6 easy Twitter tips to increase engagement

Did you know adding hashtags to your tweets can boost engagement by 100 percent? Read on for more.

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Twitter has released some internal research that shows how multimedia-rich its platform has become, as well as its increasing role an engagement tool for users. Are you doing the following?

1. If you tweet more, you’ll get more followers.

For journalists who post a concentrated number of tweets in a short time span, follower growth is 50 percent more than expected.

2. You can send tweets with a text message.

Twitter was born with mobile in its DNA, and that is obvious from its 140-character limit. Twitter’s founders designed it around the texting constraints of SMS.

When Twitter was embedded within Apple’s mobile operating system, it cemented its place as the Web’s go-to channel for breaking news and quick information.

You can set up Twitter to integrate with your texts:

Not only can you send tweets with a text message, but you can receive text messages when someone new follows you, retweets you, or marks a tweet as a favorite.

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