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How do I gain work experience?

There are many, many ways to get media work experience. Here are my five top tips for getting that prized placement… Utilise your personal contacts So your Dad says his childhood best friend goes on an annual fishing trip with … Continue reading

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#journorequest and #prrequest

In The Basics II, I mentioned hashtags and how they can be overused and lose any impact they were ever intended to have. This is so often the case, but there are two hashtags in particular that are great for … Continue reading

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The Basics II

Mentions To mention someone in a tweet, simply type @ in front of their username. If you do this at the beginning of a tweet then it’ll only appear in the timelines of people who follow you both, do it … Continue reading

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The Basics

How to create an account Unsurprisingly, the first step to getting a Twitter account is to go to http://www.twitter.com. It’s a pretty simple process and you’re swiftly guided through it. Picking a username is something to be careful about. Whilst … Continue reading

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