Twitter offers a great way to extend your influence online: the retweet.
When you use them wisely, retweets often lead to more influence, followers and Web traffic. According to Statistic Brain, as of April 2013 there were more than 550 million active Twitter users, 58 million new tweets daily and 135,000 new Twitter users every day.
What are all these people doing on Twitter? This infographic clearly shows that a big chunk of them use Twitter (as well as other social media platforms) to learn about businesses, brands, products and services.
Your potential reach on Twitter is huge, but so is your competitions’. There are hundreds of thousands of marketers just like you competing for attention on Twitter.
Sharing good information and writing bold headlines are vital to winning the tweet-retweet war, but to maximize your odds, there are several other factors to consider.