If you can master 20 simple words and phrases you could soon find yourself mastering the Twitter universe.
Okay so maybe you won’t master Twitter but you will at least receive some positive increases in the number of your posts that are retweeted.
HubSpot’s Dan Zarrella examined what type of Tweets receive retweets and he found 20 words that appear to make a big difference. Zarrella examined the top 10,000 (out of 158,000+ total) most retweeted tweets in his “ReTweet Mapping” database (available here)
If you are using Twitter to promote your website content or brand you should most definitely be using buzzwords that will turn your tweets in actionable messages. Here are Dan Zarrella’s 20 most retweetable words on Twitter:
new blog post
So basically — don’t be afraid to selectively ask for retweets, talk about Twitter when you have a chance, and use simple phrases that are easy to parse and therefore share.
Author: James Kosur
James Kosur has worked in the new media space for the last 10 years, helping many publications build their audiences to millions of monthly readers. He currently serves as the Director of Business Development at Business2Community.com and the CEO of Aven Enterprises LLC.