Twitter How to Guide for the Newbie Tweets

Twitter was hyped on the Internet the moment it went live some years back.  Since then, millions of users have been using the service to communicate and get in touch with their online friends.

If you’re still not using Twitter, than it’s about time to discover how this social networking and communication service can help you.  Here’s a step by step Twitter how to guide to get you started on the network.

First, you need to create an account with Twitter.  On the main page of Twitter, you will find a big Get Started button.  Just click this and you will be redirected to the sign-up page.

If you want to get maximum exposure on Twitter and you want your long lost friends to find you, you need to supply your real name and contact information.  The steps on signing up are fairly easy it’s just like creating a new email address.

Once your account is created, you have the option to notify your friends that you’re now a Twitter member.  There’s an invite tool on your account page.  You can skip this step and invite your friends later.

Publishing your first Twittering is easy.  On your home page, there is a large text box where you can type 140 characters of content.  Write anything you want and hit the update button below.  You’ve just made your first successful Twit on the network.

It’s time to socialize now.  You can use the search tool to find friends or conversations that you find interesting.  Follow them or reply to updates.  This will widen your Twitter network.

You’re done and all you have to do is to regularly update your Twitter box and start conversations on your favorite topics.