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The Twitter Job Search Guide by Susan Britton Whitcomb, Chandlee Bryan, Deb Dib

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CHAPTER 14

HOW TO SPEAK IN TWEETS: THELANGUAGE AND STYLE OF TWITTER

Yada, yada, yada. The iconic phrase made popular in the Seinfeld series is what you don’t want associated with your Twitter account. Equivalent to blah, blah, blah, it speaks of mundane details that are of no importance or consequence. As a job seeker casting out messages to engage an employer, your mantra needs to be “content, content, content.”

In this chapter, you’ll learn how to write tweets worthy of a second mention (otherwise known as a “retweet”). We’ll also share the following:

  • The five fundamental Twitter terms you need to know
  • Tips and tricks for tweeting persuasively and concisely
  • Sources to help generate great content

Twitter Terminology and Shorthand

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