How to make Follow Friday Easier

It’s Friday again! Which means it is time for you to take a look at your activity on Twitter and give a little love to those followers who made an impression on you this week. How do you do that? You give them a #FF, #FollowFriday recommendation.

What’s the easiest way to do this? Ever since Follow Friday Helper shut down, #FF has turned into Copy and Paste Friday. Here’s a few simple steps to make managing your #FF lists a bit easier.

1. Make a list: By making a list of handles that you wish to include in your #FF Tweet. Make sure to group handles by organizations, similar interests, specialties, etc. (ex: #GENJ).

2. Store a copy: Make sure the list is saved somewhere easily accessible to you (on a desktop, in notes on your phone, etc.)

3. Schedule, schedule, SCHEDULE!: Draft your tweet with the handles you intend to
include for that week’s #FF, and schedule using Hootsuite or another service. It’ll save you a lot of time and aggravation (Trust me on this).

Post written by: Claudia Amezcua is a Freelance Multimedia Journalist based in Los Angeles. She is a proud graduate of California State University, Fullerton with a degree in Communications. On her free time, Ms. Amezcua publishes “A Chicks Guide 2 Sports” that aims to help women better understand the world of sports and claudiaamezcua.com where she chronicles her life as a journalist. Connect with her @ClaudiaAmezcua_

 

 

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