Become a Social Media Ninja With These 25 Smart Twitter Hacks

Marie Ennis-O'Connor
13 min readJan 30, 2021

I love Twitter. It’s one of my favorite places on the Internet, and one of the few sites I visit more than once a day.

I’ve been a Twitter user since 2009 and in a decade of tweeting, I’ve learned a thing or two about how to get the most from the platform.

Learning Twitter is like anything else in life. The more you use it, the more you learn, and the better you get at using it.

But you don’t have to spend years learning how to become a Twitter Ninja.

Today I am going to share with you some of my best hacks to shortcut your journey to Twitter success.

1. Use Keywords In Your Bio

Content posted on Twitter is indexed by Google, so it makes sense to use industry keywords in your bio and in your tweets. Alongside your profile picture, your bio is usually the first thing people see when deciding whether to follow you on Twitter. The strongest Twitter bios usually contain industry targeted keywords. Think about things that people would search for to find you — a good tip is to look at other people in your field and their accounts to see what keywords they’re using.

2. Optimize Your Profile Picture