In case you didn’t watch my 3-minute video above, I will recap it for you in a single sentence:
It does not matter how many followers you have on Twitter; what matters is how many of your website visitors will tweet your content to their followers.
And it is your job to make them do that!
Just give them something good to tweet:
- a quote;
- a take away;
- a catchy phrase;
- a smart idea;
- a statistic.
According to the clinical psychologist Oliver James, people love tweeting things that make them look good in the eyes of their followers
Yep! That’s why we love sharing smart quotes on social media – they make us look good!
Don’t believe me?
Michael Hyatt (a famous productivity blogger) puts a smart tweetable quote almost in every single article on his blog. Here’s a screenshot:
Want to know if that tweetable quote works for him? Head over to Twitter and do a search for it.
Guess what you’ll see?..
That’s how you get traffic from Twitter – you make your visitors tweet your content!
That tweetable quote on Michael’s blog looks like it was custom made, but you can easily create these fancy looking quotes on your own blog with TweetDis plugin.
I used it to create these two tweetable quotes that you just saw.
And actually that quote by Jeff Goins on Michael’s blog could look much better, if he was using one of TweetDis design templates, like this one:
I’m sure that giving a “face” to your quote will make more people tweet it (though I didn’t test it yet).
With TweetDis you can even make people tweet images from your articles!
Visual content always works better on social media, everyone knows that.
And Matt McWilliams has actually tested it!
Here’s a screenshot of his comment that I’ve found at BoostBlogTraffic: