14 Ways to Suck at Twitter [Infographic]

August 31, 2014

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14 Ways to Suck at Twitter [Infographic]

I love Twitter. (In fact, you may be reading this post as a result of my Twitter marketing.) ;) About 10 months ago, I realized that focusing on multiple social networks at once was very difficult and it would often leave me burnt out. So, after evaluating my market, I decided to focus on Twitter. Recommended Read: The 5-Step Formula I Used to Get 35,725 Twitter Followers In 9 Months During that time, I learned a lot about what 'worked' and what was a HUGE 'no, no' in the Twitterverse. So, when I came across this infographic, I couldn't help, but smile. :)

Key Takeaways

  1. Don't tweet insensitive things about family deaths (Click to Tweet)
  2. Engage with your followers (Click to Tweet)
  3. Don't accidentally tweet from your company's account about getting wasted (Click to Tweet)
  4. Share interesting content & images (like this infographic!) (Click to Tweet)
  5. Don't drop "F" bombs on your company's account (Click to Tweet)
  6. Don't spam your tweep's inboxes about your company (Click to Tweet)
  7. Don't take advantage of sad events (celebrity deaths, hurricanes, etc.) (Click to Tweet)
  8. Don't post your lunch, especially with pictures (Click to Tweet)
  9. Don't yell at people who are mourning from tragedy (Click to Tweet)
  10. Don't tweet at 4am, while your audience is sleeping (Click to Tweet)
  11. Don't post insensitive tweets, in the name of self-promotion (Click to Tweet)
  12. Don't tweet passive-aggressive statements about people you're mad at (Click to Tweet)
  13. Don't let an unhappy intern handle your official account & bash your CEO (Click to Tweet)
  14. Don't post aggressively about politics and make people feel uncomfortable (Click to Tweet)

What You Shouldn't Do

Here's a fantastic infographic that could save you the heartache of losing a job, your reputation and your own followers. Enjoy!

Photo by: Bootcamp Digital Photo by: Bootcamp Digital
Pin this Infographic: I think we've all posted something on social media that we aren't proud of. Make sure the person in charge of your Twitter brand is on their game & always working in the interest of the company. Have you done any of these? If so, which one? (I've done 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10..)   twitter-hacks-magnet

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