Twitter is a great marketing tool that can help you reach many more people on the internet. However, the hardest part is to get people to actually follow you and get feeds. This is assuming that you are not anyone famous or in power. If you are the president of the US who uses twitter, you will automatically get millions of followers. However, for the normal people like you and I, we need to be more creative in getting followers for our twitter accounts.
Below I will go over some common tips on getting followers on Twitter:
1. People Usually Follow You Back
Most of the time when you follow people, people follow you back, I find the ratio to be about 30% to 50%. So to get more followers, follow more people whenever you can do so. You will get about half of those followers back.
2. People Usually Follow Another with Common Interests
Follow people who have similar interests, and you will bound to receive more followers. For example, if you are an enthusiastic gamer, follow all the gaming companies, websits, as well as other gaming fanatics. You will most likely receive those people with common interests. Usually these people are also followed and the ball just get bigger.
3. People Follow Useful or Trusted Websites
If you own a website or forum, post your own twitter account on those places. You will be able to get some followers who visit your website. By converting them to follow your twitter account, you will have more ability to ensure that you posts reach out to them.
4. People Follow Who they Know
This may sound dumb, but people who use twitter will most likely follow who they know about. Make your presence known in the internet circle is one sure way to get people to follow you. Become an active member on the public forums, write a couple articles and post them to various sources. Make yourself known so that when people are presented the option of following you, they will more than likely to do so. You are in a ways marketing yourself in the internet world.