If you want followers, be someone worth following

  • This sounds simple enough, but it is a mantra we need to keep reminding ourselves of. Companies fail at this with their marketing, teens fail at this with wanting to have more followers and we fail at this when we look for validation.
  • Book - Show Your WorkBook - Show Your Work

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    author: Austin Kleon
    title: Show your work! 10 ways to share your creativity and get discovered




    quotes what Donald Barthelme said to one of his students: “Have you tried making yourself a more interesting person?”
  • Matt D'avella has another interesting take on this: "Be so good that you can ignore the algorithm". While focusing on "growth hacking" and similar things, we tend to ignore that it's that content that will make people stay on our page.
  • To become someone worth following on social media, follow When sharing something on social media, you always need to provide some form of valueWhen sharing something on social media, you always need to provide some form of value

    Think about how often you see stuff on social media that you do not care about. Selfies, Lunches, Lattes, Sunsets. If you want people to stick around and actually resonate with what you have to ...