Twitter has the power to spread the voice of a person across the world within a very short stint. Celebrities make tweets of their pictures about their daily lives, scientists share their latest scientific breakthroughs, and even world leaders, presidents, dignitaries and church leaders, keep us up to date on the happenings in their lives. Politicians will keep their Twitter followers in light about the upcoming events and the operations within a click. But what happens when you are not a celebrity, a dignitary, a world leader, or a church leader or a president? Does being an average person make it impossible to get your voice out to the world? You should not stop and pity yourself; you can get to the world and have your way. What are you doing now that you need to maintain or change?
This article will help delve into ways that you can keep on getting twitter followers without spending any money. Look at the following;
Have a topic for Your Account
Picking and keeping the audience you want is an important step to take. If you cannot have the right audience, you cannot get anywhere. You should pick a topic that you have a passion in and aim at developing. Your audience should be on a par with you at all time, and the topic you are sharing should be engaging. If you are a marketer, you should stick to the topics that your audience have the interest in and can have an impact on your sales. To come up with favorite items, you can visit sites like ‘Hashtag if.me” and ‘Hashtags.org’. That has trending topics that you can select from. If you keep serving your followers with the trending topics, you can attract them to your keep visiting your account and do the likes, and even retweet them.
As an ordinary individual, you should avoid posting topics like how you took your lunch in your garden; your Twitter followers may not like such but will make the same activity to trend enormously if a celebrity tweeted it. Choose your cards well, and your voice will slowly cut a niche for you.
Understand the Influence of Twitter
Have you thought about fame and what it means to be influential in what you do? If you have ever influenced a group or a decision, think about the feeling you got after the achievement? Good isn’t it? That is what Twitter is. Twitter is influential, and people will follow your tweets, make them favorite, and can retweet good posts. If your tweets are retweeted by your twitter followers, it follows that you have information to reach people. If you find influential people on Twitter and follow their tweets, and also find people who interact with them constantly, you stand a chance of reaching many people too. You can retweet popular tweets from the popular people, favorite and like them. Klout website works on providing the list of influential people on Twitter. According to Klout, an influential person is the one with a score of above 63%. A score of above 63% means that a person has had his tweets retweeted many times. But some critics point out that it is possible for bots to achieve the score of popularity and Klout is not what it seems to be. It can also rate average people as popular and leave out the real ones who are popular, like former US President Obama.
You can be influential on Twitter if you use this free tips and avoid spending money on getting a higher score on Klout.
To Be a Leader, you have to be a Follower First.
Having followers on Twitter is the current measure used to know if an individual is famous or not. The more the followers you have, the higher the chance that a person will notice you and interact with you. If some of the people who follow you read your tweets, you can get more to do so. But you should exercise caution not to acquire fake followers as you seek to increase your followers; it is not all about numbers as the numbers do not translate into influence. You need followers that are real and have an interest in what you tweet. Otherwise, you are walking to a dead end. To get followers who are in your line of thinking, you have to search for tweets that using your topic’s hashtags and try to follow the people there. Following people in who have the same interest as you, will increase the probability of engagement and retweeting. If the people you follow do not follow you back after sometime, you can unfollow them and look for the others who can be potential followers. You can get services that do the automatic following on Twitter to avoid the laborious process of manual following and unfollowing. But you can do the following and unfollow on Twitter on your own for free rather than pay for the same service. If you have knowledge in basic scripting, you can use ‘python script’ which is free, to provide the Twitter following and unfollowing.
Take your time to build real followers that have an interest in what you say. If you have many followers, it is a step in the right direction in becoming influential.
Make Use of Favorite Feature to announce your Twitter presence.
Connecting with your twitter followers and letting them know that you exist is the hardest part. You can almost get lost in the crowd on Twitter because of the high number of registered users, about 650 million. If you are a regular blogger and there are hashtags you closely follow, then you have to go through them and favorite the tweets that mention your favorite hashtags or your blog. People will follow you as the favorite might be everything the person needs to follow you. You can do favoriting manually but which is very tedious and not feasible. You can use automatic favorite feature available on Twitter. Better still, it can be done for free by using the free python script.