Research has shown that the average person spends around two hours a day on social media, but if you’re a social media addict, you’ll likely spend much more time which can be an opportunity for you to make some money if you’re willing to learn and put in the effort.
According to the popular Instagram influencer app Takumi, you can start making money with just 1,000 followers if you post twice a week. Most of us if not all of us spend time on social media as long as you have a smartphone or a computer, so it’s not actually necessary for you to be a social media frick to get started as you can get better with time.
Before we proceed let’s talk about ways to get more followers from social media.
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so how can you get more of them;
Use hashtags whenever possible on social posts: To make the most of this tip, pick and choose from high-volume hashtags. Tools like Keyhole and Hashtagify will reveal the popularity of certain hashtags across platforms like Instagram and Twitter.
Understand the social media platform: First things first, understand that just because there is a social platform, doesn’t mean you need to be on it. You need to understand what the platform really does, who uses it, how people use it, and determine whether it makes sense for your business to have a presence. Can you confidently say that your target consumer is using every social media platform available? The answer is likely no.
Complete all your profiles: Now that you’ve determined where to build your profiles, it’s time to put in the effort and time for the work.
Be consistent: When I say consistent, I mean the overall tone of your social media presence needs to match your established personality, values, and voice. Your written bio should match your profile image which should match your cover photo which should match your content. Even more so, if you are using multiple social media platforms, be sure that each account tells the same story and projects the same tone for your company.
Create engaging content: I can’t end this section without talking about this because content is the main ingredient for followers. Always take your time to create your content, this is very important.
Promote your posts or profiles: Now that you’re up and running on your social media platform, it’s time to take things one step further. Organic views will only get you so far and they are becoming increasingly difficult to achieve. Why? Because the platforms are smart and want you to pay to play in order to achieve that social media elite status. However, social media advertising is one of the most cost-effective ways to engage with a new, targeted audience.
Connect, connect and connect (Network): Connecting with industry influencers is going to be a great tactic in developing your social media strategy and building a significant social media following. These companies or individuals are the thought leaders in your industry that your customers and target audience are following. Tap into that resource!.
Below are ways you can earn from your social media account.
Run a social media shop: This is one of the best ways known to make money from social media most especiall if you’re in the fashion niche. If you’ve got products that you can sell, you can always takke good shots of them and display them on your profile and also tag the right audiences and using the right hashtags as stated before.
Copy-writing: Twitter and Facebook can be great ways to show off your language and grammar skills. Prove yourself to be adept in the language of your choice to get yourself hired to write for a living. Another way you can earn as a copy-writer is by writing adcopies for businesses. An adcopy is is a sales letter that addresses the possible objections a customer might have. It also highlights the key features and benefits the customer will receive by making a purchase.
Affiliate Marketing: Affiliate marketing is a form of passive income that’s similar to promoting a brand, except you need your followers to click on a link and make a purchase in order to earn you some commission. For example, if you’re promoting a hotel, you need your followers to click your link and make a booking at the hotel then you’ll earn a share of the profit.
Sponsored Posts: Get your sales pitches in front of more eyeballs with promoted posts, available through almost any social media service. It’ll cost you a little cash, sure, but it could get you lots of rewards.
Sell your expertise: You could also sell your services through your social media account.
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