It can be hard getting traffic to your website and with a ton of Social Networks out there, it’s a mine-field where to start.
Now before we start, we’re a small affiliate website, promoting products and services for other online businesses.
So as you may expect, we look to draw visitors to not only our website; but also to our Merchant’s Listings – One of the networks which we use and a great source is Twitter
Using these 12 very simple Twitter growth hacks will grow your traffic with your Twitter followers, retweets, and overall engagement and will dramatically boost engagement.
#1 Like tweets as often as possible
This one of the Twitter basics that we all need to do. It only takes a couple of minutes each day to like 30+ tweets of other profiles and is one of the best Twitter tricks used by the pros.
#2 Like tweets that have hashtags of your target audience.
This is where you go from a Twitter for beginners tutorial and make your way to the advanced section. Since our target audience on Twitter are people looking for products or services, we focus on #shopping and all items related to that subject such as Fashion, Sport, Tech, Bikes, Gifts, and so forth.
#3 Like Twitter tweets that have mentions of Twitter users that have a similar audience to yours.
This is another one of the many Twitter marketing tips that the pros live by. All you have to do is perform a search for the username and then go through and like those tweets.
#4 Create a Twitter list of people to target.
This is a great way to get more Twitter followers because as you add people to your list, they are going to get a notification showing that you added them to a list. Most will return the favour by following you back.
#5 Email your list and let them know you will retweet any nice mentions.
This is one of the most effective Twitter strategies out there as it drives engagement and gives you a bunch of testimonials to use.
#6 Pin your best tweet to the top.
Whenever you post a tweet, PIN it on your Twitter account for a set period of time and simply unpin it and PIN another one.
#7 Embed your tweets at the bottom of posts.
If you are using Twitter for business, then this is a great way to increase Twitter engagement.
#8 Pin Twitter card to profile.
This is another great social media trick that will get people to engage with your Twitter profile.
#9 Create image quotes to tweet out.
This has been one of the top Twitter marketing tips for many years now, and it continues to pay dividends.
#10 Place links 25% of the way into your tweet.
This will help your tweets drive more clicks not only to your website but also to the affiliate links you’re promoting.
#11 Talk about Twitter in your tweets.
People love to retweet anything about Twitter, we often say stuff like ‘Thank you to all our #followers for the #retweets!”. Be human, thank your followers, and welcome new ones as well!
#12 Tweet infographics often.
We love to include some kind of infographic so viewers can see what the tweet is all about.