How To Get Noticed and Influential on Social Media
Being influential on social media is now number one thing that is going on in the world now. Almost everybody has now become celebrity in one way or the other by expressing themselves through social media.
Social Media can be described as the interactive forms of media that allow users to interact with and publish to each other, generally by means of the internet.
Social media has really helped a lot to get noticed in the whole world and even add to their influence.
Top Social Media in The world
*Facebook: Facebook has been the leading social media platform in the world with over billions of users registered on it. Facebook was created with the intention of helping students (but now everybody) to get to know each other better and even reconnect those that have lost contact with themselves.
Facebook has a lot of features such as adding people as friends, Messaging, Reading News Feed, Watching Videos Even Live Videos, Advertisement, and lot more.
It was launched as Facebook on February 4, 2004 and founded by Mark Zuckerberg.
*Instagram: Instagram is an online photo-sharing service, originally designed to mimic old-fashioned instant cameras.
Instagram is a photo and video sharing social media application that was also launched in 2010 by Kevin Systrom. Instagram also comes with amazing features as posting Videos and Photos to broadcast our feelings and expression, live videos, messaging in private, tagging and mentioning of other celebrities and so much more.
*Twitter: Twitter is also an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short messages (280 characters; originally 140).
Twitter was created or founded by Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone and Evan Williams in March 21 2006 and launched in July 15 of that same year “2006”.
Twitter also has its own features mostly for tweeting short messages of what is trending round the world, it also supports videos and photos and allow tagging and mentioning of other members.
*YouTube: YouTube is a website that allows users to upload content, particularly a small video that can be viewed online.
YouTube was founded by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim on February 14, 2005 and also launched that same day.
YouTube major feature is the uploading and sharing of videos (both short and long) for people to react, comment and enjoy. It also helps in giving updates about what is going on in the whole world.
*Snapchat: Snapchat is a mobile photo-messaging application, introduced in 2011.
Snapchat was founded by Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy simultaneously on September 16, 2011.
Snapchat also allow sharing and posting of photos and videos, live events, messaging in private, sharing stories and memories, etc.
Note: There are still other social media platforms that are not mentioned above but the ones mentioned above are just the major ones and the Top Five (5) out of all.
How to Get Noticed and Influence on Social Media
*Posting Regularly: The first thing to do on social media in order to be able to get noticed and back it up with influence is to post regularly. Posting helps a lot for others to notice us on social media so don’t just post once in a while. It is even advisable to post more than 5 times a day, you can post what you are doing at the moment, where you are, your feelings and expression at the moment, even your mood at the moment, incident or accident that just happened or that have even happened before, your ideas or thoughts about something, business tips and so on like that. There are lot of things we could post about.
*Tagging and Mention other celebrities: Posting on social media is not just enough to get noticed and influenced but tagging and mention other celebrities or more people involved or attached to the post write up will bring about more engagement and attraction to such posts.
*Update more Photos and Videos: make sure you blast your wall or profile with continuous uploading of photos or videos of yourself or something else attractive to attract more people to your profile to start noticing you. This also helps a lot in getting influential on social media.
Making short videos and photos of ourselves in an attractive environment like tourist centers, beaches, restaurant/eatery, shopping mall, cinemas centers, amusement part and a lot more which can be used as background and will add more beauty to the pictures and videos.
*Sharing Other Celebrities’ Posts: Helping to share other people’s post also give room for noticing us and getting us influence. Not every time we should be posting all about ourselves, we can also sometimes share other people’s post on our profile and definitely give credit to the owner of the post.
*Going Live Sometimes: Live videos go a long way in making people to notice us on social media. Making live videos sometimes especially about what you do the most will help a lot to get more engagement on social media and will surely help to boost our influence.
*Join Groups and Pages related to what you are into: Let’s us endeavor to join other groups and pages that is related to our interest and business. Not that we should join only but also be active there by posting, commenting and reacting to other posts and comments. This will also help in people noticing us on social media and therefore give us more influences.