How can you increase your chances of being retweeted by others? Here are 5 easy tips:

11.05.2013 15:16

"RT (you): Your post is worthy of rebroadcasting to my valuable community. I want them to see how awesome you are!" A "retweet" is a rebroadcasting of your post to someone else's community. If a twitter user finds your message inspiring, informative, entertaining, or simply worthy of re-sharing, they will repost it, citing you as the original writer of the post. This is one of the fastest ways to spread your message and increase your following in the Social Media universe. Retweets mean more traffic to your blog and website, increased online visibility, and enhanced expert status among the Twitter community. Your increased exposure also attracts more ideal followers. So how can you increase your chances of being retweeted by others? Here are 5 easy tips: 01. Retweet others Find posts that are in alignment with your message and brand, and share them with your followers. The more you share other people's valuable tweets, the more they want to share yours. 02. Keep it short, baby You can post up to 140 characters, but for someone to retweet you, there are extra characters added (RT yourname:). Make
it easy for people to
retweet you without
having to edit and
shorten. People also
love to add
comments to the
retweet, making it
more personal and
compelling, so leave
even more room for
03. Quote
Inspiring quotes are
often retweeted. Find
quotes that match
your style and
branding, and inspire
your audience to
think or take action.
04. Tweet, tweet,
Don't be afraid to
post an important
message several
times. When you
repeat your tweet,
change it a bit. By
re-wording your
tweets, you'll appeal
to different people,
and inspire more
retweets to different
05. Be different, be
profound, stand
out, be funny
Twitter is very busy,
fast, and chaotic. To
get noticed, your
tweets much catch
someone's attention
in the blink of an
eye. Don't be afraid
to be uncommon,
controversial, bold,
witty, or daring. The
tweets that stand out
are the ones that get