Followers are people who receive other peoples’ Twitter updates. (Wait, isn’t that everyone? Most of the time, yes.) When you post an update to your Twitter account, your followers will get it on their home page and/or phone. You don’t have to follow everyone who follows you, and unless an account is private, you can follow and un-follow who ever you want without them following back. Mutual followers can send each other private messages, and you can even choose to get notified by email when someone new follows you or sends you a private message
this tips will help you gain more Followers
Why would you want to get more Twitter followers? What purpose does it serve? And what steps should you take to increase your Twitter followers? These are questions often asked by normal users, brands and business owners who not only see Twitter as a means of social interaction but an effective marketing platform.
Ten Ways To Increase Your Twitter Followers
some great tips for fining followers that all revolve around your profile page on Twitter.
not something that everyone could do but this story of how SitePoint quickly grew their follower numbers might be helpful for some.
You may be doing all of the right things on Twitter: talking to other people, re-Tweeting folks, posting links to interesting Web sites and being helpful in general, but you may want to boost your visibility.