Twitter & Tweeting

Twitter & Tweeting

Twitter is a news focused social media platform used by 275 million people worldwide each year. Gain insight from TSMA's social media and business of acting coach Ben Whitehair on how to use the site to enhance your public profile, build your career, and make new connections in the film and TV industry.

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Twitter & Tweeting
  • Can My Social Media - Instagram, Twitter, Facebook - Cost Me A Job?

    What should I be careful of on social media?
    How can being off brand affect my career?
    If I get political on social media, is it good or bad?
    Are sexy photos bad for my brand?
    How can branding guide my social media?

  • I Am A Writer/Actor, What Should I Be Pushing On Twitter?

    With Ben Whitehair, CIO, TSMA | Founder, Working.Actor | SAG-AFTRA Board Member
    www.tsmaconsulting.com
    www.Working.actor

    What should I tweet as a writer / director?
    Should I tweet more about writing or acting if I do both?
    Should I push my acting more than my writing on twitter?
    Is it OK to push...

  • Is Paid Promotion Of My Twitter Account A Good Look?

    With Ben Whitehair, CIO, TSMA | Founder, Working.Actor | SAG-AFTRA Board Member
    www.tsmaconsulting.com
    www.Working.actor

    Should I pay to promote my tweets?
    When it is ok to promote a tweet?
    What is promoting a tweet?
    Can I pay for a tweet to go viral?
    How do I get my tweet to go viral?
    Should I ...

  • Can I Reach Out To A Casting Director On Twitter To Pitch Myself For A Role?

    With Ben Whitehair, CIO, TSMA | Founder, Working.Actor | SAG-AFTRA Board Member
    www.tsmaconsulting.com
    www.Working.actor

    Can I use twitter to pitch myself to casting?
    Should I DM casting about roles I'm right for?
    Is twitter a good way to pitch to casting?
    How effective is twitter as pitching to...

  • Can I Post On Twitter About Politics Or Religion?

    With Ben Whitehair, CIO, TSMA | Founder, Working.Actor | SAG-AFTRA Board Member
    www.tsmaconsulting.com
    www.Working.actor

    Is being political on Twitter advisable for actors?
    Should I be political on twitter?
    Should I be political on social media?
    Should I post religious content on twitter?
    Shoul...

  • How Can I Use Twitter For Networking?

    With Ben Whitehair, CIO, TSMA | Founder, Working.Actor | SAG-AFTRA Board Member
    www.tsmaconsulting.com
    www.Working.actor

    How do I build relationships on twitter?
    What can I do to meet people on twitter?
    Is twitter good for networking?
    Is twitter a networking tool?
    Should I send my photo to casti...

  • How Can I Use Twitter Or Instagram To Find Acting Work or Auditions?

    With Ben Whitehair, CIO, TSMA | Founder, Working.Actor | SAG-AFTRA Board Member
    www.tsmaconsulting.com
    www.Working.actor

    Can I get acting work on twitter?
    Can I get acting work on instagram?
    Is twitter effective for getting twitter?
    Is twitter effective for getting instagram?
    Will casting look u...

  • Should I Buy Bots To Boost My Follower Count On Twitter?

    With Ben Whitehair, CIO, TSMA | Founder, Working.Actor | SAG-AFTRA Board Member
    www.tsmaconsulting.com
    www.Working.actor

    Should I buy followers to boost my count on Twitter?
    When I'm first getting started on Twitter, should I buy followers?
    Can I buy followers on twitter?
    How do I buy followers ...

  • I Am Getting Attacked On Twitter! Help!

    With Ben Whitehair, CIO, TSMA | Founder, Working.Actor | SAG-AFTRA Board Member
    www.tsmaconsulting.com
    www.Working.actor

    How can I stop trolls on twitter?
    What do I do if I get death threats on twitter?
    Is there anything I can do to stop abuse on twitter?
    I am getting in trouble for a bad tweet,...

  • What Is The 'Mute' Feature On Twitter?

    With Ben Whitehair, CIO, TSMA | Founder, Working.Actor | SAG-AFTRA Board Member
    www.tsmaconsulting.com
    www.Working.actor

    How do I 'mute' on Twitter?
    Is there a mute on Twitter?
    Can I limit seeing someone's tweets?
    How can I stop looking at someone's twitter?
    Will someone I mute on twitter know t...

  • How Do I Deal With Self Esteem Issues While Also Navigating Twitter?

    With Ben Whitehair, CIO, TSMA | Founder, Working.Actor | SAG-AFTRA Board Member
    www.tsmaconsulting.com
    www.Working.actor

    How do I not get depressed on Twitter?
    How do I stop myself comparing my self to other on social media?
    Why does everyone seem happier than me on Twitter?
    Should I step away f...

  • Can I Delete Offensive Replies To My Tweets On Twitter?

    With Ben Whitehair, CIO, TSMA | Founder, Working.Actor | SAG-AFTRA Board Member
    www.tsmaconsulting.com
    www.Working.actor

    Can I delete individual replies?
    Should I block someone who keep posting offensive material to my twitter?
    Can I report abuse on twitter?
    Do replies disappear if I delete the ...

  • How Do I Embed Video Effectively On Twitter?

    With Ben Whitehair, CIO, TSMA | Founder, Working.Actor | SAG-AFTRA Board Member
    www.tsmaconsulting.com
    www.Working.actor

    Can I post video on Twitter?
    Can I share video on Twitter?
    How do I attach video on my Twitter?
    How can I see that my tweet is going to look how I want it too?
    Any tips on pos...

  • How Do I Track The Effectiveness Of My Twitter Advertising?

    With Ben Whitehair, CIO, TSMA | Founder, Working.Actor | SAG-AFTRA Board Member
    www.tsmaconsulting.com
    www.Working.actor

    Is my twitter advertising effective?
    How can I make sure my twitter ads are reaching the right people?
    Can I track how promoted tweets are being received?
    Are my promoted twee...

  • I Am Promoting (ie.Webseries), Is Twitter An Effective Form Of Advertising?

    With Ben Whitehair, CIO, TSMA | Founder, Working.Actor | SAG-AFTRA Board Member
    www.tsmaconsulting.com
    www.Working.actor

    Is Twitter effective for promoting sketch comedy?
    Should I pay Twitter to promote my web series?
    Should I use twitter to promote my short film?
    How can I use twitter to get ey...

  • Will Casting Directors Respond To Messages On Twitter, Instagram or Facebook?

    With Blair Hickey & Brian Wold, Founders of CastingAbout
    www.CastingAbout.com

    Can I message casting on twitter?
    Can I use instagram to connect with casting?
    Can I DM casting?
    Can I send message on FB to casting directors?
    Can I tweet @ casting?

  • Can I Block People Who Are Mean On Twitter?

    With Ben Whitehair, CIO, TSMA | Founder, Working.Actor | SAG-AFTRA Board Member
    www.tsmaconsulting.com
    www.Working.actor

    Should I block people on Twitter?
    Why do people block me on Twitter?
    What is blocking mean on twitter?
    Can I block mean people on Twitter?
    Have I been blocked?
    Is it possible ...

  • My Name Is Taken On Twitter! Help!

    With Ben Whitehair, CIO, TSMA | Founder, Working.Actor | SAG-AFTRA Board Member
    www.tsmaconsulting.com
    www.Working.actor

    Why can't I use my name on Twitter?
    Someone else is using me name! Help!
    Why is someone else using me name on Twitter?
    Can I buy my name on Twitter?
    What should I call myself ...

  • I Have Just Landed A Role, Who Should I Be Following On Twitter?

    With Ben Whitehair, CIO, TSMA | Founder, Working.Actor | SAG-AFTRA Board Member
    www.tsmaconsulting.com
    www.Working.actor

    Who do I choose to follow on Twitter?
    How can I build a community with the people on a film I have just booked?
    Should I follow the other cast members on my movie?
    Is it a goo...

  • As An Aspiring Actor, Who Should I Follow On Twitter To Help Me Get Started?

    With Ben Whitehair, CIO, TSMA | Founder, Working.Actor | SAG-AFTRA Board Member
    www.tsmaconsulting.com
    www.Working.actor

    Should I follow casting directors?
    Can I follow directors?
    Is it worth following big name actors?
    Why do I follow people on Twitter?
    Do I follow people I haven't met on Twitte...

  • What Are The Benefits Of Twitter?

    With Ben Whitehair, CIO, TSMA | Founder, Working.Actor | SAG-AFTRA Board Member
    www.tsmaconsulting.com
    www.Working.actor

    Are there benefits of Twitter?
    Do actors use Twitter?
    Is it worth getting Twitter?
    Is tweeting worthwhile?
    Why should I get on Twitter?
    Can twitter benefit an actor?
    Is Twitte...

  • I Have More Followers On Instagram, How Can I Divert Followers My Twitter?

    With Ben Whitehair, CIO, TSMA | Founder, Working.Actor | SAG-AFTRA Board Member
    www.tsmaconsulting.com
    www.Working.actor

    I have more followers on Instagram than Twitter, how can I divert followers to another platform effectively?
    How can I get my followers on Insta interested in my Twitter?
    How ...

  • Can I Have My DMs Open To All People On Twitter?

    With Ben Whitehair, CIO, TSMA | Founder, Working.Actor | SAG-AFTRA Board Member
    www.tsmaconsulting.com
    www.Working.actor

    Should I have my DMs open to all people including those who don't follow me on Twitter?
    Is it a good idea to have my DMs open on Twitter?
    Should I keep my DMs open on Twitter?...

  • Is It OK If I Post The Same Content Across Facebook, Twitter & Instagram?

    With Ben Whitehair, CIO, TSMA | Founder, Working.Actor | SAG-AFTRA Board Member
    www.tsmaconsulting.com
    www.Working.actor

    Is posting the same content across all my social media account OK?
    Is it acceptable to be posting the same stuff on all my social media platforms?
    Can I just post the same con...