Retweet Me – How to be a Twitter Authority

Retweet Me session SMX West 2011The steps that you take when forming a new Twitter personality are essentially just as important as the steps you don’t. Users are looking for authentic engagement and a captivating voice while they’re using social media. By giving them the respectful, robust Twitter experience they’re looking for, you are more likely to gain a qualified and targeted base of followers.

There are many ways to get retweeted outside of Twitter, and tools to manager your Twitter usage. Content always needs to be easily sharable; one known way of doing this is by adding the “Share” button on your site or blog. Other ways aside from the share button, for example would be an overlay-type installation that scrolls with you which uses on their blog page. Quora is a great example of a website that shares content on Twitter. It is a site where a collection of questions and answers are created, edited, and organized by everyone who uses it. Once a question is answered, or has been pending without an answer, anyone with a Twitter account can easily share this question on their Twitter account by simply clicking on button. is a great tool to monitor your work on Twitter. It is a social web analytics tool for publishers, enabling more effective sighting of where their audience is engaging with their content, real-time online monitoring and metrics tracking of trends to improve their audience engagement. Below are some other great tools to look into to better your twitter engagements and experience.

  • CoTweet – Web-based social media engagement, management and reporting tool that helps companies, track and analyze conversions.
  • Row Feeder – Social Media Monitoring and Analysis
    Row Feeder
  • – Spread sheet form analyzing your twitter audience and facebook page


Martin Beck, Reader engagement / social media editor, Los Angeles Times
Gabe Gayhart, VP of Marketing, WholeSolar
Jennifer Sable Lopez, Community Manager, SEOmoz

Contributed by: Zaid Ramadan, SEO Specialist, Milestone Internet Marketing

2 Responses to “ Retweet Me – How to be a Twitter Authority ”

Thanks for attending. If you or any of your readers need input or advice, please don’t hesitate to contact me. Nice site by the way. Hopefully, I’ll see you in Seattle at SMX advanced.

Thank you for the great information you shared with us on the conference. I will be sure to contact you for any advice on recommendations moving forward. Hope to see you at any future conferences.
Thank You,
Zaid Ramadan

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