7 Effective Tips to Get the Most Out of Twitter!!!

We (bloggers) all are mad about Social Sharing. There are many social profiles which we are using to promote our blog or views, like Facebook, Twitter, Stumble Upon, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tumblr, etc. Many more, but at last you all stuck on one profiles and most commonly used Social Profile called Facebook“. We think we will get traffic and most views of our blog from Facebook only, it’s not true. A far from Facebook we do have lots of Social Profiles that can be useful to us. Twitter, which is one of the biggest Micro-Blogging site and offers a great opportunity for marketers and Bloggers to drive targeted traffic and connect with like-minded people in real time.

Though the problem with many of us is, we want the results ASAP, and technically any good thing takes time. For newbies, who just started with twitter, might not find it so interesting as nothing much is happening on their timeline and many of them never paid enough attention to learn Twitter and use it for their marketing and networking strategies.  In this Article, I will be sharing 7 Simple tips which I follow to make the most out of Twitter and I’m sure it will help you too. Some of these are plain and simple Twitter tips that you can’t afford to ignore.

Twitter Tips for Bloggers and Marketers:

1. Fill out your Bio:

Suppose, you have started to use Twitter, What we do is it – We are filling only that information which Twitter wants to make your account active, and that’s all now you are ready to use Twitter. THIS is NOT the thing, you have to fill all of the information in your Twitter account but that should be real, please don’t fill out the fake information. Use Your Real Name, Real Photo, Add your Website/Blog Link, Include your location and Twitter Bio. Twitter Bio is one of the most important, because many of them consider that if your Twitter bio is not completed then you may be a fake person. You have to describe yourself in 160 words and you think it is difficult. No!!! Write one word that describes your personality and a one or two lines on you that over, Rethink – should it be a difficult task? Might some of them use Twitter Bio Generator, it’s totally wasted. A funny example of Twitter bio Generator, see below image:

Twitter Bio Generator Fake Example

So, don’t use this type of website to generate your information in 160 words. Be real!!!

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2. Don’t follow too many people:

As in Facebook we are making many friends just like in the Twitter we want that many people start following us. For that we start following too many people at once especially Popular Accounts, keeping in mind that they will also follow us immediately. It’s called an ‘over follow’. Suppose, the people’s you follows might not follow you, due to this what happen there is a burden of tweets on our wall. You will get notifications in few seconds as, “You have 10 new Tweets and getting much more”, so you can’t decide, which tweets to follow? Which tweet is important for you? To avoid this type of difficulty, you should only follow that person whom might you consider as important from your point of view, follow those person’s that you think they will follow you also. I will show you the ‘Over Follow’ Tweets example:

Over Follow Tweets

So, follow that people only which are relevant to you, important to you and who follows you back also.

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3. Don’t Buy Followers:

All of them uses Facebook and have their own page of the particular Website / Blog and you do not have much likes on your page after so much of sharing and hard work, so you think of buying likes. Is this correct? From my opinion is wrong, because how can you say that the “likes” peoples are real on Facebook? Few of them are real, but mostly they are all fake and of course spambot also. Similarly, we do with a Twitter account, “We buy followers”. The past few months ago a site name: Twiends came into the revolution of Social Profiles. Firstly, Twiends provides some credits and from that you can follow people which might you are not knowing them and in back they will also follow you. Credits are limited after that you have to buy credits to follow. In fact, what you are doing is “Buying Followers on Twitter”, whom you don’t know, might they are fake or spambot. Example of Twiends for buying Followers:

 Twiends

Seriously, don’t buy followers. After paying money also you are in great loss!!!

4. Follow Back! :

Twitter Follow Back

We follow so many people all the time, in that you forget to follow your own followers who follow us as a new user. We think the people who follow us as a new user are not much important because we had followed only that people who are very much popular and they do not have time to follow. So, by this we can get much follower. The best option is, when you receive notification as, “You have a new follower on Twitter”, immediately follow them and message them with, “Welcome to our……, Thanks for Following me….., etc. By this they can also realize you’re not a spambot.

5. Use Twitter List Feature:

Twitter Lists

On Facebook, we the members of so many groups. By becoming member what we get is latest updates, solution of any query, etc. This feature is also available on Twitter called Twitter List (groups). Follow some popular list and take part in them they are very much useful. By following list you will get the latest tweets same as Facebook status, but follow only that list is relevant to your topics. After you get many followers you can also make your own list. Do tweets every day in list, promote events like Giveaway, Recommend cool Tweeps in the list and by that you will get many benefits. In fact, you will get followers, the people whom you add to the list, after sometimes they will also add people whom you are not following. As you the member in the list many followers follows you.

6. Don’t be Introvert Tweeter:

Tweet on all topics

We can’t judge minds of other persons. What you like to tweet on twitter, might they don’t like. Don’t keep introvert personality, share some information regarding all the topics and retweet all the topics. Example : Suppose, you like technology updates so you will post that information only on Twitter and retweet it, but the followers which you are having doesn’t like much technical updates, they will find irrelevant information then there is no connection between you and your followers. So, be habituated to post/tweet on all the topics, even a sharing of a small site or bit of information that turns out to be very popular. If any message you on twitter about a problem or anything then give reply them in maximum one or two days, don’t be so late because one day you will also need their help and at that time they will also do the same thing (is possible). Otherwise at last you will lose that follower!!!

7. Use Twitter on your blog:

Twitter for blogs

Keep your blog updated up to the minute with twitter. As you get the new site for blogging just tweet it. From your tweet you will see many of them jump from your blog to there. As you write any blog posts, immediately point it out on the twitter, from that you can get real-time feedback, comments and also a traffic for your blog. You can connect your other profiles with Twitter and if you do anything such as commenting, likes a comments, sharing your blog will be updated. Your tweets will be updated in real time and you considered as a real person not a spammer. By this your blog will be turned out as an informative to every person. Someone sees your tweet on blog and he/she wants to retweet it, then he/she doesn’t go to your account, follows you and after that he retweet it but directly from your blog they will be able to retweet it. So, get your blog updated with Twitter.

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If you follow this tips then surely you will get the most out of Twitter!!! Share your reviews about tips and post…

About Sohil Memon

Hi, I am a founder of my Personal Blog -GamingTron.com. I am a computer-junkie. I haven’t had any educational background related to computers, but it’s in my blood. I love to write articles on Blogging, Technology, Computers & Smartphones. You can stay connected me on Facebook, Follow me on Twitter.

Comments

  1. great tips sohil
    i like the follow back

  2. Although these are basics, it was worth reading. Loved point “6. Don’t be Introvert Tweeter”

    • Sohil Memon says:

      Yeah these are basic but very Effective.
      Thanks for liking the post. Hope to see you again!

      Regards,
      Sohil Memon.

  3. Hi Sohil,
    Yes I do agree that Twitter is the second most popular social networking sites which has gained a lot of importance. I like the tips as you have suggested and specially the one of not being an introvert twitter. Thanks for the share!!

    • Sohil Memon says:

      Hello Aditi,
      Now-a-days twitter is growing more, and as you said it’s true that,”Twitter is the second most popular social networking sites”. Thanks for liking the post and tips. I have faced, Introvert twittering that’s I shared, so from now no one make this mistake.

      Regards,
      Sohil Memon.

  4. I don’t use twitter for promotion my blog. I know that it was a big mistake. But I will create twitter account for my blog very soon. This post will be helpful me after creating my twitter account.

    • Sohil Memon says:

      Oh! Really, Raplus start you using twitter you will get really good traffic.
      Thanks for liking the post. If you have any query after creating account post here I will surely help you.

      Regards,
      Sohil Memon.

  5. Well written article. All the points are clear and important to follow in order to get more traffic. Am a blogger n am using twitter to promote my posts. Thanks for sharing the effective tips.

    • Sohil Memon says:

      Thanks Nirmala Ma’am for liking the post.
      As Facebook, Twitter and other social profiles are also useful now-a-days, so use as much as you can.

      Regards,
      Sohil Memon.

  6. Nice and useful tips for new twitter users, I want to add one more thing Hash tags, they can give you awesome result if you are using twitter for traffic.
    Thanks

    • Sohil Memon says:

      Thanks Nishant and Yeah your tip is good.
      I was trying to add but some of Blogger’s don’t waste time in finding Hashtags so I don’t include that.
      But I am using it :)

      Regards,
      Sohil Memon.

  7. Interesting twitter tips bro. I am gonna follow them. Thanks for sharing.

  8. Great Twitter tips. For me number 7 is the most important because I have found twitter as a huge way to interact and spread word about my posts. I actually get a lot of traffic from Twitter because people for some reason click ‘follow’ on the twitter widget.

  9. It’s all depends on what you are going after from twitter. But, twitter is a mystery for me. Thanks for adding some enlightenment for me to use.

    • I agree with that. Twitter has an endless amount of possibilities, it’s just about finding the best methods/

      • Sohil Memon says:

        Hello Ryan,
        I also agree with that, but as you said to find the best methods – Then best methods are not discovered they are invented by us only as per our requirement. If you are satisfied with your method then it is the Best Method for you and also let’s other’s also know that you have invented.
        Regards,
        Sohil Memon.

    • Sohil Memon says:

      Hey Okta,
      The mystery can be revealed, Just start using it daily and first of all connect to as many as friends you can. So that you can fully understand the twitter, see after that you will not stay without twitter.
      Thanks for liking!
      Regards,
      Sohil Memon.

  10. Ravi Singh says:

    Hi,
    I am regularly using twitter but till date I don’t know that you should not follow too many people. Yeah these are basic but very Effective.
    Thanks for Great tips!

    • Sohil R. Memon says:

      Thanks Ravi.
      If you follow too many followers then you will receive huge tweets on your wall, and you can’t decide whom to retweet? Which is important to you? And many others! And also I have shown an image above of too many tweets see that. Hope you will understand now!
      Regards,
      Sohil Memon.

  11. Hi,
    Mostly people using the twitter and connects with the their friends, family and colleagues. People following to other mostly but not care who is Follow me. So take the notification and follow them. You tips are really awesome to getting the traffic.

    • Sohil Memon says:

      Hello,
      Bhushan, You are right that’s why people say twitter is of no use but I say follow the tips and you will be getting the traffic.
      Thanks for liking the post.

      Regards,
      Sohil Memon.

  12. These are excellent and must follow tips for everyone to get most out from twitter. These tips convert more people attention to out twitter list and resulting to get more followers.

    Thanking you.

  13. Arsh Kapoor says:

    Well using twitter in a natural way helps a lot. Also proper use of # tags helps in driving a decent amount of traffic through twitter.

    • Sohil R. Memon says:

      Thanks Arsh for liking the post and you are also right if we use proper # tags then we get more traffic. All people use their different ways to get more traffic.

      Regards,
      Sohil Memon.

  14. thnxx for the tips that was really useful, i will take into account while using twitter again.

  15. I’m not sure I can catch the tone of this post. Are these tips for marketing? Because hashtags being the heart and soul of twitter are pivotal for twitter marketing, The tips are good but I think they are for people just starting out with twitter. There is a whole lot more to twitter marketing and hashtags would just be the first step.

    Aditya

  16. Great post. I will use your strategy. Thanks for sharing this valuable tips for online business owner :)

    • Sohil Memon says:

      Thanks Rahul for your valuable comment and yes Twitter is now rising also in business and helps alot!

      Regards,
      Sohil Memon.

  17. Hi Sohail,
    Awesome Tips to new active twitter users like me, Now I am getting half of my whole traffic from twitter, which means I was getting half traffic before, twitter is best for Bloggers, thanks for the Tips

    • Sohil Memon says:

      Ohhh….really bro :)
      It’s my pleasure that you like my post :D
      And it awesome that you are also getting traffic, in today’s world Twitter is playing main role :)

      Regards,
      Sohil Memon.

  18. Thanks Sohil for the awesome post. Really twitter can do much for us if we know how to use them.

  19. Hi,
    Sohil

    Really this are Effective Tips to Get the Most Out of Twitter, it is sure shot way to get a instant result.

  20. I love all these suggestions but the image one I think can be HUGE.

    Recently I read something that suggested the same is true for Facebook – by adding an image, you get way more attention than if you just wrote out some text.

    For me, I love connecting images to insights I make on my blog post topics so this comes naturally to me and makes the idea of posting more fun for me but as this evidences, for my audience.

    Thanks Aaron for sharing this list. They’re all easy to do and easy not to do but it will be interesting to see what kind of impact they have.

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