Avoid these 9 common Twitter mistakes

Have you ever sent a tweet too long for anyone to retweet you? Are your tweets protected? Stop it.

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1. You tweet in bursts.

Many Twitter users make the mistake of sending bursts of tweets in a short time, and then neglecting the feed for the rest of the day.

To become relevant on Twitter, send out tweets at regular intervals throughout the day. Burst tweeting can annoy people when, out of nowhere, they get a ton of your tweets filling up their streams. It can easily cause them to unfollow you.

2. You don’t make room for retweets.

If you want people to retweet you, you need to leave them space to do so. Most people won’t take the time to edit your content to send it out. You need to leave a character count large enough to include “RT@your name.”

3. Your tweets aren’t catchy.

Too many tweets don’t engage anyone, which makes them a waste of time. If you want to encourage someone to follow a URL, introduce it in a catchy way. Tweeting a URL is like writing a good title-you have to grab the audience’s attention.

4. You don’t retweet others.

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