It might seem like all you need to do with Twitter is slap up a profile image, and possible cover image, and then start tweeting. People only follow you because of what you tweet, right? While this is definitely a contributing factor to why someone wants to follow your business or brand, another great element to convince someone to click that follow button and read your content is to have an epic, creative, and powerful Twitter profile.
Gaining Twitter followers is one thing, and engagement is another. Sometimes you just want to get those follower numbers up--to jumpstart a business, for example, get those RTs and favorites rolling in
E.L. James, the massively successful author of the 50 Shades of Grey series of books, recently held a question and answer session on Twitter. It did not go well. As reported by quite a few news outlets, legitimate questions for James were overwhelmed by tweets from those who were, let's say, less than enthused by James's work
General consensus seems to be that more followers is better. One of the big stories on Time the other day was " Caitlyn Jenner Reaches 1 Million Twitter Followers Faster Than @POTUS ". Who wouldn't want 1 million Twitter followers? It seems like a great way to be able to reach more people and influence them. It turns out that just because you have a substantial following, doesn't mean you can readily convert that following into a substantial impact.
Brian Williams/shutterstock In 2003, Facebook and other social networks basically didn't exist , and the soldiers who wanted to expose NBC News Anchor Brian Williams's exaggerations and lies about his time reporting from Iraq were reduced to leaving notes in the news vans of rival networks, and...
Although many people probably don't think there' s a science to how you post on social media platforms, there is. If you want to garner the most traction and engagement with your posts, it’s important to consider al the possible variables within the posts you are c reating. As such, h ere' s my guide to developing the perfect t weet.
Twitter is launching two new product showcase products, in Product and Place Collections and Product and Place Pages. These options will enable brand to set up new pages, accessible from their Twitter profiles, that highlight their chosen products, whilst also giving potential purchases the added context of related tweets.
Twitter has announced they'll be rolling out autoplay video in timelines, which had sparked a raft of discussion and blog posts online. But rather than go through all of them, here's a list of the 7 things you need to know about Twitter's autoplay video.
Details have been revealed about Twitter's upcoming 'Project Lightning', which aims to emphasize Twitter's strength as the leader in real-time event coverage. Details of the project look promising, there's a lot to like about the approach Twitter's taking.
Have you ever been watching the local news… wait, people don’t do that anymore. Have you ever been reading the newspaper… nope, never mind. The point is, people are consuming news online now more than ever before, and you’ve probably encountered a story that started with, “Did you hear about what happened on Twitter?