With this in mind, let’s look at scheduling your promotional Tweets throughout the day / week.
Now, if you use Hootsuite or Tweetdeck, you can do this easily, but what I prefer to use is Buffer (that’s an aff link but I don’t make any money, just get brownie points!).
Buffer allows you to add Tweets to a kind of storage area, and have them Tweeted out at intervals, rather than bombarding followers with a series of 5 or 6 Tweets – we’ve all seen that happen and know how annoying it is.
You can set the times that your Tweets go out through buffer, and you can schedule to multiple accounts if you have more than one.
If you don’t Tweet much, then it’s best NOT to schedule all 5 of your promotional Tweets to go out on the same day – maybe one in the morning and one in the afternoon.
If you Tweet a lot, then you can get away with maybe 3, definitely no more than 4, promotional Tweets a day.
Set up your times in Buffer app, and set up your Tweets – Buffer will send them out at the times you’ve asked.
Similarly in Hootsuite and Tweetdeck, set them up for the week and forget about them.
Not only will they bring in traffic from your followers and increase awareness of what you do, they’ll enable you to be found in search and gain new followers and interest.
So, set up your Tweets for the next few days and you can forget about promotional Tweets and concentrate on the fun ones!
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