During my time with using Twitter, I have quickly learned how important it is to have a selection of Twitter followers that are active if I’m attempting to utilize Twitter as a platform to push out some of my own content. I’ve been writing a blog now for close to a year which I’ve come to enjoy immensely. I decided to take the next step forward by attempting to turn it into a part-time job that would be able to cover the time investment that I wanted to put into it. This meant that I would have to begin advertising the blog itself more which meant that I would be using Twitter!
I setup a third party software called SocialOomph which would automatically take my posts and Tweet them through Twitter, as well as my other social networks, but I realized that I only had a handful of friends that were following me through the service. (more…)