10 Twitter Tips To Increase Engagement
#1. Using 80-110 Characters Long Tweets.
Try to keep tweets under 110 characters or less than this as study revealed this fact already. Short tweets usually get 17 percent of high engagement, it also makes easier for other users to re-tweet it that increase engagement. Most of the peoples are lazy and they really don’t want to edit tweets by adding their own value, so here to get more re-tweet for a tweet, we need to use maximum of 110 characters long tweets which makes a sense.
#2. Tweets In Daytime With Active But Target Users
Twitter users and their habits is active for 12 hours in daytime with target users time zone. The best time to tweet during day time is between 8 am in the morning to 07 pm till evening because during this period tweets will have more chances for more engagement. So here first of all, before posting a tweet, keep some important points in mind such as and that is target users and their active time period.
#3. Tweets On Weekends Specially Saturday & Sunday
If you really want engagement via twitter then just schedule some tweets for weekends (Especially for Saturday & Sunday). Tweet engagement is even 17 % higher on weekends than weekdays but still most of the brands don’t take such benefits and trends.
#4. Rich Media Tweets
According to twitter,
“So many of the great moments you share on Twitter are made even better with photos or with videos from Vine. These rich Tweets can bring your followers closer to what’s happening, and make them feel like they are right there with you.”
Tweets including rich media resources can increase re-tweets up-to 150 percent and that’s enough for engagement.
#5. Links Drive More Than Just Clicks
To drive huge traffics elsewhere on net is twitter’s greatest strengths and ability that makes it more search engine friendly. Using short and descriptive tweets including links can attract huge user’s attentions even followers can’t stop himself to click on that link.
Tweets including link can receive 86% higher re-tweets chances than tweets without links. Links not only drive huge traffic but also allows brands to share their updates, achievements, announcement etc just beyond the followers.
#6: Using Hashtags In Tweets
Using hashtags in tweets can increase engagement almost with double rate as it is considered as twitter’s one of call to action features. Don’t use more than two hashtags in tweet otherwise you may lose your engagement approximately 17% as study says.
Syntax: “Learn #Seo for web promotion & #Sem for web marketing”
Hashtags is one of the most important techniques to create and expand buzz for any brands, organizations or even yourself.
#7: One Or Four Tweets In A Day
To increase engagement, try to post four tweets in a day and it enough ideally. Tweeting too much or often, can lead on poor engagement and it also make sense.Excess everything is bad after all.
#8: Asking Peoples For Retweets (RT)
Do you know only 1% of brands have asked for re-tweets that means they just missed such a opportunity almost completely. Yes, anyone can ask for retweet and it helps to improve engagement.
“RT @Searchrak” Or “retweet @Searchrak” both are same but “retweet request” is 23 times higher engagement than “RT request”
#9: Tweet With Strong Call To Action
Using popular retweeted words in tweets can simply improve engagement among target users or audiences. Words like “help, retweet, how to, top, 10s” etc are considered as call to action. Using these words in a tweet means to ask for taking an action.
#10: To Stay Away From Personal Tweets.
Tweeting about celebrities and their personal life that makes no sense at twitter and also twitter doesn’t like this. Twitter has got a lot more till now and has became one of best digital marketing platform to increase social engagement for brands, companies or individual page.
Twitter says be real but don’t be ordinary or boring where ordinary or boring means to use words such as work, home, watching, tired, listening etc. Most of the time our followers are not interested in these words at all and finally will be declared as boring or something like this.
Try these above twitter tips and techniques to receive maximum engagement at twitter. To promote brands, companies, products or services is quite simple but little bit crucial. So here is 10 steps twitter tips to increase engagement in top 10 easy steps for a target brand or an individual.