Chapter 5

So How Do I Start Twittering?

In This Chapter

arrow Scouring Twitter for interesting people to follow

arrow Following people

arrow Replying to messages, privately and publicly

arrow Attracting new followers

One of the neatest byproducts of the Twitter experience is that your conversations, your followers, and your ability to interact with your network extends far past the interface into nearly any web page, thousands of applications on any mobile or computer platform, and into the real world. Hashtags and usernames adorn advertisements, television segments, stages, and every conceivable form of media. But equally important to accessing your Twitter account from virtually anywhere is understanding how to interact as a good citizen in the global Twitter community.

In this chapter, we go over the nuts and bolts involved in discovering, managing, and interacting with people and brands via Twitter. We help you better understand how to relate to the people you follow and interact with on Twitter, and to the people who follow and interact with you. We give you some hints about how to play ...

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