Twitter Psychology: Why Would You UNFOLLOW Me?

02 Jul




Courtesy of: WhiteFireSEO, a Utah SEO Company an SEO company located in northern Utah, offering Search Engine Optimization consulting and social media management for business across the globe.

Why would you follow me on Twitter?

39% of users polled said they’d rather follow a personal account that shares on all of their interests
61% said they’d rather follow a focused account that shares on a handful of topics
80% of those with over 500 followers said that they’d rather follow a focused account

Unsurprisingly, interesting content is the best way to get someone to re-tweet you, along with humor, while an offered incentive or adding “Please RT!” to the end of a tweet are rather ineffective.  Tweeps don’t care if you give them things or ask them to help; they will re-tweet you if they like your stuff or think you’re funny.

So, why would you un-follow me?  Read the whole article on WhiteFireSEO Website



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One response to “Twitter Psychology: Why Would You UNFOLLOW Me?

  1. Yvonne Hertzbergery

    July 3, 2013 at 9:44 am

    My twitter account was set up with a writing, book focus. So I unfollow those who both, do not follow back, or have so many followers they are unlikely to ever see me. Also those who are mostly absent.


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