Twitter is about making news, information and content flow across the social web. It is loved by politicians, often used badly by celebrities and is a bloggers best friend. Twitter is often misunderstood as it has a funny name, can be seen as trivial (only 140 characters) and only mono-media (text only). Scratch its surface and start to dig deeper and Twitter’s true character starts to be revealed. It is nimble, efficient and it works well in a time poor society. It has developed multi-media capabilities and YouTube videos, images and even Slideshare presentations are viewable and can be embedded in the stream of tweets. There are two basic principles that will help you get your tweets to be shared by your followers in large numbers. Quantity – Build a significant following on Twitter as bigger is better. Quality – Engage with your followers and build a loyal and fanatical fan base that will love to share your tweets. Combine these two and you are well on the way to having your news, information and content retweeted widely at velocity. So how do you get more retweets on Twitter?