Do you have a social media account that is struggling to get any attention? Many people on social media setup an account that they feel looks good and is interesting, but is scarce of followers, people, likes and comments. It seems like those people that have cracked the code to getting hundreds; thousands or even millions of followers have a magic wand that the rest of us don’t have. The fact is, they just know how to implement tactics that attract more followers. For search marketers that want to get a real ROI from search, leveraging engaged audiences is a big key to unlocking their SEO success. Below are a few tips from digital experts Online Marketing Gurus that will see your audience grow substantially in a matter of weeks.
Casey Neistat is a YouTube vlogger from New York who has amassed over 2 million subscribers in 6 years. His content is compelling and interesting. However his biggest tip to for building a YouTube audience is to publish content regularly. He said that he amassed 500,000 subscribers over 5 years. By publishing content everyday, he was able to amass 500,000 in 6 months. 2 months later, he gained another 500,000 subscribers by using the same tactic. The combination of good content, a loyal following and regular uploads allowed his YouTube channel to build cumulatively. He said that to successfully build a YouTube audience, uploading content once a month won’t work. Content needs to be published frequently. You can view his video tips via the link below.
Instagram is one of the most popular social networks. Many people want to build their Instagram audience but don’t have a clue where to start. Here are a few ways you can successfully build up any Instagram account.
You can look for people on Instagram that share similar interests to you. You can look up an Instagram profile in your niche and go through their follower list. You can then follow those people that are following that account. Most of the people that you have followed should follow you back. You can even do a follow and unfollow strategy on bigger accounts to earn more followers to your social media profile.
As simple as it sounds, engaging with people by commenting on their pictures is a great way to earn followers without having to follow anyone. Simply leave a nice or interesting comment and start seeing the followers rolling in.
Use keyword hashtags to find relevant Instagram content and profiles that will actually engage with the content that you will publish. Keyword hashtags that you can use include:
● #(your niche keyword – e.g. travel)
Once you select a hashtag, go through the photos and start liking people’s photos. Continue doing it for about 100 photos. People will receive a notification that someone has liked their photos and they may check out your Instagram feed, like your photos or even choose to follow you.
There are several ways you can increase your follower count on Twitter. These include:
● Sending direct messages to people with large accounts.
● Sharing valuable information of your own.
● Sharing valuable information from other websites.
● Retweeting other people’s tweets.
● Following relevant Twitter accounts.
● Engaging in Twitter discussion threads.
● When sharing content, credit the author or people that are mentioned in the content with their Twitter handle.
● Add relevant hashtags to your tweet to give it more exposure in the Twittersphere.
Make sure you tell people where they can find you on social media. If you guest post, publish content on other platforms or engage in dialogue online, make sure to let people know where else they can find you on the web.
Building up the audience on a social media account isn’t rocket science, but it is an artform that requires time and the right tactics. With these tips, you should be able to crack your first hundred, thousand or ten thousand followers in no time. Start by taking action today!