Are you Engaging or Spamming?
Engage on Twitter: You will make more friends and attract more followers by becoming interested in other people versus trying to get other people interested in you. The key to engaging with others is recognizing that even in a group setting, it’s best to relate to people one on one.
Focus on the quality of engaging by making the other person feel important. A great way to connect with someone new is to give them a compliment. There’s always something nice to say about someone.
To engage successfully remember to keep conversations focused on “safe” topics and away from taboo subjects such as religion, sex, race, and politics.
Here are four proven methods to engage using the simple acronym F.O.R.M.
The “F” is for Family-Friends
(Tweet about their family members, their background, etc)
The “O’ is for Occupation
(Tweet about their business, their profession, organizations they belong to, etc)
The “R” is for Recreation:
(Tweet about their hobbies, what they like to do for fun, online presence, favorite sports team, blogging, etc)
The “M” is for Message:
(Tweet about what is important to that person, what does that person stand for, what are that person’s values, etc)
When engaging with “F.O.R.M.”; it helps you to learn more about that person, its shows sincere interest and opens the door to providing a solution for that persons needs.
When you show that you care and there is a need, a person is more receptive to hearing about your company, products, service and/or opportunity.
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