Unless you’re famous, it’s really difficult to amass a huge following on Twitter without some hard work. For the average person or business, growing your following takes time and attention on a daily basis.
The good news: There are a few big levers you can pull to quickly collect at least 1,000 quality followers for your personal or professional Twitter account. You just need to know how to invest your time and effort.
And if there's anybody who knows how to use his time wisely on Twitter, it's marketer and entrepreneur, Guy Kawasaki. Guy arrived at 1.4 million Twitter followers by tweeting an average of 50 times a day! And, he tweets each tweet at least four times (once every eight hours) to reach a wider audience.
When it comes to Twitter, it matters less where the content you share comes from, and more that it’s plentiful, entertaining, educational, or otherwise valuable to your existing and future followers. This is why content curation -- not just creation from scratch -- can be such an important component of your inbound marketing strategy. So, here are eight places you can regularly consult to find content to delight your existing followers and attract new ones.
Whether Twitter's a big or small part of your marketing strategy in the coming year, these resources should help you grow your network -- personal or professional. Good luck growing your Twitter following in the coming year!
Where do you discover great content to share on Twitter and other social media profiles?
Originally published Dec 30, 2013 8:00:00 AM, updated July 28 2017