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10 Twitter Power Hacks

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10 Twitter Power Hacks from @charli_says are quick tips to help you maximise your awesomeness on Twitter!

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10 Twitter Power Hacks

  1. 1. 10 Twitter Power Hacks Charli Day www.charlisays.com @charli_says
  2. 2. "On Twitter we get excited if someone follows us. In real life we get really scared and run away." @mozusa “Activate your fans, don’t just collect them like baseball cards.” Jay Baer, Convince & Convert "When you've got 5 minutes to fill, Twitter is a great way to fill 35 minutes” @mattcutts
  3. 3. 289 million active users 58 million tweets per day 9,100 tweets per second 80% of world leaders tweet Whoa! Those are big numbers.......
  4. 4. 1 POWER YOUR PROFILE  Choose the right Twitter handle  Add the right photo/logo  Take the time to design a custom cover  Add hashtags to your bio  Use searchable keywords  Include your website address  Link to Twitter from your website
  5. 5. 2 TWEET PHOTOS Tweets with images receive:  18% more click throughs  89% more favorites  150% more retweets
  6. 6. 3 TWITTER KARMA  53% of users who tweet a brand expect a response in 1 hour  Users who request retweets get 12 times more than those who don’t  Always thank users for retweets/favourites  Use the 80/20 rule (interact 80% promote 20%)
  7. 7. 4 USE INFLUENCERS  Identify influencers for your brand  Tools such as Klout/Twello/Traackr help  Celebrities tend not to respond  1,000+ followers = an influencer  Don’t spam influencers  Share their content & mention them  Enjoy personal, tailored interaction
  8. 8. 5 UNDERSTAND HASHTAGS #photooftheday #throwbackthursday #motivationalmonday #selfie #picoftheday #transformationtuesday #sundayfunday #motivationalquotes #quoteoftheday #humpday (Wednesdays)  Join popular conversations  Gain like minded followers  Create campaigns for your brand  Understand it before you use it  Hashtags get 21% more retweets  Do not use more than 2 per tweet  Learn the most popular ones for you Read Hashtags for Beginners
  9. 9. 6 SCHEDULE TWEETS  10pm EST (7 hrs behind) is the golden hour  Use software like Hootsuite to schedule  Schedule tweets for vacation times  18% can’t access Twitter at work  Brands get 17% more attention on weekends  Aim for 10+ tweets per day  Twitter is busier during holidays  Repeat Tweets with different images
  10. 10. 7 SAY NO TO SPAM  Use the 80/20 rule for your promotions  Check profiles before you follow  Block Twitter users who Tweet spam  Do not purchase Twitter followers  Avoid sending spammy direct messages  Beware of fake celebrity/brand accounts
  11. 11. 8 GET PERSONAL  Take the time to know your new followers  Avoid automated responses – be personal  Less is more – be selective about who you follow  Don’t forget your new additions  Build rapport with regular mentions
  12. 12. 9 AIM FOR VIRAL Read About My First Viral Tweet  Check for trending topics  Include trending hashtags  Be creative and on brand  Include photos/shortened links  Friday afternoons are best  Funny beats angry every time  Write great headlines
  13. 13. Big brands, celebrities, businesses and everyday users are all enjoying Twitter… HAVE FUN! 10HAVE FUN!
  14. 14. AND SPEAKING OF HAVING FUN… My Top 3 Funny Twitter Feeds @MYSADCAT @BritProbs1 @clientsfh
  15. 15. Questions Charli Day www.charlisays.com @charli_says

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