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5 EASY STEPS
TO THE
PERFECT TWEET
MASTER THE ART OF TWEETING.
Tweets with one or more hashtags are
55% more likely to be retweeted.
BUFFERAPP BLOG
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Before we get started, let’s make s...
7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Outsource
Social Media http://buff.ly/1Wu2yCz
@aryall #SMB #smallbiz #SMM
~ 100 CHARACTERS IN ...
7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Outsource
Social Media http://buff.ly/1Wu2yCz
@aryall #SMB #smallbiz #SMM
TEASER TEXT
The best...
7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Outsource
Social Media http://buff.ly/1Wu2yCz
@aryall #SMB #smallbiz #SMM
CALL TO ACTION
Your ...
7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Outsource
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@aryall #SMB #smallbiz #SMM
MENTION THE SOURCE
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7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Outsource
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2 - 3 HASHTAGS
Has...
Great Tweets Take Many Forms
Here are a few other examples.
ATS + #Recruitment #Marketing Platform: Why You Need
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implement and helpful.
Consider saving this cheat sheet to your
desktop or phone so y...
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Five Easy Steps To the Perfect Tweet

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Five Easy Steps To the Perfect Tweet

  1. 1. 5 EASY STEPS TO THE PERFECT TWEET MASTER THE ART OF TWEETING.
  2. 2. Tweets with one or more hashtags are 55% more likely to be retweeted. BUFFERAPP BLOG “ Before we get started, let’s make sure you’re all caught up on the Twitter lingo: RT or means Retweet repost a tweet in its original form MT means Mention repost a tweet but you alter it in some way to include your own words, substitute hashtags, and tag other sources Reply or means to publicly reply to the tweet Like or is similar to Liking a Facebook status update and your followers and the people included in the tweet will see that you liked it DM means Direct Message a private message between you and another user Handle means a Twitter profile username and includes the “@” symbol. Example handles: @Forbes and @FastCompany
  3. 3. 7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Outsource Social Media http://buff.ly/1Wu2yCz @aryall #SMB #smallbiz #SMM ~ 100 CHARACTERS IN LENGTH 100 characters is the optimal length of a tweet. That way, your tweet is easily shared (RT) and less messy for the person Retweeting you. 101
  4. 4. 7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Outsource Social Media http://buff.ly/1Wu2yCz @aryall #SMB #smallbiz #SMM TEASER TEXT The best tweets are snackable sound-bites that are easily digestible (that’s why using numbers is a good idea) and relieve a pain point with a how or why. Make people want to click your tweet with teaser text.
  5. 5. 7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Outsource Social Media http://buff.ly/1Wu2yCz @aryall #SMB #smallbiz #SMM CALL TO ACTION Your tweet will garner more visibility if others take action. Make people do something with your tweet, such as Click a shortened link, Like a photo , Reply or share with a RT. HINT: use BufferApp or bitly.com to shorten your links!
  6. 6. 7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Outsource Social Media http://buff.ly/1Wu2yCz @aryall #SMB #smallbiz #SMM MENTION THE SOURCE If you’re including a link, unoriginal photo or quote, always tag the source by including their Twitter handle (either the person, company or online publication). Doing so boosts your tweet’s credibility and the likelihood that you’ll gain fans /followers, especially if they are an influencer in your industry, and the source will appreciate it too.
  7. 7. s 7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Outsource Social Media http://buff.ly/1Wu2yCz @aryall #SMB #smallbiz #SMM 2 - 3 HASHTAGS Hashtags are relevant keywords that summarize the topic of your tweet and are great for tweet visibility. Using too few hashtags won’t help your tweet get found. Using too many hashtags is a turn-off and will limit your reach. HINT: Before tweeting, search on Twitter the hashtags you want to use to gauge their popularity.
  8. 8. Great Tweets Take Many Forms Here are a few other examples. ATS + #Recruitment #Marketing Platform: Why You Need Both http://hrmfv.co/1pfi via @Smashfly #HR - tweet by @MeghanMBiro MT @echoinggreen Young professionals can drive #socialimpact without leaving their day jobs @forbes @CherylDorsey http://ow.ly/XTe7V - tweet by @ethicalmkting Yup! RT @TomLydon: Social Media is the New Quality Control http://ow.ly/Yjf8h #RonR #SMM - tweet by @TedRubin Don’t Forget to Always Proof Your Tweets! Spelling mistakes will haunt your online reputation for a long time and make for a negative first impression. Spell check and grammar-proof your tweets or ask someone to read them before sending.
  9. 9. I hope you found these steps easy to implement and helpful. Consider saving this cheat sheet to your desktop or phone so you can use it for future tweets. The worst thing you can do on Twitter is be inactive, so make sure you’re tweeting frequently, and with good content. As an established social media coach, I’ve been helping business owners and individuals get comfy with Twitter for years. Want to be more proactive on Twitter? Click to the next slide. “ “My goal is to arm you with the tools you need without overwhelming you or breaking the bank.
  10. 10. WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR TWITTER PRESENCE? An expert at UntapSocial can help. Right now we’re offering a Twitter audit for just $7! We’ll review your Twitter profile and activity and offer recommendations so you can build your following, increase your activity and get noticed. SIGN UP USING THE LINK IN THE DESCRIPTION BELOW

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