Twitter tips

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  • Use relevant keywords in your bio so you rank in Twitter search. Don’t forget to include your city or region name to attract local users.
  • Tweet links
  • Hashtags get 2x more engagement
  • Ask for retweets
  • Promote your Twitter account on your other social media accounts. For best results, entice people by mentioning interesting discussions you’re engaged with on Twitter.
  • Tweet on the weekends. Brands get 17% more engagement on the weekends than during the week.
  • Reference users in your tweets. When replying to or mentioning other users, be sure @mention them. People are much more likely to engage with your tweets when they’re mentioned by name.
  • Participate in Twitter chats. Follow those you meet in the chat, and they’re likely to follow you back.
  • Pin an eye-catching tweet to the top of your stream. When people check out your profile, show them the best-of-the-best to entice them to follow you.
  • Find new followers using Ignitwit. Choose the topics you’re interested in and receive a list of users you should follow. They will even tell you who has chosen not to follow you back…giving you the ability to unfollow uninterested parties.
  • Use Twitter search to find users who share your interests. Follow them, engage with their content and wait for them to follow you back!
  • Tweet the same content multiple times. Moz estimates the lifespan of a tweet at around 18 minutes. Tweet out your links multiple times over the course of a day or two to give your tweets as much visibility as possible.
  • Always reply to questions.
  • Tweet often, but not in bursts. A Korean research study showed that a common reason why people unfollow is due to too many tweets in a short period of time.
  • Try tweeting between 1pm and 3pm when Twitter traffic is at its peak.
  • Be a generous retweeter.
  • Share news that’s relevant to your audience. News is one of the most retweeted types of content.
  • Retweet between 5 to 10 times a day from different influencers
  • Leave some valuable feedback in the retweets
  • Ask a short question in the retweet

We will retweet anything you want us to and add hashtags and links, we will also respond to any questions on practicalities such as tickets or location.

HOWEVER due to our lack of expertise on your subjects and the sensitive nature of some of the topics covered the best would be for you to address any questions or comments on your topic. Moreover this is totally in keeping with the ethos of CoDI since it allows the public to engage with you in the same way they will during the shows. (Although don’t hesitate to ignore or block anyone being rude or offensive.)

These tips are originally the work of Lola Moutel-Davesne, our summer 2018 CoDI intern.

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