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How Many Twitter Followers Should I Have?

Discussion in 'Twitter' started by adpablo, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. #1
    Hello, I've been learning about this very interesting platform called Twitter and it looks great as a tool to take your message out to the crowds (commercial purposes or not). But I was just wondering how many followers should be the least amount I should aim to have so I can start to see results promoting some products using Twitter?
     
    adpablo, Apr 16, 2009 IP
  2. stayfocusedtoday

    stayfocusedtoday Greenhorn

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    #2
    The number of followers you have isn't nearly as important as how targeted the followers are. If you have xxx,xxx number of followers but they don't care what you are talking about then it won't do you any good.

    A lot of people use TweetLater and just follow everyone who follows them.

    Your goal should be to get targeted followers. Do that by using Twellow.

    Just type in your keywords and see who pops up. Look for people who have a bio that is directly related to your niche and then start following there followers.

    That should get you started.
     
    stayfocusedtoday, Apr 16, 2009 IP
  3. astounded

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    #3
    Quality, not quantity!
     
    astounded, Apr 16, 2009 IP
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    #4
    like others have siad, quality is important but with that said it takes at least a thousand to make an impact
     
    b2breps, Apr 16, 2009 IP
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    easy autoblogs Peon

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    #5
    I started to see traffic to my sites the very same day I started on twitter...

    I have multiple accounts open and add friends using some programs that are out there...

    and it works :)
     
    easy autoblogs, Apr 16, 2009 IP
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    samjohnny80 Peon

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    #6
    You should build a social network with your followers
    If it is possible
     
    samjohnny80, Apr 16, 2009 IP
  7. stayfocusedtoday

    stayfocusedtoday Greenhorn

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    If you have targeted followers and an interesting blog then there are some plug ins that you can use that will blast all your blog posts out to everyone.

    This is a great way to get some traffic to your blog on a daily basis.
     
    stayfocusedtoday, Apr 16, 2009 IP
  8. dlm

    dlm Peon

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    #8
    What is this "Twitter" that you speak of? I have not heard of this platform before.






    :rolleyes:
     
    dlm, Apr 16, 2009 IP
  9. NetProGamer

    NetProGamer Active Member

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    #9
    A micro blogging platform/website, a bit like Facebook (sort of) but for keeping up to date with your niche/colleagues/clients etc..
     
    NetProGamer, Apr 16, 2009 IP
  10. going2oahu

    going2oahu Peon

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    People will start following you based on the content in your short posts. I post about shih-tzus and Hawaii and my followers go up every day naturally - other twits searching the network for those keywords and following. Don't just start following people with the hope that they'll follow you back. Just post good stuff and watch your folowers come to you!
     
    going2oahu, Apr 16, 2009 IP
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    DotComBum Banned

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    #11
    I would say get as many as you can.
     
    DotComBum, Apr 16, 2009 IP
  12. dlm

    dlm Peon

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    #12
    I was kidding (note the rolling eyes smiley) - everyone knows what Twitter is (except, apparently, the thread starter, who just learned about it).
     
    dlm, Apr 16, 2009 IP
  13. adpablo

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    #13
    I've been working and applying some strategies to my Twitter account these days and number of followers is growing..now I'm above 1500...:)
     
    adpablo, Apr 26, 2009 IP
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    #14
    It depends on your niche and the people who are following you
     
    aneel90, Apr 27, 2009 IP
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    nhc1987 Notable Member

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    #15
    I would love to go with "as many as possible" :)
     
    nhc1987, Apr 27, 2009 IP
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    #16
    your're right, we can get as much people as we can, but the qualities matters.
     
    rosli, Apr 27, 2009 IP
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    #17
    Its Another free way of generating leads. You should be using it
     
    wbnetwork, Apr 27, 2009 IP
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    wbnetwork Peon

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    #18
    I agree. You can have 2000 followers, but if nobody pays any attention to you tweets, they are useless.
     
    wbnetwork, Apr 27, 2009 IP
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    #19
    get at least a thousand followers, then use tweetergetter to help get more people following you. Then go to twollo.com for your niche. Make sure to use appropriate handle to target your niche.

    follow me and I will follow you!
    twitter.com/atlantagatoday
     
    lakezilla, Apr 27, 2009 IP
  20. ErikJ

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    #20
    try to find people that are active and know whats going on. It could be a in any feild because cross promotion will work as well so just try to make a few friends that are active just keep searching around and then start posting good quality stuff.

    post stuff off topic thats entertaining to get more people interested in you
     
    ErikJ, Apr 27, 2009 IP