How to Get More Twitter Traffic

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    Twitter has become the newest source of web traffic for most internet marketers simply because a lot of people are using the service. A social networking site with a twist, Twitter works by allowing people to connect with others all over the world by posting updates made out of 140 characters and in 1-3 sentences depending on how many letters and spaces are used in every update.

    Going back, a lot of internet marketers are gaining traffic through Twitter simply by following people?s profiles, creating new relationships, and of course promoting and monitoring their businesses through the network.

    If you have an online business, for example, and are using Twitter to bring more people into the website, it is important that you know how to significantly get more twitter traffic in order to be able to increase your business?s reputation online.

    So how does one get more twitter traffic without having to spend a lot of money on online resources and tools? Here are a few easy steps to do so:

    After signing up and making your own Twitter account, choose an interesting theme for your profile and start following others who may have the same interests as you do. Twitter is basically a social networking website, so start by building your own micro-blogging network.

    Once you are able to follow a certain number of people, 50% to 70% of the people who follow you will instantly follow your updates as well. Make sure that after gaining a few twenty followers, you start updating at least once or twice a day to give them an idea of what you?re trying to discreetly market to them.

    Make sure that you begin adding more content from your other websites, especially from major social networking sites like Facebook, Flickr, or Digg to keep your updates interesting for your followers. The more updates, the more your followers will begin to find interest and communicate with you.

    Submit your Twitter URL to the top 10 or 20 search engines in the World Wide Web in order to be indexed on their search pages. This is to get more twitter traffic by using keywords that will match people?s searches to your Twitter profile. You may have what other people need such as certain products and services, so take this as an opportunity to boost your site?s traffic rates through Twitter.

    Lastly, you should add other kinds of content instead of merely text updates to grab the attention of your followers and Twitter friends. Show them YouTube videos or pictures that will instantly catch their eyes so that they will recommend your Twitter profile to others. Once your followers increase in number, that?s the time you begin easing content of your own.

    Twitter has made social networking and internet marketing a whole lot more interesting and interactive for people, so this may be your ticket to gaining more sales and increasing one?s reputation as an online seller through many updates and online conversations throughout the network.
     

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