We can all use some tips when it comes to growing our social media. Especially with the constant changes, I'm looking at you Instagram Stories, it's a good idea to stay on top of the trends. I've put together a list of some of my favorite social media tips, all in one place.
1. Instant Instagram Ideas
Consistency is key on Instagram. But figuring out what to post can be daunting. Here are 14 photo ideas for what to post to Instagram. This might just inspire you to take a new view and take some awesome photos.
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2. The Best Time to Post
One of the best things you can do to grow your social media is to figure out the key times to post. This is when more people will be online and able to see what you have to share. More eyes means more engagement and ultimately means more followers. Here are some posts that can help:
3. Get Friendly with Facebook
While many might think that Facebook is outdated technology, the fact is there are still millions on the platform and it continues to be one of the most popular social media apps of all time. Also, you never know if you could be missing a target market! So, here's why you NEED a Facebook page for your blog.
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4. Use Pinterest to Your Advantage
Pinterest remains to be one of the largest traffic sources for many bloggers. It's more often becoming a search engine, like Google. People search to find recipes, guides, travel advice, and more. So, make sure you're utilizing Pinterest for your blog. It can totally be a game changer.
5. Scheduling is Your Friend
There isn't a blog post that goes by when I don't do some social media scheduling. It makes so much more sense when you can schedule and go, not having to think about anything else but the tasks at hand. Here is my ultimate guide to scheduling blog posts and social media.
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6. Hashtag it out
Hashtags are probably the BEST way to get organic engagement. It can double, even triple your likes on Instagram alone. It's also a great tool to be found on Twitter and now, even Bloglovin is utilizing hashtags. Here are some posts that can help:
7. The Follower Question
How many followers do you REALLY need to make money? I believe that everyone can profit, as long as they have an engaged audience. And large doesn't always translate into engaged. Lot's of people also wonder if it's bad to lose followers. I answer that question here.
8. Snapchat Game Strong
Even with the introduction of Instagram Stories, Snapchat is still hugely important. Sharing live videos is becoming the new trend. People want to see your real life, in real time. Here are some posts to up your Snapchat game:
So there you have it! Some of my top tips for helping your grow and maintain your social media. What are some of your top tips for social media? I'd love to see what your strategies are.