Lately it feels like every time I turn on the TV news, pick up a newspaper or listen to the radio someone is talking about twitter or has written an article. So why is twitter increasing in popularity?
Off course I could try to explain why but it’s better to experience the power of Twitter yourself. So I invite you to join me and others for Gr8tweets for the month of March to:
- Commit to trying out twitter for a month
- Find interesting people to follow on Twitter
- Share what you value about twitter
- See what others value about twitter
- Help build your Personal Learning Network
How it will work is for each day in March you will choose your favorite “Tweet of the day” and then you will retweet it with the hashtag #gr8t. Hashtags are often used on twitter because they make it easy to follow tweets by all twitter users with public timelines on specific topics.
It’s entirely up to you which tweet you choose; it could be the most interesting, or insightful, or humorous, or best link of the day. It might be your own tweet or your favorite tweet by a follower.
Below is an example of a “Tweet of the Day” – see how the hashtag #gr8t has been added to the end of the tweet.
Hopefully these tweets will provide great tips, links and resources while also helping you find new people to connect with. Meanwhile drop past the gr8tweets wiki and add your details to the Who’s Playing list so you can start connecting easier with others!
How To Set Up A Twitter Account
If you don’t currently use twitter:
Feel free to add me to your twitter account – my twitter username issuewaters. If you would like my help to get started using twitter just send me a tweet. For example you might say:
@suewaters Hi Sue I am new to using twitter can you give me some advice or help me connect with others?
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