From Twitter To Your Blog, These 20+ Words And Phrases Boost Sharing


The right words can make all the difference, and a new infographic from ShortStack claims to have the answers for increasing sharing on your blog and Twitter.

Appropriately titled “Word Science,” the infographic also shares seven aspects of a highly shareable Facebook post.

Here are words and phrases found to increase the chance of retweets:

  • Free
  • Top
  • Follow
  • Twitter
  • Media
  • Please Retweet
  • Please
  • You
  • 10
  • Retweet
  • Post
  • Great
  • Blog Post
  • Check It Out
  • Help
  • Social
  • How To
  • Social Media
  • New Blog Post

When it comes to blog posts, here are several words in headlines that also help to increase sharing:

  • Surprising
  • Science
  • History
  • Smart
  • Hacks
  • Hackable
  • Hackers
  • Huge/Big
  • Critical

Here’s what makes up a popular Facebook post, according to Scott Ayres of Post Planner:

  • It Inspires
  • It Amazes
  • It Advises
  • It Unites
  • It Warns
  • It Amuses
  • It Gives

What other ways have you found to increase sharing, whether it be on Facebook, Twitter or your blog?


Kokou Adzo

Kokou Adzo is a seasoned professional with a strong background in growth strategies and editorial responsibilities. Kokou has been instrumental in driving companies' expansion and fortifying their market presence. His academic credentials underscore his expertise; having studied Communication at the Università degli Studi di Siena (Italy), he later honed his skills in growth hacking at the Growth Tribe Academy (Amsterdam).


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