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Posts Tagged ‘The Huffington Post’

Skip The Sales Pitch When Tweeting Your Articles

There’s nothing more hated than a pushy salesman on Twitter. So avoid going overboard trying to “sell” your online story to garner engagement. Instead, says Will Scott, CEO of Search Influence, hone in on the concepts your stories stand for.

“People won’t typically ‘like’ your product. They’re going to like ideas, emotions and causes for which your product may stand,” said Scott.

Sara Wilson, a senior editor for The Huffington Post, suggests skipping the headline altogether when constructing a related tweet. “Make it personal. Tweet a question, a joke, a hint of what’s to come,” she said. “Make it conversational; it should not seem like it’s coming from a bot.”

Get more strategies in 9 Ways to Get More Comments, Tweets and Likes for Your Story.

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How Do Celebrities Use Twitter? Interview With @ShiraLazar

Celebrities and stars in the tech world use Twitter for a lot of reasons – promoting a new venture, to praise or complain about something, to share information, to spread news about a good cause.  So I thought it would be fun to hear from the stars themselves about how they use it.

You probably know her as the creator and host @whatstrending on @CBSNews live on Tuesday at 10 a.m. (PT). She is also a correspondent on The Tomorrow Show with Mo Rocca, a contributor on The Huffington Post and host of This Week in YouTube as well as Live Earth Video, bringing people information and news about the global water crisis.
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