Social media is a revolutionizing cause of the Internet world. With the boom of Social networks, most of the businesses tend to market their products and services with the Social Networks, as it reaches the correct people in mass. The businesses make use of popular Social Networks like Facebook, Twitter to boost their growth. Twitter is one of these effective social media that has picked up these days, simply because it is not just a social network for sharing with friends and family. Here are some tips on how to use Twitter to make traffic.
“Short and Sweet”
Twitter is known for its concise contents. It actually tests your creativity. You can put up your thoughts and skills and express it in a maximum of 140 characters. That means, you cannot market by explaining all the stuff. Your content has to be precise and up to the point.
To keep the content within 140 characters, you can follow some basic tips.
- Use abbreviations instead of larger words
- Use URL shorteners to minimize the length of the URLs if you share.
- Skip ‘the’ ‘is’ ‘and’ wherever if it occupies words.
Keeping things short will actually increase the possibility of people paying attention to your site and in turn you can convert them into customers.
Links matter a lot in SEO. As far as Alexa ranking is concerned, the links have to be authentic and from a good site. Sharing the links via Twitter will help get listed in Alexa’s Link to the site. Links from Twitter are authentic back links to the website. They are considered worthy while analyzing for Page Rank updates.
How sharing in Twitter helps you?
There are a variety of reasons why sharing things about your business or blog in twitter help you! You can make the twitter profile a place where you can interact with public and get their views and ideas. Further, getting attention with Twitter is easy. If you are going to launch a product, it is better to break the ice in Twitter.
Since, Twitter is the hub of same minded persons, the likes of the people will be same and you have more chance to grab their attention and make them your customers.
Offer to attract
People always love the words ‘offer’ ‘giveaway’ and such. Make sure your tweets have one of those if you are offering something to people. People will start flooding from the network as more people tend to click the links in those tweets. Believe it or not! It’s a trick that truly works. You have to offer to attract people. These attracted people from Twitter tend to spread the words to others and visitor rate goes up in geometric progression.
What can you ‘Tweet’ about?
Truly, there is no limitation. You tweet reflects your thoughts in mind. So you are free to tweet about absolutely anything, even about Bollywood and Politics. But, it leads you out of your niche. You can tweet about out of topic things in your personal twitter profile. For twitter profiles of Blogs or businesses, do not go our of niche. However, you are free to tweet about anything within the niche. You can tweet about technology news, tips, hacks, even fun stuff but limited with niche, Tech, in this case.
How can’t you tweet?
There are people who make a variety of mistakes that truly hurt the traffic you get from Twitter. Some of the most common mistakes are
- URLs- Do not use more than one URL in a tweet. Chances of getting people confused and diverting are high. One URL per Tweet is allowed.
- Hash Tags- Hash tags let you know people about the topic your tweet is about. Do not use more than 3 Hash tags in a tweet.
- Over Followers- Make sure that your profile is not filled with people in ‘Following’ list. Make sure that the lists ‘Following’ and ‘Followers’ are balanced. Follow the person who follows you. #gratitude
- Over Tweets- Do not use more than one tweet to tell something. It is annoying to people who read them.
Some final words….
Following all these will help you drive traffic from Twitter and make worthy back links for website rankings. Hope you liked this article and let me know how you felt through the comments!
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