4 Keys to Success on Twitter

4 Keys to Success on Twitter

Sep 14, 2017

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There's a very long list of things you need in place to be successful on Twitter. Things such as a nice profile picture, a compelling bio, etc. However, this post is not about that. It's about the 4 high-level strategies you need to focus on to grow your engaged community.

"How do I accelerate the growth of my followers / community?"
"How do I get more people to Retweet me?"
"How do I get more done in less time?"

If you're trying hard to grow your network on Twitter, you likely often ponder those questions. Well, there is indeed a very long list of "tactics" you need in place, but that's a conversation for another day.

In this post we distill it all down to 4 high-level keys to success:

  1. Be compelling.
  2. Follow lots of relevant people.
  3. Tweet more. (but, quality over quantity!)
  4. Engage, engage, engage. (build relationships)

Of course, there's a lot of detail under the hood of each of those overly-simplistic statements. It's all in my recent slideshare presentation on the topic. Have a look...

Update: March 11, 2016...

In my original presentation I forgot to include a huge key to success. Arguably the most important key. It is one that I totally take for granted. I do this tactic ALL THE TIME, so I didn't even think it was necessary to mention. However, for the sake of completeness, I've updated the presentation to the "5 Keys to Success on Twitter." Thanks for reading...


Craig DesBrisay

Co-Founder of Topicurious. Social media addict, startups enthusiast, dad, sports nut, craft beer-ist, amateur wine taster, shutterbug.

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