Those hashtags in the headline refer back to the source of this article, tweets I saw from attendees of the recent Digital Book World Discoverability and Marketing in New York.
Designed for authors and ebooks, speakers and attendees at the DBWDM conference (and a few other Twitter watchers like me) offered suggestions applicable to other activities, including equine-related endeavors. I didn’t attend DBWDM in-person, but I watched what people Tweeted about it.
No matter what you do, maybe you’ll find these net tricks or ideas useful. I’ll be listing Tweets which also include the sources, the people who tweeted them, so you can look up their websites online.
Decoding the Twitter gobbledeygook
@AName – is the Twitter handle. If you click on it, you’ll see that person’s Twitter homepage.
RT means I’ve forwarded what someone else said and that source’s name immediately follows the RT.
#horsebiz or #writing means readers can track a discussion of the subject via the #hashtags. Think of # as an indexing tool.URLs are shortened to fit within Twitter’s 140-character limit.
Links are to the websites being discussed. Any links you see are safe and direct clicks to web sites and even a Twitter homepage.
Now, here we go …
That explains all the pictures of cute pets, pretty horses and hunky dudes on Facebook