9 Ways to Cram More Words Per Tweets
Courtesy of Pardot, here are nine tips on how to squeeze more words (or more meaning) into your 140-character tweets.
2. Don’t use the word “and.” Just substitute symbols like & or + to save 2 characters. — Click to Retweet #2
3. Get rid of unnecessary pronouns and articles, like the words “that” and “the.” — Click to Retweet #3
4. Find the best link shortener out there. Bit.ly is a good choice. — Click to Retweet #4
5. Substitute numbers for words. — Click to Retweet #5
6. Use contractions whenever possible. — Click to Retweet #6
7. Drop vowels from words as long as the word still makes sense. — Click to Retweet #7
8. Use common abbreviations. While they’re not always pretty, substituting “w/” for “with” can save you 2 characters. “Retweet” can easily become “RT,” and “by the way” is often shortened to just “btw.” — Click to Retweet #8
9. Use expanded images. A picture is worth 10,000 words. Tweets with expanded images receive 18% more clicks, 89% more favorites, and 150% more retweets than those without. — Click to Retweet #9
See also: How to Get More Retweets
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