How to Get Retweeted

Do you want to know what kind of tweets get spread? Dan Zarrella has the answers. For example, 70% of retweets contain links compared to 20% in “regular” tweets. Here are more interesting facts:

1. Retweets have nouns and third-person verbs—that is, they refer to someone or something doing something.

2. The word “you” is the most likely word to occur in retweets compared to tweets.

3. The least retweetable words include “going,” “watching,” “work,” “home,” “well,” and “tired.”

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About the Author:

Guy Kawasaki is the chief evangelist of Canva, an online graphic design tool. Formerly, he was an advisor to the Motorola business unit of Google and chief evangelist of Apple. He is also the author of The Art of Social Media, The Art of the Start, APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur, Enchantment, and nine other books. Kawasaki has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA as well as an honorary doctorate from Babson College.

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