Having a good social media presence will not only make you feel happy by growing your business but it will also increase your social media currency.
For the records, one of online marketing component which is very vital to the growth of your brand is having a good social media following. By a good social media following, I mean Engagement not numbers. This will help your brand to extend it reach and bring your brand more closer to the people.
It’s a wise decision to build your social media following to create brand awareness and connect with your community but you don’t have to spend a life time on social media to achieve this.
So if your are trying to figure out how to build your social media following, this are 6 daily habits to keep you started.
1. Be real
“We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be” – May Sarton.
Real connection can only take place between two real people. There is no much difference between the real World and Social Media. Being you and being real will bring real people into your life. Faking it may give you instant increase in the number of social media following but not engagement.
So cultivate the habit of being you and being real and you will enjoy your social media journey.
2. Be Consistent
Make sure that your message are timely and consistent. Being consistent in providing value and building your brand identity on social is good for your social media currency.
3. Provide Useful information
Before posting or sharing any story on any of your social media platform, ask yourself the following questions:
– is it useful?
– is it valuable?
– is it real?
If it is not, don’t share it. Share and post only what is valuable, that’s a great step toward growing your social media following.
4. Engage with Influencers
Building relationship with the right influencer can help boost your brand reach and visibility.
And it will connect you with people who can help build relationships for you.
Don’t just follow a social media influencer who you admire, engage, connect and build relationship with them.
5. Brand yourself
Give yourself a unique personality that your audience can be able to interact with.
Let people follow you for being you. Work and develop yourself until you are delighted to market it to the World.
6. Engage with your audience.
Understanding your audience is one of the most important aspect of Social Media success. This will help you in knowing how to interact and engage with them.
Don’t just follow people, create a platform to interact and share ideas with them. Either through twitter chats, group discussions or any channel that will help you get closer to them and help grow your social media following.