As a source of Hub traffic, what's your experience of traffic?
In recent days I've been taking a look at Twitter Analytics (Duh... I never noticed the menu item for it before!). Anyway I've noticed that the click through rate is extremely low, but I also discovered that potential readers seem to get confused and click on hash tags instead of the intended link. I wish there was some way of highlighting links or alternatively an option during composition of a tweet to hyperlink the attached photo.
Most twitter users are quite familiar with how it works, maybe you just use interesting looking hashtags?
I think click through is good if you have engaged followers and it matches their interests. 'Follow back' and promotional handles, not so much.
Personally I find Twitter incredibly useful and I get more traffic from Twitter than I do from any other social network. However, the majority of my traffic does come from Google (i.e. SEO) and from within Hubpages.
I seem to get lots of impressions. But as for link clicks, forget it. And many of those titles are downright provocative, but still nary a click to be found.
I use Twitter here some, but mostly on my blog. I also use it via Hootsuite which allows me to schedule Tweets in advance. I do get quite a few views and from those views the stats show some are clicking on my Google Adsense ads.
I bought a book on Twitter and I think to make your followers happy you need to be consistent with your posts. I think a daily update would be good but I haven't been that ambitious yet.
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