Getting Followers How to get followers on Twitter A leader with no followers is only on a walk. Step Description Find twitter profiles that have followers who are your target market. Now follow the people who follow them.1 Take 20 minutes to follow 1000. Here is the fun and easy part, click “Follow” beside everyone’s name, scroll down and do this for the entire list. It is fast and easy! E.g. BC Business Magazine has 11,482 followers; people who follow BC Business Magazine for the most part are BC Businesses, if this is your target then follow everyone who follows BC Business Magazine. On the flip side you can follow the people that they follow, in fact that can be an even better group of followers because in most cases they have hand picked whom they are following. E.g. Pick someone locally that you really respect look at who they follow and start following. You can search key words here http://search.twitter.com/ to help find good profiles.
Another way to get followers on twitter is to follow lists.2 If you go to my profile http://twitter.com/ByzHubOwen Click “Lists” and you will see several, my lists consist of small to medium business owners in BC, let’s start with the ByzHub list. Lists are usually very specific, but harder to find. Click the “Following” tab http://twitter.com/#!/ByzhubOwen/byzhub/members (click link for direct path ) As before here is the fun and easy part, click “Follow” beside everyone’s name, scroll down and do this for the entire list. It is fast and easy! Now watch as people start to recipocate, 1/3 of people follow back, spend 20 minutes today and in a week you should be at 300 or more followers that are local and relevant.