How to rapidly increase your twitter followers?
I want to rapidly increase my followers on twitter .
want to use white hat methods only .
Kindly advice . heard the twitter directories do get you followers , but is it legal , is it like SEO for Social?
Hi John- remember that it's all about the quality of followers, and not the quantity...I represent a bevy of pop culture icons in social media, and can share with you that the #1 best practice to growing your community at Twitter is to be yourself, have something relevant, useful and interesting to say, and you'll grow your network. You don't mention what you do, or what marketing/branding message you are trying to position, but in 140 characters (using relevant #hashtags) you can have your messaging directed to those most interested (you want people to follow you that support your branding/messaging)...Yes, there are always going to be apps and people that want to game the system, but you need to establish your brand first.
Think of it like Match.com for growing your network-DEFINE WHO YOUR TARGET followers are (target market), and then IDENTIFY where they are..what common traits/keywords do they have in common with you? Follow and converse with those in your target, and you'll be on your way...
My first question to you, John, is why do you want to rapidly increase your twitter followers? What do you expect to accomplish by rapidly increasing the amount of followers? For one thing, do you have any idea just how worthless the majority of Twitter followers are? Do you have any idea how many Twitter handles are bots, or fictitious accounts that will offer you no value whatsoever? If your goal is to gain a wider audience, I wouldn't approach it by trying to rapidly increase your audience as quickly as possible. That is not an organic or productive way at expanding an audience that actually cares about your product. I don't believe in shortcuts. And I don't believe in supporting companies or people whose goal it is to rapidly increase their followers. Good luck to you.
Hi John ~
WHY do you want to rapidly increase your Twitter followers? Engagement and value is much more beneficial, even to a smaller audience, both for you and those who follow you. Besides, having a huge number of inactive or fake followers (the first being real users who are no longer actively Tweeting), renders the number of followers meaningless on many accounts. I often wonder whether those accounts that have 40k followers but only 350 Tweets have simply purchased them.
Follow (!) the advice others have offered here about following people/companies in your niche, strategic use of hashtags, mentioning people by name, endorsing followers you like to others via the #FF (Follow Friday) feature, and most importantly, Tweeting relevant, useful — and, when appropriate, humorous — content that helps them, and you will see your follower count increase organically over time, with people who really want to see what you are Tweeting. Good luck!
Twitter is cheap, but it sure ain't free. There are no real shortcuts to gaining followers assuming you want real followers and not just inflated numbers from click farms and "teamfollowback" members. As others have said, you have to provide a reason for folks to follow. Maybe it's the info you link to, maybe it's your humorous take on the day's events. But unless you happen to produce something that hits it big virally and attracts folks, it'll be a bit of a slog. But quality trumps quantity. After nearly five years, my @leeclowsbeard account has 36k followers, (which I consider successful for the niche audience it targets), and I only tweet once a day. Good luck.
First of all, do you know if your target market and ideal client really pays attention to twitter? If not then you need to find out.
If you do chose to go with it, then you need to tweet regularly but don't go overboard and make sure you have something of value to say.
And as others mentioned, follow more people and tweet more.
Use relevant hashtags (carry a research on that). Share quality and helpful information. Ask questions and then share the links as answers. Ask questions from the individuals you are following... This is an organic way to increase followers at Twitter... Participate in discussions... make others realize you know your stuff!
The fastest way to always get followers is to follow first! People want to know you're on Twitter for genuine connection.
I would also say, that not to follow randomly, but use Twitter's advanced search ( https://twitter.com/search-advanced) to reach out to people who you're genuinely interested in following/connecting with, or those who you feel could benefit from your product and services.
Tweet more and make sure to mention people's names when you tweet and they are relevant. Get on people's radars through Twitter. Advertising is probably the most time-effective way, but if you're targeting specific lists or people on Twitter, then tweet their content, mention them, add them, etc.
The quickest way to increase your Twitter followers is to advertise on Twitter. Results might vary, but I've paid between $.30 to $.50 on average to increase followers from real accounts.
Organically, you need to tweet more, follow more, follow back more, and engage more. No shortcuts - but it shouldn't be hard to do once you get the knack of it.