It is a fact that humans are social beings. Perhaps that explains the advent of social networking sites as Twitter. Various social networking initiatives are not only made for connecting with family and friends but are made with the intention of making people meet in real too.
Internet has reduced the physical distances that exist between people and through the medium of social networking sites as Twitter, people are able to communicate with each other on a more personal level, irrespective of their location in any part of the world.
Meeting new people and making friends on Twitter is not a hard task if you pay attention to certain imperatives. Below are listed some measures that you can follow in order to initiate better communication with friends and family and also make new friends on Twitter.
1.) Making the Twitter profile look nice
It happens that in real life when you intend to make friends or are looking for socializing, you would like to look and appear approachable. You would be amused to know that the same specifications apply to social media websites in general and Twitter in particular. The Twitter account should look decent as this is the first thing that any potential follower will consider before they finalize the consideration of following you on Twitter.
The best course to adopt is to stick away from the standard default Twitter profile that calls for uploading a profile picture and filling some of the basic information. To make the profile look innovative and attractive at the same time, you need to give some insight into the kind f personality you are. Remember in real life people look for clothes and shoes to make an impact. In the virtual world it’s your online profile. Make it impressive and see the difference it makes to your presence on Twitter.
2.) Finding Twitter users who have similar interests
It is a common fact that two people bond better if they have something in common. The same applies to your presence on Twitter. After you have made the Twitter profile, it is time to look for some like minded friends. Twitter search bar will come to your rescue in such situations and all you need to do is to use it intelligently. You can type in the keyword and help find people with similar keywords. This can be in their usernames or in form of some of the tweets that these people have posted. Let us understand this with an example. If you have a passion for songs, you can key in a search for people tweeting about the songs that you like. You will not only be able to find some people will similar interests but will end up finding some great people who can become your worthy friends in real life too.
Start tweeting to each other on your common interests and soon your Twitter account will be full of innovative and young minds who share ideas and concern similar to you.
3.) Being active on Twitter
Being active on Twitter is a key way of meeting new people. When you use your Twitter account on a daily basis, you will come across a range of people who have something of interest to share with you. This will not only keep you motivated but will increase your knowledge base and you will be well informed on various developments in your niche areas of interest. An imminent benefit of connecting and finding new people on Twitter is that you are able to expand your horizon and by posting worthy tweets and following others, you will get a step closer of finding genuine friends on Twitter who can be of much help in real life too. Be active on Twitter and realize the benefits of this platform.
4.) Unfollowing people who have dissimilar interests
This is also a key imperative when it comes to choosing the right kind of people on Twitter. At time the urge of connecting with like minded people is so severe that one ends up having people in friend list who are not of your liking. This makes the task of making the Twitter account innovative and attractive less likely. If you have suffered from similar kind of concern, its never too late. You can always unfollow people and help keep the Twitter profile well maintained.
At times go through your Twitter account and remove people who have not been active for long. Keep the list fresh and updated. The idea is to reflect your real self in the Twitter account.
Adhere to these measures and see the difference it makes to your online presence.
About The Author: Margaret is a writer/blogger. She loves writing, traveling and reading books. She contributes on Engage BRD