How to Link Your Discord to TikTok for Maximum Cross-Promotion

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Hey there! Have you been wondering if you can link your Discord server to your TikTok account?

Let me tell you – linking these two platforms is a game-changer for cross-promotion and growth!

In this step-by-step guide, I‘ll walk you through exactly how to connect your Discord and TikTok accounts. I‘ll also provide tons of tips, data, and research to help you maximize cross-promotion between the platforms.

By the end, you‘ll be able to seamlessly drive traffic between Discord and TikTok to boost engagement and grow your communities!

Why Cross-Promoting Discord and TikTok is a Must

Before we dive into the step-by-step linking process, let‘s look at some key stats that show why cross-promoting Discord and TikTok is so powerful:

  • Discord has over 150 million monthly active users who spend an average of 96 minutes per day in Discord servers. (Source)

  • TikTok has over 1 billion monthly active users who spend an average of 95 minutes per day on the platform. (Source)

  • 81% of TikTok users say they have discovered new brands, products, or services on TikTok. (Source)

  • 48.7% of consumers say Discord influences their purchasing decisions. (Source)

As you can see, both platforms have huge, engaged user bases prime for cross-promotion. Let‘s look at some of the key benefits you can unlock:

Benefits of Cross-Promoting Discord and TikTok

  • Reach new audiences – Expand your reach by promoting your Discord to TikTok followers and vice versa.

  • Drive traffic between platforms – Seamlessly direct followers between Discord and TikTok to boost engagement.

  • Increase community growth – Grow both your TikTok and Discord communities simultaneously.

  • Boost brand awareness – Showcase your brand and content to new audiences across both platforms.

  • Interaction opportunities – Engage followers across both TikTok comments and Discord chat.

  • Higher conversions – Turn followers into customers, subscribers, or patrons from both TikTok and Discord traffic.

  • Deeper connections – Linking Discord and TikTok allows you to build closer relationships with your audience.

Clearly, cross-promoting between Discord and TikTok offers massive opportunities. Now let‘s get into how to actually link them!

Connecting your Discord server and TikTok account takes just a few easy steps. Here‘s exactly how to do it:

The first step is to generate a custom invite link for your Discord server. Here‘s how:

  1. Open the Discord app and go to your server.

  2. Tap the menu icon in the top left and select Invite People.

  3. From the invite screen, tap the settings icon to customize your link.

  4. Under Advanced, change the Expiry setting to Never.

  5. Tap Copy to copy your custom invite link.

This creates a permanent invite link that will never expire or stop working.

Step 2: Switch to a TikTok Pro Account

To add a clickable link to your TikTok bio, you need to upgrade to a Pro account:

  1. Open TikTok and go to your profile page.

  2. Tap the 3-dot menu icon and select Manage account.

  3. On the account management page, tap Switch to Pro Account.

  4. Choose the Business option when prompted.

With a TikTok Pro account, you can add clickable links to your bio and posts.

Now you can add your custom Discord invite link to your TikTok bio:

  1. Go to your TikTok profile and tap Edit profile.

  2. Scroll down and tap Add your website.

  3. Paste your custom Discord link in the website field.

  4. Tap Save to add the clickable link to your bio!

And that‘s it – your Discord server and TikTok account are now linked for easy cross-promotion!

Pro Tips to Maximize Cross-Promotion

Now that you‘ve connected your platforms, let‘s look at some pro tips to maximize cross-promotion between your Discord server and TikTok account:

Promote Your New TikTok Videos on Discord

Share your latest and best TikTok videos in appropriate Discord channels. This gives your community a sneak peek at your content before it goes fully public.

Make sure to include a strong call-to-action for people to check out your TikTok channel. The more eyes you can drive to it from Discord, the better!

Run Exclusive Contests, Giveaways & Events

Nothing gains attention like exclusive contests, giveaways and events!

On TikTok, promote that users have to join your Discord server to enter or participate. This incentivizes followers to engage with both platforms.

You can also do the reverse – run Discord contests that require entrants to follow you on TikTok.

Tease Exclusive Discord Content on TikTok

Let your TikTok followers know that by joining your Discord server, they can access exclusive content like:

  • Sneak peeks and behind-the-scenes

  • Access to members-only voice and text chats

  • Special roles, badges, and perks

  • The ability to engage directly with you and other fans

This FOMO factor will have them rushing to join your Discord community!

Do Collaborations & Shoutouts

Collaborate with influencers in your niche by having them promote your TikTok and Discord to their audience. You can return the favor by featuring them on your platforms.

Shoutouts are also highly effective. Task your Discord mods with giving TikTok follower shoutouts. And highlight your top Discord members in your TikTok videos.

Promote Your Discord Server in Your TikTok Bio

Your TikTok bio has prime real estate for promoting your Discord server. Include a compelling call-to-action that speaks to what users will gain by joining.

A good example: "Join my Discord for exclusive content, giveaways and chats! [Link]"

Analyze Your Traffic Sources

Use analytics to see which posts are driving the most traffic between TikTok and Discord. Double down on what works to maximize cross-promotion.

Discord has native analytics under Server Insights. For TikTok analytics, use a third-party app like SocialBook or Inbeat.

Common Questions About Linking Discord and TikTok

Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about connecting your Discord server and TikTok account:

Absolutely! There‘s no limit on how many places you can share your custom Discord invite link. Paste it into as many TikTok bios as you want!

What‘s the Best Way to Promote My TikTok in Discord?

I recommend designating a channel specifically for your TikTok content. Post your latest videos there and encourage members to follow you on TikTok.

What If I Have a Personal TikTok Account, Not a Business One?

You‘ll need to upgrade to a Pro account on TikTok (either Business or Creator) to be able to add a clickable link in your bio.

How Often Should I Cross-Promote Between Platforms?

Aim to cross-promote your Discord and TikTok multiple times per week for best results. The more consistently you drive traffic between the platforms, the faster both your communities will grow!

Can I Get Banned for Linking Discord and TikTok?

No, there are no rules against linking your other social media accounts on either platform. Just make sure your content doesn‘t violate either site‘s community guidelines.

Key Takeaways for Linking Discord and TikTok

Connecting your Discord server and TikTok account opens the door for massive cross-promotion opportunities. Here are the key takeaways:

  • Linking Discord and TikTok allows you to easily drive engaged traffic between the platforms.

  • Upgrading to a Pro account on TikTok gives you clickable links for cross-promotion.

  • Focus on promoting exclusive content, giveaways and collabs to maximize cross-traffic.

  • Analyze your traffic sources to see which efforts drive the most convergence.

  • Be consistent with cross-promotion to achieve continual community growth on both platforms.

The more strategic you are about cross-promoting your content, the more you‘ll maximize your reach and engagement between Discord and TikTok.

I hope this guide gave you lots of value on how to seamlessly link these platforms! Let me know if you have any other questions. I‘m always happy to help out.

Now go wow your audiences, [your name here]!


Written by Alexis Kestler

A female web designer and programmer - Now is a 36-year IT professional with over 15 years of experience living in NorCal. I enjoy keeping my feet wet in the world of technology through reading, working, and researching topics that pique my interest.