Before you tweet the link to your latest blog post, read these tips on maximising the impact of your tweets.
1. Where you put the link to your blog is important
Links placed in the middle of a tweet have the highest click-through and retweet rates.
2. Allow space for retweets
Try to write your tweet in less than the allocated 140 characters so that your followers have room to add a comment to their own RT (retweet).
3. Ask a question
Experiment with adding a question to your tweet. For example: “Do you agree with..?” Or “share your tips on..”
Bonus tip: Write your headline in the form of a question to maximise Twitter engagement.
4. Add a hashtag
Including a RELEVANT hashtag can spread your tweet further. Note the word relevant! Examples of relevant hashtags you could use include #blogging; #biztips; #sme.
Bonus Tip: Check hashtags.org to see which hashtags are popular and currently trending. Again, only use if it is relevant to your tweet.
Do you use these tips? Can you add another tip on how to use Twitter to promote your blog?