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Tweak your tweets – how you can get readers to click on links

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This post is about using twitter to promote news stories – for example a tweet with a link to a news story.

Journalists are trained to wrote professional and responsible headlines – yet they often need to tweak their style for writing tweets.

Often the “responsible” headlines are not engaging enough for twitter.

If you want readers to notice your tweets and click through to any links – you can tweak your tweets with just a few words.

This tweet caught my eye – because it is from where I studied journalism in the US – J-school at Mizzou in Columbia, Missouri

I fondly remember the Columbia Missourian!

TB UMC

Anyway, I just saw this tweet from the Columbia Missourian. It’s OK and functional – but it could be better – more engaging.

Columbia Missourian ‏‪@CoMissourian

Gender-neutral bathrooms encouraged in Columbia ‪http://bit.ly/177glFr 

As it is written – it is just…

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This entry was posted on July 10, 2014 by in Uncategorized.
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