Twitter cards are an excellent way to extend your message and add even more media to a tweet. Cards provide additional data such as a summary of a particular URL to news articles to products and restaurants. In this movie learn how to create a twitter card and install the HTML on your website.
- [Voiceover] Twitter cards are an excellent way…to extend your message and add even more media to a tweet.…If you're using Twitter,…you've likely already encountered a Twitter card,…and these cards display additional information in a tweet.…Everything from a summary of a particular URL…to news articles to products and restaurants.…I've gone ahead and shared a few links…using the H+ Twitter account.…You'll notice that this first tweet brings in…an information box that includes a photo, a title,…a description, and a link from where this content is from.…
It just so happens that I pulled a link…to share this toddler costume of a duck.…Below that you can see that I shared a link…from the Huffington Post about an app,…and right away we see an image from the article,…the article headline and a description of the article,…as well as the source, appear directly in this tweet.…In fact, the tweet from YouTube is in essence…its own type of Twitter card bringing in that rich media…right into the tweet.…This works because Twitter will identify the URL…
Learn how to create a great username and profile, define your brand personality, and begin tweeting. Discover how to use Twitter to generate leads and track the impact of each tweet so you can determine what's working and what's not. Find out how to integrate Twitter into your website, create an advertising account, and measure the results of promoted tweets and accounts.
Need help managing your Twitter efforts? Learn the best tools for monitoring your feed and scheduling tweets. Plus, get tips for extending special offers on Twitter and tracking your results with Google Analytics.
- Signing up for Twitter
- Choosing a username
- Building brand presences with an effective profile, photos, and bio
- Following others
- Exploring hashtags
- Crafting great tweets
- Adding photos and video to tweets
- Scheduling tweets
- Searching for potential clients
- Advertising on Twitter
- Using third-party Twitter-management tools
- Creating compelling offers
- Tracking Twitter via Google Analytics
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 04/18/2017. What changed?
A: The following topics were updated: adding photos and videos to a tweet, and searching for potential clients.