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[cnn-photo-caption image=http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/SHOWBIZ/05/11/twitter.comedians/art.comedian.gi.jpg caption="John Heffron is one of an increasing number of comedians joining Twitter."]
To make it as a comedian these days, you don't just need to be good on stage and screen. You also have to nail the art of sending out mini-messages to Twitter "followers." How do standup comics do that? CNN’s Josh Levs spoke with 2 pros – John Heffron, a winner of “Last Comic Standing,” and Craig Shoemaker, who won the award for funniest comedy routine on XM Satellite radio.
Check out Josh Levs' article on cnn.com: Standup comedy enters Twitter era