logo

Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
Kellyack91, sienawilson, test18818, Home Circus, anthonyroman1210
56583 Registered Users
Forum Stats
56583 Members
417 Forums
111488 Topics
786283 Posts

Max Online: 537 @ 07/02/12 11:21 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Beetlemess 273
Nancy Roussy 174
Rosie 66 153
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 138
loongdragon 115
James Andrew 109
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 76
Jilly 65
Lestie4containergardens 65
Susan - Meditation Editor 52
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#466326 - 11/07/08 01:03 AM Twitter Etiquette
Nancy - Baby Names Editor Offline
Parakeet

Registered: 01/10/07
Posts: 1005
Loc: USA
I joined Twitter only about a week or two ago. (I've known about it for a while, but never thought it would useful to me, so I resisted joining until now.) Here are some questions I've got for those of you who use it regularly:

-How many tweets a day qualifies as too many? What's overkill?

-Is there an etiquette to 'following' people? For instance, lets say someone follows me, then I check out their recent tweets and I'm just not very interested in following them back. Is it offensive if I don't?



Edited by Nancy R Callahan (11/07/08 01:03 AM)
_________________________
Baby Name Blogger & Editor

Top

Add Twitter Etiquette to Twitter Add Twitter Etiquette to Facebook Add Twitter Etiquette to MySpace Add Twitter Etiquette to Del.icio.us Digg Twitter Etiquette Add Twitter Etiquette to Yahoo My Web Add Twitter Etiquette to Google Bookmarks Add Twitter Etiquette to Stumbleupon Add Twitter Etiquette to Reddit
#468444 - 11/15/08 03:04 AM Re: Twitter Etiquette [Re: Nancy - Baby Names Editor]
Jilly Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 02/27/03
Posts: 14305
Loc: Verde Valley, AZ
Hi Nancy. great question! There is so much to say on this topic and I have a series of articles planned to handle just this.

To start, here is a treatise on what kinds of types twitterers (or TWEEPS) fall into:

BellaOnline ALERT: Raw URLs are not allowed in these forums for security reasons. Please use UBB code. If you don't know how to do UBB code just post here for help - we will help out!

Top

Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Twitter Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Facebook Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to MySpace Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Twitter Etiquette Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Stumbleupon Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Reddit
#468445 - 11/15/08 03:07 AM Re: Twitter Etiquette [Re: Jilly]
Jilly Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 02/27/03
Posts: 14305
Loc: Verde Valley, AZ
Also, just to answer your questions quickly, before getting into the detail i can in an article,

1. be careful how much you tweet at once. If you get annoying, and fill up people's screens, there's a good chance they will unfollow. However, how interesting your tweets are can go a long way here.

2. DO NOT follow people back who don't interest you. I personally feel it's best to be a "Friend" on twitter, rather than a "Collector"...see my article in the link above for details on that. One should really only follow those they find interesting and wish to actually get to know better on the Twitterverse.



Edited by Jilly (11/15/08 03:08 AM)

Top

Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Twitter Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Facebook Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to MySpace Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Twitter Etiquette Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Stumbleupon Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Reddit
#468453 - 11/15/08 03:28 AM Re: Twitter Etiquette [Re: Jilly]
Jilly Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 02/27/03
Posts: 14305
Loc: Verde Valley, AZ
Here is a link to some information compiled about how many people you can follow on twitter:

BellaOnline ALERT: Raw URLs are not allowed in these forums for security reasons. Please use UBB code. If you don't know how to do UBB code just post here for help - we will help out!

Top

Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Twitter Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Facebook Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to MySpace Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Twitter Etiquette Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Stumbleupon Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Reddit
#468796 - 11/16/08 11:22 AM Re: Twitter Etiquette [Re: Jilly]
Nancy - Baby Names Editor Offline
Parakeet

Registered: 01/10/07
Posts: 1005
Loc: USA
Great info -- loved that article! Thank you, Jill!
_________________________
Baby Name Blogger & Editor

Top

Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Twitter Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Facebook Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to MySpace Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Twitter Etiquette Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Stumbleupon Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Reddit
#468887 - 11/16/08 08:25 PM Re: Twitter Etiquette [Re: Nancy - Baby Names Editor]
Jeanne Egbosiuba Ukwendu Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Zebra

Registered: 04/02/02
Posts: 3708
Loc: Miami, Florida
On my personal Twitter account I follow those people who I like.

On my African Proverbs twitter account, I follow people who are following me if they seem like regular people - not some some weird promotion, someone just squatting, or a spammer type.
_________________________
Jeanne Egbosiuba Ukwendu
BellaOnline.com Manager
Eclectic Lady - Handmade Bath & Body Products

Top

Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Twitter Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Facebook Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to MySpace Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Twitter Etiquette Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Stumbleupon Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Reddit
#468937 - 11/16/08 11:54 PM Re: Twitter Etiquette [Re: Jeanne Egbosiuba Ukwendu]
Jilly Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 02/27/03
Posts: 14305
Loc: Verde Valley, AZ
Thanks Nancy! Each social network platform has its own culture. One good tip - I try to lie low at first while i figure them each out. :-)

Here is another article about Twitter Culture and etiquette I made for you guys:

How to get Unfollowed on Twitter
BellaOnline ALERT: Raw URLs are not allowed in these forums for security reasons. Please use UBB code. If you don't know how to do UBB code just post here for help - we will help out!


Edited by Jilly (11/16/08 11:56 PM)

Top

Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Twitter Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Facebook Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to MySpace Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Twitter Etiquette Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Stumbleupon Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Reddit
#468939 - 11/16/08 11:59 PM Re: Twitter Etiquette [Re: Jilly]
Jilly Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 02/27/03
Posts: 14305
Loc: Verde Valley, AZ
Jeanne, that is a really good point. if one has multiple twitter accounts, each one will need to create its own guidelines. I can see that a personal account would want to amass a different group than a business account, a news account, or an entertainment-type one.

As with most things, it's about your primary goal at each social media site. smile


Edited by Jilly (11/17/08 12:00 AM)

Top

Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Twitter Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Facebook Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to MySpace Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Twitter Etiquette Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Stumbleupon Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Reddit
#469485 - 11/19/08 02:48 AM Re: Twitter Etiquette [Re: Jilly]
Jilly Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 02/27/03
Posts: 14305
Loc: Verde Valley, AZ
And this one is about getting followers on your own - what to do, what not to do:

Get Followers on Twitter
BellaOnline ALERT: Raw URLs are not allowed in these forums for security reasons. Please use UBB code. If you don't know how to do UBB code just post here for help - we will help out!

Top

Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Twitter Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Facebook Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to MySpace Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Twitter Etiquette Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Stumbleupon Add Re: Twitter Etiquette to Reddit


Moderator:  Vi - Blogs/Small Office 

Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Turn Your Passion into a Profitable Business
by Angel - Business Coach
Business Coach
Greetings from Kathryn
by Susan - Meditation Editor
Short Stories
Daily World Peace Group Meditation
by Susan - Meditation Editor
Meditation
Gardening Bumper Stickers
by Beetlemess
Container Gardening
The Gifts of ADD
by Connie - ADD/Sandwiches
Attention Deficit Disorder
Arbor Day 25th April
by Lestie4containergardens
Container Gardening
12:46 PM
Leather Jewelry Tips
by Anthony Roman
Jewelry Making
11:25 AM
Suggestion for fashion jewelry?
by James Andrew
Beauty Basics
11:21 AM
Any cheap cheap stores for the Autumn apparel
by James Andrew
Women's Fashion
11:10 AM
Orchid Photography
by Anu D - Orchids
Orchids
07:37 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
1 registered (Izeigo), 139 Guests and 1 Spider online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2014 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.