How to Create a Professional Twitter Page

LA-CAMFT tweets @LosAngelesCAMFT and we encourage you to do the same!

Create a Twitter Account

  1. Go to http://twitter.com
  2. Find the sign up box or Go directly to https://twitter.com/signup
  3. Enter your name, email address, and a password
  4. Click Sign up for Twitter
  5. On the next page, select a username. If the username you want is taken, choose the one Twitter suggests or keep trying names until you find one that’s available!
  6. Double-check your name, email address, password and username to make sure they’re spelled correctly.
  7. Click ‘Create my account’.
  8. After you’ve created your account, join the conversation: Search #LACAMFT and see who’s interacting and following one another. Follow someone & start tweeting!

 

Twitter Definitions

  • Twitter Name/Account = Twitter Handle (ex., @Target, @LosAngelesCAMFT)
  • Mentioning: You can tag other Twitter users in your Tweets by “@ mentioning” them (ex.,”Check this out, @LosAngelesCAMFT! http://bit.ly/AY84AA”)
  • Hashtags(#): Topics Twitter users are talking about. Allows you to follow a topic (ex., #therapy, #breakingnews)