How to Use Twitter for Your Blog

How to Use Twitter for Your Blog

Here are my top tips on how to use twitter for your blog! It’s such a powerful tool with so many amazing people to connect with!

I’ll admit that Twitter was something I was scared of when I started out blogging. I just didn’t understand it. I had a personal account from when I was probably 13 or 14 but I never took to it. It seemed to be a certain ‘group’ from my year at school that used it, and I generally wasn’t interested in hearing what people had just had for dinner. But I knew I had to give it a go for my blog – and now I LOVE it. I want to share with you how you can use Twitter for your blog.

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Once you understand how to use twitter to your advantage, and you know how to find like-minded people, you will likely enjoy yourself and also get to reap some rewards! I am by no means a blogging or social media ‘guru’ as I only started in July this year, but this is what I have found so far!

  1. Promote your Posts Regularly

    Twitter is a great platform to grow your following and increase your views. At first I didn’t think so as my analytics weren’t showing any referrals from my Twitter account, but I had a couple of hundred followers and posted blog links sporadically. Recently, I’ve been getting on much better with Twitter, with more regular posting and engagement.

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    Picture taken from buffer.com

    From my experience, if you want to get views from advertising your posts, you need to promote regularly. I currently try to promote hourly. But before you ask – no, you don’t have to do this manually all the time. There are apps that can help you out. I use Buffer, which has a free version that allows you to schedule up to 10 posts at once.There are different packages available which allow you to schedule more posts.

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    Picture taken from buffer.com

    You can create your own schedule, so that you can add posts to your buffer list and they automatically post at the times you have chosen. There is also an analytics tool which allows you to see how your posts have performed; the number of people who clicked on it, the number of favourites/likes it got, the number of replies received, the amount of people it reached and any retweets.

    It is easy to ‘re-buffer’ posts straight from the Analytics page if you don’t have time to write new posts to schedule every time. My main tip would be thus: don’t be scared to schedule regular posts, not everyone will see all of your posts. By posting regularly you are targeting different audiences from different time-zones – yes, you can gain readers and followers while you sleep!

  2. Use Hashtags

    To allow your posts to be seen by the right people, you should add hashtags. People can search for twitter posts by words or hashtags, so make sure to include key words in your twitter posts. My most recent post: My Month in Blog Posts – September + My Slump includes a section on my recent experience with Matcha (read more about it in the post) so I used a few hashtags related to that.

    Key topics need to be mentioned so that if somebody is particularly interested in it and they search it on twitter, they will find your post! You can also hashtag retweet accounts (read point 3) and twitter chats (read point 5). There are also generic hashtags for blogging topics or category. The main ones that come to mind are:

    #bbloggers For beauty bloggers or posts
    #fbloggers For Fashion bloggers or posts
    #lbloggers For lifestyle bloggers or posts
    #mbloggers For Mum/Mom Bloggers/posts
    #pbloggers For Bloggers who are parents or related posts
    #dbloggers For Dad Bloggers/posts or dating posts
    #cbloggers For creative Bloggers
    #cfbloggers For cruelty free bloggers, usually cosmetics or skincare.
    #bookbloggers For book bloggers or posts.
    #travelbloggers For travel bloggers or posts.

    I’m sure you get the idea. And by all means, search for hashtags to use, but I would recommend checking how often people have posted in it and how recently. You want a hashtag that people use regularly; an active hashtag. If a hashtag has very few posts then it’s unlikely people are going to check it very often.

  3. Tag Retweet Accounts

    This is probably one of the most important steps. If you want your posts to be seen, you need to tag retweet accounts. Retweet accounts are basically Twitter accounts which have a main focus of retweeting content that they have been tagged in or that contains their hashtag. Their preferences are usually stated in their bio. If you get retweeted by one of these accounts then everybody who follows them have a chance of seeing your post.

    Theoretically, it is best to get retweeted by the accounts with most followers then, yes? Well, that does make sense, and I do like to tag these accounts, but they have so many people wanting to be retweeted by them that you won’t necessarily get it every time you tag them. Hence why I like to try and tag a big retweet account and a couple of smaller ones too.

    Here is a list of my current go to retweet accounts/hashtags:

    @FemaleBloggerRT #blogginggals
    @BloggerBees #bloggersblast
    @Bloggeration_ #GlobalBlogRT
    @BBlogRT #bloggerslife
    @RT_Bloggers @TheBlogger_Hub
    @UKBlog_RT @FabBloggersRT
    @UKBloggers1 @yourblogRT
    @TheDSblogRT @WeTweetBlogs
    @LovingBlogs @ScotBloggers
  4. Interact and Socialise

    This is where the fun starts! You want to show personality and that you aren’t just some self-promoting robot. Interact with the people you follow, reply to their tweets. Whether you like the shade of lipstick they’re wearing, you’re both loving the same TV show or you share a love for Nutella (oh yes, be my friend) everything counts!

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    Also, if you love somebody elses post, share it and credit them, they will thank you for it and you never know, they may return the favour. Again, it shows you aren’t just a self-promoter and gives your feed some diversity if somebody starts scrolling. There are so many communities on Twitter – be it blogging, travel, beauty or whatever your focus is – that you really should be a part of. You meet so many great people.

  5. Join in with Twitter chats

    I didn’t know about twitter chats for a couple of weeks when first I started using Twitter for my blog. I didn’t know what I was missing out on! A twitter chat generally lasts 1 hour and is hosted by one person or account. They start off with everybody saying hello, or posting links, or saying what you’ve been up to – but you are prompted what to say by the host/hostess. They then go on to ask different questions, under a certain theme. Some example topics could be: Autumn, Instagram for your blog, happiness, travel. Anything really!

    To keep up with the chat you search the hashtag of the chat and read through as many of the recent posts as you can. Here is my current list of chats!

    Monday 5pm #BeeChat

    6pm #TheGirlGang

    7pm #bdib (Bloggers do it better)

    8pm #BeautyBabble

    9pm #SassyBloggers

    Tuesday 6pm #misfitbloggers

    7pm #askablogger #bbeautychat

    8pm #OTWWP #fblchat #fabchat

    9pm #GrlPowr #bloghour

    Wednesday 5pm #TeacupClub

    7pm #lbloggers

    8pm #bbloggers

    9pm #SheHeartsChat #LateNightBloggers

    Thursday 2pm #IRLChat

    7pm #CrazyBloggers

    8pm #GrlPowr #OTWWP

    9pm #BeeChat #SistersChat

    Friday 6pm #BeautyChat

    7pm #LazyChat #BloggingBunchChat

    8pm #bdib #IRLChat

    9pm #UKBloggers

    Midnight #MoonChat

    Saturday 3pm #fblchat

    6pm #SocialBloggers

    Sunday 9.30am #BloggerationChat

    11am-11pm #GrlPowr

    5pm #TeacupClub

    7pm #lbloggers

    8pm #bbloggers #chattybees #blogospherechat

    9pm #bbeautychat

    I never manage to take part in as many chats as I would like, but having an extensive list like this written in a handy place like my diary allows me to join in with a chat on most evenings should I wish! It also means that if a chat is on but I don’t find the topic very relatable, I can check out another one on at the same time or I can wait a little for another one to start.

    Apologies if this list is not quite up to date; chats seem to disappear and new ones turn up constantly, but these are the ones I have on my list at the moment. A special shoutout goes to the #GRLPOWR chat for having some of the most lovely and supportive people I have met in the blogging community so far! Definitely give that one a go. (If you know of any chats that I should try out that aren’t on this list, do let me know!)

  6. Network with brands

    Another fab thing about Twitter is that it is such a popular social network that most brands have their own accounts. If you are sharing a post on a particular brand, tag them in it. Lots of brands are great at replying and will happily strike up a conversation with you.

    This is a great way to build relationships – I have been sent samples for free before, or been asked to review a product, just from chatting to the brand on Twitter or showing an interest in working with them!

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    Just bear in mind the big companies are likely going to be harder to work with – they can afford to be extremely picky as they probably don’t need much extra promotion to sell their wares, but smaller companies will often be looking for bloggers to work with in some way or another!

 

I hope this post was of some use to somebody out there, and that it wasn’t too rambly! (New word.) Okay, it was extremely rambly, but the ramble had reason…

Let me know how you are getting on with Twitter – any tips are gratefully received! 

Follow me on Instagram and Twitter (@naomirowan_blog) to keep updated on posts to come!

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133 Comments

  1. May 11, 2017 / 2:44 pm

    Great post, I’m working on using my twitter more for my blog, scheduling tweets and such. I’ve also screen printed the blogger chats you’ve put in here.

    • naomirowan
      May 11, 2017 / 1:54 pm

      So glad it was helpful to you! Happy Tweeting!

  2. April 11, 2017 / 7:12 pm

    I’ve been trying to up my twitter game recently, totally going to use these great tips. Great post x
    Sophie’s Spot

    • naomirowan
      April 11, 2017 / 8:50 pm

      It is so much fun and you’ll meet so many great people! Thank you lovely!

    • naomirowan
      April 3, 2017 / 6:37 pm

      You’re welcome, I’m so glad it was helpful!

  3. March 30, 2017 / 6:00 pm

    Thanks for sharing this. This is so, so helpful to me as a newbie blogger. I didn’t know about the Twitter chats! I can’t wait to try getting involved with one!

    • naomirowan
      March 30, 2017 / 6:27 pm

      You’re welcome! I hope you’re having a great time! Anybody can join in twitter chats, just go check the account or Hashtag out. Have fun!

  4. February 2, 2017 / 1:21 pm

    Hi Naomi,

    Thank you for such an in depth post!
    I recently started to use my Twitter account for my blog and indeed, it pays off.
    On the other hand, it takes a lot of time. Definitely, have to use Buffer more times, as I cannot Tweet so much during the day.
    I have joined a couple of the chats and it’s so much fun!! The community is amazing! 🙂

    Super thanks!

    You can find me:
    http://www.portysdiary.blogspot.com
    http://www.facebook.com/PortysDiary
    http://www.twitter.com/PortysDiary

    • naomirowan
      February 2, 2017 / 1:44 pm

      Thanks for reading, I’m so glad to hear you like the post! Twitter can be fun, so it’s not all hard work! Hope to see you in a chat soon!

      • February 2, 2017 / 1:48 pm

        Agree, it is fun. 🙂
        Hope to see in a chat soon as well!
        The post is so well organized and the ideas are so clear; it is going to help me out big time, I am sure!

        🙂

        • naomirowan
          February 2, 2017 / 1:49 pm

          It took work but in so glad I did it as it helps people like it’d helping you! Thank you very much for the feedback!

  5. January 26, 2017 / 6:30 pm

    Great post. I use twitter and I am doing all these things and they really help. My twitter is @crystal_dayton if you would like to follow me. I am a newbie blogger just started 2 months ago and I am loving it.

    • naomirowan
      January 26, 2017 / 7:43 pm

      Are you enjoying twitter? There are so many great, supportive people in the blogging community! I just followed you, and checked out your blog/site. Your art is great! I especially like the fox! I hope you continue to enjoy blogging! xx

      • January 26, 2017 / 8:18 pm

        Yes blogging is great I feel like I am growing as an artist

      • January 26, 2017 / 8:57 pm

        Yes twitter is good so interactive. I also like the chats you can be apart of on twitter

      • January 26, 2017 / 8:59 pm

        Yes it’s great so interactive I love the chats I join you meet so many people. I am glad you like my art

  6. January 9, 2017 / 8:04 pm

    Wow, this is actually really helpful! I would like to thank you on behalf of everyone who reads this for taking the time to create such a detailed step-by-step method. It’s really appreciated, especially since I know that a lot of time and thought must have gone into this. I particularly love the retweet point you made – I hadn’t thought of this one at all! I’ve been off twitter for a good year or two, so I’m definitely a bit overwhelmed at starting again with my new account. Seeing this post has been a big help! Thanks again,

    Alicia x

    http://www.serenitylifeblog.com

    • naomirowan
      January 9, 2017 / 8:57 pm

      Thank you SO much Alicia! This is high praise indeed! I’m extremely happy I can help some people, it took me a while to get my head around twitter. Next up, Pinterest! I have no idea how it works! Thank you for reading and taking the time to make such a lovely comment, you have really encouraged me! Make sure we follow each other on Twitter! xx

    • naomirowan
      January 9, 2017 / 7:35 pm

      Twitter is such a great tool, and it’s free!

      • January 9, 2017 / 8:49 pm

        You gave great tips girl!! I use twitter everyday but now Im going to maximize it!

        • naomirowan
          January 9, 2017 / 8:54 pm

          It’s so much fun and such a great tool – I think we’re so privileged that it’s free! It’s a fabulous way of meeting more bloggers too x

          • January 10, 2017 / 8:08 pm

            Yessss!! Totally agree with you it has helped so much!

  7. January 7, 2017 / 1:22 am

    That list of twitter chats is AWESOME! this is great, thank you!!!

    • naomirowan
      January 7, 2017 / 1:56 am

      You’re welcome! Thanks for reading!

  8. January 4, 2017 / 1:20 pm

    Rambly is totally a word! Isn’t it?! This is a really great post! I get so much traffic from Twitter but I’ll definitely still be using some of these 🙂

    • naomirowan
      January 4, 2017 / 1:41 pm

      If not it should be! Thanks lovely, it’s such a great way to increase traffic!

  9. December 10, 2016 / 10:09 pm

    This post is great! A special thanks for the list of hashtags and chats, I’ve just recently discovered this whole twitter community and this post is so helpful xx

    • naomirowan
      December 10, 2016 / 11:29 pm

      I LOVE your blog name! So creative! How are you finding the twitter community so far? Twitter chats are a great way to meet new people and build relationships with other bloggers!

  10. December 7, 2016 / 6:54 am

    Thanks for the post! Really helpful. I just started my blog, so this really helps.

    • naomirowan
      December 7, 2016 / 12:30 pm

      It took me a while to get the job at of how to use twitter at all really, so glad I could help! I hope you’re having a great time!

  11. December 5, 2016 / 10:52 am

    This definitely is a great post. I’ve been on twitter for so long and just recently I have discovered about twitter chats! And thanks for adding the hashtags, now I kinda get what others means. thank you for this post.

    • naomirowan
      December 5, 2016 / 12:07 pm

      You’re welcome! They can be so much fun!if you have any chats to add do let me know! Thanks for reading! xx

  12. November 27, 2016 / 11:03 am

    That’s great, good luck! You’ll love it, I’m sure! Have you tried chats? Aw thank you so much, this is a free theme! It’s actually soon to change as I’m upgrading to being self hosted and have bought a theme, please do check back in a few days and let me know what you think, I’d live to hear if you have the time! Thanks for reading!

  13. November 22, 2016 / 10:25 am

    This article helped me a lot. I’ve just started a new blog about expat life in China and I thought I’d use Twitter as a promotional tool, but had no idea how to use it (I’ve never used Twitter in my life *gasp*). But anyway, your post helped me realize what Twitter is as a tool for connecting with people and I’ve taken your suggestions to heart. Happy I found this!

    • November 22, 2016 / 10:43 am

      Hi there! So excited to hear your starting out on the Blogging journey, there are so many amazing people you will meet along the way, I’m sure of it! I had no idea either, and almost wrote this post as a reminder to myself as to how far I’ve come, I hoped it would be useful to somebody but I didn’t realise how many people it would help. It makes me so happy! It really is a great resource worth tapping into. Thank you for reading!

  14. November 21, 2016 / 1:07 pm

    I couldn’t of found this post at a better time. I set up my old twitter yesterday to start using it for my blog. There is so many useful tips and I can’t wait to get involved with twitter chats!

    https://harrietday.wordpress.com/

    • November 21, 2016 / 1:12 pm

      Good luck lovely! I’m currently doing what you’re doing but with Pinterest! Do you use pinterest for your blog? I feel like I know how to use twitter to work well for me now, so gradually adding something new into the mix!

      • November 21, 2016 / 1:28 pm

        I have no clue on Pinterest sorry! Thank you, hopefully it will help!!!

  15. November 17, 2016 / 4:11 pm

    Reblogged this on dornyaid and commented:
    A great article about How To Use Twitter For Your Blog. Worth checking and trying out! 😉

    • November 17, 2016 / 4:40 pm

      I’m so glad it’d helpful! I really enjoyed writing it!

      • November 17, 2016 / 4:47 pm

        I just tried and set Buffer with my account, you mentioned in your post. Can’t wait to see my first scheduled post visible along with the results. 🙂

        • November 17, 2016 / 5:18 pm

          It took me a while to see results I was really happy with, but it definitely makes it a lot easier! Don’t expect to get clicks on each one though, there are still some that I post that don’t get clicks! Good luck 🙂

          • November 17, 2016 / 5:41 pm

            Of course, slowly but for sure. 😉 Let’s hope for the best! Good luck for you as well, Naomi! 🙂

          • November 17, 2016 / 5:42 pm

            Thank you lovely xx

  16. November 7, 2016 / 11:34 pm

    Thank you so much for sharing this. It was only the other day that I tweeted asking for tips on using twitter as a blogger so it was really luck to stumble upon this! Twitter chats are definitely something that would be fun to get involved in – not even mainly for blog promoting but actually getting to know people in the blogging community better. Thank you again for these tips 🙂 xx

    • November 7, 2016 / 11:51 pm

      They really are great, half the enjoyment of blogging is getting to know other bloggers! You’re welcome, I’m so glad it was helpful to you! xx

    • November 4, 2016 / 5:49 pm

      Aww thank you so much! It means a lot 🙂 I hope you enjoy them! xx

  17. November 4, 2016 / 12:50 pm

    This is very useful; you didn’t leave a single detail out. Great job! I love joining twitter chats; I get to learn so much and meet new people. That’s how I got to know you, through a twitter chat and so here I am reading your blog.

    Nour | http://www.ohmynour.com

    • November 4, 2016 / 2:47 pm

      Thanks for reading! Oh me too, you meet so many people and they’re great fun! Exactly, it’s all about making bonds, and supporting each other! xx

  18. Lauren
    November 1, 2016 / 9:43 pm

    These are great tips! Twitter is definitely the best social media platform (or atleast, it is in my opinion) so it’s worth investing time and effort into maintaining it. Also congratulations on reaching 1000 followers!

    Lauren | Lauren the Daydreamer

    • November 1, 2016 / 9:56 pm

      Thanks so much! If you follow me, I’ll be doing a giveaway soon so watch out for that! I really do live twitter! Just need to work on Instagram now…

  19. November 1, 2016 / 4:13 pm

    This is so great, I have a twitter account for my blog but am quite a newbie when it comes to Twitter! So many great tips, thank you! xx

    • November 1, 2016 / 4:14 pm

      You’re welcome! It’s a pretty long post but I hope there’s something in there for everybody! It’s great fun once you get into it – you meet so many great people!

    • October 27, 2016 / 11:59 am

      You’re welcome! Thank ks for residing

    • October 27, 2016 / 12:00 pm

      Okay, me and my auto correct aren’t friends today! *reading

    • October 26, 2016 / 11:52 pm

      I’m so glad I could help! It becomes really enjoyable as the interaction increases! I’m still learning but I’m seriously loving the journey!

  20. October 25, 2016 / 6:35 pm

    Such a great post! I really enjoy the chats! The blogger community is amazing!

    • October 25, 2016 / 6:36 pm

      Thank you! It really is, isn’t it?! I’ve found everybody to be so welcoming and supportive

    • October 24, 2016 / 7:12 am

      You’re welcome! Thank you for reading 🙂 I’m glad it was of use x

    • October 23, 2016 / 6:24 pm

      You’re welcome! Thank for reading 🙂 x

  21. October 23, 2016 / 12:39 pm

    Oops sorry, my phone wouldn’t let me add any more text for some reason and wouldn’t cancel! Anyway, yes, I was going to say that I wish I had a blogging friend when I started out who could have told me these things! I’ve never tried hootsuite! How much does it let you do for free? I don’t actually know anything about local tweet chats, please do enlighten me! Any contact with brands I can get is helpful!

  22. October 23, 2016 / 12:06 pm

    Hello! I am still learning about Twitter Chats, but I have a friend who recently joined and I will share this article with her to get her started. I favour Hootsuite for scheduled messages, and I have just added some of your daily chats to my Google calendar so that I can try and join in when I am able. I have tried doing local tweet chats before now (eg #MaccHour, #NWHour) where I can interact with businesses in my local area, and share details of events I am involved with. Have you tried any of those?
    https://spookymrsgreen.com/2014/07/28/who-am-i/

    • October 23, 2016 / 12:37 pm

      I hope this can help her in some way!

  23. October 22, 2016 / 6:39 pm

    These ones are in GMT (UK) time! Thanks for reading! How are you getting on with twitter?

  24. Kayleigh Zara
    October 17, 2016 / 9:53 pm

    I totally agree with all of these! This is a great post and you’ve really utilised Twitter well

  25. October 17, 2016 / 9:38 pm

    I never used twitter before blogging. So many good tips and an awesome read. Thanks so much 😀

    • October 17, 2016 / 9:40 pm

      Are you loving it as much as I am? It took me a wee while to get into it, but after that I really loved it! Thank you so much, that’s very sweet of you! You’re welcome 🙂 x

      • October 17, 2016 / 9:42 pm

        I’m getting there! It’s finding it a bit daunting. Scared I’m doing the wrong thing. Ahhh. But no so far I think it’s going aliright :D.

        • October 17, 2016 / 9:45 pm

          It is daunting, but seriously, don’t worry about doing stuff wrong, give it a go and if it doesn’t work for you or you don’t like doing it – don’t! There’s no harm in trying! Have you tried any twitter chats?

          • October 17, 2016 / 9:47 pm

            Thanks for the encouragement! Yeah, I didn’t really understand them much before. Need to work out with the time difference and things to (I’m based in Australia) but definitely going to work on that in the future :D.

          • October 17, 2016 / 9:49 pm

            Ahhhh yeah I see other chats marked with other timezones and I get too confused and end up not bothering working out when they are… I should probably make more effort!

          • October 17, 2016 / 9:50 pm

            You’re doing just fine! 😀

  26. October 17, 2016 / 9:28 pm

    Such a helpful post! I’m always scared to schedule my tweets in case people get annoyed, but I’ll definitely give this a go!

    Amy x

    http://www.theauburnagenda.com

    • October 17, 2016 / 9:32 pm

      You really should give it a go! I used to think that too! But if you think about it, most people won’t mind if they see a few, they can scroll, but it is more likely that different people will see it each time which is what you want! Thanks for reading 🙂

  27. beautylifemom
    October 17, 2016 / 9:08 pm

    So so so so helpful!! I was like you- totally not into twitter, then got into it after blogging and can’t stay off it now! I love buffer- and I always remember you told me set up tweets regularly! Love the lists of chats you included. So helpful. Thanks girl!!
    XX
    Jen

    • October 17, 2016 / 9:15 pm

      I know, it was something I just didn’t need in my life! Now it is something I get excited to check, and I love chatting to the people I meet! How’s that going for you? I was always scared that if I scheduled tweets regularly people would find me annoying, but I’m pretty sure mostly different people see them each time! You’re always welcome, thanks for reading! xx

      • beautylifemom
        October 17, 2016 / 10:07 pm

        It goes well when I remember to set up my posts haha! You are right- I feel like so many different people are on at any given time so it isn’t as spammy as I would have thought!

    • October 17, 2016 / 12:08 pm

      You’re welcome! Are on twitter?

      • October 18, 2016 / 8:37 am

        Yes – found your post via #MondayBlogs. I’m @miladyronel 🙂

        • October 18, 2016 / 8:38 am

          I see! Apologies for the typo, I can’t seem to get my phone to cooperate these days!

  28. October 16, 2016 / 9:59 pm

    Great post, very useful. I think Twitter can be a bit tricky to get used to but as you’ve said so useful and a great way to connect with others! X

    Emily-Alice.co.uk

    • October 16, 2016 / 10:00 pm

      It took me a while to get used to but I love it now! Thanks for reading 🙂 x

  29. Dion
    October 12, 2016 / 11:10 pm

    Great post with so many helpful tips. I especially love the list of chats, I currently get involved with grlpowr but seem to miss all the others so the list will come in really handy. Thanks!

    the-finerthingsinlife.blogspot.com

  30. October 12, 2016 / 9:22 am

    These are some great tips! The retweet blogs are especially so helpful when starting out as I am! They’ve helped me gain more followers! Also the schedule tweets websites are very very handy indeed! I can save so much time on reposting now. Thanks for this post, it’s great X

    http://www.whatkatiedidnext7.wordpress.com

    • October 12, 2016 / 10:25 am

      Thank you so much! They really are, and chats are great fun too, usually have a link up at the end too! Thanks for reading xx

  31. October 11, 2016 / 11:42 am

    Have you tried many of the chats I mentioned? I don’t know how I was getting views before using Twitter really! I was relying mainly on the WordPress reader and people on my personal Facebook – I didn’t know what to do! I love it now though, so many helpful and supportive people! Thanks for reading! xx

  32. October 11, 2016 / 11:24 am

    Ah this is just what I need! I had no idea you could use other platforms to promote tweets! I know what I’ll be doing on my lunch break! I absolutely love the twitter chats, they are so good! I think they are definitely the way forward! I also had never thought about tagging brands that you’ve used, so I’ll definitely be doing that form now on too!

    This post is fab! Has helped me so much, you’re a star! x

    • October 11, 2016 / 11:40 am

      Once you’ve scheduled a few posts with buffer and they’ve posted, they will appear in the analytics tab, and from there you can rebuffer them! I like to do that if I’ve forgotten to schedule some tweets and I’m going to bed, or I’m on a break at work!

      Tagging brands at least the first time you promote the post on Twitter is great, you might get nothing, but theyighy re tweet it or get in touch! Always worth a go.

      I’m glad I could help! xx

  33. October 10, 2016 / 9:35 pm

    What a great post! I use Twuffer to schedule my tweets! I include retweet accounts in my tweets but I need to start hashtagging keywords.Going to note down the times and days that twitter chats take place, I need to start taking part in them more often.

    Thank you for sharing tips and tricks.

    Sabah || http://www.womanishaffairs.org

    • October 11, 2016 / 11:37 am

      Thank you! Is Twuffer free? I love buffer but sometimes wish I could schedule more tweets at once. Not willing to pay yet though! Twitter chats are great for so many reasons, I haven’t done one for a few days and miss it!

      • October 11, 2016 / 9:41 pm

        Yes it’s free and there’s no limit. I schedule mine for a week sometimes. It’s great! Check it out x

        • October 11, 2016 / 9:44 pm

          Is it only on the apple store? I checked it out on Google apps but it’s not there x

          • October 11, 2016 / 9:46 pm

            Oh I don’t think it’s an app. I always open in on the Chrome. I think its twuffer.com x

          • October 11, 2016 / 10:10 pm

            Oooh! Thank you 🙂

  34. October 10, 2016 / 11:11 am

    This was definitely such a helpful post. I just got into Twitter myself and I can already see my overall views and engagements increase almost double. The way you’ve laid it all out is also very straightforward! Will definitely be saving for future reference 🙂

    • October 10, 2016 / 11:13 am

      I’m glad I could help! How are you finding twitter so far, have you tried any chats? Thank you, I really thrive on feedback! I might try to do more posts like this!

    • October 10, 2016 / 11:12 am

      They really are, great fun too! Thanks for reading xx

  35. October 10, 2016 / 10:58 am

    Great post lovely! I’ve only just discovered how great Twitter is for blogs however it is quite overwhelming at time, so this is really helpful! xx

    • October 10, 2016 / 11:03 am

      There is so much to take in! It’s so much fun once you get into it though 🙂 I’m glad I could help! Thanks for reading! xx

  36. October 9, 2016 / 8:10 pm

    Wow! Super helpful and informative. I struggle with twitter. Maybe I will try out Buffer. Thanks for sharing, and I will share as well!!

    • October 9, 2016 / 8:15 pm

      I’m glad I could help! Join in with chats if you aren’t already, such a great way to meet new people! Thabk you so much! xx

  37. October 9, 2016 / 7:44 pm

    Brilliant, thank you so much!

    I don’t have an instagram account – yet. I need to master twitter first. 🙂
    Again, thank you, thank you, thank you!

  38. October 9, 2016 / 5:29 pm

    Twitter chats are always so much fun! It’s crazy how fast they go by though with the fun conversation and people involved. I’m still trying to get more involved and get better on networking with brands. (: This is a great post though and spot on!

    Single Vegas Girl
    http://singlevegasgirl.blogspot.com

    • October 9, 2016 / 7:50 pm

      Oh they are aren’t they! I often get sidetracked for 10mins or more and feel like I’ve missed so much!

      As far as brands go, I never seem to get all that much, but you only get things if you try or you ask! If you like the ethics or something else to do with the brand, send them a message and let them know! You never know where a conversation might go!

    • October 9, 2016 / 7:47 pm

      Thank you so much! That’s amazing! Could you dm me on twitter and give me some more info, sounds like a great opportunity! Thanks again for reading, I hope you’re having a lovely day xx

  39. October 9, 2016 / 5:02 am

    This was such an awesome post girl!!! Very well written and I loved it!! I totally wasn’t a fan of Twitter when I was younger either!! I didn’t understand it or get into it until I was blogging!! Now I am obsessed!!

    I love Twitter chats so much!! I actually learn so much information from them and meet new awesome bloggers all the time!!! I totally don’t get to participate in as many as I would like either!!! When you are in a Twitter chat, you really can’t be multitasking or doing anything because they move so fast haha!!

    http://Www.everythingandnothin.com

    • October 9, 2016 / 7:45 pm

      Thank you so much, that means a lot to me! My blog may be small and new and unpolished, but it is mine and I love it!

      Twitter chats are great, and everybody in the Blogging community is so supportive – it’s immensely uplifting!

      Sometimes I get sidetracked for 10 minutes while in a chat and feel like I’ve missed so much!

      Thanks for reading and taking the time to comment, it always brings a smile to my face!

      • October 9, 2016 / 7:56 pm

        Your blog will continue to grow love!! It is awesome!!

        I 100% agree! The blogging community really is the best!

        Anytime love! I am excited to read more content from you!

        • October 9, 2016 / 8:13 pm

          You’re making me blush now! Lots of love x

  40. October 9, 2016 / 3:39 am

    Great post! Very informative. I definitely need to start using twitter more 🙂

    Nicole | The Glam Surge

    • October 9, 2016 / 7:42 pm

      It’s a great way to interact with possible readers and like minded people! And the chats are usually great fun 🙂

  41. October 9, 2016 / 2:20 am

    This is priceless! Thank you soooo much for sharing this! I just started to use my twitter accout, but I can’t really make sense of it. Again, thank you so much for sharing your tips. THANK YOU!

  42. October 9, 2016 / 1:57 am

    Even though I’ve been using Twitter for a while now, I still really struggle with it! I tend to just stay and hide in my little corner. I never thought of using rt accounts, so I think I better start finding some good ones. And once I have no school in November, I better start checking out all those chats you listed! You had so many, I’m sure they’ll keep me busy for ages haha 🙂

    • October 9, 2016 / 5:37 pm

      RT accounts are so handy – so helpful with getting your tweets to a larger audience! I found twitter terrifying at first, there is so much to take in and so many seemingly Twitter famous bloggers, but taking part in chats really helps. You make friends and meet great people, and the chats always cheer me up if I’m having a tough day! I’m not at school anymore and it helps me feel like I can chat to more like minded people 🙂 all the best xc

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