Finding it hard to really connect with your Twitter audience as a business? You’re not alone.
While you might find it easy to get likes and retweets when you post a tweet or photo from a personal account, it’s harder to encourage real-life engagement from people when you’re operating as a business without a face.
There are specific strategies to use when writing tweets for a business that encourage your audience to engage with you.
If you start out with these 12 business tweet templates, you’ll see a rise in engagement and will get a better taste of what it’s like to interact with your audience as a brand on social media–helping you fine tune your brand voice and tone.
12 Business Tweet Templates That Encourage Engagement
These templates have helped us increase our engagement on Twitter, and we’ve used similar templates to boost our reach and engagement on other networks as well. You can change these templates up to suit your needs and content types; these are meant to be a starting point to lead you in the right direction. Happy tweeting!
1. This or That
We can’t decide at our office. Care to join in? Safari vs. Chrome. #thisvsthat
2. Negative words
Please, don’t ever use these 5 phrases on the phone with customers. Link
3. Positive words
#Smile to make your voice sound happy on the phone! #tips
4. Something uplifting
“Positive quotes are so uplifting.” -Anonymous #quotes
5. List something
10 photos that perfectly describe Monday morning when you’re a business owner
6. Almost clickbait
This is the #1 headline mistake writers make. 1 tip to make sure it never happens again: Link
7. Cool photo
Post a cool photo and use words like amazing, incredible, and unbelievable to encourage more people to like, comment, and reply.
8. Celebrating something
Business-centered: We’re happy to be Cityville’s #1 pizza parlor for the 3rd year running. Thanks Cityville!
General: Today is #NationalHugDay. Hug or be hugged!
9. Direct call out
Any social media marketers interested in our free #webinar? Sign up today and we’ll send you a freebie!
10. Promise improvement
Add 2 hours to your business day when you hire a virtual receptionist. #productivity
11. Trending or industry hashtags
Treat the customer like your boss to provide great service. #CustServChat
12. Tell a secret
Psst…we just learned that our newest location will be in San Francisco! #surprise
The secret to forming deeper relationships with prospects is all in the eye contact: Link