Are you working hard to grow your Twitter followers?
Would you like more people to see your business Twitter updates “tweets”? If you have a small business, it may take you time to build a big network of followers on Twitter and it can even be frustrating. Surely you’ll wonder how other companies grow their followers quickly and how you can possibly replicate their success.
In this article we’ll be writing about five ways to improve the visibility of your Twitter profile and your “Tweets” on Twitter.
Before you begin using Twitter, be sure that you understand the majority of its basics, you can increase your audience simply be taking into account the following tips:
- Avoid using more than three #hashtags on your tweets. Creating a tweet with lots of hashtags can make your content look spammy and the scope of your tweet will automatically be reduced!
- Provide the best content you have! Listen to your followers and the people you follow by reading their tweets. Share important and good information to your followers without promoting yourself, and your followers will see you as an expert recommending your profile to other people as an important authority.
Post your Twitter @username wherever you can
Use your other social networks to tell people that you have a Twitter account. Add your Twitter @username to your Facebook profile, Google, LinkedIn and any other social networks you use.
Make sure you have the “Share Buttons” installed inn your website or blog, so it’ll be very easy for your readers to see and share your information. You can use Social Network plugins which are easy to install and configure, so you ll be expanding the scope of your publications. This simple configuration makes Twitter expose your tweet in front of hundreds of users.
Interact with others
Whether you are online or not, a good contact network is a proven method to extend your reach. If you’ve never started a network of contacts on Twitter, now is the time.
If you are constantly reading on Twitter, you must be in the ability to know who are the influential people in your niche, it’s those people with whom you want to establish a relationship. Remember that influential people don’t necessarily have to be national or international, they can be important people in your local environment as well.
Try initiating a conversation with a small group of influential people and add so much value as you can to that conversation. The most interested in that conversation shall be you and it is very likely for them to respond or disseminate your message.
Identify your allies in the virtual community
If you think you’re alone trying to build a large audience on Twitter, think again! There are several dozen virtual communities of people who likes to build contact networks.
These communities are generally in contact with influential people, so it will always be easy to find people with your same interest. Joining these communities can also make your task of finding valuable content to share with your friends much easier. The majority of virtual communities are free and won’t charge you a dime to receive you with open arms.
Here’s a list of a couple of random virtual communities where you can join and increase your reach in Twitter.
Once you start joining these communities you’ll soon notice that many marketers have a strong presence in several of these virtual communities. Connecting to the same communities will allow you to connect with influential people growing your audience on a even larger scale.
Promote your events
Your events are always an opportunity to generate more traffic, make your brand more visible and gain leadership. Take advantage by creating top-notch events, offering good products or services (depending on your business), that will require a response from your followers using a #hashtag on Twitter or by mentioning your account.
A hashtag is easy to follow and assures you that you’re not losing any part of the conversation. Requiring users to mention your @username ensures that your entire audience can view your conversation and remember that the reciprocity is very important so make sure you answer all your followers concerns making use of your hashtag.
When you’re ready to start promoting your events or products, begin by posting a question to all your followers in all your social networks. Start with the network that you have a much bigger audience and fidelity, after shares in your other networks. Obviously, begins by Twitter or Facebook!
If you’re starting a new Twitter business account or if you’re already working hard to grow your Twitter followers fast and safe and develop a large network of contacts make sure you have very clear the basic principles of Twitter, after that make contact with influential people in your environment, give your followers the best information in your niche and join relevant virtual communities.