So you've followed some people on Twitter, and now you're hoping they'll follow you back. I've got some ideas that could help to make that happen.
1.) Tweet about more than just your shop. If all your tweets are buy buy buy, unless you're Jim Cramer, people are might get bored pretty quick. Interacting with people is enjoyable, there are a lot of wonderful Tweeples, give yourself the joy of meeting some of them. :)
2.) Retweet other people's tweets that you find interesting. It shows that you're not just on Twitter for what you can get, but that you're also interesting in helping others. Good in life, and also on Twitter. :)
3.) Thank people for RT's. It only takes a minute, and it's polite and friendly. If I RT somebody a couple times with no response, I learn my lesson, and stop RTing them. RT's are helpful because they get sent to all your followers, and also the followers of the person who was kind enough to RT, potentially resulting in a lot of new people reading your tweet.
4.)I know there's a lot of opinions out there on this one, but I almost never DM, or direct message. If I'm tweeting with someone and want to make it more private, I'll DM, that's about it. I almost never read the DM's because they could be scams or what's worse, a virus.
And here's my Twitter pet peeve, people who put up quote after quote after quote, especially when the people they attribute the quote to aren't the ones who actually said it. "Dance as if nobody who could commit you is watching ~ Mark Twain" Funny, I agree, but not something Mr. Twain ever said.
Please leave a comment, and be sure to add your own tips, I'd love to hear from you!
Extra hint, it was taken in southern California. :)