Why You Need Twitter Lists and How To Organize Them

By Lewis Crutch

Why You Need Twitter Lists and How To Organize Them

If you only follow a few hundred people on Twitter, it’s relatively easy to see what they post and keep up-to-date with their content.

Likewise, if you only have around two hundred followers, you can quite easily see their comments on your content and who has taken the time to react and share it.

The problem comes when you start following several thousand or more people on Twitter and have around the same number of followers yourself. How on earth are you expected to keep up with all those people, gauge what impact you’re having, and know who is really engaging with you and your brand?

Well, the clue is in the title of this post! You need to start building Twitter lists. Obviously, you’ll still look at your Twitter stats occasionally and explore what’s trending, but building Twitter lists will make your time on social media shorter and more efficient.

Twitter lists are essentially filtered timelines, which means that – bonus! – you can use them to grow your own following.

Here are six Twitter list suggestions that you’ll definitely find useful, and will help boost your engagement and efficiency over time.

1. Influencers

Whatever your niche, there are sure to be certain influencers who lead the way, providing excellent content and advice to help those coming up in the industry. These influencers will also showcase their knowledge to build their reputation and drive traffic to their blogs and sales funnels.

They are incredibly useful people to follow and study. You can learn from their content, but you can also learn from what they do and who they interact with. Why not check out their own Twitter lists, and see what you can find?

You’ll be able to keep up-to-date with the latest news in your industry, discover emerging trends, and gain insights that could boost your business in the process simply through creating this Twitter list.

Not only that, but if you’re trying to get guest blogs on influencers’ websites or set up a joint venture with them, replying to, retweeting and liking their posts is a surefire way to grab their attention.

The above list of influencers by Ari Herzog is particularly good. You’ll see that the people he has added to the list are all incredibly influential in the field of digital marketing/branding.

2. Competitors

Following your competitors and keeping an eye on them is an essential part of building and growing your business, and Twitter lists provide a perfect way to organize them so you can easily see your competitors’ posts and news without losing them in the enormous stream of tweets.

Taking the opportunity to look at their news and their product and service announcements means you’ll know if they’re about to bring out a product that directly competes with yours. Better yet, you’ll potentially get ideas for your own business from seeing their posts. While I’m obviously not suggesting Go to the full article.

Source:: Juff Bullas Blog