7 Top Ways To Get More Followers On Social Media

7 Top Ways To Get More Followers On Social Media

If you want to grow your social media account then you should be actively looking for new ways to get extra followers. The more followers you get, the larger the number of people who each of your new posts will be automatically broadcast to. This is ultimately one of the primary objectives of social media and it’s what will give you a lot more reach and authority thus ensuring that all your hard work is not for naught.

But how do you go about growing your followers when you’re starting from humble beginnings? Read on and we’ll look at some of the best ways to do so…

Add People
This is one of the simplest and easiest ways to get more followers – simply head onto your platform of choice and then go about adding as many people as you can. What you’ll find is that a large proportion of those people you add will respond in kind and immediately add you back. It can be slow going but it’s an almost guaranteed way to extend your reach and influence.

Reshare
Retweeting, repining or resharing is one of the very best ways to grow your following. Why? Because once again the people you help out will often want to do the same for you and that way you can expose yourself to their audience too.

Team Up
If you find the above strategy doesn’t work then you should try agreeing to team up before you go ahead. Give a shout out to your followers in exchange for someone else doing the same for you and you both will stand to benefit.

Use Smart Hashtags
Using the right hashtags and people will easily find your posts when they’re looking for related topics. Check what’s trending then post about that.

Encourage Sharing
Some posts are simply more shareable than others. Amusing videos are always a good way to get a share or retweet – as is writing a positive review (as the company you are reviewing will often want to spread your message).

Cross Pollinate
If you have a captive audience already then make sure you leverage that opportunity. Ask your blog readers to follow you, your YouTube audience, your mailing list – even customers who you see in person!

Build Followers
This sounds like a catch22 but the more followers you have the more followers you will continue to gain. The reason for this is simple: people like to join accounts that look popular. For this reason. followers beget followers and once you build up enough, it will become self-perpetuating.

 

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Tip #8: Last but not least – Be Consistent. Schedule ten minute sessions and check one platform at a time over the course of your day. Stay focused on answering direct messages, then check tagged and hash-tagged notices. Be sure to say thank you and reshare!

Nanci Arvizu, Writing and Reviews Editor

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