How to Get More Twitter Followers for Free
Here are some tricks that
can help you increase the number of followers:
If Twitter users do not
know who you are and why you are on Twitter, ask yourself the questions:
Why would I want that Twitter user to follow me?
Are my tweets of interest to them?
Have a clear and
transparent objective that will give more meaning to your presence on
Twitter. This will target your future
followers who themselves will target you.
These questions do not apply to marks. Everyone knows why CNN, CNET and
Dell are on Twitter. Twitter offers an
insert called Bio (biography), this is where you present your business, your
goal, the reason for your presence on Twitter.
The inset Bio is limited to 160 characters. You can also go on a background. After making your background you can test it
on different browsers.
Create a small banner or
Twitter badge and place it on the homepage of your blog. Make sure it is visible, rather than just
placed at the top of your page. If you
have an account on Facebook or another social network, be sure to highlight the
URL or a badge for your Twitter account.
The more new friends you have, the better your chances of getting
Include a link to your
Twitter profile in your email addresses, signatures, forums, press releases,
business cards, etc. Talk about Twitter
to your blog, create multiple tickets and do not forget to include the URL for
your Twitter account.
Even if you are not using
Twitter for a marketing purpose, then still do not forget to sell
yourself. It is all fair and good giving
advice on spots but you must appeal to a person’s trust
before they will listen to you.
You can do this by showing credibility, appealing to their logic,
appealing to them emotionally and appealing to their believability. Really quickly, here is how you do all four
for a Tweet on spot reduction:
Credibility: Years worked in skin care? Qualifications in
Logic: Dirt clogs pores, so rubbing with a towel before washing pushes dirt
suffered with spots for years before finding a cure.
Believability: I had a face full of spots and had to use
creams, soaps and a new hygiene routine over 12 months before seeing a genuine
Consider your Twitter
profile with the same thought you give to your website or blog. The more you tweet the more you will have new
followers, as long as your tweets offer useful content for your visitors (your
The other way to expand
your Twitter network is to track users who share the same interests as
you. They are part of your network? Urge
them to comment and retweet your tweets.
If you are marketing via your Tweets then do this in a rather more
subtle way such as by offering promotions, coupons, gifts, news.
Answer the updates
(tweets) of the users you follow, and participate actively in
conversations. Place hash tags in your
tweets, other users could join your discussion. Tweet Rush Hour, there are more people to
participate in conversations and gain additional followers. Ask questions, request an offer. They will not answer you all the time, but if
your tweet is interesting users may re-tweet (RT) you.