Keep tweets short on this nano-news channel How many characters work best on Twitter? Syllables per word? What's the best grade-level average and sentence structure to use for this nano-news channel? Download this poster to target best practices on Twitter. Reach readers online: Get clicked, read and shared When reading on the screen, your audience members … [Read more...] about How tiny on Twitter?
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When it comes to retweeting, they do, says Dan Zarrella "Using a hashtag does no harm in the same way wood paneling does no harm to your station wagon, or a misspelled tattoo does no harm to your bicep." — Daniel Victor, social media staff editor at The New York Times Love them or hate them, hashtags may help you increase retweets. Or so says Dan Zarrella, HubSpot's viral … [Read more...] about Do hashtags #help?
Social behavior nets more followers Want to expand your reach and influence on Twitter? Be sociable, counsels HubSpot's viral marketing scientist, Dan Zarrella. Zarrella used TweetPsych to analyze more than 30,000 accounts. He found that social behavior — using inclusive language like we and you, as well as language that describes relationships and communication — … [Read more...] about Be sociable on Twitter
How short on Twitter? Give Twitter followers some space. Space to include a comment when they retweet your message, that is. Yes, you have 140 characters to work with on Twitter. And that's not much. But leave 20 characters for your followers' notes, and you'll encourage retweeting. That's right: 120 characters is the new 140. Reach readers online. Want to get the word … [Read more...] about 120 characters is the new black
Location, location, location matters on Twitter Turns out there’s a place for everything on Twitter, too. Followers are more likely to click on links placed one-quarter of the way into your tweet than at the beginning or end, according to new research by Dan Zarrella. For his study, he used bit.ly API to analyze 200,000 random Tweets containing bit.ly links. … [Read more...] about A little to the left