Twitter is one of the largest social networks for business social marketing, and the number of Twitter followers has a great effect for the marketing result. In order to share a piece of Twitter pie successfully, many customers wonder how to get more Twitter followers. It’s hard to give a detailed method, but you can quickly increase your followers by following the below tips.
Complete Your Profile
Although Twitter is a virtual network, the followers like to learn about the real information of friends. Before promoting your account, you need to complete the profile settings at first.
Many people prefer to follow someone with an avatar because they think the photo tells them either you are a spammer or newbie. If you own a brand and want to promote it with the account, you can also use the brand logo as the avatar instead of your image. Besides, you can customize the header image to draw others’ attention.
Then, fill some interesting content in the Bio which is always the first thing potential followers view. You can also introduce whom you are, what you like, what’s your job, what’s your habit, etc. Only note that you should keep the content within 160 characters. You can also check out our profile for more information.
Work on the Tweet
The content of the tweet is a crucial element to gain more followers to your Twitter. Below are several useful tips that you should know.
Firstly, the tweet you post should be valuable enough to be retweeted. You should try to create unique and attracting tweets that are able to pique people’s interests as less characters as possible, for the utmost characters you can post each time is 140. Here is an extremely useful suggestion. That is, asking questions about hot issues. For instance, during the World Cup, you can ask “which football player do you like the best?” or “which team do you think is going to win the game?” on your Twitter.
Secondly, you need to distribute contents often. No Twitter users want to make contact with people who seldom or never share content with them. After all, people tweet on Twitter because they can communicate with each other and get valuable information here. When we say create contents often, we don’t mean that you need to share tweets again and again in a day. Generally, posting two tweets a day works the best. In addition, we sincerely recommend you to share tweets around 9 a.m., 3 p.m. and 6 p.m., which are considered as the peak hours.
Work on the Images
Working on every image on your Twitter is of great importance in expanding your follower base.
Avatar – first of all, you need to select a nice avatar for yourself. Never underestimate the importance of this small image. It is the avatar that gives others the first impression on you. If your avatar looks unprofessional and lacks attraction, how could you expect them to follow you?
Cover image – this is another image that you cannot ignore. It is better for you to make use of an eye-catching and creative cover image that best represents your Twitter homepage or your brand. We have to point out that the cover photo should not be too complex or hard-to-understand. Just make it simple and representative.
Images in your tweets – you need to choose the images that are posted with your textual contents with care. Note that most people like to look at pictures, it is necessary for you to add an appealing image to catch other Twitter users’ eyes. Sometimes you can even simply post an attracting picture without textual description if you have nothing to say.
As Twitter is essential a social network, only be sociable you can gain a large number of followers. If people comment or retweet your post, try to reply them publicly even if your messages are irrelevant to other followers. In this way, you tell others you are sociable.
When you see some interesting tweets, you can be generous to comment, favorite, and retweet them. The more you link to others, the more people will reciprocate you back. Besides, by interacting with others, you greatly maximize your account visibility among their followers.
Follow Others Initiatively
Instead of waiting for others to follow you, you can also follow others initiatively. First of all, you can follow people with similar interests as they are most likely to follow you back. For example, if you are a groupie of an idol, just feel free to follow his / her followers and talk about something about this idol with others. Especially, you can clearly introduce you are his / her fan in the bio and tweets.
Besides, you can also use keywords to find followers. Search for tweets with some keywords related to your interest or topic, then reply to the tweets and follow them, maybe you will be quickly re-followed.
These are some common used and effective methods to get Twitter followers. If you know other ways, please feel free to comment in below or tell us through our Twitter account @whatswp.