Tagged: Twitter

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280 characters: what it means for compers

This week Twitter has rewarded us with a whopping 280 characters per tweet, doubling the 140 characters we’re used to. But what does this big change mean for compers? Here are my thoughts… More...

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Have you been shadowbanned?

There’s been some panic amongst compers recently as they’ve become the latest victims of Twitter’s shadowban – but what does that actually mean? A shadowban is where a user is ‘hidden’ from an online...

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Unfollow on Twitter with ManageFlitter

As a Twitter user, you’re assigned a follow limit of 5,000 accounts – until you’re popular enough to have about 5,000 followers yourself. But most compers don’t have anywhere near that amount of followers – so in...

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10 tips to win more prizes on Twitter

I win more prizes on Twitter than by any other method – averaging a prize a week, in fact. But it’s not as easy as you think – some retweet giveaways get thousands of entries!  So how can...

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How to use Twitter lists

Lists are a great way to organise the accounts you follow (and don’t follow!) on Twitter – use lists to follow other compers and to group together companies who run giveaways. You can set up a Twitter list...

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How to win at Twitter parties

Twitter parties are fast-moving and fun events where users tweet about a certain topic, sharing tips or answering questions. In some cases, prizes can be won. Parties usually last an hour, and each one...

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Twitter increases follow limit to 5,000!

Today is a wonderful day for all compers! Twitter has finally increased the maximum follow limit for all users from 2,000 accounts to a whopping 5,000!  Once you’ve reached the 5,000 follows, there are limits to...

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How to enter Twitter competitions

Once you get the hang of Twitter, it’s simple and addictive – it’s also the best way to comp on-the-go as the Twitter app works brilliantly on a smartphone. Companies run prize draws and...

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Choosing a winner for a RT giveaway

UPDATED: This post was written in 2014 – see my 2016 post How to run a Twitter giveaway for a new, step-by-step guide to running a fair and fun retweet competition! ‘How are winners chosen...