Cut. Cut. Cut. Never tweet the first thing you write. 

Offer a window into your personal life, without getting TOO personal.

Find wonderful thought-starters over on Wikipedia

Use dense descriptors

Nudge people to search for context (this tweet was sent after one of many horrible recent earnings reports about RIM)

Draw attention with confusion (which is clarified with a link)

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Play with other people’s words

Reveal your thought processes

 Use ambiguity (horoscopeyness)

 Evoke common situations

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Let the reader complete the story with a visual

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