June 13, 2012 Leave a comment
· Follow others
· Share posts
· Tweet frequently but not too often
· Tweet about topical issues
· Use #
Not everyone you follow will follow you back. Famous people definitely won’t
or it’s unlikely! Who is likely to? Marketing people, people with a business
product or service who are also looking to expand their audience and network.
Get involved with the conversation. If you know about the topic of conversation
get involved and be friendly. If you want answers there are so many people to
ask or listen to.
If you share posts, or add favourable comments prior to sharing. This will
be appreciated as not only does it give the author more weight on Twitter
engagement level, frequency of posting and your reach across all social platforms.
Tweet Frequently but not too Often
Every time I tweet I find that I have an increase in folowers (only due to
the fact that I use # otherwise you will only be seen by your current followers)
If you tweet constantly through the day or your tweets are irrelevant or not credible.
People will stop following and you’ll lose rather than gain an audience.
Tweet about Topical Issues
There are numerous tools that you can use to keep up with popular topics.
Twilert – Can be used to email you daily to update what your competitors
are saying on Twitter. Or it can also be set to follow a keyword.
Tecnoratti – Can prompt you to the top blogs and posts that are popular.
Google Trends – Lets you know popular searches.
Linkedin Groups – Managers choice highlights popular posts and topics.
Try out # you think may be appropriate e.g. #socialmedia in the search bar to
check that it’s a relevant or being used. Then add relevant # in your Tweet.
I have always found this effective in increasing my followers and reaching an extended audience.
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