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Twitter Success: 3 Ways to Get More from Your Twitter Account

How to Get More from Twitter Overnight

Twitter is the second most popular social network in the world after Facebook. With millions of active users it has a huge traffic potential. However it is a loosely connected network where people usually follow you back as a courtesy even if they don’t know you. More often than not you end up in some random list they hardly check. Because of this reason it is very hard to get people to read your tweets and click on your links. Below are somewhat unique things you can do to get more attention to your tweets.Twitter Tips and Tricks

Participate in Twitter Events

One of the most popular Twitter events is follower Friday. It is so common now most people just ignore them, especially people who had spent some time on Twitter. Anyway it encourages followers and doesn’t promote a tweet. So you are better off looking for other popular events. A good example of this is “Tweet in Spanish Day”. There are many similar events in different languages. If you are a global product you can use this opportunity to promote your brand to a relevant and a targeted audience that is eagerly searching for your Tweets. This is an extremely powerful method to promote your brand and you’re definitely going to see more clicks and impressions if you are tracking them through a Twitter analytic tool. The above is just an example, there are hundreds of Twitter events happening every day and with some creativity you can participate in most of them.

Competitor Tracking

Not only is Twitter a great marketing tool, it is a great tool to spy on your competition as well. The best thing is you don’t have to follow them to do this. You can add any user to a list without following them and still see their updates. This way you will know what they are tweeting, which of their tweets are getting re-tweets etc. However you can expand on this by adding a Twitter search for your competitors. This is very simple to do using a Twitter dashboard like HootSuite. This way you will see the mentions and you will also see people mentioning your competitor without mentioning the Twitter profile.

HootSuite scans links hidden behind shortened links as well, so you will have no trouble tracking which of your competitors’ pages gets tweeted often. This method is great because you can directly target their unhappy customers or people who are looking for a feature not available with your competitors.

Mentioning Others in your Tweets

This strategy is only effective if you are adding value to the mentioned users. For example let’s assume you came across an article title five awesome Twitter tools to increase productivity. You can re-tweet the article with your own message, but you can make it even more powerful by adding the Twitter handles of the products mentioned in the article. Most companies track their social media mentions so there is a very high chance that they will spot this tweet and share with your followers. You are connecting with another brand while being exposed to their audience. This is a great strategy if you can find brand related to your niche but not your competitors.

Mentioned above are three unique techniques you can use to increase the effectiveness of your tweets. Not many are doing these things so you can utilize them and gain a competitive advantage and also to grow your Twitter followers.

Nishadha Silva works as Internet marketing specialist at Cinergix, makers of Creately, a great tool to draw diagrams online like flowcharts, Simple Gantt charts etc. The Creately blog has some extensive articles about diagramming similar to this flowchart guide.

Olawale Danielhttps://olawaledaniel.com/
Olawale Daniel is a business builder and psychologist, a network marketing professional, a world-class motivational speaker, a successful internet entrepreneur and a digital media strategist interested in all things mobile and digital — start-ups, media, branding. He started TechAtLast back in 2010 as a platform to quench his thirst for latest technologies. As a motivational speaker and author, Olawale has published several motivational and personal development books and he's currently working on "SUCCESS AHEAD - Don't Quit" which is billed to hit the stand by Q4 of the year. He writes regularly on his personal website on motivation and personal lifestyle and tips for network marketing success, OlawaleDaniel.com. His latest book on How to Sponsor More People in Your Network Marketing Business is still one of the best sellers in its category. He's presently working as a Health and Wellness consultant at BURN SLIM TRIM Inc., a firm that helps people regain their perfect lifestyle through state-of-the-art recent discoveries way back from nature. He's also the brain behind FOBCourse, a business university for startup entrepreneurs in Africa.

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8 COMMENTS

  1. I never think of your unique techniques above and I think it is interesting to try. I just realize that it is also possible to get famous by re-tweeting the article from top companies with our own useful comments. Our links will always in there when It spreads out on the net….

  2. I created a list called “Influentials” where I put the people that follow me with the most followers. I check that list everyday and RT or reply to a few every day. They eventually end up RT my stuff too.

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