Sportswriters can’t get enough of sports, but some have taken to social media to share how they get on in the industry.
Read moreSports fans can spend hours on a sports website or on a Twitter account, but they don’t always know how to spend those hours.
Here are a few tips to help you become more successful with your Twitter and Instagram accounts.
The key to a successful Twitter accountThe biggest mistake people make when they sign up for Twitter is to follow only sports fans, writes sports writer John Maitland.
The biggest thing they miss is that there’s no way of knowing whether or not you’re following a sports or non-sports fan.
If you follow someone on Twitter, you can read that person’s tweets and follow their mentions, but you’re not actually following the person who wrote them.
The best way to get the best out of Twitter is by actually following someone, writes John Matera, who is an award-winning sports writer for The Sun.
“Twitter allows you to follow the people who are following you, which is great because they’re the people that you should be following,” Matero said.
“You should be looking at the Twitter activity that is going on, and then following people.”
Matero uses a variety of tools on Twitter to keep track of who’s following him and to find new sports articles that he might like to read.
He follows people who follow him as well, including athletes and former athletes, to keep up with the conversation.
You can follow someone by following their followers, or you can just follow their followers and not follow them.
Materio also follows the people from his personal feed.
Materia, who writes for The Sydney Morning Herald and the Daily Telegraph, has been following athletes on Twitter since 2010, and he said he’s noticed a change in his followers’ reactions to him.
I’m seeing some of the responses are more positive and I’ve also seen some of my followers being more positive about me, Materia said.
“They’re starting to say, ‘I’m happy you’re doing this.
I’m happy to see you as a sportswriter.’
I’m seeing a lot more positive comments about me.”
Materio is also using Twitter’s new hashtags to add some context to his tweets.
We are starting to see a lot of people taking a more nuanced view on sports than just ‘sports,’ Materi said.
I think it’s really cool that people are talking about this and they’re finding ways to interact with the people and their followers.
This is where we need to get more involved with this stuff, Mathers said.
“We’re at the point where we’re all talking about sport, but we’re talking about a lot bigger topics than sport.”
There are a lot people out there that are doing this kind of stuff, he said.
I think a lot can happen on Twitter in a matter of a few days, Matori said, noting that he’s already been tweeting about the Olympics, the Olympics on Saturday and the NFL All-Star game.
As long as you’re on Twitter as an athlete, you’re definitely going to get your message out, Maito said, adding that he likes to see athletes tweet about other sports.
“It’s great to see people who aren’t just athletes being on Twitter,” Maitio said.
Maito says that there are a ton of sports personalities on Twitter and he wants to give fans a chance to get in on the conversation as well.
Maitland, who has been tweeting for years, said that he was recently inspired to write a column about the NFL after his son recently started watching the NFL on TV.
Matses column will cover the NFL season and will be posted on Wednesdays.
Follow sports reporter Matt Smith on Twitter: @mattsmithbio