What connects “free”, “help”, “check out”, “you” and “please”?
They’re all great words to use on Twitter if you want to get more retweets.
Surprised? Study after study has detailed how certain words and phrases generate a better return across social media than others, and it’s not just Twitter. Facebook and LinkedIn also have optimum choices, and if you’re thinking of running a contest there’s some words you simply should not use.*
This infographic from Quick Sprout takes a closer look at the surprising words that get content shared on social media.
* Your mileage may vary.
(Source: Quick Sprout.)