Managing the online marketplace and utilizing social media to benefit your business can be a tricky situation, but with patience and persistence you can build a profitable marketplace from the comfort of your own home. Yes, it is possible to advertise your business by paying to have the content placed on a popular page or account, but why not become the account that people want to be on! This is all possible with the proper motivation and formula. When you create a platform that hosts plenty of online traffic, you become the nucleus of your own net. But how does one grow their social media following? If it is so easy why doesn’t everybody have millions of followers? Well there are some tips and tricks one must follow, and they take time.
Make sure to make an account and provide content that you are knowledgeable about. If you have no idea what is going on in the world of finance, don’t give financial advice and attempt to become a mogul in another persons realm. Create content that you are interested in! Also, try to avoid buying followers. Plenty of people today buy their followers. This can look good on paper, but if a company or organization decides to log the amount of interactions you have throughout the day, you will come up short. Companies need the interactions online to be with real people in order to sell their product. All social media platforms have a threshold of how many people one can follow or unfollow in a day, so become acquainted with how many people you can follow or unfollow in a 24 hour time period. It is also helpful to interact with your followers or people who follow you. These micro interactions will lead to a stronger social media circle and will assure a reciprocal relationship with your followers when sharing content. Another great way to gain new subscribers or followers is to hold contests for all those that follow you or like a post. Make sure to give out quality gifts so that your followers will have a legitimate reason to like a post! Try these Groupon Coupons for Old Navy! These threads never go out of style and would make for a great contest piece on your account. Last tip is to stay consistent, there shouldn’t be a day where your not posting! Good luck!