Do you put your Twitter handle in the byline of your blog posts?
Some do. Many do not.
Why use a Twitter handle? So people can easily @mention you when tweeting a link to your post. An @mention will show up in your Twitter feed, allowing you to:
know who’s sharing your information;
retweet the tweet; and
A readily-displayed @handle will also ease the job of the person (like me) who wishes to tweet your link. I always try to credit the author, to @mention the author and, if the Twitter handle is missing, I go on a hunting expedition. However, I often scan fifty posts a day and don’t always have time to track down those adorable blue Twitter birds!
If your Twitter Handle is different from your byline, use both: by Your Name @YourTwitterhandle. (On my posts, since my name is in my Twitter handle, I usually just use @AnnieDaylon as my byline.)
Looking forward to getting a handle on all those great posts!
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