Twitter July 24, 2020

This tweet gave me 58k impressions

Leo Nagano @Leo

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As always, I was browsing IH. A place I love to hang out. And noticing people building a plethora of features before launching.

Then, I read a post from @csallen on how to brainstorm great business ideas where he writes about the importance of starting small.

It was also a mistake I made before launching my product, some years ago.

Wanting to help more, I decided to tweet the first version of some companies' websites and their current ones.

We can check the difference in companies' focus and features.

Twitter has been a powerful instrument to help me spread the message. It might bring high exposure, without spending big money.

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I tweeted the "behind the scenes" of this tweet

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    Woo, Impressing! I've been RT by Google Analytics lately and got only 17k! It seems that IndieHackers is more popular than GA :)

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      I'd say what's more popular depends to whom you're tweeting.

      Giving value to your people seems the best strategy to me.

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    What I have noticed being here on IH for the last couple of weeks is the true value of Twitter.
    Always t of Twitter a bit like a dying social media when in fact it’s all the other social media’s that are dying, or at least the social aspect is.
    I have decided to start jumping on Twitter as well to build my audience over there. Looking to take things slow since I’m in no rush and I’m almost 100% sure my business idea will work since it’s nothing new and has worked for many others.

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      I used to use Twitter only to read news. But then, I realised that Twitter is a community, where we can engage and give value.

      As soon as I started doing it, things shifted and my tweets started gaining more attention

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      What’s the idea?

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    Do you think that the #indihackers hashtag contributed to initial reach which creates the initial wave of impressions and leads to massive organic reach?

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      The initial push was from Rosie Sherry and then, from Pieter Levels, from NomadList. IndieHackers RT gave me the other half of impressions.

      I wrote the "behind the scenes" of this tweet

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    Yeah I saw that tweet - organically. Nice to see the journey of each of these platforms.

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      Organic reach is what Twitter is able to give us! It's what I'm liking about Twitter

  5. 1

    That was a very good idea, it's cool to see.

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    Congrats Leo, great post and engagement, and lesson overall

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