10 totally toptastic things you can do on twitter
1. Pay it forward.
Boost other people’s releases, gigs and events by sharing the details with your own followers. Don’t be false – only promote something if you truly like it.
2. ReTweet RT
retweet someone else’s tweet to your friends. Spread the love!
3. #FF ‘Follow Friday’
putting the ‘Follow Friday’ hashtag at the start of a tweet you send on a Friday lets you recommend someone you find worth following: i.e. #FF @smartmusicans #11isthemagicnumber
4. #MM ‘Music Monday’
(similar to #FF) – using the ‘Music Monday’ hashtag is a brilliant way to recommend someone’s music to your followers.
Add this to a particular tune you like – great for cross promotion of other new artists you like.
6. Become a DJ on Mix Cloud or Blip FM .
You can choose any tune, including your own (occasionally mind!), or try the ‘Tweet That Tune‘ iPhone app.
7. Encourage people to spread the word
Try giving away a special track using ‘Pay With A Tweet‘.
8. Be a tastemaker –
Let everyone know your new discoveries and where they can hear them.
9. Ask questions –
“The first ever single I bought was……what was yours?”.
10. Make up #hashtags –