Twitter tips: Twitter habits that indicate that you are spamming

Sotiris  —  November 3, 2016


Twitter tips: Twitter habits that indicate that you are spamming

Created in March 2006, Twitter is an immensely popular social networking website. More than 340 million tweets are generated

daily. Many individuals and businesses are realizing the opportunity it offers to increase their online presence and website traffic. There are many ways of increasing your followers on microblogging website. You can make significant positive impact on the lives of many people using this wonderful tool.

While using this online social networking service, it is very important to refrain from spamming. Spam is frowned upon in the online world, more so on social networking sites like Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus and Pinterest. According to Twitter tips from social media experts, you will definitely lose followers if you spam.

Here is a brief overview of some popular twitter activities that may indicate that you are spamming.

Excessive use of inspirational quotes

It is alright to use inspirational quotes occasionally. They bring in that feel-good factor into your followers. But if your feed is replete with inspirational quotes your are more likely to appear like a spammer and will lose followers.

DM auto-responders

DM (direct message) gives you a great opportunity for one-to-one interaction with friends. It is a great and a warm way to welcome a new friend. DM loses its authenticity when it is automated.

A personalized direct message sent a few days after a person has followed you goes a long way in building long term relationship with that person. People get into social media to interact with other people, not with bots.

Bulk tweets

Bombarding your followers with tweets is a guaranteed way of losing them. You will receive a higher CTR by tweeting one to four times per hour, especially midweek or weekends.

Twitter tips: Twitter habits that indicate that you are spamming

The goal of creating a Twitter account is to increase your online presence and to get more traffic to your website. Otherwise no point in having a twitter account. This is easily accomplished by increasing the number followers. Many tools enable you to auto-follow your followers.

The more followers you have the more responsible you need to be. Keep your followers engaged. Respond to their queries. Offer solutions through your product or service. While doing all these take great care not to spam.

Abusive use of hashtag

This is a definite Twitter spam. Hashtag (#) is used to make keywords or topics in a tweet. It was created organically by Twitter users as a way to categorize messages. Hashtag is added before keywords. This facility makes it easy for people to search in Twitter.

#Never #spam #with #hashtags. People will unfollow you immediately when they get a tweet from you like this. To put it simply, it looks ugly. While it is advisable to use hashtags, it is not a good idea to use more than two hashtags per tweet. Use hashtags only on tweets relevant to the topic.

Twitter is a wonderful tool which has more than 140 million active users. By incorporating the above-mentioned tips while using Twitter you will be able to make the most of this awesome tool.

This article was written by a guest blogger Srikanth Rhadikrisna

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Twitter tips: Twitter habits that indicate that you are spamming