Running out of things to say on Twitter? Join the club! It can be hard to constantly come up with new and interesting things to tweet. This article will give you 50 tweet ideas for when you have brain freeze. I hope this helps to make sure you never again run out of stuff to say on Twitter!
50 Tweet Ideas for When You Have Brain Freeze
- Participate in Follow Friday (Use #FollowFriday)
- Recommend one of your favorite businesses or tools
- Link to a new post on your blog
- Share a random fact about your business or ask for a random fact about your followers
- @mention an influencer in one of your tweets (great for getting noticed!)
- Ask your followers for help, or retweet someone else’s request for help
- Tweet a link to a survey created using Google Forms (it’s free!)
- Share an inspiring or motivational quote (these are great for getting retweets!)
- Share a random deep thought
- Tweet out a call for guest bloggers
- Share breaking news in your niche or industry
- Hold a flash sale just for your Twitter followers
- Help forge connections by introducing tweeps you think would benefit from knowing one another
- Share a random piece of trivia (you can find completely random facts using The Random Trivia Generator)
- Tweet a picture from an in-person event or meeting
- Build up anticipation by tweeting out a countdown to a big event (sale, conference, book launch, etc.)
- Share a tip to help your audience with a business problem
- Tweet breaking news
- Thank someone for a great blog post, or simply for being a great person!
- Share a funny moment or observation
- Send a shout-out to your new followers
- Reply to someone who has mentioned you
- Send a word of encouragement to someone who needs it
- Share an interesting or relevant industry-related fact or stat
- Share a prediction you have for your industry (great for getting retweets!)
- Tweet a link to a List.ly list
- Tweet a link to your Facebook Page or Instagram account
- Respond to mentions of your business: Use a tool like Social Mention or Hootsuite to find tweets to respond to.
- Tweet out a link to a great Pinterest board (not necessarily your own)
- Comment on someone else’s tweet
- Invite your followers to join your email list: Offer an enticing opt-in incentive for best results!
- Recommend a book or movie your followers would enjoy
- Use relevant hashtags to grow your business (here’s how)
- Tweet out an exclusive coupon just for your followers
- Try out a product card to showcase one of your products
- Share a favorite song or playlist that inspires you while you work
- Conduct an informal poll by asking your followers a question
- Post an inspiring proverb
- Announce an upcoming event or promotion
- Live tweet from a conference, meeting or webinar
- Share a comic or cartoon your followers would appreciate
- Post a fill-in-the-blank tweet: “If I could change 1 thing about myself it would be ____________”
- Ask your followers what you can do to help them
- Send out a holiday wish, or announce a random holiday (like National Candied Orange Peel Day!)
- Show your personal side by sharing a personal thought or reflection
- Say something controversial to get people talking!
- Share a candid photo of yourself, your workspace or your staff
- Share a link to an old blog post: This is a great way to make sure your new followers see your old posts!
- Ask your followers for recommendations for a restaurant, business tool, service or new music to listen to
- Promote your product or service: Notice I left this one until last? It’s okay to be promotional, but do so sparingly! The majority of your content should be valuable, informative and/or entertaining!
Looking for ideas of what to post on Facebook? Check out my post 17 Killer Facebook Post Ideas for Small Business Owners.
So there you have it…My 50 Tweet Ideas for When You Have Brain Freeze!
What would you add to this list? What types of tweets work best for you? Share with us below!
Thanks for this excellent guide, great help! Especially like 24 and 25! 🙂
Bravo! Thanks for sharing these useful tips.
Awesome. Thanks Kim for sharing. I’ve bookmarked this because there are times when the old brain needs kickstarting.
Glad it was helpful to you, Adeel 🙂
Love that this was helpful to you, Laurie! Feel free to come back to it anytime!
You are so welcome, Elke!
great tips, thanks Kim
great post – I really needed this!!! 🙂
Great idea Kim. Thank you so much for sharing. I will take advantage of this list.
Thanks for the ideas. that is something i frequently have is brain freeze. So I have printed them all out to have handy for use when necessary.
Thanks! I’m about to Tweet now!
Thank you for a very interesting article. Nice to see like-minded people!
Hi Kim. Your creative ideas just keep rolling on. It is amazing. Thank you.
Hey John! Thank you for the lovely compliment 🙂
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