5 Reasons Why Your Twitter Avatar Matters!

When using Tweepi, or any other following tools, your avatar can play a very important role in whether tweeps decide to follow you or not.

@beiruta - My Twitter Avatar

@beiruta - My Twitter Avatar

Here are 5 reasons why:

1. Recognition: It has been proven that human beings are wired in a manner which allows them to recognize and remember faces. Therefore, if you use a picture of your face in your avatar, you have a higher percentage of being remembered by your followers.

2. Expression: What your expression says in your avatar can actually be a factor in determining who follows you and why! Let’s say your smiling, a sincere smile is considered engaging and attracts people to you but a goofy smile might give off an unprofessional impression. Continue reading »

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Keeping Twitter Relevant: The Art of Unfollowing [Reblog]

As you all now by now, Tweepi is a Twitter tool created to help you follow and unfollow tweeps easily and effectively.

Unfollowing via Tweepi

Unfollowing via Tweepi

Recently, we came across an interesting post by Soren Gordhamer in which answers a very important question when using tools such as Tweepi “When do we decide to unfollow or no longer receive another user’s updates?”

Here is what Soren has to say as a response to this infamous question:

1. Update Overload – Hold Back on the Posts, Please!

I want to know what people are doing and thinking, but I do not want to hear every little thing. If someone discovers fifteen news items a day, I would rather they put some time and thought into choosing the best three to post, instead of submitting all fifteen.

Short updates (or tweets) on social networks like Twitter allow us to do something quite phenomenal: we can now quickly and easily transfer small amounts of data from our mind into someone else’s. Large numbers of tweets often reveals that someone gives little consideration to this privilege, and as a result easily overwhelms others with information.

I generally find that if a person regularly posts more than five times a day, it is more information than I am interested in consuming, and I tend to inflow. Continue reading »

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Tweepi Trick: Choosing Columns for Reciprocating & Following Tweeps

Welcome to another Tweepi trick dedicated to helping you make the best out of your tweeting experience!

Today, I will share with you how I customize my columns for reciprocating and following tweeps. You can play around with the options as you please and based on your preferences however, my way has proved to be effective, fast and fun as well!

Choosing Columns for Reciprocating & Following Tweeps

Choosing Columns for Reciprocating & Following Tweeps

When I open the page to reciprocate followers and follow new tweeps, I usually choose the following (as shown above):

  • Links Ratio
  • Last Updated
  • Number of Tweets
  • Last Tweet
  • Number of Retweets

This ensures that the tweeps I am following are active and retweet links and other tweets.

Hope you enjoyed today’s trick!

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