At the beginning of the semester and before my social media crash course, I had only 103 followers on Twitter. I went on maybe once a week and never tweeted anything. I wouldn’t follow me either. At the end of the semester I’ve grown my follower count to 134 ( a 30.1% increase) and grown […]Read more "My Twitter Semester"
At the start of this class, it had been months since I’d used my Twitter account. I created a professional one last fall to promote my radio news stories for class, but since then, it’d been pretty inactive. I could have used my more personal account that already had more than 500 followers and thousands […]Read more "How I Became a Twitter Influencer In Three Months"
Part 1: Influence I have used Twitter since high school for staying updated with news, but I never really tweeted. When I started this class, I decided to keep the Twitter that I had prior to this class. I wanted to keep my network from home and then build on it. I deleted all of […]Read more "How @sydddrod became @sydearodriguez"
As a senior public relations student about to embark on my first job search, I took COM 427: Social Media for Communicators during the Fall 2016 semester with hopes of strengthening my personal brand, building a greater online presence, and learning social media skills to improve myself as a candidate for employment. At the beginning […]Read more "Influencer Growth and My Top 10 Tweets"
Throughout the semester I gained 30 followers and my final follower count for the semester is 267, this is a 12.65% percent increase. The best ways to gain followers would be to tweet relatable content, tag the right influencers and use relevant hashtags/ media to get the content (and your profile) in front of more […]Read more "MY TOP TWEETS"
PART I: INFLUENCER In the beginning of the semester (8/29), I had 42 followers on Twitter. By the end of the semester (11/20) my followers were 72. My Twitter profile showed a 71.43% growth. What worked: I think most of my new followers were gained through similar hashtags and posts. There were some of my […]Read more "Wrapping Up: Twitter Top 10 & Influencer"
Twitter Follower Growth: Start: 24 End: 42 Percent Gain: 75% Analysis: I felt that I added followers in a plethora of ways, which helped me branch out and be followed by a diverse group of people. I was able to get retweeted by one of my favorite hockey journalists, which added a few hockey fan followers, […]Read more "Influencer/Top 10 Tweets"
In only four months, I have learned how to find, share and tell my best news stories through Twitter. This class prepared me to find the right people and influencers that would make my stories powerful and influential. Being very active in twitter was definitely a best way to increase my Klout score and number […]Read more "Recap: My Twitter journey"
Part 1: Influence At the beginning of the course I had just 9 followers on my new Twitter handle. I also have a personal account with 806 followers that I had been using throughout high school and college, but I decided to create a new more professional Twitter. My professional handle now has 58 followers, […]Read more "How Hard is it to Become an Influencer on Social Media?"
Twitter was never a huge social media platform for me until I started this class. Now, I feel like I know the ins and outs of the platform and even backend analytics I had no idea existed. When I first joined this class, I had measly 7 followers. Now, I have 88 with a 151% […]Read more "My Growth on Twitter"