So as part of a class assignment I had to develop a professional Twitter account. I admit, my personal Twitter is probably not the face I want to present to potential employers.

As a long time Twitter user, I really didn’t know if I would learn anything from our class Twitter assignment. I mainly used Twitter to comment on things that I thought were amusing. I had never really considered using Twitter in a professional setting or actively recruiting people to follow me because it was basically me just communicating with my friends.

1) Retweets and Followers


Actively recruiting people to follow me is the first lesson I learned from our assignment. It’s not just about following friends and people you think are funny, though that is an added bonus.

Getting retweeted is a great way to gain followers, especially if you can get retweeted by someone with a rather…

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