Twitter tips for politicos

I keep saying this: Twitter is where it’s at for a quick summary of the news.  It is a great political tool and slowly but surely, more elected officials are embracing it. Here are my Top Ten Tips for using Twitter.

Top 10 ways to follow the legislature

The 2014 legislature has begun.  For the next 45 44 days, legislators will be debating hundreds of bills.  It is easier than ever to follow along and know what is going on up on the Hill. Here are 10 easy ways you can follow along with the legislative session, which also gives you info for some…

Twitter and Emergency Response

Yesterday’s Machine Gun fire affecting the town of Herriman and the subsequent news coverage (or lack thereof) showed the power of social media – specifically Twitter – in emergency response situations. While phone lines were jammed and calls could not get through, texts – and therefore tweets – were still flowing freely. Only one mainstream…

Top Ten Tips for Twitter

Twitter is growing in its use and application as a a political tool.  Here are my Top Ten Tips for using this nifty micro-blogging service. #1: Start using it. Really. Just do it. #2:  Use it regularly – don’t send out one Tweet and never go back to it. Update daily or at least multiple…