How To Get Noticed On Twitter

Find out how Sarah Keeping got on…

Struggling with getting noticed on Twitter? Finding it hard to get the engagement you want? Don’t worry, there are several things you can do to help that! Watch this Social Snippet by our founder and Head Honcho, Jonathan, for four quick tips on how to get noticed on Twitter. Then, read on for a guest blog by Sarah Keeping, to see how she found the process of starting a new Twitter account…

Like millions of people, I have had a twitter account for many years, mainly using to see what celebrities are up to and to track what everyone is talking about in the world. More recently, however, I have been using it to create an online presence for my own brand. I have built my own website about being a university student, and I have also shared articles that I have written for another website, on the topics of psychology and mental health. For this, I created a new account and came up against the new problem of having 0 followers. So, if you read on, you can pick up a few tips on how to get noticed on Twitter…

How To Get Noticed On Twitter: Some Ideas

I looked online for advice on how to gain followers. I would recommend looking for such advice if you are in the same situation as I was. However, the advice can be different depending on your brand. Since I started this process, I think that it would be easier if I had a product to sell. The product I am trying to promote is myself; my own thoughts about university, psychology and mental health. The challenge was that not only do I need Twitter users to see my profile and twitter feed. I also need them to click on any links I provide.

After reading through different pieces of advice, I started following influential Twitter users in the field. I would recommend following a variety of different Twitter accounts. This then generates a lot of potential interactions on your twitter feed. From there, you can start to make connections and find out more information about your subject area on twitter – perhaps what works and what doesn’t.

I didn’t have a website for a couple of months, but when I started to discuss it, I found that I gained followers. Therefore, I think tracking what you post and how it affects the amount of followers you have can help for future tweeting.

I am still in the infancy of my new twitter account, but I am enjoying the challenge. Using Instagram is next on my list, but I have only ever used it to look at the photos celebrities post (there’s a theme to my past social media usage!). I find that more of a challenge with how I will use it – isn’t it just for photos? I will find out… Do you have any tips for how to get noticed on Twitter? Why not share them?

Sarah Keeping MBPsS MSc PgDip GDip BA (Hons)

Twitter: @keepingapproach


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