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Twitter 101: Tweeting

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Tweets – A 140 character or less message on Twitter.
Tweet·er – A person who tweets.

At the heart of Twitter is the concept of tweeting, or communicating in short and concise messages. Since each tweet is restricted to 140 characters (ie. letters), tweeters must learn to communicate effectively with fewer words. In this article, I will describe how to post a tweet on Twitter, and some basic guidelines to help you tweet more effectively. In the following articles of this series, I will focus on the anatomy of a tweet, and some of the powerful tools at your disposal on Twitter including mentions, direct messaging, and multimedia tweets. So let us begin with how to post your first tweet. … Continue Reading

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Twitter 101: Following & Leading

Twitter 101: Following & Leading

Fol·low·ing – The act of keeping up to date with tweets from the one being followed. To subscribe to a tweeter’s tweets.
Tweet·er – A person who tweets.
Tweets – A 140 character or less message on Twitter.


Before I begin talking about the concept of following on Twitter, I would like to briefly discuss the “Home” timeline. Go ahead and log into Twitter, or click the “Home” link on the top right of the web page. … Continue Reading

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Twitter 101: Signing Up & Guided Tour [video]

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Twitter averages 460,000 new accounts in a month, and currently have over 100 million active users. Today we hope to increase those number slightly. Continuing with our Twitter 101 series, we are proud to present our very first Missio Digio screencast. In this screencast, I will guide you through the process of setting up a Twitter account, and then lead you through a broad tour of the Twitter website. … Continue Reading

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Twitter 101: The Power of Social Media

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A couple of months ago,  I ran across this video, and believe it is valuable to the discussion regarding social media, and specifically Twitter.  So I am going to take a slight detour from the Twitter series, and present to you the “Everybody Tweets” music video.  After the video,  I highlight several of the statistics presented in the music video.  Enjoy.
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Twitter 101: A New Form of Communication

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Twitter: Introduction

So you’re in a coffee house, meeting a potential supporter for the first time, and they ask you to explain your ministry. What do you say? How long would it take to describe your ministry to someone who has never heard of what you do? Most likely, you will describe how you joined the ministry, the various roles you play, and how the ministry impacts the Great Commission. Now imagine that same person asks you to describe you ministry in one sentence with less than 140 characters (letters)! … Continue Reading

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Welcome to Missio Digio

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Welcome to MissioDigio.com!  Missio Digio is a unique blog designed to bridge the gap between technology and missions.  To find out more,  check out the video below.

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