Twitter Engagement – 9 Creative Ways To Get Your Followers Talking

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Promoting your website is as important as designing it.

After all of your developing efforts are made, you need to attract an audience to your website and its services.

Branding through social media is considered as the best way to redirect a relevant crowd to a website.

Twitter, specifically, is a great means of advertisement and brand promotion. Tweeting is an incredible way to get in touch with your customers.

But here’s the major challenge of marketing:

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Grab the opportunity to promote your websites through Twitter with these 7 creative ways!

9 tested ways to increase Twitter engagement:

1. Create Twitter Thread

Twitter thread if one popular way to break the 280-character limitations of Twitter. You can create a series of Tweets that are interconnected and is known as a Twitter thread.

In the current times, this is one of the best ways to get viral on Twitter. I have published a detailed guide on Twitter thread scheduler tools, which would help you to master this technique.

Some of the tools that you must check out:

2. Check your follower’s habits and interests

You can find out your Twitter audience’s interest areas thanks to Circleboom.

It analyzes all the activities of your Twitter followers and friends and comes up with a cloud-like graphic to show you what your Twitter followers are interested in.

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Who says social media marketing is not an effective strategy?

On average, tweets with links generate about 86% more re-tweets. This is because link insertions elevate reader interaction.

When 36% of tweets are made with links, it is worth considering as a viable strategy.

In order to set your business on an uptrend, customers should know about your product. Links increase engagement metrics of your page and in return, drive clientele to your product.

It is advisable to insert links in about 70-80 % of your tweets.

In addition, links provide users with assurance and satisfaction that the brand and its products are known and unique and are not making any fake promises.

4. Decide the best time to tweet based on users’ activities:

Still, reaching the highest possible number of people on Twitter is not guaranteed unless you don’t know when to post. If you want to know the best time to tweet for you, you need assistance analyzing your Twitter audience’s activities.


Circleboom Twitter’s “Best Time to Tweet” feature gives users the personalized best posting times that show when your followers are online based on their detailed analysis of tweeting hours and days with an intuitive graphic. You can define your Twitter strategy by the best time to tweet to increase your Twitter engagement in return.

It is easier to increase Twitter engagement when you know the best time to tweet. If you don’t want to miss your peak times on Twitter, you can use a Twitter scheduler. 

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If you got multiple Twitter accounts to manage, Circleboom Publish, enables you to schedule your multiple tweets for multiple accounts. Therefore, you can save your time and energy and don’t miss the best time to post on Twitter.

5. Design Short and Provocative Tweets

Here lies the major challenge!

Generating compelling content under 140 characters is no more than a writing challenge.

Researchers say that tweets under 100 characters are more likely to be noticed by customers. Short tweets receive 21% more attention than the others.

This increase in the probability of interaction leaves us with a greater responsibility as we can increase our reader base by keeping our tweets short.

Longer content often lacks in user engagement, as they are time-consuming for people making them less attractive.

The Twitter interface itself forbids long posts and supports the policy of keeping it short and elegant.

Also, when you write more, you don’t leave the customer room to express their ideas. Keeping things short gives the user a reason for interaction.

6. Win Traffic Through Visual Appeal – Add good images

Adding images to your post is an eye-catching and effective way of driving attention from users.

The idea behind this is very simple; intrigue your followers through colorful pictures and make them so curious that they need to check out what else you have for them!

Win Traffic through Visual Appealing Images
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What you tweet is of equal importance, but images are what attracts person’s eye.

Moreover, tweets with images are more likely to be re-tweeted as Twitter is one step ahead in visual marketing. It supports and enhances the images by default.

However, several mistakes are being done in visual marketing. You need to be careful when choosing and posting pictures to make sure that it fits your content and genre.

7. Join Twitter Chats To Mark Your Presence and Gain Attention

Hosting and participating in Twitter chats requires a little bit of effort, but can benefit a lot.

It is a great way to remove the wall between the community and indulge in a series of meaningful conversations.

Twitter Chats
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Note: Hashtags play a key role in Twitter chats.

Joining Twitter chats & Twitter trends is extremely easy; all you need to do is tweet using the conversation’s hashtag at the designated time.

8.  Tweet During Peak Times. Always Respond.

Peak times often vary from person to person due to different habits and different time zones.

Experiment with what time works best and schedule your posts to go out then. 

(For scheduling, you can use a tool like SocialPilot.)

Tweet in the peak time. Always Respond
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Many people suggest that the morning is the best time to tweet. But a good dealer knows to best suit his audience. You need to experiment and figure out yourself when the best time to tweet is.

Similarly, being active on previous posts (i.e. responding) shows your interest in your audience and their responses.

See: How to find the best time to tweet?

 9. Host Twitter spaces

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Twitter space is a great way to build community and establish your brand as an authority. Think of Twitter space as “Podcasting” on Twitter. You can go solo, or you can invite a guest and host a Twitter space. People can listen to your hosted Twitter space, and can request to speak (only if you allow).

If you have never hosted space on Twitter, you must do it once to see its impact.

Here is an official guide on how to host space on Twitter.

The Bottom Line

Promotions and branding done through Twitter can achieve excellent results in attracting engaged traffic as well as raising your market values.

When you tweet and re-tweet about all that you have and intend to offer, you come across as more vulnerable and build a loyal follower/customer base.

The above-mentioned Twitter marketing methods work well to win the attention and hearts of the crowd!

Find which method on this list works best for you and experiment in optimizing the others. Pretty soon, you’ll have an active customer base and a loyal Twitter following.

So go and increase traffic – Twitter is waiting to benefit you!

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6 thoughts on “Twitter Engagement – 9 Creative Ways To Get Your Followers Talking”

  1. Fahad Jaswal

    Akash you write very beautifully, I like the way of your writing and you gave very good useful tips. Thanks a lot

  2. Manupriya Tomar

    Hi Akash
    thank you for sharing such informative article. As you mention after building a site traffic engagement is most important. Now a days Social media is such a great platform for do so. Communication is also an essential part to engage the traffic. Twitter chat comes to rescue for that plus visualization is important to attract traffic. You made every point so descriptive now I am sure there would not be a problem of traffic engagement. Thanks once again.
    Keep Sharing!!!!!

  3. Muhammad Mairaj

    Hi Akash,

    Indeed an excellent post about Twitter, Well by using above mentioned tips bloggers can easily increase their Twitter engagement. You have written a detailed guide which help us a lot.

    Many thanks for fantastic share 🙂

    Regards

    Mairaj

  4. Abhishek Kalra

    Hi, Akash
    I believe that using attractive images and Twitter chats are great ways to increase Twitter engagements. In order to post at the best time, we can use a tool called “tweriod” to identify when most of our followers are online in order to get maximum engagement.

    Thanks

  5. Nice But You Must Have To add short link .Because large links are not seen impressive & Twitter have strict about word count .

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