If you want more Twitter followers you need to send out more tweets. That’s the basic premise behind a new study which examined billions of tweets in order to unlock the secret to obtaining Twitter followers.
Performed by Beevolve the social analytics research including analyzing 36 million user accounts with 28 billion tweets. On average the company was able to examine 794 tweets per person over a three year period.
The study found that people who send between 1 and 1000 tweets have on average 51-100 followers. People who tweets at least 10,000 messages have obtained 1,001 to 5,000 followers and people who send 15,000 tweets or more tend to have between 100,001 and 1 million followers.
There are of course exceptions, such as celebrities who can receive hundreds of thousands, even millions of followers just by sending their first tweet. [Read more…]