Composing a Tweet

5 Marketing Mistakes to Avoid When Writing Tweets

Composing a Tweet

If Twitter is just a hobby to you, then you can write whatever tweets you may like.

However, if you’re on Twitter in order to market your stuff (products, services, blog posts, etc), then the situation changes…

You should comply with some simple copywriting & advertising rules that take into consideration readers’ psychology not your mood or other collateral variables.

Maybe your very loyal fans read your tweets no matter what and how you tweet.

But if you’re a real marketer, you will always want to extend your audience. To increase your chances to extend it, I suggest that you avoid these marketing mistakes… (more…)

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Muted on Twitter

Twitter’s Mute Feature: Useful or Useless?

Muted on Twitter

“Mute” is a Twitter feature that allows you to hide someone’s tweets from your home timeline.

Such muted users will not know that you muted them. They can follow you, send you direct messages, and interact with your content. Their replies and mentions still appear in your Notification tab.

The first impression is that this new feature is a very useful one, isn’t it?

Some bloggers quickly posted happily the great news. (more…)

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Annoying Twitter Habits

7 Annoying Twitter Habits You May Wanna Get Rid Of

Annoying Twitter Habits

Some Twitter marketing practices annoy a lot of people, but get some results. For example, spam and auto DMs.

Other practices don’t annoy so many people, but get nothing in return.

From a certain perspective (“some results” are better than nothing), annoying some people for no reason is even worse than spam. Surprising perspective, isn’t it?

Now let’s see some practices that may not annoy everyone, but will get you nothing. (more…)

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Twitter Etiquette Meme

4 Ways to Thank for a Retweet. From Noob to Superstar

Twitter Etiquette Meme

So you’re on Twitter. You share your latest blog post. Suddenly someone reshares your tweet…

You know the feeling… It’s great when someone appreciates your work, isn’t it?

The question is, “What’s next?”

Maybe you never noticed, I don’t know for sure… There are more levels of saying ‘Thank you’ for that lovely retweet…

Let me reveal the most used ways to thank someone on Twitter. (more…)

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Twitter Hashtag Mistakes

3 Twitter Hashtag Mistakes That Make You Look Like a Noob

Hashtag Abuse Comic

Many tweeps who use hashtags don’t fully understand how to properly use them.

Just in case you don’t know what a hashtag is, let’s see one of the possible definitions provided by Twitter itself:

“People use the hashtag symbol # before a relevant keyword or phrase (no spaces) in their Tweet to categorize those Tweets and help them show more easily in Twitter Search.”

As an upfront bonus for reading this article, before showcasing the mistakes let me tell you a secret the majority of tweeps don’t know… (more…)

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