If you want to grow your social media communities, then you should be actively looking for new ways to grow your audience. The more followers you gain, the larger the potential of people that see your new posts. 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 worth it.
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 get more followers on social media.
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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. Encourage Sharing
Some posts are simply more sharable than others. Amusing videos are always a good way to get a share or retweet Ð as is writing a positive review (as the company you are reviewing will often want to spread your message).
5. 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!
6. 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.