Be a resource for news and topics covered in your industry. Add value and you are guaranteed to grow your followers on Twitter. How? By sharing advice, news, tips, Q&A, press releases, events, infographics to name a few.
2. Don’t Sell
Nobody likes getting sold to on Social Media sites. By doing so you will not gain any new followers and have a good chance of loosing your current followers on Twitter.
3. Don’t Spam
Spam is a turnoff in the Social Media industry and nobody seeks to read it and may report you on Twitter.
4. Be Personal
Being personal and transparent on Social Media is the key to success. The more transparent are real you are people can connect and identify themselves with you.
5. Be Active
Being more active with quality engagement, content and conversations will increase your chances of showing up in searches or be seen by other followers on Twitter who have had a conversation with you or have retweeted your prior posts. Make sure to thank your followers for following you and retweeting your posts either by tweet or personal message.
6. Be SOcial
Be SOcial! Engage with people if they tweet you by tweeting back to them. It is a known statistic that when you reply to a conversation with people on Twitter they are 2X likely to follow you.