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Twitter Essential Training

Twitter Essential Training

with Maria Langer

Video: Welcome

Hi I'm Maria Langer and I'd like to welcome you to Twitter Essential Training. In this course, I'll show you how to use Twitter to network, share information about your life and work, and promote your business. I'll also explain how interacting with other Twitter users could help enrich your life by sharing up-to-date information on current events, trends, and places around the world. This course starts with the basics, by showing you how to create and configure a Twitter account and how you can get started reading and writing updates, or tweets.
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  1. 2m 28s
    1. Welcome
      1m 9s
    2. Using the exercise files
      21s
    3. Understanding Twitter's interface changes
      58s
  2. 3m 46s
    1. Understanding what Twitter is
      1m 53s
    2. Understanding how Twitter works
      1m 53s
  3. 17m 16s
    1. Setting up an account
      8m 18s
    2. Signing in to your account
      2m 5s
    3. Viewing your home page
      3m 24s
    4. Adding profile information
      3m 29s
  4. 13m 58s
    1. Reading Tweets
      5m 19s
    2. Writing Tweets
      2m 30s
    3. Including a link in a Tweet
      5m 1s
    4. Deleting a Tweet
      1m 8s
  5. 11m 50s
    1. Understanding Twitter’s image feature
      2m 9s
    2. Including an image in a Tweet
      2m 48s
    3. Viewing user galleries
      1m 52s
    4. Setting sensitive image options
      5m 1s
  6. 10m 22s
    1. Understanding location tagging
      2m 54s
    2. Location-tagging a Tweet
      3m 37s
    3. Changing or removing your location
      3m 51s
  7. 27m 1s
    1. Learning about another user
      3m 6s
    2. Following other users
      3m 3s
    3. Replying to a Tweet
      5m 46s
    4. Sending a direct message
      6m 10s
    5. Using mentions
      2m 17s
    6. Monitoring connections
      2m 15s
    7. Listing your Twitter friends
      2m 10s
    8. Unfollowing a user
      2m 14s
  8. 18m 16s
    1. Understanding the list feature
      2m 23s
    2. Creating lists
      6m 37s
    3. Viewing Tweets by list
      4m 1s
    4. Modifying and deleting lists
      5m 15s
  9. 17m 58s
    1. Retweeting
      8m 28s
    2. Marking a Tweet as a favorite
      2m 13s
    3. Sharing a Tweet outside Twitter
      7m 17s
  10. 11m 31s
    1. Blocking a user
      6m 37s
    2. Reporting a spammer
      4m 54s
  11. 18m 47s
    1. Finding people
      4m 54s
    2. Searching for Tweets
      3m 44s
    3. Using advanced search options
      4m 15s
    4. Saving and reusing searches
      1m 42s
    5. Discovering stories and trending topics
      4m 12s
  12. 18m 12s
    1. Setting account options
      5m 21s
    2. Changing your password
      4m 16s
    3. Setting notification options
      2m 6s
    4. Modifying your account design
      6m 29s
  13. 10m 28s
    1. Understanding third-party clients
      2m 55s
    2. Exploring TweetDeck
      7m 33s
  14. 15m 17s
    1. Understanding Twitter’s mobile features
      2m 6s
    2. Adding a mobile number
      1m 54s
    3. Setting mobile options
      4m 43s
    4. Sending tweets with text messages
      1m 15s
    5. Viewing Twitter’s mobile site
      2m 30s
    6. Using Twitter for iOS and Android
      2m 49s
  15. 18m 53s
    1. Understanding Twitter connections
      1m 8s
    2. Connecting with Facebook
      4m 8s
    3. Connecting with LinkedIn
      5m 33s
    4. Interacting with WordPress.com
      8m 4s
  16. 20m 12s
    1. Visiting Twitter support
      2m 26s
    2. Tweeting from your browser
      6m 3s
    3. Scheduling Tweets with Twuffer
      3m 58s
    4. Learning about Twitter habits with TweetStats
      4m 8s
    5. Modifying Twitter connections
      3m 37s
  17. 11m 29s
    1. Building a business presence
      2m 43s
    2. Providing customer support
      3m 0s
    3. Promoting products and services
      2m 23s
    4. Exploring advertising opportunities with Twitter
      3m 23s
  18. 16m 32s
    1. Understanding the terms of service
      3m 16s
    2. Writing interesting Tweets
      2m 41s
    3. Getting more followers
      2m 58s
    4. Understanding Twitter etiquette
      3m 34s
    5. Understanding privacy
      1m 11s
    6. Troubleshooting
      2m 52s
  19. 2m 5s
    1. Final thoughts
      2m 5s

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Twitter Essential Training
4h 26m Beginner May 28, 2010 Updated Jun 04, 2012

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In this course, author Maria Langer explains how to use Twitter, the social network for sharing short bites of information instantly. The course walks through building and customizing an individual profile, reading and sending Twitter updates (called tweets), and building a network of followers. The training also describes how to get the most out of Twitter by following trending topics, configuring privacy settings, establishing a business presence, and tapping into third-party resources that make it easier to follow, send, and schedule tweets.

Topics include:
  • Adding profile information
  • Setting account options to meet specific needs
  • Using lists
  • Sharing photos and web content with friends
  • Adding Twitter feeds to web sites
  • Searching for people and tweets
  • Using location tagging
  • Following and blocking users
  • Using mentions
  • Sending tweets with text messages
  • Understanding Twitter etiquette
  • Reviewing interface changes
Subjects:
Business Social Networks
Software:
Twitter
Author:
Maria Langer

Welcome

Hi I'm Maria Langer and I'd like to welcome you to Twitter Essential Training. In this course, I'll show you how to use Twitter to network, share information about your life and work, and promote your business. I'll also explain how interacting with other Twitter users could help enrich your life by sharing up-to-date information on current events, trends, and places around the world. This course starts with the basics, by showing you how to create and configure a Twitter account and how you can get started reading and writing updates, or tweets.

It then moves on to show you more advanced Twitter features, including lists, search functions, and trending topics to help you understand everything you need to know about using twitter.com. You'll also see that your web browser isn't the only tool for interacting with the Twitter. I'll introduce you to Twitter client software that works on your computer or mobile device. Whether you are new to Twitter or you've been using it for a while, this course will teach you what you need to know to make the most of Twitter. Now let's get started with Twitter Essential Training.

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Q: This course was updated on 6/04/12. What changed?
A: The author re-recorded most of the course to reflect updates to the Twitter interface. There's also new movies on connecting your feed to LinkedIn and modifying your account design, among others.
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