Why buying Twitter followers/retweets/favourites will NEVER be effective

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I'm sure we have all received a DM or seen a tweet on Twitter advertising a service that provides "10,000 Real Twitter Followers" or "1000 Retweets for $20" for example.

These accounts are usually created by only a handful of people. They will NEVER direct traffic to your site/Twitter account and will NEVER provide a genuine interaction with people interested in what you may be promoting/selling.

What do you guys think? Do you think it's stupid to buy Twitter followers?
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  • Profile picture of the author astral walker
    Originally Posted by ConsciousViews View Post

    I'm sure we have all received a DM or seen a tweet on Twitter advertising a service that provides "10,000 Real Twitter Followers" or "1000 Retweets for $20" for example.

    These accounts are usually created by only a handful of people. They will NEVER direct traffic to your site/Twitter account and will NEVER provide a genuine interaction with people interested in what you may be promoting/selling.

    What do you guys think? Do you think it's stupid to buy Twitter followers?
    Well. its kinda stupid to buy followers as 100% of them are bots. You can use tweepi to analyze your followers. Most of the accounts will have 0 or less than 20 followers and the last tweet will be 1-2 years ago. It does not help expect if you wanna show off or fool people on Fiverr by charging money per tweet.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mikaela Pierre
    It's 2017 and I found this forum. It's not stupid to buy twitter followers if you bought real and active followers
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  • Profile picture of the author William Robinson
    Here are a few reasons why you shouldn't buy Twitter followers:
    • Most followers are bots (and they will unfollow you over the time course).
    • You won't get interaction and engagement from bots.
    • Having fake followers makes you lose the credibility and authority
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  • Profile picture of the author ClarityDesigns
    Yeah most likely people advertising 10,000 followers or so they are probably all bots. It's useless to buy twitter followers even its its 5 million because if they are all bots then they don't provide any value to you. Only real followers work.
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  • Profile picture of the author YourGoToWriter
    I agree. I don't really recommend bots in gaining followers. You won't have any engagement and interactions since most of them are bots. With these followers, you'll decrease your credibility.

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  • Profile picture of the author cearionmarie
    Yep, only hurts your account in the long run. Followers don't provide engagement it's really useless.
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  • Profile picture of the author Benjamin Ehinger
    100% stupid to buy followers and retweets in this scenario. If you use Twitter ads or pay someone to manage your twitter that knows how to build a targeted following, that's a different story.

    The goal should NEVER be just the number of follows. It should be how targeted they are to what you're offering and how active they are when you post.

    It's better to have 1,000 highly targeted, active, engaged followers than 10,000 followers that never retweet or pay attention to what you're promoting.

    Just my opinion.

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  • Profile picture of the author Rob Harris
    The only way I would pay for Twitter followers is in the form of ads anyway.
    It's the same for Instagram, I usually block people who try to sell me followers.
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  • Just to make it clear, Buying twitter followers is one of those strategies that is used in business to have a social proof. it also has its own advantages.
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