We’ve all seen them – those Twitter users that follow thousands upon thousands of people. But what for? What’s the point in following all these people when the majority of them don’t even follow you back? Not to mention, half of them are probably spamming bots that could even pose a risk to your Twitter account!
What it comes down to is that many business owners start a Twitter in hopes of drumming up some business. So they feel like the more people they follow, the more likely they are to make connections and get good leads. However, as usual, the old adage “quality, not quantity” rings true in respect to Twitter follows.
So how can you make sure you’re following the right people on Twitter? How can you avoid those pesky spammers? Here’s a simple checklist to guide you along the way.
By taking a bit of care, you can follow the right people and slowly grow your followers list as well. Can you think of anything else to add to the checklist?
This article is written by Mickie Kennedy, founder of eReleases (http://www.ereleases.com), the online leader in affordable press release distribution. Grab three free ebooks, including the Big Press Release Book and Twitter Tactics, here: http://www.ereleases.com/insider/freebooks.html