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Journalists are spoiled for choice when it comes to social media platforms. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are all important tools for sourcing, producing and pushing out news stories. But there is also a case for emerging platforms like TikTok and Clubhouse.

When it comes to growing your accounts on these platforms, what can you do to give yours a boost? Podcaster and newsletter writer Alex Wieckowski - more commonly known as Alex and Books - shares a Twitter thread with his own 12 universal lessons.

One tip is not to let a good idea go to waste. Next time creativity strikes on a walk, use a Notes tab or Evernote to quickly jot it down and sync it to all your devices to return to later.

"Over time, you'll have a warehouse of content ideas that you can draw from at anytime."

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