Runner's World recently increased its Twitter base by 100,000 followers over 100 days without buying an ad, lifting its audience on the social site to more than 300,000. It has organically picked up 250,000 followers in the last 18 months. For comparison, publishing competitor Trail Runner has 14,000 Twitter followers.
David Tratner, spokesperson for Runner's World, outlined to ClickZ how his brand has become more formidable on Twitter without wearing out its budget. Here are three tactics used by his brand:
It's time to make the Olympic Marathon more competitive, Amby Burfoot writes. Here's how: ow.ly/a9BEE— Runner's World (@runnersworld) April 9, 2012
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Christopher Heine was a senior writer for ClickZ through June 2012. He covered social media, sports/entertainment marketing, retail, and more. Heine's work has also appeared via Mashable, Brandweek, DM News, MarketingSherpa, and other tech- and ad-centric publications. USA Today, Bloomberg Radio, and The Los Angeles Times have cited him as an expert journalist.
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