The DIY element is a big part of what attracts many independent artists to social media as a means of audience building and promotion, but you can’t always go it alone. If you’re implementing all the best practices you know and still not growing as quickly as you’d like or getting the level of enthusiastic […]
When social media is part of your job it becomes less distraction and more burden. Give yourself a break from time to time.
You have probably heard the cliche “a picture is worth a thousand words.” That concept is pretty relevant when you’re on twitter dealing with 140 character maximums.
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.
Social Media Tip: Proofread you’re postes! Sloppy typpos don’t breeed trusst.
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Social Media Tip: The most effective trick to get clicks is creating content of interest to others–not just yourself.
Social Media Tip: Limit your #hashtags #ontwitter but go wild on Instagram–add up to 30 to draw interested eyes to content.
Social Media Tip: Incentive = clicks. Clarify how content you’re linking is relevant to your audience.