I don’t really like talking about “mistakes” when it comes to using different tools, as we all have our own ways of using them, but in this case there is one particular Twitter feature which I can see is ending up in a lot of wasted tweets! That feature is, that if you start a tweet with an @ sign followed by a Twitter username, only those people who follow you AND that user will see that tweet. But Gary Vaynerchuk explains it better in this slideset …

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