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Social Media

The Unnoticed Ripple Effects of COVID-19 On Social Media Platforms

Over the past two years, the value of online content and its creators has come into stark relief. The uproar of content creation and its consumption has been a visible ripple effect of COVID-19.  What has gone unnoticed are silent but salient partners of content and their creators – the social media platforms. Looking back […]

   

  January 9, 2022

How To Use Hashtags To Increase Your Discoverability

We know you know what # means. We’re the age that recognises the symbol as a hashtag and not as the number sign. So, instead of insulting your intelligence by defining it, we dive into how to make you, the content creator, more discoverable through them. How do we do that? By learning how to use hashtags. Correctly.  One caveat before […]

   

  January 5, 2022

How To Get 50k Followers In One Month?

One of the questions that pops-up with the regularity of a leitmotif at Do Your Thng is “how to reach X followers in a month?”  For some creators, the number is 10,000 and for others, it is 50,000. If you take away the hard digits, the crux is how do you gain more followers – […]

   

  December 11, 2021

9 Photography Tips For Influencers To Make Your Content Better

Every picture tells a story. We know that. Right? Make it eye-catching and unique and you have more than a story. You have followers, likes, shares and overall engagement.  So, with high-powered cameras in your pockets, there really is no excuse for not posting perfect shots. But we get it. Not everyone is born with […]

   

  November 25, 2021

Are You Using Reels On Facebook Yet? Here’s How!

It took time for Instagram Reels to go viral. But viral they did go, and there’s no stopping them now. Part of the success is that Instagram timed the launch perfectly, with the ban of TikTok.  Since Reels were launched in July last year, Instagram’s downloads increased by 11.4%! So, seriously, does it surprise anyone […]

  November 22, 2021

Hacks To Show Up On Instagram Search Results

With so many creators and influencers emerging every day, gaining followers on Instagram (the linked blog is a treasure trove of tricks. Read it.) is surely becoming a difficult task. Just good content isn’t enough anymore. You have to up your game to reach a wider audience. One organic way to do this is by […]

   

  November 18, 2021

Top Creator Niches on YouTube

What if you could time travel back to 2005? You were probably a school-going kid who dreaded homework, loved summer holidays, or maybe you were in the primes of your youth – on the brim of your college life, looking forward to becoming independent. No matter what phase of life 2005 is reminiscent of for […]

   

  November 3, 2021

How Can You Use IGTV To Grow As A Creator?

Instagram Television, or IGTV, is one of the oldest and most classic among a myriad of Instagram features. First introduced in 2018, the long-form video content with a range of 1 to 60 minutes has lost some of its charm. Short-form content, courtesy of TikTok and Reels, has given way to shorter attention spans. For […]

   

  October 23, 2021

How Often Should You Post On Instagram?

What’s the most common question that you ask someone you’ve just met and would like to connect with more in the future? For me, it’s, “Hey! Are you on Instagram?” I’m sure most of you are nodding along. Because, hey, everyone is on Instagram, aren’t they? It is safe to say that we, the generation […]

   

  October 9, 2021

5 Mental Health Content Creators With An Actual Degree In Psychology

If history has taught us anything, it’s that mental health can start wars and end them. It’s an enigma that can sometimes simply boil down to – happy mind, a happy soul, and a happy life. In an era when influencers are becoming therapists for their followers (with no actual qualification), it’s hard to find […]

  September 29, 2021

The Art Of Handling Trolls, Haters, And Naysayers

When Instagram decided to hide Likes, we were ecstatic because by hiding the count, the relentless competition between users to rack up double taps could finally be laid to rest.  But more than that, it was a sweeping step towards a more supportive, upbeat and encouraging social media and that’s our topic of conversation today.  […]

   

  September 25, 2021

Decoding Dolly Singh’s Instagram Handle For Content Tips

As people who are either born in Delhi or have called it home for many years, Dolly Singh’s content makes us feel seen. This woman can do no wrong in our eyes. Her content is always – we say it louder for those in the back – always on point. So, if you’re a new content creator, look […]

  September 20, 2021

How Many Followers Should I Have To Be An Influencer?

It sure does look like fun to be an influencer and earn some extra money by promoting brands, services, and products. But, have you ever wondered how YOU could become a social media influencer, and how many followers you would need to get there? We got you covered. Read on! Who exactly is an influencer? […]

   

  September 14, 2021

Decoding Insta Handles: Niharika NM

Niharika NM woke up one day and thought, “I am going to make everyone’s day better and brighter.”  And she did. The digital creator with 1.8M followers at the time of writing this article has a feed worth a lot of perusals. Her signature style Niharika knows what to do to get attention quickly and […]

   

  September 7, 2021

5 Indian finance creators, you need to check out! 

According to history, India was once considered a prosperous land in terms of trades, wealth, and lifestyle. However, somehow, India’s glory and wealth got lost in the pages of history, and that’s why it was considered a third-world country after independence. However, lately, this country is again considered amongst some of the wealthiest nations in […]

   

  August 31, 2021