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Twitter tips: Twitter habits that indicate that you are spamming

Created in March 2006, Twitter is an immensely popular social networking website. More than 340 million tweets are generated

daily. Many individuals and businesses are realizing the opportunity it offers to increase their online presence and website traffic. There are many ways of increasing your followers on microblogging website. You can make significant positive impact on the lives of many people using this wonderful tool.

While using this online social networking service, it is very important to refrain from spamming. Spam is frowned upon in the online world, more so on social networking sites like Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus and Pinterest. According to Twitter tips from social media experts, you will definitely lose followers if you spam.

Here is a brief overview of some popular twitter activities that may indicate that you are spamming.

Excessive use of inspirational quotes

It is alright to use inspirational quotes occasionally. They bring in that feel-good factor into your followers. But if your feed is replete with inspirational quotes your are more likely to appear like a spammer and will lose followers.

DM auto-responders

DM (direct message) gives you a great opportunity for one-to-one interaction with friends. It is a great and a warm way to welcome a new friend. DM loses its authenticity when it is automated.

A personalized direct message sent a few days after a person has followed you goes a long way in building long term relationship with that person. People get into social media to interact with other people, not with bots.

Bulk tweets

Bombarding your followers with tweets is a guaranteed way of losing them. You will receive a higher CTR by tweeting one to four times per hour, especially midweek or weekends.

Twitter tips: Twitter habits that indicate that you are spamming

The goal of creating a Twitter account is to increase your online presence and to get more traffic to your website. Otherwise no point in having a twitter account. This is easily accomplished by increasing the number followers. Many tools enable you to auto-follow your followers.

The more followers you have the more responsible you need to be. Keep your followers engaged. Respond to their queries. Offer solutions through your product or service. While doing all these take great care not to spam.

Abusive use of hashtag

This is a definite Twitter spam. Hashtag (#) is used to make keywords or topics in a tweet. It was created organically by Twitter users as a way to categorize messages. Hashtag is added before keywords. This facility makes it easy for people to search in Twitter.

#Never #spam #with #hashtags. People will unfollow you immediately when they get a tweet from you like this. To put it simply, it looks ugly. While it is advisable to use hashtags, it is not a good idea to use more than two hashtags per tweet. Use hashtags only on tweets relevant to the topic.

Twitter is a wonderful tool which has more than 140 million active users. By incorporating the above-mentioned tips while using Twitter you will be able to make the most of this awesome tool.

This article was written by a guest blogger Srikanth Rhadikrisna

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Created in March 2006, Twitter is an online social networking service has over 500 million active users. Over 340 tweets are generated daily. It is one of the top ten most visited sites on the internet. Businesses use Twitter for brand advocacy, market research and reputation management. They are discovering more uses of Twitter every day.

Internet marketers who use Twitter to promote their website have reason to cheer. A study conducted by Branded3, a reputed digital marketing agency, has revealed that tweets do affect the Google ranking position of your website or blog.

It was the biggest study of tweets conducted anywhere in the world. It has proved the strong correlation between the amount of tweets about a URL and its Google ranking. According to the study, URLs receiving over 7,500 tweets ranked inside the top five results.

The boost in Google rankings of a given URL is significant when it is shared on Twitter. The effect of the boost appears to level out at around 50 tweets. The subsequent benefit of gaining additional tweets is minimal until around 5,000 tweets. It is after reaching 5,000 tweets that the ranking improves significantly.

Branded3 used its award winning Twitter petition site for the study. The study was conducted only for Google and no other search engines were considered. It makes sense as Google has more than 80 percent search engine market share.

When someone singed a Twitition, a tweet was sent from their account, thereby starting the viral effect. The assumption was that the number of signatures equals the number of tweets about that URL.

The study result is a wake up call for those who are yes to use this wonderful tool to help their business. There are many ways of using Twitter for business. The first step is to create and account in Twitter with your brand name or your company name.

Search for people related to your industry. Follow them. Engage with them by sharing your website URL. Offer assistance using your product or service. Answer their queries. Talk about their interests too sometimes.

Use direct messages for 1-to-1 conversations. This powerful feature helps you immensely to connect with your followers. Encourage your followers to share your URL with their contacts.

Tweet information about your product or service regularly. Also provide general information which you think will add value to your customers and prospective customers. If you are planning to hold seminars, invite your followers. Share the latest information about your business with your followers. Ensure to include your URL in the tweets.

If someone comes up with a complaint about your product or service, ensure that it is resolved to their satisfaction. This will add to your credibility. Appreciate them for bringing it to your notice.

Many businesses are still testing out Twitter and have not seriously considered using it regularly. The above-mentioned study is bound to have a huge impact on the social media strategy of many individuals and organizations.

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