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Twitter Followers Increase Of 825% In Less Than 48 Hours With Rewst

Let’s start today with this Rewst review or overview. Well I know that name might not be all that familiar so let’s add another name to the conversation. Twitter. Now we’re talking. Whether you’re new to the traffic and social media game or not, Twitter is something you know something about. Now let’s keep going, so just hang in there with me okay. If you own a blog or a website you know that Twitter equates to good things when it comes to exposure and visibility online because half the planet uses Twitter which means a ton of people in the same place. With that said, it might not be Facebook, but tweeting and Twitter has become a household name. Rewst and Twitter have developed a nice relationship that means great stuff in store for you.

Rewst is a Twitter growth tool. It’s a new kid on the block that you can use to grow your Twitter account. The best part about it is that it has been reviewed by Twitter and completely complies with Twitter rules which is great for those of us who love Whitehat strategies in our online presence blueprint. With that said, if you’re looking for something “automated”, that’s a Twitter no no and we don’t roll like that around here and neither does Luke King, the founder of this handy tool.

With that said, I had received an email in regards to this tool which was more or less an invitation from Luke asking me to check it out. The email said:

Daniel,

Earlier this month, I launched a new tool with a friend at PeerFly that can help you grow large Twitter accounts that you can then use to promote PeerFly offers.

The tool, called Rewst, allows you to use a simple and compliant Twitter strategy for growing your Twitter accounts by following accounts that will like the content that you are posting on your own account. We've made it really easy to use and it's very effective.

Current Rewst (rewst.com) members are adding 50-100 new targeted followers a day to their accounts with very little time and effort.

We'd love for you to join and give it a try!

Luke also gave me a discount code in the email for a lifetime 30% off the product. If you want that discount code, just leave a reply in the post or email me and I can send the discount code your way.

Nevertheless, I have tried the tool and guess what. It works !!! I used it on an account that had been pretty dormant for a while and it only had 8 followers before I tried Luke’s tool. After less than 48 hours that account has grown to 74 organic followers. These are NOT paid followers for any of you that may be wondering and there was nothing automated about this process. Literally, I invested roughly 7 minutes yesterday evening and another 7 minutes this morning and I’m already at 74 followers. That is an 825% increase in followers which is AMAZING !

 

Twitter Growth Using Rewst

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I’d challenge anyone to show this kind of growth using any other tool. For an out of the box tool such as this, I’m beyond impressed with how quickly this tool works and given the results. This is now in the blogger toolbox of resources that I use to grow my brand, traffic and presence online.

You may be wondering, well how does this work. Well lets get into that. I will give you an overview of what this tool is about.

 

Rewst Review And Tips How To Use Rewst Signup Page

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First things first, after you get to the website Rewst.com, sign up. It’s pretty painless and quick. Just three fields (email, password and password confirmation) and that’s it. Click register and you’re good to go.

 

Rewst Review And Tips How To Use Rewst Registration

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Once you’ve logged in, you’ll have 4 major tabs in your navigation panel as seen here:

 

Rewst Review And Tips How To Use Rewst Navigation Panel

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Follow tab: you’ll see additional actionable items (e.g. fans, new followers, copy followers, keywords and suggestions).

  • Fans, as best I can guess at this point are people that love your content.
  • New followers: these are the people that have followed you most recently so they are the newbies to your Twitter follow base. I think this is cool and it gives you a new list of people to start a conversation with, introduce yourself, promote a popular piece of content or a product.
  • Copy followers: this is hands down the most practical and useful feature of this tool and I think you’ll like it too. You can target anyone with a Twitter account by their handle and copy their followers. You may be wondering, well why is this so good ? Well if your content is about lawnmowers, you want people interested in lawnmowers right ? So find someone with a targeted audience with lawnmowers. Copy their followers and start following them. One of two primary things will happen. (1) They will follow you back. (2) They won’t follow you back. It’s that simple. In fact, if your content is similar to mine, you could use my Twitter handle “@candidwriter” and copy my followers and see who follows you back. With that said, you may also wonder… well how do I know who’s followers to copy. Well that’s where the next feature comes in to play.
  • Keywords: by typing in a keyword and in my case you could type in something along the lines of blog sites, blog tips, blogging tips etc. you’ll find Twitter accounts that focus around those type of keywords. The tool will bring up several accounts that you can target to find other Twitter users that may be interested in your content that lines up with the very keyword you searched for in the first place. I’ve provided a visual for you below as seen in the image using the keyword: blog tips

 

Rewst Review And Tips How To Use Rewst Keyword Search

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  • Suggestions: in this section, Rewst gives you Twitter account suggestions in five different categories: sports, entertainment, music, digital creators and news. I’m not sure if they plan to add more to this section in the future, but for now this is what is there and you’ll find several accounts that align well to each category.

The next major tab is the Unfollow tab. In this section you’ll find additional actionable items (unfollowers, non followers, inactive followers).

  • Unfollowers: are those that used to follow you but don’t any longer. This isn’t much different than what you’d find any other Twitter tool.
  • Non followers: are people you’re following but they aren’t following you back. As for this section, if they haven’t followed you back after 72 hours to a week, I’d just let them go, but it’s your choice, but it helps to keep people on your list that want to follow you as much as you want to follow them, but everyone has their own perspective on this, but for the sake of this post, I’m just sharing my perspective with you.
  • Inactive followers: people you’re following that haven’t been tweeting. With that said, if they aren’t active, remove them from your list.

The next major tab is the Tools tab. Here you’ll find actionable items such as (manage blacklist, manage whitelist, follow history).

  • Manage Blacklist: this is a section where you can block the people that you don’t want to follow in the future and they won’t show up while you’re performing any action. Basically out of sight and out of mind. So if you’ve got someone on your list that’s rubbed you the wrong way and you no longer want to be associated with them, this is the section for you.
  • Manage Whitelist: alternatively speaking these are the individuals that you want to follow and want to be associated with regardless of whether they are following you back or not. You don’t want the people in this section showing up in your non followers or inactive followers sections.
  • Follow History: very straightforward, shows you your own following history. Who have you followed on your own without using the tool and who have you followed using Rewst.

The final major tab is the More tab. The actionable items here are (FAQ and contact us).

  • Within the FAQ, you’ll find limited information but it’s still worth a look from a curious standpoint. I’m assuming that this section will grow over time. However, you can also check out their knowledgebase as well for additional information.
  • On the contact us page, there’s a dialogue box where you can provide information pertaining to questions or other suggestions that you have.

Beyond that, there’s nothing else to share about this tool other than the reality that it’ll grow your Twitter audience remarkably fast. So with that said, stop reading this, download the tool and get growing !

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Advanced Advice On Royalty Free Non Copyrighted Images

Learn How To Do Google Images Advanced Search For Creative Commons And Non Copyright Images

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Whether you’re doing a basic Google image search or a Google advanced image search, this is one of the most common activities done online, but have you ever made someone mad by using an image you found in Google ?

That may seem like a silly question, but the reality is that there’s a mindset that images that you search in Google Images are free to be used anywhere, anytime and by anyone. With that said, if you’re reading this post, there a possibility that you’re a person that falls into one of these categories:

Yes, I’ve used Google images search and grabbed photos and used them for a document online.

Yes, I’ve used Google Images search and didn’t think about whether I could use the picture or not. It’s not like it really matters right ? It’s a public image search engine.

Yes, I’ve used Google Images search and I know I’m supposed to give image attribution to the owner, but I don’t because I’ve never gotten into trouble.

Yes, I’ve used Google Images but I always give attribution to where it came from and to the owner.

So with that said, where do you fall in any of those statements ? Was there anything that stood out to you ? Do you know what it is to give someone image attribution ? For the sake of clarification even in that regard, let me show you what I mean in this example:

Image Attribution Example

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When we talk about image attribution, we’re just talking about where the image came from. This applies even when the image is your own, but especially when the image is not. If you don’t own the image, you should always operate under the mindset that you’re required to give credit to the person the image belongs to regardless of where you acquired the image from. This is applicable when you’re copying an image from a person’s website and when you’re grabbing it from an image search engine like Google.

With that said, here’s what we know about images and imagery.. it’s absolutely necessary that you utilize this in your content and that you want to see it in others. However, in spite of this reality, most of us that have been blogging for a while know that on one hand image visuals can do wonders and produce an amazing outcome for you. On the other hand, images can get you into trouble if you aren’t aware of the rules and how to navigate the use of them appropriately and respectfully.

In one particular situation that I experienced myself years ago in one of the websites that I owned mirrors exactly what I’m talking about in using images correctly. I’ll briefly share that story with you now.

My story is this… It was in the early days of my website experiences and needless to say I didn’t know anything about having a content site but I was learning along the way like most of us do. It was all new to me but whether you’re online or offline we don’t always remember that rules don’t change. With that said, unfortunately when things are new to us, we can jump into it face first, feet and hands.. all in and just run with it and that’s exactly what I did. I was focused on the success of the website and in my excitement I didn’t do enough research to learn the in’s and out’s of owning a website and adding media to it that wasn’t my own. I’ll be the first to say, wow that was dumb.

As I continued to build up the website, add content and add images.. everyday Google images was my best friend and I’d go there and perform my searches and grab the images and add them to my website and things were running along smoothly and that was great ! Traffic was coming in and the website started to pick up traction and visibility. I thought this was awesome because again I was pretty new at this at the time. People started to interact with me and I started getting feedback until that one inevitable and heart dropping day when I received a cease and desist letter because I was claiming other people’s images as my own.

24 Hours Cease And Desist Stop The Activity

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Talk about a hard lesson to learn. In that letter I was told that I had 24 hours to remove every image that belonged to the website owner that found their images on my website. It’s worthwhile to note that by the time I had received this letter, I had a pretty decent amount of content on my website. I quickly realized the weight of what I had done to this website owner, how I had represented myself in doing this and what I had to do. I then proceeded to profusely apologize by email to the owner of the images and within the 24 hour window removed every image on my website since they had all been acquired from Google Images. So without question, I took the letter seriously and there was no doubt in my mind that I went about this all wrong in how I acquired images for my website.

It was a tough personal experience, but as a newbie to all of this, it was an extremely valuable lesson to learn in regards to understanding that just because you have access to an image search engine doesn’t mean that you can just take the images and claim them on your website without proper attribution and it opened the door to start to learn about different licenses associated with images too.

Now you may be wondering, well what did you do after that ?  At this point, I had a website with no images at all so it looked bland, unappealing and was just simply an eye sore to my visitors, but again.. it was my fault and I was looking for a solution. So I did some reading and learned about royalty free images, creative commons images and public domain images. It was during this time that I started to learn and gain a lot of insight about the importance of non copyright images and not just taking a photo and slapping it on your website and calling it your own. I’m still not perfect by any means but I do a much better job these days in terms of how I use images today, especially on this blog.

My new home became places like istockphoto.com, depositphotos.com, 123rf.com and make no mistake about it, between finding a mix comprised of free and in other cases what was affordable to me (which yes, it meant I paid out of pocket for some images too) stock and creative common images as well. Nevertheless, in retrospect, this was definitely more difficult to do years ago than it is now, however this was the path I had to take to right the wrong I had engaged in that led to the letter requiring the removal of images on my website.

With that said, assuming that there are some of you that are reading this that may have the same concerns about how you’re using Google Images or may have had a similar experience, I’ll show you how to engage Google images to access their advanced image search features to find images that you can use as an a route to acquiring images to use in your content appropriately free of copyright and misuse type of concerns.

How To Use Google Advanced Search To Find Free Creative Commons Images

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As you see in the image, as noted in the 3 step process, Google has updated their searching process so that finding images that are free to use is much less stress and time involved on the user as possible. It's as simple as pointing and clicking if you know where to go.

In closing, using this process will steer you clear from the type of experience I encountered in my early days of developing websites and content. However, for those that don't want to use this process, the alternative is paying for your images or creating your own. The only downside to paying for your images is paying but the upsides are endless especially when you consider the sheer quality and access to images that you'll have. With that said, here are my recommendations as I've used all of them personally.

Istockphoto.com - My #1 recommendations. Quality thoroughly represents this website no regardless of the image that you're looking for. The options are very comprehensive and if you're looking for images, the only thing that limits you is your wallet.

Depositphotos.com - My #2 recommendation. Great reputation, high quality images, and very good database of images for your needs. If you start here and don't find what you need, you are more than likely going to find it with the first recommendation, but once again, this needs to be part of your toolkit for stock imagery.

123rf.com - My #3 recommendation and without question a high quality stock image website to find images that you can call your own. Pricing is competitive and you don't have to break the bank to find images to fit the content you're getting ready to publish online. You'll be happy with this option as well.

Canva.com - My last recommendation and this place among others I have used is a fun place to go to create your own image. Not a big learning curve and you'll be happy with the results. However, while the work that you do can be done for free, you're likely going to spend a few bucks here too, but don't shy away from any of the recommendations because it's not completely free.

The reality is that you get what you pay for and just as competitive as content, blogging and getting information out to the masses is becoming, make no mistake that quality will set you apart and all 4 of these recommendations will give you that added push in your content to compete with others that are doing the same thing you are.

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