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How To Get More Followers On Twitter

With Facebook getting more and more strict, social media sites such as Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, and Instagram have been picking up steady growth. Although Facebook still holds the top spot, there is a ton of traffic to be had using some of the other networks.

Here are 3 quick tips for getting better results using Twitter:

 

how to get more followers on twitter

1. Use It

No, that’s not a joke..lot’s of people sign up for a twitter account but don’t use it on a regular enough basis to get any type of real results. They then assume it doesn’t work, and give it up all together. I have noticed the best results come from posting multiple times a day…between 6 and 8 tweets. This sounds like a lot, but you can use a service such as Hootsuite to schedule the tweets in advance to help manage your time.

2. Engage

Besides just posting, you need to engage with other people you follow. Take 5 or 10 minutes per day going through what others have tweeted and either re-tweet the post or add it as a favorite. People love seeing their stuff shared and will most likely return the favor.

3. Mix It Up

Don’t just hammer your followers with the same old pitchy stuff about your products or your business. Mix up your tweets by adding value, pictures, and cool content. Try using the 80/20 rule which is 80% content to 20% selling. The more your followers view you as a provider of value, the more likely they are to share your stuff..and the more receptive they will be when you do share a business or product link.

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I know I posted this in reference to Twitter, but really the same tips would apply to all social media. When you apply these 3 tips and start to view your followers as real people, you will start to see better results using Twitter!

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As Always,

To YOUR Success!
Matthew McAlpine

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  • Matthew McAlpine Matthew McAlpine

    Thanks for the comment, hope the tips help!

  • Matthew McAlpine Matthew McAlpine

    Thank you, glad you liked it! Hope it helps!

  • Thank you for these tips.

    I bookmarked it for personal future reference.

    • Matthew McAlpine Matthew McAlpine

      Thanks for stopping by! Twitter can be a great source of leads and traffic..I hope these few tips help!

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