Best Ways to Increase Twitter Followers

by whitehat 42 replies
Hi,

What is the best way to increase twitter followers? So, I used their paid advertising but it's too slow.

An obvious way, to me, is to just spend the time to make my twitter page more popular, but how?

Please help.
#social media #followers #increase #twitter #ways
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  • Profile picture of the author mdallen
    Always twee good content. I know this is hard with few characters, but make sure your are giving something. A good way to get followers is to follow people who are in your niche, then like and retweet some of their things. They will see that you are giving them something and are likely to give back. It is normal human nature to help someone who is helping you. I would avoid using "desperation hashtags" like #follow4follow or #followme or #idesperatelyneedafollower.... I made that last one up but you get the idea. Show you are a leader. If you are giving away something, like a free report or video maybe tweet that.
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  • Profile picture of the author wentzco
    - good profile description (why follow someone who has a goofy profile description?) - be descriptive, real & not bot-like in your profile, add a #hashtag or 2

    - good profile photo

    - good content tweeted (use 1 or 2 hashtags) - Hootsuite is great for scheduling tweets

    - pin a good tweet to top of your twitter feed

    - follow the followers of those in your niche (I use crowdfireapp but you can follow & cherry pick their recent new followers). *****You also will get a higher followback ratio if that person also is actively following people themselves & their recent followers were following them back. Searching @theirname & seeing people saying "thx for the follow", "thanks for following" will help identify those people. You regularly can go back to these "fishing holes" which are productive in finding new followers who are "real people". Following bot/fake accounts are worthless.

    - follow those using keywords/hashtags in your niche - especially buy keywords (buy, shop, shopping, order, need... whatever product/service you have - I use crowdfireapp but you can use twitter search as well)

    Don't bother buying followers IMO as you can do a better job yourself doing some of the above.
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    • Profile picture of the author akunlainwf
      Originally Posted by wentzco View Post

      - good profile description (why follow someone who has a goofy profile description?) - be descriptive, real & not bot-like in your profile, add a #hashtag or 2

      - good profile photo

      - good content tweeted (use 1 or 2 hashtags) - Hootsuite is great for scheduling tweets

      - pin a good tweet to top of your twitter feed

      - follow the followers of those in your niche (I use crowdfireapp but you can follow & cherry pick their recent new followers). *****You also will get a higher followback ratio if that person also is actively following people themselves & their recent followers were following them back. Searching @theirname & seeing people saying "thx for the follow", "thanks for following" will help identify those people. You regularly can go back to these "fishing holes" which are productive in finding new followers who are "real people". Following bot/fake accounts are worthless.

      - follow those using keywords/hashtags in your niche - especially buy keywords (buy, shop, shopping, order, need... whatever product/service you have - I use crowdfireapp but you can use twitter search as well)

      Don't bother buying followers IMO as you can do a better job yourself doing some of the above.
      Does using hootsuite really that helps? Because i can't see the urgency of using social media account related to raising followers. I saw blog posted by buffer and some blog similar to it, but really? does it matters?
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  • Profile picture of the author Funtobesocial
    1. Good Content
    2. Consistent Tweeting
    3. Valuable content
    4. Follow others in your niche
    5. Interact lots with others
    6. Add Twitter icon to your website

    Those are the 6 best ways. Doing these over time will help build you following, but it will take some time.
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  • Profile picture of the author sterlingmoss
    Perhaps try and get retweeted by a large account. And of course make sure the content itself is good.
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  • Profile picture of the author mehul batra
    Those are the 5 best ways to increase twitter followers
    1. Follow more people.
    2. Use a tool like Hootsuite or SproutSocial to schedule your tweets.
    3. Use Twiends to find new Twitter users you can connect with.
    4. Optimize your Twitter bio.
    5. Use links in your tweets.
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  • Best suggestion would be to create a well built profile, Tweet content that are appropriate to your niche and dont spam instead post relevant content and also post tweets from competitors and bigger accounts.

    Follow users who interact on the content of your competitors and authority accounts.
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  • Profile picture of the author incomeindaycom
    The best way is to Use Tweepi tool and manageflitter, they helpd me build my followers and also help you unfollow people who don't follow you.

    This is Great to target infleuncers and people in your target market. i also used to tweet my best content and stuff that help my audience. Write GOOD headlines and Use attractive images. retweet people's stuff and your followers number increase.

    and know what is the best time to twee and retweet yes this is important . You Know to know when people are free and out of work
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  • Profile picture of the author Ricky Borrows
    Like everybody has been saying, Tweet good content, have a sincere picture of You for your profile picture. Have a background picture with you proud of your internet business of choice. For your website link, send them to your website!
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  • Profile picture of the author mgfaulkerson
    Interact with people and tweet good content about your niche. You're lucky if you'll get retweeted by big accounts. If paid advertising didn't work, probably the best and instant way I can think of is to consider using services like BuyRealMarketing.
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  • Profile picture of the author dkate9
    Here are a few strategies you can try to increase follower:

    Make your Twitter known by promoting it on blog and website.
    Follow relevant account related to your industry
    Share a link to your profile.
    Post relevant content that is equipped to your audience.
    Use relevant hashtags.
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  • Profile picture of the author ranjivkapoor
    - share good content
    - good Profile picture
    - communicate with others
    - Use links in your tweets
    Tool like Hootsuite or manageflitter is best to increase followers..
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  • Profile picture of the author Beyond Dubai
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  • Profile picture of the author socialluise
    Optimize your profile - have a great photo and a bio. Find Influencers in your niche or with the same interest. Follow them and their followers. Increase your followers and don't forget to unfollow those who don't follow you.
    Share original content and sourced content in a 60/40 ratio. Tweet at least twice every day. Engage in conversation with other twitter users even when they don't follow you. Use a tool like sproutsocial to find what people are talking about in your niche or interest. If people tweet you, retweet them. Don't spam your twitter feed and don't send automatic direct messages. Nobody likes that. Be human and engage in real conversation. Over time this will lead to more followers.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tesslady
    -Link your Twitter account for business purposes on your personal account (given that the latter has a quite long list of followers.

    -Always update your account with fresh, engaging and value content. It could be a link to articles you find helpful, motivational posts or etc.

    -Promote it on social media (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn)

    Good luck!
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  • Profile picture of the author marketingmasala
    Here are some tips to increase twitter followers -

    - Create relevant and quality content.
    - Regularly tweeting and being responsive.
    - Following your targeted audience and engaging with them.

    Also, use tools like bufferapp and hootsuite to schedule your posts.

    Hope this helps!

    Cheers,
    Shivankit Arora
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  • There are many ways to increase twitter followers --
    1. Use #hashtags related your service
    2. share your link in tiny url
    3. When people like your content, say thank you in reply
    4. The best times to post on Twitter: morning hours from 8 a.m. 10 a.m
    middays from 11 a.m. 1 p.m and
    after work from 4 p.m. 7 p.m
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  • Profile picture of the author John Hocking
    Follow people in your niche,
    Add the best ones to list
    Retweet the best content of the people you follow.

    Follow people that follow you. The best way to hold on to new followers,

    Use images in your tweet to draw attention
    Post shareable content to get more followers
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  • Profile picture of the author mdallen
    follow influencers in your niche. Like and retweet what they have if it is good. They will see a notification each time and eventually you should get their attention.
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  • Profile picture of the author martindam33
    Tweet regular as good content you can
    follow-unfollow daily your niche
    mention people for likes and retweet
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  • Profile picture of the author vinitachaturvedi
    Daily 3-4 tweet.
    Sharing good content.
    Communicate with the other
    Re-tweet other useful content.
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  • Profile picture of the author Aabha Pure
    consistent Tweeting, Valuable content, follow more people, communicate with the other, good DP's are the way to increase Twitter Followers
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  • Profile picture of the author Meghana Singh
    Best ways to Increase twitter Followers
    1) write unique content
    2) use # tage
    3) check trend and write twitter
    4) Consistent Tweeting
    5) It possible to use Image
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  • Profile picture of the author aligouda
    hi. Here are the 10 steps that will allow you to get there:

    Follow people who are likely to follow back.
    When you follow people who are likely to follow back, be sure to follow the people who are interested in what you talk about. Take a look at their bios and some of the people they follow to determine whether these people would be interested in what you tweet about or not. Some of the people you follow will feel obligated to follow you back because they do not want to get unfollowed.
    2. Tweet often.
    Tweeting often is a great way to get noticed. The more you tweet, the more chances you have of getting a retweet. Retweets will allow your content to spread on Twitter and attract more followers.

    3. Tweet valuable content.
    Tweet the type of content that people would want to retweet. Motivational quotes, incredible articles, and videos are some of the things that people would want to retweet.

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    4. Tweet with pictures.
    They say a picture is worth 1,000 words. Tweeting with a picture will add more value to your tweet and boost your engagement. Tweets with pictures get 10% more engagement than tweets without pictures.

    5. Get people on your other social networks to follow you on Twitter. Your Facebook friends, people in your Google Plus circles, and Pinterest followers are some of the audiences who would follow you on Twitter. When you are trying to build an audience on your other social networks, you need to tell the audience you already have about your new account for a social network.

    6. Have conversations with others.
    Conversations allow you to build connections with your followers. You can also have conversations with people who are interested in what you do and can become a potential follower. It is easy to turn potential followers into followers. They just need to know about you, and having conversations with these people is a great way for them to learn about you. Here are some tips for starting a conversation on Twitter.

    7. Retweet other people’s tweets.
    If you are not retweeting a tweet once every week, then you are using Twitter wrong (if you’re going through my tweets…then you know what to do). When you retweet someone else’s tweet, that person will be grateful. If you retweet enough of someone’s tweets, that person will show their appreciation by following you. In addition, some people will follow you because they want their tweets to get retweeted as well.

    8. Pin your most popular tweet.
    Pinning your most popular tweet only allows that tweet to become more popular. When potential followers see your popular tweet, the tweet will automatically grab their attention, and then those people will follow you. A popular tweet indicates someone is popular on Twitter, and people tend to follow the accounts that are popular.

    9. Promote your Twitter account on your blog.
    Have a giant follow button on your blog that allows people to follow you on Twitter. Better yet, make sure people can follow you on Twitter without leaving your blog. This allows the connection to build.

    10. Get interviewed and interview others.
    The people who you interview or get interviewed by will tell their audience about you. Some of the people from those audiences will decide to follow you on Twitter. Here are some useful tips to finding people you can interview, getting them to accept the interview, and get people to interview you
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    • Profile picture of the author Benjaminchan
      Originally Posted by aligouda View Post

      hi. Here are the 10 steps that will allow you to get there:

      Follow people who are likely to follow back.
      When you follow people who are likely to follow back, be sure to follow the people who are interested in what you talk about. Take a look at their bios and some of the people they follow to determine whether these people would be interested in what you tweet about or not. Some of the people you follow will feel obligated to follow you back because they do not want to get unfollowed.
      2. Tweet often.
      Tweeting often is a great way to get noticed. The more you tweet, the more chances you have of getting a retweet. Retweets will allow your content to spread on Twitter and attract more followers.

      3. Tweet valuable content.
      Tweet the type of content that people would want to retweet. Motivational quotes, incredible articles, and videos are some of the things that people would want to retweet.

      Social Media: How to Skyrocket Your Business Through Social Media Marketing! Master Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, & LinkedIn

      4. Tweet with pictures.
      They say a picture is worth 1,000 words. Tweeting with a picture will add more value to your tweet and boost your engagement. Tweets with pictures get 10% more engagement than tweets without pictures.

      5. Get people on your other social networks to follow you on Twitter. Your Facebook friends, people in your Google Plus circles, and Pinterest followers are some of the audiences who would follow you on Twitter. When you are trying to build an audience on your other social networks, you need to tell the audience you already have about your new account for a social network.

      6. Have conversations with others.
      Conversations allow you to build connections with your followers. You can also have conversations with people who are interested in what you do and can become a potential follower. It is easy to turn potential followers into followers. They just need to know about you, and having conversations with these people is a great way for them to learn about you. Here are some tips for starting a conversation on Twitter.

      7. Retweet other people’s tweets.
      If you are not retweeting a tweet once every week, then you are using Twitter wrong (if you’re going through my tweets…then you know what to do). When you retweet someone else’s tweet, that person will be grateful. If you retweet enough of someone’s tweets, that person will show their appreciation by following you. In addition, some people will follow you because they want their tweets to get retweeted as well.

      8. Pin your most popular tweet.
      Pinning your most popular tweet only allows that tweet to become more popular. When potential followers see your popular tweet, the tweet will automatically grab their attention, and then those people will follow you. A popular tweet indicates someone is popular on Twitter, and people tend to follow the accounts that are popular.

      9. Promote your Twitter account on your blog.
      Have a giant follow button on your blog that allows people to follow you on Twitter. Better yet, make sure people can follow you on Twitter without leaving your blog. This allows the connection to build.

      10. Get interviewed and interview others.
      The people who you interview or get interviewed by will tell their audience about you. Some of the people from those audiences will decide to follow you on Twitter. Here are some useful tips to finding people you can interview, getting them to accept the interview, and get people to interview you
      Thanks for your sharing, I think this is an effective measure.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kawabunga Kenya
    How does one optimise the Twitter Bio
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  • 1. Good Content
    2. Consistent Tweeting
    3. Valuable content
    4. Follow others in your niche
    5. Interact lots with others
    6. Add Twitter icon to your website

    Don't forget to add your best Twitter tips in the comments at the end of this post!
    Follow more peopDon't forget to add your best Twitter tips in the comments at the end of this post!
    Follow more people. ...
    Use a tool like Hootsuite or SproutSocial to schedule your tweets. ...
    Use Twiends to find new Twitter users you can connect with. ...
    Optimize your Twitter bio. ...
    Use links in your tweets.le. ..

    Best ways to Increase twitter Followers
    1) write unique content
    2) use # tage
    3) check trend and write twitter
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  • Profile picture of the author ruellesmith
    You always need to update your twitter page and make sure to sue hashtags that are popular for your niche. Make sure to follow people that might be interested in your page. You can also interact by tweeting or interacting on certain issues that has to do with your business. Make sure you have valuable content to share.
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  • Profile picture of the author Susan Green
    One can get many ways out that will also be helpful in providing one with many options to increase the number of followers on Twitter. Here are some of the things that you can do -
    1. You must try to put some really good and unique contents.
    2. You can always try to connect with your customers.
    3. Make regular use of #tag.
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  • Profile picture of the author sarvesh2
    I would say make content great and engage users so they retweet your tweets to increase your followers
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  • Profile picture of the author Susan Green
    There are many things that can also be known helpful for providing you with the best possible ways for increasing the number of followers in Twitters. The best thing that you can do is to share some really good quality content and scheduling some things that can make your users engaged in some kind of works.
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  • Profile picture of the author David Jones42
    in your tweet start mention someone, follow trending topics, follow other user daily.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jose001
    Twitter has more than 9100 tweets per second summing up to over 1 billion tweets in just five days. Around 40% of twitter’s followers (of around 645.7 million of twitter’s active users) are just spectators meaning, they just see others tweeting without themselves tweeting anything.

    Now that you know how huge twitter is, I don’t see any chance of ignoring this huge marketing ground.

    How to build a perfect twitter profile that people will follow:


    1) Twitter handle:
    2) Profile picture and cover photos:
    3) A perfect twitter bio is a science:
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  • Profile picture of the author endoftheline
    Joining in Twitter hours is one way to get extra followers. Look it up, 'twitter hours' and the area you want to target - it's mainly held in the UK but you can find some other places that do it too. Certain hours where businesses get together online and tweet promoting each of what they have to offer.
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  • Profile picture of the author AkashBorah
    Post great content, Write a professional bio, Use hashtags, Place a Facebook/Twitter/Instagram logo on your blogging with others on the social platforms, Make sure your content is shareable.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mdshohidulislamrobin
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    Don't forget to add your best Twitter tips in the comments at the end of this post!
    Follow more people. ...
    Use a tool like Hootsuite or SproutSocial to schedule your tweets. ...
    Use Twiends to find new Twitter users you can connect with. ...
    Optimize your Twitter bio. ...
    Use links in your tweets.
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  • Profile picture of the author rfharris
    I am not a fan of getting paid advertising. There are some things that you can do in order to get higher number of twitter followers.

    1. Use good profile and cover pic.
    2. Use good descriptions which describe what you will be tweeting.
    3. Tweet daily
    4. Keep an eye of your competitors and what they are tweeting and follow their followers as much as you can.
    5. Retweets and replies to others' tweets.
    6. Unfollow those who don't follow you back using services like manageflitter and justunfollow.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jamel Hassell
    1 establish your voice

    2 use tweroid to help you find out busy and the not so busy times to tweet

    3 use hastags atleast 2

    4 stay on topic because once you start tweeting you will get followers

    5 Follow back those that follow you providing you have common interest.
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  • Profile picture of the author gainfromhere
    Tweet everyday
    follow your niche people
    reply to some good tweets
    use always hastag
    tweet on trending topics
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  • Profile picture of the author PrincePatridge
    write good tweets
    tweet everyday
    follow more people
    use hashtag
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  • Profile picture of the author Son Phan
    HootSuite helps u to post automatically so i recommend. it is free for the first 30 days. hope this help )
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  • Profile picture of the author jw22777
    completely fill out your profile, provide good valuable tweets, and follow and comment on others' tweets. That will get you followers.
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