5 Proven ways to increase your Twitter Following


Twitter has quickly become one of the most popular social media platforms today. The most recent statistics show  the social network with over 300 million active users. Twitter presents brands and other organizations with a tremendous opportunity to increase awareness.

Here are five simple tips to help you grow your brand’s Twitter presence.

1. Use Emojis
Emojis are a great way to spice up your profile. They are loads of fun, too. There are tons to choose from. Using Emojis is can help increase brand awareness and connect with affinity groups on Twitter.

A useful tip from Sam Hurley is to use them in your name, bio, and tweets. You will notice, on Twitter that most of the top influencers do this. Try it.

2. Retweet other people’s posts
You can build a large following and increase credibility by retweeting other people’s content. It is super easy to do this via the “Retweet” button. Retweeting posts from popular blogs and sites in your niche will raise awareness of your brand and help start conversations around your content as well.

3. Repost strategically
There are some who would disagree with this point. However, when done in a strategic manner, reposting can help boost your visibility on Twitter. Reposting older content will help draw more attention to your brand and also save time and money on content creation. Use tools like Hootsuite to thoughtfully schedule your reposts.

4. Look into Twitter for business
If you are serious about building a large Twitter following for your organization or brand, then I would encourage you to check out Twitter for business. I know you are getting their email promotions. Check it out, it is pretty inexpensive and very effective at promoting your content to a target audience for pennies on the dollar.

5.  #Hashtag the heck out of your posts
It’s hard to talk about Twitter and not cover hashtags. Hashtags are used to categorize your tweets. Use as many as you can within the body of your tweets. #Hashtags help others find your content across multiple platforms. They help include your content in larger discussions, increases visibility of your brand on Twitter, etc.

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