While some of us [*cough!*] may sometimes be known to hang out on twitter all day rather than talking to other people face to face, using our actual voices, most of us have neither the time or inclination to spend every hour skipping from platform to platform, dropping bon mots, helpful links, and dank memes all the live-long day in an effort to maintain a consistent stream of content while building an engaged audience.
Your social media profile is the first thing anyone who cares enough to click will see in their efforts to learn more about you. It’s a relatively easy and painless way to put your best foot forward and present yourself as the person you want people to see.
We’ve already discussed WTF are hashtags even, so I’m gonna dive right in on how they are your Instagram friends.
Hashtags are used slightly differently on different platforms, and today we’re talking about the platform on which they really took off: twitter.
Want dedicated followers on any platform? Consistency is key. Post regularly, on a schedule you can comfortably maintain, and keep your content on-message. You get to decide what that message is, though! So if your “brand” is gore gifs, kitten photos, and vegan recipes you should 1. definitely follow me and tweet/msg/whatever me because […]
You probably want “friends” or followers on any social media platform you’re using–and not just your IRL friends, either. Fans. An audience. Customers. Broader community. However you conceptualize this crowd, they’re people you didn’t know before who are now interested in your project. Most indie artists of any stripe are expected by to have thousands […]