First of all, there’s a sweet spot for the amount of characters your tweet should have—anywhere from 70 to 100.
You should also include a link and a relevant hashtag, as those tend to get more retweets.
If you’re blatant about soliciting retweets, you’ll be happy to know that the phrase “please retweet” has a 51 percent retweet rate. But nobody’s that desperate. Are they?