lurk learn connect tweet
(reprinted from NYLA eBulletin)
Sometimes people really do tweet about what they had for lunch and that’s ok.
“A simple grilled cheese, onion & spinach sandwich became elevated by the addition of sriracha.”
“And who says nobody cares about food-related tweets! I, for one, love ‘em. I DO care about what you had for lunch!”
This recent food-related Twitter exchange with my library/foodie friend, @jenniferwaller, brought home an important point: it doesn’t matter what you tweet about, as long as you’re sharing with a community that cares about that content. And finding a community that cares is pretty easy. Search for your favorite topic and scan the tweets that turn up. Start following people who say interesting things and share great information. Check out who they follow and who follows them to expand your network.
Hashtags, those keywords with the # in front of them that people add to their tweets, can also help (more…)