Getting Started With Competwitions & Winning Prizes on Twitter

Published on 23rd July 2009

So you’ve decided to give Twitter a try and want to see if you can win some prizes? Brilliant! But what do you have to do to get started? Well, first of all you’re going to need to register with Twitter. This is quite painless to do and best of all it’s free. Before you go an sign up though we know that many people say that they “just don’t get Twitter” but this cool little video explains what it’s all about.

Once you’ve registered as a Twitter you’ll be able to set your background, put up some basic information like location and a mini biography and set up a little avatar too. But we know you’re probably want to jump right in and start finding the prizes?

The best thing to do, initially, is follow Loquax. We tweet information about any Twitter related competitions and prizes that we know about on a regular basis. Just visit our Twitter page and click the gray “follow” button.

Follow on Twitter

Once you’ve agreed to follow someone on Twitter this means you’ll then see their tweets appearing in your timeline. In our case you’ll be seeing updates about the site and of course those all important competwitions. Just watch for the updates!

Quick Guide
1. Register with Twitter
2. Follow Loquax
3. Wait for tweets about the latest competwitions.
4. Enter the competitions.

Our guide does assume that you’re pretty much going to figure out how to post tweets and start to follow other people – you’re going to need to be able do both in order to take part in the prize draws.

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