100 commandments of growing on Twitter: How many are you following?7 min read

Welcome to the big one — a list of 100 Twitter commandments!

Are you ready to take your Twitter game to the next level? We have compiled an extensive list of 100 powerful tips to help you grow your audience and dominate the Twitterverse!

From understanding your audience, to providing value with no expectations, and tried and true growth hacks, this guide is packed with everything you need to know to skyrocket your following and become a Twitter sensation. With our expert advice, you’ll be able to create an attention-grabbing bio, tweet like a pro, and engage with your followers like never before.

We’ve even included tips on how to cross-promote on other platforms and how to create a unique public voice and persona.

So, whether you’re an indie maker, a blogger, a D2C brand, or just looking to boost your personal brand, this checklist is for you.

Get ready to take your Twitter game to the next level and join the ranks of the Twitter elite!

Profile tips

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  1. Create an attention-grabbing bio that showcases your expertise.
  2. Use a clear and unique profile picture that represents you or your brand.
  3. Make use of a header image that stands out and reflects your brand.
  4. Include your location to help people connect with you on a local level.
  5. Pin your best tweet to the top of your profile for easy visibility.
  6. Customize your color scheme to align with your brand.
  7. Get verified if possible to increase your credibility.
  8. Add your website or blog link to your bio to drive traffic to your website.
  9. Use keywords in your bio to increase visibility in search results.
  10. Include relevant hashtags in your bio to increase visibility.

Tweeting tips

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  1. Clearly define your target audience to ensure your content resonates with them.
  2. Provide valuable content that educates, entertains, or inspires your followers.
  3. Share less about yourself and focus on providing value to your followers.
  4. Share and retweet other users’ content to expand your reach and show support.
  5. Tweet frequently, but avoid overwhelming your followers with too many updates.
  6. Schedule your tweets to ensure consistent engagement.
  7. Avoid repeating the same tweets or using the same hashtags too often.
  8. Use relevant hashtags to increase the visibility of your tweets.
  9. Offer special deals, promotions or discounts to your followers.
  10. Share positive and uplifting content to promote a positive image.
  11. Use visuals to increase engagement, such as images and GIFs.
  12. Ask questions, but don’t overdo it, to encourage engagement.
  13. Tag other users to increase visibility and build relationships.
  14. Keep your tweets short and concise to increase engagement.
  15. Edit your tweets if needed, but don’t overdo it.
  16. Test different tweet styles and formats to see what resonates with your audience.
  17. Tweet about current events to show your audience you are engaged.
  18. Retweet your own tweets that have performed well in the past.
  19. Share inspirational quotes to motivate your followers.
  20. Use simple language that is easy to understand.
  21. Repurpose powerful content to maximize its reach.
  22. Include calls-to-action in your tweets to encourage engagement.
  23. Live-tweet events to increase engagement and visibility.
  24. Use branded links to increase brand awareness.
  25. Use polls to increase engagement and gather feedback from your followers.
  26. Use Twitter Live to stream live videos and increase engagement.
  27. Use Twitter Spaces to host live audio chats with your followers.
  28. Respond to replies and mentions to increase engagement.
  29. Use quote tweets instead of regular retweets to add your own commentary.
  30. Avoid automating direct messages to keep your engagement personal.

Engagement tips

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  1. Follow other users in your niche to increase visibility and build relationships.
  2. Unfollow users who don’t follow you back to keep your following list relevant.
  3. Participate in Follow Friday to increase your visibility.
  4. Monitor and respond to keywords in your niche to stay relevant.
  5. Host or join Twitter chats to increase engagement and visibility.
  6. Create public and private Twitter lists to organize and engage with users.
  7. Collaborate with influencers in your niche to expand your reach.
  8. Use Twitter Analytics to track your performance and engagement.

Understanding your audience

  1. Conduct audience research to better understand your followers‘ demographics, interests, and pain points.
  2. Segment your audience and tailor your content to specific segments. Keep track of your audience’s engagement and adjust your content strategy accordingly.
  3. Use Twitter’s audience insights to understand your audience’s behavior and interests.
  4. Use Twitter polls to gather feedback from your audience.
  5. Create a buyer persona to better understand your target audience.
  6. Engage with your audience by asking questions and responding to feedback.

Give value with no expectations

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  1. Provide free resources, such as ebooks or templates, to your followers.
  2. Offer exclusive content to your followers to build loyalty. Provide personalized recommendations to your followers.
  3. Create content that addresses your audience’s pain points and provides solutions. Be consistent in your content creation and engagement with your followers.
  4. Be transparent and authentic in your interactions with your followers.

Tried and true growth hacks

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  1. Run a Twitter contest or giveaway to increase engagement and attract new followers.
  2. Partner with other brands or influencers in your niche to expand your reach.
  3. Utilize Twitter ads to reach a larger audience.
  4. Focus on building a community around your brand or account.
  5. Create a Twitter chat or series to increase engagement and build a loyal following.
  6. Use Twitter-specific tools, such as Hypefury, to manage and schedule your tweets.
  7. Use Twitter Cards to enhance the visual appeal of your tweets.
  8. Create a branded hashtag to increase brand awareness.
  9. Use Twitter’s lead generation cards to collect leads and grow your email list.

Cross-promotion ideas

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  1. Share your tweets on other social media platforms, such as Facebook and Instagram.
  2. Include your Twitter handle on your other social media profiles.
  3. Utilize Instagram’s “swipe up” feature to drive traffic to your Twitter profile.
  4. Use Facebook Live to announce new tweets or Twitter-exclusive content.
  5. Share your Twitter handle on your website and blog.
  6. Use a link-shortening service, such as bit.ly, to track clicks from other platforms to your Twitter profile.
  7. Collaborate with other brands or influencers on cross-promotions.
  8. Utilize email marketing to promote your Twitter account and encourage follows.
  9. Use YouTube’s end screen to promote your Twitter account.
  10. Share your Twitter handle in your email signature.
  11. Use your other social media platforms to encourage your followers to follow you on Twitter.
  12. Use Twitter Cards to promote your other social media profiles.
  13. Utilize Pinterest to share images and links to your tweets.
  14. Use LinkedIn to share your tweets and encourage your professional network to follow you on Twitter.
  15. Use TikTok to create short videos that promote your Twitter account and encourage follow.

Create a unique tone of voice

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  1. Identify your brand’s unique voice and tone, and consistently use it across all your social media platforms.
  2. Use humor, wit, and sarcasm appropriately to make your tweets more engaging.
  3. Be transparent and authentic in your tweets to build trust with your followers.
  4. Share personal stories and experiences to humanize your brand.
  5. Use storytelling to make your tweets more engaging and memorable.
  6. Use a consistent hashtag to help your followers identify your tweets.
  7. Use a consistent format for your tweets, such as using a specific type of image or layout.
  8. Use a consistent schedule for your tweets, such as posting at the same time each day.
  9. Use a consistent style for your tweets, such as using a specific type of language or tone.

Planning and strategizing on a regular basis

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  1. Review your past performance on a regular basis to determine what worked and what didn’t.
  2. Create a vision for your Twitter account, including what you want to achieve and how you will measure success.
  3. Update your strategy as needed based on your past performance and any changes in your target audience or industry.
  4. Take a 10,000-foot view of your account regularly to identify any areas that need improvement.
  5. Set specific, measurable goals for your Twitter account and track your progress towards achieving them.
  6. Review your playbook for how and when you use Hypefury to plan and schedule your tweets in advance. Are you leveraging your tool to its full potential?
  7. Utilize Twitter analytics to track your performance and engagement, and adjust your strategy accordingly.
  8. Use A/B testing to try different strategies and tactics to see which work best for your audience.
  9. Create a budget and allocate resources for your Twitter strategy, including paid advertising and tools.

All these tips will help you to grow and keep growing on Twitter. For even more success, why not use a tool like Hypefury?

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