Dumb question perhaps but why would I want to follow you on Twitter when I get your regular posts anyway?
Not a dumb question at all. I just wish I had a truly knowledgeable answer for you. I don’t. Twitter is part of the so-called web2 social media thing that is in many ways a mystery to me.
I’ve gotten far enough to in my understanding to know that if, for example, you had a twitter account and had 500 or 1,000 followers, AND if when I tweet about a post of mine, you re-tweeted it or twitted about it, all 500 or 1,000 of your followers would get my link from you. That’s got to be good for me for sure.
What’s in it for you, you ask? Here’s where it’s fuzzy for me. I do spend some time on twitter chasing interesting posts or responding to others who tweet. But not a ton of time so I might never see your other posts to tweet them to my audience.
I do notice that Twitter contributes nicely to my page views. It’s not the biggest contributor, but it’s not the smallest either. Since I think the gain in page views and friends is worth it to me, I keep tweeting from time-to-time, and if you’re there my tweeting might ultimately benefit you.
On the other hand, it’s very likely it makes better sense for you to just do what you’re doing and not get too involved in social media which, if you don’t have some objective, like page views, can be a horrid time sink.