How and Why You Should Tweet Images With Hootsuite

If you are anything like me, you love to automate your social media, because your time is precious and it’s a huge time saver! Hootsuite is my favorite service to do this through, as it is free until you need to add team member, and very user friendly. Just this week, Hootsuite announced that they have integrated posting images through their platform directly to your twitter feed – which is HUGE NEWS!

Why tweet images?

Think back to all those times you scroll through your twitter feed. What are you most drawn to? The tweets with images, of course. Twitter research has shown that tweets that contain images increase engagement by 3 to 4 times, versus tweets posted with only text and links. That is a huge increase in engagement, bringing more eyes on to the content that you are sharing, and hopefully more click-throughs to your website.

twitter photo

How to Tweet Images With Hootsuite

Once you have an account with Hootsuite and have connected your twitter profile to it, follow these simple steps to begin tweeting images:

  1. Click the Change settings now button below
  2. Click your profile icon in the top left corner
  3. Click on your Twitter profile
  4. Click the “Settings” icon
  5. Under Image Uploads, select

Looking for more ways to drive traffic to your blog? Check out our upcoming webinar on May 6th – What The Heck is SEO? You will learn how to start implementing SEO (search engine optimization) into your blog to increase your organic traffic from search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo.

Author: Allison Cooper

Allison is the Co-Founder and CEO of INTRO NYC and Founder & CEO of Project Motherhood (, an online resource helping moms love their post-pregnancy body and always rock their #MamaStyle! She loves educating new bloggers and connecting them with brands to help their business grow!