#TwitterSmarter Podcast: Managing Your Twitter Smarter with Kevin Garber [Episode 34]

#TwitterSmarter Podcast: Managing Your Twitter Smarter with Kevin Garber [Episode 34]

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Kevin Garber is the CEO of ManageFlitter, a popular Twitter marketing platform that helps you manage and grow your Twitter account. He also hosts his own Podcast that covers a variety of tech topics and includes interviews with tech industry thought leaders.

His website says: “ManageFlitter provides you with a set of easy to use tools to empower you to Work Faster & Smarter with Twitter.” I love that! My motto is “work smarter not harder” so I’d say we are on the same page!

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In this episode you’ll learn how Kevin’s struggles led him to develop ManageFlitter. He talks about the need for us to go back to basics by having a great looking profile that includes a standout profile photo and header image and a compelling bio. He also shares techniques to help grow your following and discusses the power of Twitter lists.

Are you ready to learn valuable tips that will help you in your quest to manage your Twitter smarter? Let’s go!

Episode Highlights:

  • Back to basics: Have all the basics in place. Post a good profile photo. Make sure your bio is nice and clear and include a link to it.
  • Start tweeting. Don’t be scared to tweet. Share what you’re reading and learning online. You can’t expect to grow your account in a meaningful manner if you don’t contribute to Twitter.
  • Start following relevant people. Target your market. A technique that is underutilized and very powerful is to follow other people’s account followers and accounts that they follow. Follow your competitors. It’s an open social media network. You can follow your competitor’s followers. We all piggyback off each other. It does take a bit of time. Not everyone is going to follow you back but a good proportion will.
  • Twitter ads are a legitimate way to grow your account but can be expensive. Very targeted and calibrated ads is a technique to grow your account. Try experimenting with a small number of ads. Run A/B tests.
  • Take advantage of Twitter lists. People underestimate them. A Twitter list is a curated group of Twitter accounts. Engage with people and put into a Twitter list. Kevin has curated a list of tech startups that include thought leaders in that industry. Build your own Twitter lists and use them to stay connected to those you’re targeting.


  • “A good place to start is to make sure that all the basics are in place.”
  • “You can’t expect to grow your account in a meaningful manner if you don’t contribute to Twitter and tweet out.”
  • “Getting creative with Twitter is what we love about it. It’s so versatile, you can do so many interesting things with it.”
  • “Don’t be scared of Twitter ads. If you find a sweet spot, it may be worth working out how to best use Twitter ads.”
  • “Our product exists because we’re adding value to the Twitter and social media experience.”
  • “Twitter lists are a fantastic feature and a very powerful tool to organize your Twitter account.”
  • “We love providing a product that makes Twitter better and helps add so much value.”

Links to Tools and Resources Mentioned in this Episode:

How to Reach Kevin Garber:

You can reach Kevin Garber on Twitter @Ke_Ga and by email at contact@manageflitter.com (put to Kevin’s attention). He and his team love hearing from their users and they encouage suggestions. Feel free to reach out!

Your Call-to-Action:

Your call-to-action for this episode is to check out ManageFlitter. I think you’ll love their tools. You can sign up for free but they also have a paid Pro account with additional features. I highly recommend you give them a try. I think you’ll really like it. I’ve been using ManageFlitter for years and can say that I honestly love using it. Sign up here. After you sign up, please be sure to let me know what you think about it by sending me a tweet @MadalynSklar.

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