Twitter is a simple social network. Tweets cannot go over 140 characters and your bio cannot go past 160 characters. However, there are some advanced ways to use Twitter. By using Twitter to its fullest capability, you will be able to get more followers and engagement on Twitter. Here are 6 advanced Twitter tips that will dramaticaly improve your results.
- Use Twitter’s search engine to find targeted followers. Your targeted followers are the ones who are in your niche or are interested in your niche. By following the people who are likely to follow back, your following will grow, and your followers will be your targeted audience.
- Have a background picture that tells people about you. Use the background picture to tell people about your other social networks, your products, a phone number, and anything else that you want your followers to know about.
- Tweet links to your blog posts for most of the day. This will lead your blog to getting the most traffic possible. When I started tweeting about my blog more often, my blog’s traffic increased by over 300%. Social networks are all about building an awareness for something. In order to make people aware of your blog, you need to tweet about your blog more often.
- Include “r/t” at the end of some of your tweets. Tweets with “r/t” at the end get more retweets. Include “r/t” at the end of the tweets that you want to get retweeted.
- Use HootSuite to schedule your tweets. This will allow you to tweet consistently throughout the entire day. In addition, you should tweet every hour so more of your followers can see your tweets.
- Embed tweets on your blog. By embedding tweets on your blog, people will be able to follow you, retweet your tweet, or favorite your tweet with the click of a button. In addition, you should only embed your best tweets. Here’s how to embed tweets on your blog.
Twitter is a simple social network, but taking Twitter to the advanced level will allow you to get better results. You will get more followers, retweets, favorites, and mentions by utilizing these methods over time.