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From Scott Hanselman’s Blog
Subtle but Very Important Twitter Tips and Techniques You Should Know (cause no one will tell you)
If you’re new to Twitter, do check out my two other articles:
* How To Twitter – First Steps and a Twitter Glossary – This will give you all the basic terms, and a few obscure ones, and a step by step plan on how to get started.
* Twitter: Let the Information Wash Over You – This is the “river of crap” post that includes guidelines for getting the most out of Twitter so you don’t give up if you try to read every tweet. 😉
There’s a few behaviors about Twitter that are subtle, but important. For some of my examples I’ll be making up tweets and timelines to protect the innocent.
Let’s start with the most difficult to understand concept. It’s obvious once you grok it, but it’s a huge point of confusion to a LOT of people, especially new folks.
1. If your tweet starts with someone’s @username, only that user and folks who follow both of you can will see the tweet in their timeline.
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