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29th Apr 19

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How to increase your social media following

29th Apr 19

Megan Ellis
By Megan Ellis30 Followers

Social media is a great way to connect with friends, promote your business, and interact with people who share your interests. However, if you're struggling to get followers on your social media platform of choice, here are a few tips that you can follow…

Post regularly

The first thing you should do to increase your social media following is to start posting content regularly. This doesn't mean you have to update your status or timeline every few minutes, but you should definitely post on a regular basis at least a few times a week, depending on the platform.

Successful Twitter accounts usually post a few times a day, Instagram accounts benefit from t least one daily post, and Facebook pages should post at least every few days depending on your audience. Accounts that only post once in a blue moon or which go inactive for long periods of time are much less likely to have a significant following.

Use the right hashtags

On platforms such as Twitter and Instagram, the right hashtag can make sure that you reach the right audience. On Twitter you want to use your hashtags sparingly, since too many hashtags may affect the reach of your tweet. However, on Instagram, you can share quite a few more hashtags with each post.

Make sure to use hashtags that are relevant to your desired audience. For example, if you are posting travel pictures, make sure to use hashtags such as #travelpics and #travelphotogra...

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