5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Get More Followers [Infographic], via @davidmerzel’s BLOG
Posted by davidmerzel
Interesting tips on how to get more followers.
1. Show Us Who You Are
When you sign up for Twitter, you’re asked to provide 3 pieces of personal information: a bio, a homepage link and a picture. So show us who you are.
2. Stop Talking About Yourself
Imagine meeting someone at a cocktail party who did nothing but talk about themselves all night long. Would you want to listen to them for very long? Want more followers ? Stop talking about yourself.
3. Don’t Just Converse
When you look at the average reply percentage of folks with over 1,000 followers and compare it to the reply percentage of users with less than 1,000 followers what you find is interesting. Users with lots of followers respond much less frequently. The effect is the same when you compare users with more than 1,000,000 followers with those that have less.
4. Identify Yourself Authoritatively
Twitter accounts that use the word “guru” tend to have 100 more followers than the average Twitter account.
Now, I don’t think the takeaway here should be to call yourself a guru at every opportunity, but if you look at the rest of the words on the list, you should realize that you need to identify yourself authoritatively
5. Don’t be a Debbie Downer
Negative remarks include things like sadness, aggression, negative emotions and feelings, and morbid comments. If you want more followers, cheer up!