Twitter for Bloggers IV: The Followback Game

Twitter-icon-the-birdLast week I published three short posts about basic Twitter use and account growth. If you’re just joining us for this series, you can find links to those three posts, and other advice for getting started, on our Twitter for Beginners page. I created it last night, so it’s a bare-bones text page, but the info is there.

Today I’m talking about followbacks. Aside from tweeting with other people regularly enough to have a presence, following back is the most important thing you should be doing if your goal is follower growth. That brings up important questions. Twitter is a wild environment, and it’s confusing to newcomers. How do you know who to follow back? Who to ignore? Who to block?

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