Twiends is a remarkably innovative mechanism to get you more Twitter followers, Facebook page fans and Youtube viewers. Twiends is a seed-based; When you follow others you earn seeds from them, which you can offer as an incentive for others to follow you and promote your profile. You can also set number of seeds you are offering per follow and whom you want to follow.
Twiends claims 500,000 members and I believe it could be more than that as I'm a big fan of the service. Now, let's see how you will grow your social network..
First, Get Seeds
Before getting followers or fans you need to earn seeds, how will you get them..
Don't register with username and password and get 25 seeds, instead sign-in with your Twitter account to get 15seeds then go to settings>general and fill-in your information to get 40seeds!
Follow Twitter users, like Facebook pages, watch Youtube videos..
First, set your interests and country in order to find users with common interests. choose users with seeds higher than what your are offering to maintain a high ratio of followers to friends.
- Sign-up to newsletter to get extra 50seeds. Wait for voucher code(s) sent to your email.
- Refer people to Twiends and get 25seeds per referral. Tweet your referral-link or place it on your website -As I'm doing here- and passively earn seeds while sleeping :)
- finally, you may also purchase seeds..
Second, Get Followers, Fans and Viewers
- No work actually needed, just sit back and relax.. You have already added your twitter account upon registration. You can set number of seeds your are willing to offer under settings > Twitter > 'edit'.
- Next, you can add your Facebook pages or Youtube videos. Or not! If you want to focus on growing your Twitter followers first.
Finally, Few Notes
To control the quality of followers/fans you need to set
some limits. Go to settings>twitter> click 'edit' on your Twitter account.
put some limitations on drop rate or membership length.
- Drop rate of a member measures how frequently they unfollow others. You can exclude members with high drop rate which usually means low quality follow.
- Membership length filtering allows you to exclude new members that didn't establish drop-rates yet and thus their behavior can be unpredictable.
- You should use Twiends responsibly.. If you aggressively follow or unfollow hundreds of users in a single day, Twitter could suspend your account!
- Twiends provides twust score which is a very useful tool to see how worthy is a twitter profile. Also, you can check my browser bookmarklets to easily check Topsy or Klout Score of a Twitter profile just by highlighting the username.