Engagement is one of the strong points of social media. It gives you the opportunity to make your readers feel valued. As blog owner and brand manager, it’s your job to make sure that followers feel engaged with each post you make.
You must be wondering, what will you get if you exert extra effort in engaging your followers? A lot, actually. You can grow your community from it.
And as your community grows, you gain social media exposure. Not only that, but you also get the chance to converse with other bloggers or readers, and start building your network from there.
Seriously, you have a lot to gain and nothing to lose by producing engaging posts on your website.
The question now, is how do you write posts that promote engagement?
The are many ways to get your message across with your post, here are some great examples of how you can do that:
Throw in a question. Unless you’re talking to a wall, asking a question is sure to invite opinions from other people. But you have to be mindful of the questions you bring up. One wrong question could release the fires of hell on you.
Talk on the 2nd person perspective. Addressing your readers with the words ‘you’, ‘your’, or ‘yours’ can be a great way to make people feel like you’re singling them out and talking to them directly. When your readers feel like you’re talking to them specifically, they’re more likely to respond.
Share your opinion. If you’re writing a short summary of a recent event, mix it up a bit with your own opinion on the matter. Chances are, it’ll spark a conversation between people who agree or disagree with you.
Can you think of any other ways to engage your readers with your post?
You may be writing for the sake of your business, but you must remember that what you’re writing is essentially for your readers. When you write with your readers in mind, it’s going to come across as engagement on your end.
What do you think?
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