How to Use Twitter to Generate Article Ideas for wikiHow



Twittering people and topics provides a great resource of ideas for potential wikiHow articles. Here are a few tips to get you started:

Steps

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    Obtain a Twitter account.
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    Install a plug-in or application to interact with Twitter more easily.
    • Try Echofon, Friendbar, TweetDeck or Twhirl.
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    Cruise often.
    • Scroll through the recent tweets for ideas.
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    • Try a search for "anyone know how to" to see what kind of information people are looking for.
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    Follow accounts or people that are in your field of interest.
    • Browse the suggestions page, which is divided into categories.
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    • Check the "Who to Follow" link on your Twitter homepage sidebar.
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    • Take advantage of the "Follow Friday" hashtag. Do a search for "#ff ___" with your interest, such as photography or parenting.
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    Review our Copyright policy.
    • Express ideas in your own words, but always credit your sources to avoid plagiarism.
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    • Provide a link to an external source in the Sources and Citations section of an article.
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Article Info

Categories: Twitter | Writing and Editing