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  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (February 8, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470621834
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470621837
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 6.3 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,764,041 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Tweet along with your favorite celebs. Divided by category with celebrities listed in alphabetical order so you can easily find your favorite celeb, The Celebrity Tweet Directory tweets you to conversations with hundreds of well-known actors, comedians, singers, politicians, sports figures, and more. With this handy guide, you can flutter into the world of celebrity chatter and experience how they reveal themselves in a way you don’t see anywhere else.

With this portable directory, you'll quickly and easily discover what's really happening in Hollywood, on Wall Street, or in Washington, all while following your favorite celeb. In addition, the helpful directory weeds out any fake celebrity twitter accounts, providing only real Twitter handles, saving you the hassle and time of sifting through phony accounts.

  • Features a helpful celebrity directory so you can find your favorite celeb and enjoy sweet tweets from the hottest actors, singers, politicians, sports figures, and more
  • Weeds out any phony celebrity accounts, saving you the hassle of sorting through fake accounts
  • Helps keep you in the know with celebrities on the go, so you're up on what's happening everywhere from Beverly Hills to Capitol Hill

Be the first to hear celebrity buzz and get the chic tweets from your fave celebs with The Celebrity Tweet Directory!

Tweeting Tips
Amazon-exclusive content from author Jeanne Harris

1. Don’t Direct-Message Celebrities
If you want to talk to a celebrity, tweet to their "What’s Happening" field using the @ symbol. For example, “@maryjblidge your Grammy performance with Andrea Bocelli was amazing!” You may get a response, as many celebrities interact with fans.

2. Only Use Verified Celebrity Accounts
A verified celebrity account has a little blue check mark at the top right cover of the profile page. This check mark verifies that Twitter has authenticated the account. You can see a list of all verified accounts at: @Verified.

3. Understand the # Symbol
Using the # symbol tags your tweet with a subject or topic, known as a hashtag. It organizes topics, spreads information and allows users to find others discussing the same topic. Be sure to use the same hashtag for Twitter, your blog and Facebook so others can respond to you using that same #. You can search a topic by entering it into the search field.

4. What’s Trending
Located on the right side of your homepage under the search bar, "What’s Trending" shows what people are talking about across the entire network (worldwide, U.S., a country, or a city). This is the best way to find people who share your same interests, invite them to your network, and follow them.

5. Retweeting
A retweet is when you repost a tweet. Twitter has a new retweet button allowing you to retweet the original tweet without copying and pasting it into the "What’s Happening" field and adding the RT in front of it. However, if you want to add to the tweet, you’ll need to copy and paste it. There are two ways to add to the tweet—either in front of the RT symbol or using the || or // after the person’s original tweet. Both of these methods work, the latter is more common.

6. A Reply, Not a Retweet
You can reply without retweeting. Just click reply and the field will auto fill with @name. Your reply comes into that person’s feed and allows their followers to see your response. If you want your followers to see it, even if they aren’t following that person, just add, “.” Or “!” in front of the reply.

7. The Modified Tweet
A modified tweet is when you take someone’s original tweet, change it a bit and then retweet it. This is done mainly to allow comments while staying within the 140 characters.

8. Give Credit Where Credit Is Due
Another way to retweet modified information is to use “via” at the end. For example, a tweet by Alyssa_Milano, “alive from rubble in #Haiti, 4 weeks after earthquake http://bit.ly/9jttMM (via @BreakingNews)”

Have fun, be respectful, follow basic etiquette, and find a topic or two that you’re passionate about. Happy Twittering!

From the Back Cover

Actors ? Sports Figures ? Musicians ? PersonalitiesPoliticians ? Authors ? Journalists ? Comedians

What's your favorite celebrity doing right now?

With this book, you'll know! Find Twitter handles for all your idols, listed alphabetically and grouped by category. Start following your faves right now!

Ha some of these messages really do make me laugh, and some make me feeeeel ......slightly sick — Simon Cowell, American Idol Judge

What will I miss about the game when I'm done? The game itself. Not the perks, locker room. I will miss the show. There is no better game. — Mike James, Houston Rockets

My son this morning asked two questions about political parties: "why are they called parties and do they have cake?" — David Gregory, Moderator of NBC's Meet the Press

Ashton Kutcher ? Oprah ? Ellen DeGeneres ? Shaq Kim Kardashian ? Lance Armstrong ? Britney Spears Jimmy Fallon ? Taylor Swift ? Rachael Ray

Get instant directory updates! Follow @celebtweetlist


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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By TNT Powers on February 23, 2010
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As a newby to the Twitter World this was a remarkable life saver and very intriguing, filled with so much information, great comments and juicy inside "insight" into the rich, famous and those who will forever be wannabees. Jeanne Harris really did her research and homework on this. Very valuable to those who TWEET.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Kim Baruffi on February 25, 2010
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This is a very comprehensive book that gives a full directory about celebritites that tweet. Jeanne Harris did a great job at picking out tweets to highlight, and the book is easy to read. And I love the cover design - nice work! I hope there is a follow up book, or something similar for other tweeters! Maybe a political tweet directory? Or small businesses directory for tweeters? A++++++++
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By J. Donnelly on February 24, 2010
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I absolutely adore this book--what a little gem! I love how it's organized (in categories of the famous) and how many people are listed (it's PACKED with names). I also enjoyed reading the random tweets from celebrities sprinkled throughout the whole book. Since I am still fairly new to Twitter, the section on how to use Twitter's functionality to connect with people, in general, was a good resource. I highly recommend this book if you enjoy social networking and you like up-to-date news from your favorite celebrities.
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3 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Dan Speers on January 30, 2010
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This has got to be one of the best guides to who's who in entertainment and celebrity that I have seen in a long time. Jeanne Harris has not only come up with a great idea, but has turned that idea into a book that both fun and practical. I couldn't wait to get my copy and see how many celebs I could locate.

And here's the thing. It is totally practical. The Table of Contents is straight-forward and divided into logical groups, some of which are expected and others which you say, oh, yeah, why not? There are, of course, your favorite actors, directors and producers in either the theatre or in movies and well as Comedians, musicians and personalities who have separate listings.

Sports personalities in baseball and basketball are there, as is an interesting group that probably has a very special following: Car Racing. Then there's politics, and not just the pols themselves, but the pundits and correspondants as well. Now I know who to twit when my blood starts boiling. Speaking of which, there is also a category for Journalists. You gotta figure that's going to a hot category.

But the real surprise is the Celebrity Chefs/Foodies. I mean WolfgangPuck (@WolfganBuzz) and Rachel Ray (@RacaelRayShow) sure, but Pim Te (@chezpim, The Foodie Handbook) and the king of Bizarre Foods, Andrew Zimmern (@andrewzimmern)? It shows the author's attention to detail to even have thought of these guys.

It's a great guide just to lay back and thumb through, but if you want to find a specific person, there is even a comprehensive index you can use to find your favorite celeb instantly. The only downside to this book is that my name and books
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