How To Glitter On Twitter
- Be yourself
- Try not to take things (too) personally
- Engage with people
- Humour works
- Be yourself. But I said that already.
Start with tweets that contain words like “Justin Beiber”, “iPod” and you will find an army of bots (automated spam followers) latching on like ants over a lump of sugar. Bots make the best followers: they swell your numbers, do not snap back at you and adopt the visages of celebrities as profile pictures so that you can delude yourself into thinking, if only for a split second, that Megan Fox is actually following you.
On the topic of profile pictures, an important tip. If you are a woman, please include a “hot” picture of yourself. It does not have to be revealing (although a little tasteful cleavage can sometimes go a long way), but something that is both seductive as well as mysterious, like an eye or a glistening red lip, framed in shadow. A bare...