This isn’t ‘How To Max Out Your Followers Click-Bait-Marketing’, these are proper Old School…
1: Talk to people, answer and retweet them. In the words of the age-old saying: Twitter is like a sewer, you’ll get back what you put in.
2: If you’re using twitter in a professional capacity, don’t use txtspk. You look like a twat.
3: Aggressive marketing is not your friend – don’t spam people with endless links. If people like what you’re selling, they’ll come to you.
4: Don’t buy followers. They won’t give a rat’s arse what you’re saying, no matter how cool you think the numbers look.
5: A picture’s worth a thousand characters; use one.
6: Celebrities are not going to notice you, retweet you, or tweet you back. They don’t know you exist. Get used to it.
7: Don’t ping new followers a DM. People <hate> that shit, and no-one clicks the link anyway.
8: Tweets – even deleted ones – can come back and bite your arse. Be careful what you say. If you wouldn’t shout it aloud, don’t tweet it.
9: Politics is a minefield. You’re entitled to yours, but DO navigate the area carefully. And above all…
10: DON’T BE A CUNT.