How to grow your Twitter account with actionable steps

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1. Engage with bigger accounts in your niche

This is the most important thing you can do at the beginning

Don't start by posting 10 tweets because no one will see them

Start by adding value with your replies to other bigger accounts from your niche.

2. Respond to everyone that engages with you

No matter how many followers the person that replies to your tweets has, respond to them

Form connections, answer the questions you get

People want to see that there is a human behind the account they decide to follow

3. Give value

If you want to build an audience you need to switch the focus from you to them

Share resources, respond to the questions you get, give tips, share your work

Tweet about whatever you want but make sure that you give value

4. Stop using hashtags after you reach1000 followers

Hashtags make you tweets look spamming

If you have more than 3 hashtags in your tweets 50% of the people that see those tweets will scroll through

Use at max 2 hashtags until you reach 1k followers

After that drop them

5. Share your wins/loses

People love and follow authentic accounts

Be like a real human, share your wins but also share your loses

Did you get that job? Tweet about it

Did you finish a new project? Tweet about it

You had a bad month on Twitter? Tweet about that

6. Be consistent

It took me 5 months to get where I am

During these 5 months, I posted at least once every single day

In the beginning, no one will read your tweets. It doesn't matter

Don't look at your analytics

Once you gain some momentum things get easier

The end

I hope found this useful and if you did please let me know. If you have any question feel free to DM me on Twitter .

Comments (1)

HRITIK JAISWAL's photo

That's a wonderful suggestion :)