Twitter Takeaway Tips
GARY’s 15 BEST TWITTER TIPS:
~ Use Twitter to connect with people, and make them part of
will be amazed at the connections you can make with people when you add to
tweets and discussions, when you are generous with comments and RT’s. Create
a presence, carve out a niche, connect with an audience that can be your
customers or referring ambassadors, and make them a part of your community.
~ Do not use multiple accounts.
with just one account. Focus on one account; otherwise, it’s like herding cats.
Your attention is diverted between two things. Get a 2nd account if you have
diverse interests, and/or you are doing Twitter Parties. During Twitter parties
or chats, you can easily tweet a good deal causing yourself to end up in
Twitter jail, virtual time out. Suggested tweet parties or any place else is 60
tweets an hour.
~ Use keywords in your Twitter profile.
profile is your name tag or business card, and creates an opportunity for people
to ask or comment on your profile. Your profile is indexable by the search
engine, and should contain the same key words you have chosen for you website.
Remember, you only get 160 characters in your profile to share your services or
~ Use a banner photo, and photos on your Twitter account.
gives everyone a billboard where you can create your signature – your profile,
your photo and your links, as well as demonstrate how you can solve people’s
problems. Connect with people with your photo. Let your smile be your logo. You
can put your logo up in your banner. Unfortunately, so many people are missing
~ Your tweets should entertain, educate, enhance and engage.
attraction. Focus on relationship building and delivering real value. To
tweet, your tweets should contain one or more of these four
elements: Entertain, Educate, Enhance, and Engage. The majority of your tweets
should not be about you.
~ Motivational messages are the most retweeted tweets.
can you do for the greater good? For me, my #JustForToday quotes are little
reminders to help people make a better choice. What can you work on today? What
are your baby steps? By sharing motivational quotes as Zig Ziglar said … “it
is a motivational bath, people need it every day”. We don’t know how
many people are watching, and the words we put out, and the impact they have on
~ Twitter parties are virtual conversations in Twitter that
are geared around a branded hashtag.
are used to create a topic of discussion, an example would be #LifeSkills. A
Twitter Party is an incredible way to build rapport, build your presence, audience,
and community. Importantly, for you to become an engaging conversationalist and
meet new people. You can create new relationships, make valuable
connections, and form joint ventures.
~ Twitter parties can help you ‘trend’ on Twitter.
topics are the most popular conversations that are happening on Twitter at that
present moment. If you want to see the trending topics, they are listed on the
right side of the Twitter page. Twitter parties are perfect for a grand
opening, or a book / product launch.
~ Twitter party: stay under 60 tweets in an hour.
is very easy to get excited, get involved in great conversations, and retweet
often that you unaware that you cannot tweet any more – because you
exceeded Twitter API limits, and now you are in Twitter Jail . . . Twitter’s
time out. We suggest you watch your tweets, and limit to 50 to 60 tweets
~ Share your knowledge through Twitter, content marketing in
blog posts, videos, and photos.
least once a week share your blog posts, videos and photos, and remember it
takes time to build rapport and trust on Twitter, so don’t try to sell anything
until 2K tweets and followers.
~ Add value to the conversation.
the responses of others, and make a comment to create a conversation, just as
in other parties there are always side conversations going on in addition to
the current topic. Enjoy, Engage and Entertain.
~ Show that you believe in what you’re doing.
love to connect with real people. Show us your personality and your
passions in your tweets and @ Replies. You will be surprised at how many
people are watching your actions. Give them the best you, and they will
~ Be consistent. Create multiple tweets for your account.
up every day is vital to create the Know, Like & Trust
relationship needed to invite them to look at your site and offers.
Important to note: Tweet in moderation – especially when first starting, and
leave room to allow your audience to absorb your messages.
~ Do not retweet the exact same
content in a 12-hour period.
it fresh and retweet different content. Retweeting is free content,
complimentary to your brand, what you are doing. I share a lot of Tony Robbins,
Richard Branson, millionaire, billionaire coaches and thought leader tweets. It
shows people who I am watching, who I am connected with.
~ Try Periscope.
services of Periscope are available in the mobile application as well as on
Twitter. Users of Periscope can choose whether or not to make their video
public, or simply accessible to certain users such as their friends or