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Twitter Tips and Tricks

  1. 1. Twitter Tips & Tricks<br />Presented by: <br />Sweta Patel <br />Social Media Eatery <br />
  2. 2. Objectives<br />How to get more twitter followers, faster<br />Creating a connection with followers<br />Converting followers to fans of your products or services<br />How to get your followers to re-tweet <br />
  3. 3. How do you get more followers faster? <br />“Twitter is like a box of chocolates”<br />Add yourself to Twitter directories: i.eTwellow and Wefollow<br />Use Twibes to group yourself with people who have similar interests<br />
  4. 4. Okay I am in the directories, Now what? <br />Create Content <br />Find your Audience<br />Spread the Word <br />
  5. 5. Ideas <br />Use Twitter as a tool for tech/customer support<br />Connect your blog and other social media profiles to your Twitter page<br />Learn to pitch Twitter influencers with articles relevant to their interest<br />Explicitly ask another user to recommend your profile or exchange recommendations<br />
  6. 6. Don’t Mass follow<br />Mass follow= spammers<br />Twitter sites:Twitter Blacklist and Twerpscan to show who is spamming and weed out people who try to follow many users in order to build an large audience. <br />
  7. 7. Take Home Message <br /> Give value to your target audience<br />share ideas <br />promote your own website or blog <br />“Twitter All About It (With a Link!)”<br />
  8. 8. Creat a Connection <br />Follow back to show them interest <br />Answer any questions they may ask through their tweets<br />Arrange Tweet-ups<br />#FollowFriday (interest group) @shoutout<br />
  9. 9. Write About Interesting Content<br />Become the source of your Industry<br />“Widget Discovery Solves World Hunger”<br />“Band Named After Widget”<br />Add Value<br />“Widgets Invented by Forefathers”<br />“How To Catch The Elusive E-Widget”<br />
  10. 10. Other ideas<br />Share ideas through Re-Tweeting <br />Conduct a poll which engages your followers and share opinions <br />
  11. 11. Do not only Promote your own stuff<br />
  12. 12. Convert Followers to Fans and Products of your service<br /> Tweet them asking how their service was. This creates loyalty among your customers and eventually fans of your products<br />
  13. 13. Keep Converting <br />Provide VALUBLE Content! Didn’t I already say that? Hint Hint! <br />
  14. 14. How to get Followers to Retweet<br />Let’s See….. We need <br /><ul><li> Newsworthy Articles
  15. 15. Fresh Industry Perspective
  16. 16. Participation
  17. 17. And a dash of promotion.</li></ul>…..and maybe some oregano.<br />
  18. 18. More Ingredients for Re-Tweeting<br />Twitter Contests <br />People love to Re-Tweet<br />quotes<br />breaking news <br />beautiful photos <br />controversial topics<br /> questions<br />jokes<br />Make sure you expose your Twitter name everywhere so people know you<br />
  19. 19. Take Home Messages<br />Tweet other people’s blogs<br />Recommend others through #FollowFridays<br />Respond to Tweets <br />Add them to a List <br />
  20. 20. The Golden Rule <br />Help 5 a Day Keeps the Fail Whale Away<br />Everyday make it a point to visit 5 profiles and Retweet 5 tweets; respond to 5; or visit 5 of your followers blogs or websites<br />Away!<br />