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How to beat the Algorithm? Here are some Knacks and Hacks.

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The algorithm plays an important role While managing your social media. Here are some Knacks and hacks that will help you improve your Algorithm game.

Want to Beat the Algorithm? Here are some tips you can use.

1: Post Regularly

One of the most important things to improve your social media game is to Post Regularly. Yes, that’s the most important thing media platforms look first for.

2: Use Appropriate Hashtags

One of the most important things is to use appropriate hashtags. Use, do not choose a hashtag that pops up first, check the reach of the hashtag and then add. Use various apps like Hashtagify, Seek Metrics and other apps available online. Choose them wisely.

Social media platforms allow adding 30 hashtags but add 15-16 hashtags only. Don’t add more hashtags

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3: Creativity is a key

Use creative pictures and interactive captions to engage with your audience. It’s the most important factor to consider. Create a theme for your feed, post beautiful pictures, Do not over Edit Pictures, Add a question in your caption to receive Interaction.

4: Interaction

One of the most important factors is interaction. Comment on other’s posts, reply to DMs, comments you receive. Comment on the first 5 posts you see when you open Instagram.

Reply to every comment you get within 1 hour of posting. As based on that 1 hour your engagement will be decided. So post on the appropriate time. Check when your audience is most engaged.

5: All about commenting.

  • There are some things you should keep in mind while you’re commenting on someone else’s post as well as when you receive someone else’s comment.
  • Do 5 words comment. Yes! always do 5 words comment, else it will be considered as a spam comment.
  • Reply to every comment you get. And Create long thread i.e. to reply on each other’s comment.
  • Spend 2-3 seconds on every post you like or comment.
  • Try adding a hashtag in a comment. Eg- #Love without expectations.

6: Sharing:

Here are some things you should keep in mind while sharing your links

Do not share your Igsd link i.e UTM link. Delete the numbers till the ? (question mark) in the link.

Try to share your account link and not post the link. As sudden referral traffic makes it suspicious.

7: Keep an eye on Insights:

Keep Checking your Insights. You can use Facebook’s Creator Studio or other analysis tools to know your Target Audience.

8: Add Location & Create Interactive Stories:

Don’t forget to add a location on your posts and your stories. It drives some traffic on your accounts. Create interactive stories. You can use apps like Unfold, storyart and many other apps.

9: Join PODs (Post of the Day)

There are certain groups that you can join for engagement. They are available on Instagram, facebook, twitter. You can create one of your own too.

10: Be Real

Above all, Be real. Post what you like, Don’t forget to express yourself and interact. Do not panic. Just calm down and let your work speak for you.

11: Read:

Join various groups that give you knowledge about social media, research or Subscribe to the form for all the social media tips.

Have some tips or suggestions? would love to know! Add them in comments

This Post Has 13 Comments

  1. Rohan Kachalia

    These are some really good points and actually doable ? rather than some cheap tactics to gain followers and engagement. Nice informative post, Vidhya.

    1. vidhya thakkar

      Thankk youuu

    1. vidhya thakkar

      thaannkk youuu

  2. Narinder Bhatia

    Hi Vidhya, that’s a very useful post and, in particular, i liked the way you have summed up the key tips and made it simple enough to apply. After going through your post, the social media appears quite easy-peasy :) . It’s quite commendable that you have managed to distilled the entire social media strategy into 11 simple and doable points. i really liked tips no. 4-6

    1. vidhya thakkar

      Thankk youu! glad it helped

  3. Anahita Irani

    Now today I have got amazing tips in this post. Thanks for that, simple and doable. Besides most of the things you mentioned, I realise that content in king.

    1. vidhya thakkar


  4. Kavita Singh

    I make sure to follow most of these points and rest I am definitely going to include from now on. Being just consistent with writing is not the only thing there are a lot more factors that need to be paid attention to and you have explained these well.

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  5. Neha Jain

    These are some really important and helpful points. Always try to follow them and it really helps by using a right hashtag and come and commenting properly and sharing.

  6. Varsha

    Super handy tips. Never thought of adding a hashtag for commenting will do that from now onwards :)
    #MyFriendAlexa #vigorousreads

  7. Supriti Garg

    These are some amazing tips and I am definitely gonna try them all. ;)

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