Tweet Me Right: Twitter Basics





Resources Mentioned

Twitter Guides and Tutorials
Twitter in Plain English
MakeUseOf.com Complete Guide to Twitter
Mashable's Guide to Twitter
Rachel Levy's list of Twitter applications
Straight Forward Approach to Twitter: How to Gain Value from Your Tweets by Gabe O'Neill
How to Write Better Tweets by Lisa Barone

Getting Started
30 Days of Twitter Tips and Hints
Chris Brogan's 50 Ideas on Using Twitter for Business
Chris Brogan's 50 Power Twitter Tips
Beth Kanter: What type of Tweets get retweeted most? Bites of Wisdom
Mashable: How to Retweet on Twitter (as suggested by @phrankd)
Secrets of How to ReTweet Effectively Better (as suggested by @phrankd)
Twitter 101 for Businesses

Darim Online's Social Media Boot Camp: Getting Started on Twitter
Caren's bookmarks on Delicious (social bookmarks) about Twitter

Twitter Job Recruitment Sites
TwitJobSearch - a job search engine for twitter
TweetMyJobs (also use #tweetmyjobs)
Job-Hunt.org resources (see also http://twitter.com/JobHuntOrg)

Job Search Resources
Mashable: How to Find a Job on Twitter
Beginner's Guide to Finding a Job with Twitter
Twitter Yourself a Job: Wall Street Journal article
How to Use Twitter for Your Job Search by Marci Reynolds, ebook $5.00

Twitter Apps
TweetDeck
Hootsuite (allows for multiple accounts)
Tweetie2 App for iPhone
OpenBeak App for BlackBerry
UberTwitter App for BlackBerry

Hashtags
hashtags.org
Susan Ireland’s 38 Job Hashtags on Twitter
Top 100+ Job Searching Hashtags on Twitter
What the Hashtag

Twitter Directories
Twitter Search
Twellow
WeFollow

Twitter List Directories
Listorious

Books
The Twitter Book by Tim O’Reilly and Sarah Milstein
Twitterville: How Businesses Can Thrive in the New Global Neighborhoods by Shel Israel

Miscellaneous Resources
bit.ly url shortener and tracker
ping.fmupdate posts to your multiple networks easily; includes url shortener with tracking

Zappos + Twitter = Innovative Success!,
Why Twitter Will Endure, New York Times article by David Carr, January 1, 2010
Brave New World of Digital Intimacy, New York Times article by Clive Thompson, September 5, 2008

Zappos on Twitter
CBI Preschool on Twitter
Caren's blog postabout TweetYourPrayers (and links to info about Jeff Pulver's #140 Conference)
Caren's bookmarks about LinkedIn

Resources on Social Media
Beth Kanter's blog Beth Kanter on Twitter
Chris Brogan's blog, Chris Brogan on Twitter
Jeff Pulver blog

Interesting and Fun
TheKotel on Twitter
Tweet The Exodus (role playing event produced before Passover) -see also the Wall Street Article about Tweet The Exodus

Caren on Twitter: @jlearn20