for those with longer usernames (defined here as anything over ten characters), as the 140-character limitation does include the username.

1. Go to http://twitter.com using your browser.

2. Just underneath the New to Twitter? question, click Sign up.

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3. Enter your name, an e-mail, and ...

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