Increase Your Blog Traffic By Using Twitter

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Everyone knows Twitter is the best platform to get news from any industry. Even people use Twitter to get metro updates like its open or not. 

Along with news, people also like to read blogs on Twitter. But your think Twitter does not give anything to write, so how do people read blogs? Its starts from a link. 

Use images in your tweets

Tweets with images are 94% more likely to get retweeted. Holy cow! So, the next time you promote that recent blog post on Twitter, make sure to upload a photo. Twitter images are 440x220px, and you’d be doing yourself an even bigger favor to create an image of that size with your post title. Not only will your post stand in someone’s feed, but they’ll be able to glean why it will be useful quickly.

Join Twitter chats

A Twitter chat is where a bunch of people congregate on Twitter at a specific time to answer questions provided by a specific host. The questions are usually geared toward helping you think critically about your blog or business, and I often walk away from them feeling motivated and learning a thing or two. Aside from that, most Twitter chats get many participants, meaning it’s very easy to meet new bloggers and gain some extra followers. Kayla has a nice post with some great Twitter chats for creative entrepreneurs.

Share other people’s work.

A retweet is a no-brainer, but it’s SO important! Twitter allows you to grow your community and connect with other influencers. What is the best way to do this? Share other people’s work, and don’t forget to “@” them with their usernames. Also? If you share their posts interestingly, they might retweet you, which will get you in front of their Twitter audience, too. Your Twitter followers will get bored if you only share your stuff. Mix it up by sharing relevant work from others.

Use it as the first point of contact for collaborations.

Growing your blog can often mean collaborating with others, whether it be other bloggers or Big Time Brands. If you want to collaborate with a blogger or brand, sending them a long email immediately (if you’ve never spoken before) might seem a little intrusive. Casually say what’s up on Twitter and let them know you’ve got an idea brewing. That will put you on their radar and help your collaboration idea seem more personal when you pop it into their inbox shortly.

Host a Twitter chat

So you learned about Twitter chats above, but what’s stopping you from hosting one yourself? You’ll need dedicated readers or clients to get it off the ground, but the great thing about Twitter chats is that every time someone tweets using your chat’s specific hashtag, their entire feed will see it and get curious. That is how I’ve ended up joining lots of chats myself! Lots of Twitter chats happen consistently (every week or month at the same time), but if you want to do a one-time chat (great for learning more about your customers if you ask the right questions), that’s great, too. Are you feeling fearful about putting yourself out there? Try partnering with a blog buddy to get it off the ground.

Pin a tweet that will grow your following

Twitter now has a function to pin a tweet to your profile, so it will always sit at the top. Sometimes I pin my favorite posts, but you can certainly be more strategic with this — like pinning a tweet letting your followers know that you’re killin’ it on Instagram, and they should probably follow you there, too.

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