How to protect your sanity on Twitter

By the time I finish writing this article roughly 21 million tweets will have been sent.

Some of them will be from bloggers like me, shamelessly promoting their work, others will be witty one liners with Arthur memes attached to them, and others will be abuse, tweeted directly at specific users.

Here’s how you can keep sane, and still be active, on Twitter and other social media platforms.

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Five things you should do right now to improve your social media presence

Pretty much every brand, company and most individuals have at least one social media account. But so many of these accounts are dormant, badly-managed or just not reaching their full potential.

There’s nothing worse than falling in love with a brand offline, wanting to connect with them online and then finding they haven’t tweeted since 2009 *side eye*.

Managing social media accounts is actually really easy, but people get confused, overwhelmed and sometimes don’t know where to start. Here are five things you can do in under 10 minutes to improve your online presence.

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How to run a successful Twitter chat

What is a Twitter chat?

First of all, for those of you who are wondering, a Twitter chat is a live online conversation that places place on Twitter (obvs) at an agreed time using a specific hashtag. A Twitter chat often has guests, sometimes just one, sometimes more than one.

Twitter chats are great for increasing engagement, positioning yourself as an industry expert and finding out what your followers think about a topic.

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