Growing social media sites isn’t really hard. You don’t have to be a business or an entrepreneur to build your online social media image. There is a knack to it , though. It is important to be yourself, or at least, a genuine part of yourself. You are projecting an image so it’s a case of deciding which part of you you wish to project. There are also images which always work. Yes, the adorable kittens and puppies, but also images and videos which strike a chord in humanity or which make people see things quite differently. When you are on social media sites then the social is important. It is also important to connect your social media sites to a blog /blogs/ Facebook page. A lot of people now have a public Facebook page which is not their original /personal Facebook page. That seems to be working well. When you make a blogpost you can advertise it on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat/Pinterest. Some people also email content too. Social media and blogging can be part of creating a very solid online presence and image. I don’t connect my own Facebook page to anything else and am currently thinking about whether to make a public Facebook page. So what are my tips?
- Be friendly
- Make positive and genuine comments
- Follow a variety of people
- Make sure your images are clear (400 x 400 pixels approx)
- Work methodically on the image you want to project
- Get the right hashtags and notice what is current popular hashtag format
- Post regularly
- Link your sites to a blog
- Look carefully at what you like and you react to and use those ideas
- Be helpful
Helene inbetween has some detailed and very helpful ideas for building social media sites.
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