This week Britney Spears has joined the 10 million Twitter followers club.
This exclusive list includes six others:
Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, President Barack Obama, Katy Perry and Kim Kardashian.
Maybe it’s me, but there is one name that doesn’t fit on this list or maybe there should only be one person with 10 millions followers since that person is actually the most important (Hello Mr. President).
I’ve been on Twitter for about three years and I have yet to crack 2000 followers,(the funny thing is that I seem to gain more followers when I don’t tweet, so I’m not sure what’s that about).
I don’t begrudged any celebrity having 10 million followers or even 10 thousand, but I do wonder why people follow them?
For instance, I follow Lady GaGa because I have an entertainment blog and she has been very active in social media staying connected with her fans.
However Kim Kardashian usually use her Twitter to hawks one of her TV shows on E!, pushing a new fragrance or slyly tweeting about products that likes, where in she ends up getting paid for advertising.
While both Lady Gaga or to a lesser extent Britney Spears (as well as their social media people) understand the importance of staying connect to their fans, Kim Kardashain’s Twitter comes across more like a Twitter QVC.
(Full disclousure: I do follow Kim Kardashian on Twitter and although I do need to unfollow her, I can’t do it, she’s like a drug?! It’s like I am Gollum from “Lord of The Rings” and she is the ring: “So Bright, So Beautiful. Ah Precious”.)
But don’t worry if you don’t have millions of Twitter followers, because having millions of people following you means absolutely nothing if you don’t know how to engage them.
I’m sure there is a person right now who has the same 1800 followers like I do or even hundreds who are achieving great success than someone with millions.
Are you that person?
Tell me your success stories on Twitter with limited followers.
If you are really brave, tell me who’s your Kim Kardashian?
Who is that person on Twitter that you are afraid to admit that you actually follow?