Five tricks to getting more retweets on Twitter (infographic)

Tweeting is maximally effective when what you tweet is retweeted. So what's the secret to getting RTs? This infographic breaks it down into five easy tips:
  1. Tweet links, not just text.
  2. Asking for a RT. Tweets containing this message are 51% more likely to get what they wish for.
  3. Tweet about more than yourself.
  4. Tweet something new. People are most often looking for tweets about news (80%) and entertainment/instructional material (60%). 
  5. Tweet about Twitter. Those who do can expect up to a 200% chance of getting RTed.
For tips on how to get more followers, visit this previous blog post.