Twitter quick tip….

Following a question from a colleague today I thought I’d address the issue of characters when composing a tweet

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Twitter allows 140 characters.

That’s not many!

It includes spaces and it includes any links or images (which generate a link) that you add to your tweet.

You can get smart by using abbreviations such as “Pls” instead of “please” “&” instead of “and”….you get the picture!

You can also shrink links using tools such as Ow.ly and bitly.com

These nifty sites change a long URL such as www.onetothreemarketing.com/blog to something far more Twitter friendly….like this http://ow.ly/ZNORb

That’s all for today! I hope this tip was useful. Claire x

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