How to Grow on Social Media in 8 Steps

by | Oct 19, 2021 | Technology

In the current age of digital media, it is crucial for all businesses to have an impactful digital media presence such as websites, apps, and social media pages. In this article, you will get to know how a business can grow its followers and have an impact through its social media handles.

Choose the right social platform– This is the first step into social media marketing or social media optimization of any company. There are so many social media platforms and your brand doesn’t need to have its presence on every single platform. Hence, Our brand should be on the social media platform where our target audience spends most of the time for example if our target audience is 40+ males then Twitter would be the platform where you should focus on and in the same way if your target audience is teenage girls then Snapchat would be the ideal platform for you to be on.

Analyze your competitors– Analyzing your competition is a practice that is done in all the fields and Social Media is not any different. Understanding your competitor’s social media strategies is very crucial for any business.
It will build you a roadmap if you are just starting out in the marketplace and it will also help you to discover opportunities to differentiate yourself and be better than your competition.

Complete your profiles– All the popular social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Linkedin, Snapchat and Pinterest have a summary area, profile picture, and cover picture where you can add the logo of your company and also write about your company in brief. It gets very confusing if a brand has one website mentioned on Facebook and a completely different website mentioned on Instagram, so you should also keep the information the same and also double-check it otherwise you can lose potential customers due to such mistakes.

Be consistent with your brand– Being consistent with your brand means that your brand has established its overall tone by its Profile Picture, Cover Photo, Bio, Logo, and Previous Posts and it has already established a presence and from there on we have to be consistent with the tone of our brand which will be reflected on the posts that will be published in our handles.

Share awesome content- Sharing quality content regularly will help establish your online presence and build your brand as the industry leader. Now what is quality content is the tricky part, quality content is the content that gives us the maximum impressions on the social media platforms. Once we understand what kind of content your target audience gives most engagement then we just have to focus on that particular kind of content and deliver such content consistently.

Use hashtags– If you have awesome quality content and also engaging well with your audience but you wish to have more audience. In this case, you can use hashtags, Hashtag (#) is a tool used on social media platforms to the aggregate audience towards specific content. It’s kind of like the keywords that we use to rank our websites or blogs better on the search results, but it’s just specific for social media platforms. Through these hashtags, people can directly search for posts related to one specific topic.

Utilize paid advertising and sponsored posts– Until now we only talked about organic reach on our social media platforms, but we can only reach a limited amount of people through organic methods. To reach more people we also have to use paid methods such as Facebook Advertising, Instagram Advertising, Linkedin Advertising, Twitter Adverting, and many more. Social Media Advertising is one of the most cost-effective ways to reach more audiences.

Engage with your audience– Once you have a lot of followers we might tend to take them for granted and be caught up with all the other work but you shouldn’t do that because if you don’t engage with your audience regularly they tend to go to our competitor and we will lose our customer. So we have to engage with them to maintain our audiences. We can easily engage with our audiences through replying to their comments in the comment section of our posts, reacting to whenever a customer tags you and answering all the queries that you come across on social media platforms.

Now that you have all the know-how you are good to go and build your social media presence with keeping in mind all the tips and tricks given by us.