This update is met with irritation with many arguing that if you can’t be witty or say what you want to say in 140 characters then it’s probably not for Twitter. The company already adjusted by removing the “@” and username plus you can easily attach GIFs and photos without a visible link to maximize the character count.
With 140 characters, Twitter has taught its users how to be creative in spelling, punctuation, and making up acronyms just to convey their opinions. But what’s more creative is that businesses use the platform to advertise their platform in a few words with emoji’s, images, and engaging hashtags.
But with more characters the more ideas you can tweet! We listed down 8 tips on what to tweet with 280-characters, or maybe just 140.
1. Tweets about your co-workers
Introduce the people in your company by tweeting your best moments or even just regular office days. This humanizes and lets people know what’s happening behind your brand.
2. Links to Relevant Articles
While you’re doing your research on news about your industry or current events, maybe just great reads about anything under the sun; why don’t you share it with your followers?
3. Twitter-Exclusive Promos
Give something special to your Twitter followers by offering prizes and promos. They can send in a witty tweet using your hashtag or the photo with the most re-tweets or hearts get a discount.
4. Blog Promotions
It’s a business advantage to have regular articles posted, be proud and promote your own content on Twitter!
5. Funny Content on the Internet
There are a lot of entertaining and humorous content found on the Internet like memes or cute cat videos, maybe you’ve stumbled upon one related to your business? Share them!
6. Top Industry Ads
A business can’t help itself promoting services and products, show off your ingenuity by advertising your company in 140—I mean 280 characters or less!
7. Use Twitter Threads
Twitter threads is a popular trend wherein you have a series of tweet replies about one specific topic or event. This makes it easy to keep track of your thoughts for easy reading and scrolling!
8. Start Interesting Polls
Engage with your audience by asking their opinions! People on Twitter have a lot of thoughts that can improve your business. Plus, you can get to gather your own data on what your following is like and improve on your content!