Twitter for Beginners
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Twitter for Beginners

Understand the basics of Twitter and create your own account with ease.
4.1 (737 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
20,181 students enrolled
Created by Ashley Faulkes
Last updated 5/2015
Price: Free
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn all of the basics of Twitter
  • Create your own Twitter account
  • Get started on Twitter (tweets, retweets, conversations, hashtags)
  • Find your first followers
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  • Computer
  • Internet connection
  • Curiosity about Social Media and Twitter

Twitter is perhaps one of the most misunderstood of all social media networks.

In this video course I will take you from zero to having your own Twitter account in no time. Not only that, but you will know exactly how to use it!

Even if you know nothing about Twitter, I will break down all the important elements of Twitter and show you how it all works.

  • What is Twitter?
  • Understand Tweets and Retweets
  • Learn the difference between mentions and replies
  • Find out what a Direct Message is to you
  • What is all the fuss about Hashtags?
  • Followers and Following - what is the difference?
  • Find interesting people to follow

I will also show you step by step how to create your own account and what to fill in in the Profile.

If you ever wondered how to use Twitter and were just afraid to ask, this course is for you!

Who is the target audience?
  • People wanting to get on Twitter
  • Business wanting to get started on Twitter
  • Anyone curious about what Twitter is about
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Curriculum For This Course
Twitter for Beginners - An Overview
1 Lecture 01:33
Quick Overview of the Course
Understanding Twitter
9 Lectures 31:12

A quick overview of Twitter to help you understand what it is all about.

What is Twitter really all about?

A thorough walk through showing you all parts of a Twitter account and what they are for.

Overview of the Twitter Features

This video will show you what a tweet is and give you a few examples from Twitter.

What is a Tweet?

Do you understand what a Tweet is?

Take this Quiz to find out.

Tweets Quiz
4 questions

After a tweet, you might want to know what a retweet is.

In this video we will show you the difference.

What is a Retweet?

Find out what you have learn about retweets.

Retweets Quiz
3 questions

There are a lot of special terms or jargon in Twitter, and in this video we will go over both Mentions and Replies showing you how they are used and what they are using examples.

Mentions and Replies

Find out if you understood mentions and replies.

Mentions and Replies Quiz
4 questions

Direct Messages are a part of Twitter not everyone uses, but they are important so we will show you how to send them and where to find them in your Twitter account.

Direct Messages

Did you understand the use of Direct Messages in Twitter?

Direct Messages Quiz
3 questions

Hashtags are an important part of Twitter and all of social media.

In this video we will show you how hashtags are being used and explain how they can help you on Twitter.

Hashtag Basics

See what you learnt in the Hashtags video.

Hashtags Quiz
4 questions

Last but not least, we will go over what the difference is between followers and following.

Also we will show you how to find and follow people who are of interest to you on Twitter.

Followers and Following

Let's see what you learnt in this video.

Followers and Following Quiz
5 questions

Learn all the ways you can find followers easily on Twitter.

How to Find Followers on Twitter
Creating a Twitter Account
3 Lectures 09:02

Before creating your Twitter account it is important to know what you really want to do on Twitter.

In this video we go over a few options.

What is your Twitter purpose?

This video walks you through setting up a Twitter account, showing you what you can and must fill in to complete the setup.

Creating Your Twitter Account

Once you have your Twitter account, you really should fill in your Profile properly to make sure people know what you are all about on Twitter.

So in this video we run through all parts of the profile and what you should put in each.

Twitter Profile Basics
The next steps
3 Lectures 04:23

Now you have a basic understanding of Twitter and have created your Twitter account.

So we will now go through the next steps you should take to move your Twitter account to the next level.

The next steps for your Twitter account...

Find out how to use Twitter like a Pro

Do you want to take it to the next level?

One more thing before you go!

Just before you go...
About the Instructor
Ashley Faulkes
4.1 Average rating
756 Reviews
20,663 Students
2 Courses
SEO and WordPress specialist. Helping entrepreneurs online

Hey, I am Ashley. Founder of Mad Lemmings, and SEO/WordPress specialist. I help entrepreneurs online get more clients and customers via Google. Confused by SEO or WordPress? I am your man