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Exactly How I Grew My Twitter Audience From 500-1600 in 100 Days

I grew my Twitter following from 500 to 1600 in 100 days 🀯

No hacks, no tricks. Just genuine human connection.

This is how I manage it all while working a full-time job, creating daily content on the internet & trying to have a life πŸ€ͺ

❌ Stop using the Twitter app

Social apps are designed to give you a dopamine hit every time you open them. But most notifications are unhelpful for building an audience.

Focus on real engagement, not vanity metrics.

πŸ™…πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ Never scroll Twitter casually

Real connections lead to authentic growth. So always be ready to connect when you are connecting to the platform.

⚑️Leave meaningful comments

⚑️Ask questions

⚑️Slide into DM

πŸ™Œ Follow everyone back

If you're precious about curating your feed > Switch to lists (see next tweet)

If you're precious about your follower to following ratio > Get over yourself

Remember, every number is a real person. And Twitter is much more fun with people.

πŸ“‹ Create your tribe engagement lists

The algorithm will only get you so far. Using lists will help you build intentional engagement. Here are my three private lists:

⚑️Inner Circle

⚑️Minimum Viable Tribe

⚑️New Tribe Members

⭕️ Inner Circle Tribe

These are people who have supported me and continue to cheer me on daily. I don't want to go a day without missing these people.

πŸ‘‰ If you can do nothing else, just scroll through this list.

Keep it small and tight

Check-In: Every Day

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ Minimum Viable Tribe

This list will have the minimum amount of people you can interact with without going crazy πŸ€ͺ

I have three filters for MVT:

⚑️ Interesting

⚑️ High Vibe

⚑️ Intellectually stimulating

Check-in: Most days

πŸ‘‹ New Tribe Members

Marie Kondo the heck out of new followers & tribe.

πŸ‘‰ If they bring you joy promote them to πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦Minimum Viable Tribe

πŸ‘‰ If not, move them back into your main feed.

Check-In: Every other day

πŸ”» Treat Your Engagement Lists Like a Funnel

As you engage with people watch for those who really light you up and promote them up into the next list.

βœ… Manage Everything In Tweetdeck

Don't be a slave to that Twitter app, arrange everything in Tweetdeck so YOU are in control and intentional about what you see.

Here's a little sneak peek into what mine looks like

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⚑️ Manage mentions away from the apps.

Don't get caught up in vanity metrics. Use Zapier to get mentions into Notion, Trello, or just a Google Spreadsheet so you can manage and sort.

Conversations are your bread and butter, don't miss them in the madness.

If you liked this quick guide to managing a growing Twitter Audience come join the party over on Twitter for more threads on handy workflows like this.

THE TLDR; Version:

Cross mark Stop using the Twitter desktop app. Use Tweetdeck White heavy check mark instead

High voltage sign Never scroll casually

Raising hands Create your engagement lists: Inner Circle, Min Viable Tribe, New Tribe

Grinning face with smiling eyes Manage mentions outside of Twitter

Check It Out On Twitter πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡

Come join the conversation on Twitter, it's much more fun with friends.

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I grew my Twitter following from 500 to 1600 in 100 days 🀯

No hacks, no tricks. Just genuine human connection.

This is how I manage it all while working a full-time job, creating daily content on the internet & trying to have a life πŸ€ͺ

Cross mark Stop using the Twitter app

Social apps are designed to give you a dopamine hit every time you open them. But most notifications are unhelpful for building an audience.

Focus on real engagement, not vanity metrics.

Woman gesturing not ok Never scroll Twitter casually

Real connections lead to authentic growth. So always be ready to connect when you are connecting to the platform.

High voltage signLeave meaningful comments

High voltage signAsk questions

High voltage signSlide into DM

Raising hands Follow everyone back

If you're precious about curating your feed > Switch to lists (see next tweet)

If you're precious about your follower to following ratio > Get over yourself

Remember, every number is a real person. And Twitter is much more fun with people.

Clipboard Create your tribe engagement lists

The algorithm will only get you so far. Using lists will help you build intentional engagement. Here are my three private lists:

High voltage signInner Circle

High voltage signMinimum Viable Tribe

High voltage signNew Tribe Members

Heavy large circle Inner Circle Tribe

These are people who have supported me and continue to cheer me on daily. I don't want to go a day without missing these people.

Right pointing backhand index If you can do nothing else, just scroll through this list.

Keep it small and tight

Check-In: Every Day

Family (man, woman, boy, boy) Minimum Viable Tribe

This list will have the minimum amount of people you can interact with without going crazy Zany face

I have three filters for MVT:

High voltage sign Interesting

High voltage sign High Vibe

High voltage sign Intellectually stimulating

Check-in: Most days

Waving hand New Tribe Members

Marie Kondo the heck out of new followers & tribe.

Right pointing backhand index If they bring you joy promote them to Family (man, woman, boy, boy) Minimum Viable Tribe

Right pointing backhand index If not, move them back into your main feed.

Check-In: Every other day

Down-pointing red triangleTreat Your Engagement Lists Like a Funnel

As you engage with people watch for those who really light you up and promote them up into the next list.

White heavy check mark Manage Everything In Tweetdeck

Don't be a slave to that Twitter app, arrange everything in Tweetdeck so YOU are in control and intentional about what you see.

Here's a little sneak peak into what mine looks like

High voltage sign Manage mentions away from the apps.

Don't get caught up in vanity metrics. Use Zapier to get mentions into Notion, Trello, or just a Google Spreadsheet so you can manage and sort.

Conversations are your bread and butter, don't miss them in the madness.

If you liked this quick guide to managing a growing Twitter Audience consider giving it a retweet and follow me (

@evielync

) for more threads on handy workflows.

How to manage a growing Twitter audience without quitting your day job:

Cross mark Stop using the Twitter desktop app. Use Tweetdeck White heavy check mark instead

High voltage sign Never scroll casually

Raising hands Create your engagement lists: Inner Circle, Min Viable Tribe, New Tribe

Grinning face with smiling eyes Manage mentions outside of Twitter