When I started my Twitter account, it was straight up for the blog. It didn’t interest me personally, and honestly I just didn’t get it.
It seemed to me to be something you can only do if you’re witty and clever. I’m not. At least not on command. When I wasn’t really gaining any following on Twitter, I assumed it was because of that.
News Flash: anyone can tweet. You don’t have to be Jimmy Fallon. But if you’re interested in growing a following, there are some specific things you can do to help yourself out.
P.S. This is for total beginners. The pros probably have better tips…but this is what helped me grow!
Follow people who tweet about things you’re interested in. I mostly follow other bloggers, especially mom and lifestyle bloggers. I also follow business gurus and brands I love. This gives you the opportunity to…
Twitter is social media. It’s important that you actually connect to people there. It’s easy – like, comment, and/or retweet. This builds connections with people that are interested in the same things.
3. Tweet about simple things others can relate to.
My most popular posts? Ones on TV shows, and pregnancy problems. People can relate, so they engage with you. When you post…
4. Use hashtags.
It will easily connect you to people interested in the same topic. Look for popular hashtags (usually on the side of the main page), and post on those.
5. Join Twitter parties.
Another great way to engage, and easy way to find and talk to people in your niche.
6. Post. A lot.
The more you post and engage, the more you can develop a community on Twitter.