25 Comments

  1. Traveling Cats
    March 3, 2014 @ 6:32 am

    Brilliant. So easy, yet I never thought about it.

    By the way, my main traffic source is StumbleUpon. Sends thousands of visitors to my blog everyday. In the beginning I thought too that it didn’t work. Then one of my posts went viral, and now many other posts get picked up as well.

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  2. Alice @ Mums Make Lists
    March 3, 2014 @ 8:08 am

    Fantastic post – really got me thinking x

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  3. Jenna Brussee (@aSavoryFeast)
    March 3, 2014 @ 8:18 am

    This is great, thanks for the tips! I have been focusing on Twitter and have been seeing a lot of traffic from it but this gives me more ways to use it.

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  4. Natasha In Oz
    March 3, 2014 @ 9:21 pm

    I’m a huge fan of twitter so agree with everything here. Great advice and great post!

    Best wishes,
    Natasha in Oz
    http://www.natashainoz.com

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  5. Andy
    March 6, 2014 @ 12:51 am

    This method is very useful, I use twitter much of my time but this tips help me more with it. Thank Mariam

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  6. littlevintagecottage
    March 8, 2014 @ 10:39 am

    Great article Miriam, I definitely need to rethink how I use twitter as well!

    Tania

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  7. Georgia
    March 8, 2014 @ 3:08 pm

    Wow. This was really insightful and up until five minutes ago I also thought Twitter was useless. Thanks!
    Georgia

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  8. Divya
    March 10, 2014 @ 1:02 am

    I have tried this a couple of times but didnt work for me, maybe I was targeting the wrong brands

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    • Deby at Moms Make Money
      March 10, 2014 @ 8:55 am

      I guess its a case of keep trying and keep trying different people. Might be worth thinking about how you could incorporate a brand mention while writing your post, just to give you the opportunity to tag? One really big share could bring in a lot of new readers.

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    • Miriam Schulman ( SchulmanArt)
      March 10, 2014 @ 9:10 am

      Hi Divya,
      You notice in my example above that GAP was the only brand that responded in a big way. A lot depends on who is running their social media department and how well those people understand how to harness twitter as well! For example, occasionally I will get a brand who merely replies to my tweet thanking me but doesn’t include the link in the reply. this does absolutely nothing for me, and absolutely nothing for their brand. So the brand misses out on an opportunity for free press. Sometimes, it will take longer before I see the results of the mention. For example, I offer free printables for newsletter subscribers which I recommend you print on Avery or staples paper. Avery had “favorited” the tweet and I didn’t see traffic to my blog HOWEVER later I learned they had added the printable to their pinterest board so the traffic was going directly to my newsletter sign ups! Hope this clarifies it for you.
      Best, Miriam

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  9. Jillian @ Hi! It's Jilly
    March 10, 2014 @ 1:34 am

    This is awesome! Thanks for the great info!!

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  10. Jennifer Johnson
    March 10, 2014 @ 7:39 am

    This is very helpful I need to think about those things when tweeting.

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  11. Cher
    March 19, 2014 @ 5:43 pm

    Oh. My. Gosh!! I never ever thought of using Twitter that way! I always wondered how it would work and you have demonstrated just that! Thank you for sharing…

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  12. teri smyth
    March 24, 2014 @ 12:55 am

    Super content! Your writing inspires me to be a better blogger.
    Thanks for your GREAT ideas.

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  13. Regina
    October 28, 2014 @ 1:02 am

    This method absolutely works, I even wrote a post about it after my blog traffic surged from a post that was retweeted and Pinned by Money Saving Mom a few months back. I’m glad there are others out there who agree with a strategy that I’ve personally found useful.

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  14. kelli
    November 9, 2014 @ 2:39 pm

    I’m going to try this today! Thank you so much!

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  15. Rajan
    November 29, 2014 @ 9:26 am

    Thank God I landed to your blog. That was a great great tip. Will follow your idea for traffic from twitter. Thank you too.

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