Tips for Storytellers: How to make the most of your tweets

My Grandma Helfrey was a master storyteller, using voices and just the right sense of humor. Over the years at Poynter, I’ve met a host of great storytellers and I’ve loved seeing them perfect the tools of their trade—for writing, audio, video, photography, graphics, social media and more.

To summarize a few of the ideas that have stuck with me, I’ve created a series of graphics with tips for storytellers. Think of it as bite-sized inspiration. Here’s the first one: How to make the most of your tweets. On Friday: Tips for great video, with Regina McCombs and others.

Poynter Tips for Storyteller: How to Make the Most of Your Tweets by Sara Quinn
Poynter Tips for Storyteller: How to Make the Most of Your Tweets by Sara Quinn

For a PDF: Tips for Storytellers: How to make the most of your tweets

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  • Robert Moutal

    Great information, Sara!

    I kind of imagined that the “name names” and “use hashtags” tips would be great for gaining followers and encouraging retweets. However I never thought about the strategy of posting multiple tweets in short bursts. But, when you think about it, it actually makes perfect sense since the Twitter feed is so ephemeral that a single tweet can easily go unnoticed and get pushed down, yet a short burst has much better chances of attracting a new follower.

    Thanks for the tips… now I’m definitely following YOU!… LOL :-)

    Robert Moutal

    The Android Roots

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