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Twitter Basics (Hands-On Training)
 
Date: 08/20/2014
 
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
 
MCLE Credit: None
Class size limited to 24
 
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Of all the social media tools Twitter is the least used by attorneys. However, as a marketing tool Twitter is a bullhorn to get your message out and it is really easy to use. All sorts of people are on Twitter - why aren't you? Bring your tablet, laptop or smartphone to set up your Twitter account, learn the basics, the lingo, and see how you can promote your practice, participate in discussions, and benefit from what Twitter has to offer.

In this session we will cover:
  • Uses for Twitter (examples of different profiles)
  • Setting up your profile
  • Composing a message
  • Shortening links
  • Retweeting
  • Finding & Following other Twitter Users
  • Trends and Hashtags
  • Message statistics

Twitter.com will be accessed in the training, and a wifi connection will be available. Attendees will not need a Twitter account prior to training.


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