If your little birdie has been laying duds, it’s time to check out Garin Kilpatrick’s “10 Golden Rules of Twitter” on The Twitter Tools Book.
Those who rule the Twittersphere follow a few solid guidelines that means people are in turn willing to flock to their feeds, and why bother if you’re not going to put your best foot forward? Perhaps a wing and a prayer have something to do with gaining a significant following, but these ideas could put a little more wind under those wings.
1. Reciprocity is Key
Follow and be followed, Retweet and be retweeted, follow and be followed. You have got to give in order to get, and the more time you are willing to invest in others the more likely they are to give you the time of day. Reciprocity is a powerful thing…
… Look at any Twitter giant and you will see that they have thousands and thousands of tweets and many are conversational. You’ve got to talk to people to really connect with them, it’s just that simple.
2. Schedule Your Golden Tweets
Twitter traffic varies throughout the day, and throughout the week. The busiest time on Twitter is at the end of the work day, between 3-5pm. Weekdays are far busier than weekends, and Thursday and Friday are the busiest days of the week. If you have solid content tweet it out when it can have the greatest impact…
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