Posting great content is good for your Twitter statistics and the first step to higher engagement rates and more Twitter followers.
The question is, how do you find amazing content to tweet? Well your own awesome stuff is a great start, but if you live by the 80/20 rule, you might need to look at other sources as well. And for this, you’ll need a system that is time saving and easy to include to your daily routine. How about a 4- step Twitter content curation guide? Let’s take a look!
Step 1: Review your Twitter stats
This is will give you a good idea of what type of content performs best for your audience. Start by taking a quick look at the Twitter stats of the last day before as well as the overview of the last week. Which of your tweets were retweeted the most? Which were favorited and which triggered the most mentions? Cherry pick this content, change it and repost it.
Step 2: Create Twitter lists
What better source for amazing Twitter contet than Twitter itself? Go through your Twitter feed to see what the good people you follow tweet about. But as Twitter feeds can get noisy, you might consider curating your own Twitter lists to categorize your followers. Keep in mind that you can also enrich your Twitter lists with people you don’t actually follow but you’re still interested in what they’re tweeting.
Twitter lists can be one of the best sources of content with endless possibilities. Your list can include anything from influencers in your field, bloggers or major news outlets. You can opt to make your Twitter lists public, for everyone to see or private for your eyes only.
Step 3: Read your newsletters
As surprising as it may sound, newsletters can be an amazing source of content! Now, you might find the thought of say 20 emails extra emails in your inbox daunting, but luckily there are tools to help you with that. Take unroll.me for example, which delivers a nice, neat feed of your newsletters every day.
Step 4: Use Google Alerts
Google Alerts are so easy to set up! They’re a great, easily customizable tool for both content curation and monitoring what’s being said about your brand online.
Step 5: Set up your Feedly
Feedly is great for creating a stream of all the topics and news sources you are interested in. One of its helpful features is that it immediately gives you an idea on what’s most shared on a given day with the number of shares being shown next to each headline.
So how do you find amazing content to tweet? Share your tips in the comments below or tweet to us!