How to Be Social On Social Media
Many of us side hustlers know that we need to have a presence on social media. But how do you help your business grow on social media?
When you see a post that catches your attention recognize that. Share your thought. You might think that post is interesting, or that image is beautiful. Get in the habit of telling that person why you appreciated that post. And when you do comment, make sure it is genuine and has at least 5 words. Basically, comment with a short sentence instead of just an emoji.
Respond to each and every person that comments on your social media posts. This helps you get noticed by the algorithm, but more importantly, shows that you are a real person. If you were in the store and someone complimented you, wouldn’t you say “thank you?” So make sure you acknowledge the comment in social media also. Here’s a bonus, folks that really enjoy your content will start to comment more frequently, which fosters a more social interation.
If you are watching stories on Facebook or IG, please comment on those stories. People post stories to really interact with others. So go ahead, comment on the story, answer the quiz, send an emoji. And here’s another bonus, when someone comments on your story - respond. You can like it, send a thank you comment or even send a voice or video message to continue to foster that social aspect of social media.