Last Updated September 2021 by Crystallace
How to Get Your Audience to Take More Action
As a blogger or influencer, it is becoming increasingly important to get your blog target audience to take action on your content. This is especially important if you want to work with brands to make money online or increase your blogging income through other means.
Here are some strategies to connect with your blog target audience and get them to take action on your blog or social media.
There are many benefits of getting your blog target audience to act, such as improved brand awareness, product sales, increased revenue through affiliate marketing, and more.
However, there is one main reason why taking action should be a top priority for bloggers: It helps you build trust. Trust is an important part of building a relationship with your readers – it makes them feel good about trusting in your recommendations!
By giving advice that you would want someone to give you, other bloggers will trust you more and may want to read your blog or follow your social media accounts in the future.
This is especially true if the action is valuable for them.
However, it takes a lot of time and effort to get someone to act right away on an article. It can take hours, days, or even weeks of blogging before readers take action – if they do at all!
That’s why you should have actions that make it easy for readers to act when they are ready.
Here are some ways that you can encourage your blog target audience readers to take immediate action:
- Include a call-to-action button near the top of each post and use a clear and compelling message as readers will be more likely to click on it.
2. Make lists that are easily shareable. People are more likely to share a list than they are to share one big block of text. Make the lists visually appealing with images and make them easy to read by using an attractive title and bullet points.
3. Always include links for readers to click on, whether it is at the beginning or end of your article. Choose relevant links that will be valuable for readers – such as sites you have guest posted on, other articles you have written on similar topics or products that you recommend. For instance, if there is a product that was mentioned in the article, link directly to where the reader can buy it rather than leaving it up to them to do research on their own.
4. Do not make your readers go elsewhere for more information. Links within the text of the article should take readers to other content that they will find valuable. If you have affiliate links, make sure they are included in this list and use text links instead of image-only links.
5. Include social sharing buttons below each post. This way, if someone is inspired by one of your articles, they can share it with their friends via social media easily.
6. Make it easy for readers to reach out to you by including your contact information, such as an email address and/or a contact form.
These are just a few of the ways that you can get readers to take more action in ways they find valuable.
At the same time, if you want people to act on your social content immediately, there are strategies that you can implement so that your posts will become more engaging! Here are some tips:
- Post at times when most people will be online. You should post during times when many people will log in or check their social media accounts. Your insights will tell you when your audience is most likely to engage with your posts. For instance, if your audience is made up of mostly working adults, they are more likely to be on social media during their lunch breaks or after work. However, teenagers may not get home from school until around 4 P.M. so you should post when they will have time to check out your content before going into homework mode!
2. Use a call-to-action in each post. Tell readers what you want them to do and why it’s valuable for them to take action right away – this may include clicking the “Like” button on a Facebook status update or sharing your Instagram photo to their stories.
3. You have to tell people what to do. Prompts such as “save this post” or “click here” will work better than just using a graphic that says “share”.
4. Include hashtags in your posts. Hashtags make your posts more searchable on social media platforms, which makes it easier for people to find them when they are looking for information or entertainment. This way, you can reach a wider audience than your original followers and build a bigger following of like-minded individuals who have similar interests as yours.
5. When posting photos or videos, ask questions and encourage responses from others.
6. Always respond to comments left by readers. They took the time to comment so take the time to reply back! Ask questions in return so that you get to know them better – this is an easy way to form connections with your followers.
Use these tips to help make your social content more engaging, and you will find that people respond better to your posts.
Which tips do you plan on implementing? Let me know in the comments.