How To Guides date icon April 26, 2021

How to Become TikTok Famous? The Do’s and Don’ts Of The TikTok App

With so many rising stars on the TikTok app, it’s hard not to be a little jealous of the success that some top influencers are having on the app.  Over the past year throughout quarantine, millions of Americans have taken up new hobbies and created new revenue streams for themselves on social media. TikTok is one of the most lucrative if done correctly.  

So, you want to be TikTok famous?  The celebrities of the last decade may have been movie stars and billionaire heiresses but if the trends continue, being TikTok famous or a social media influencer could land you on the A-list next to celebrities like Jennifer Lopez and Jay-Z.  Through TikTok advertising, hashtags, and collaboration, there are plenty of ways to grow your TikTok following and become an influencer being chased by brand sponsors.  

Staying In Tune With Trends

If you’ve been searching for an easy way to learn how to become TikTok famous, creating an account and following the current trends should be one of your top priorities. Whether you’re singing along and dancing to a top hit or repeating a dance routine that has been innovated by a rising star on the platform, being relatable will help to grow your audience.

Collaborating with other content creators with followers in different markets than yours can also be a great way to grow your brand awareness as a TikToker.  If you live in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Austin, Miami, or any other metropolitan area, you shouldn’t have a hard time finding one or two other TikTokers who are also interested in collaborating.

Tiktok Marketing and Tiktok Audiences 

There is a common misconception that individuals and brands across the US have about TikTok.  Most marketing managers and CEO’s trying to sell products assume that TikTok is composed of an audience that is 90% under the age of 21, when in reality, a study done by Statista in March of 2021 shows that while nearly 50% of TikTok users are under the age of 30, over 20% are between the ages of 40 and 49 with another 20% falling between 30 and 39.

TikTok marketing and TikTok advertising can be used to boost followers, promote specific videos, start the trend of a new hashtag and more.  With how lucrative it has become to be an influencer on TikTok and other social media apps, brands are not the only ones getting in on the evolving TikTok marketing strategies.  

Making Use of Hashtags

If you have been searching the internet for an answer to the question of how to get TikTok famous, chances are that you have already come across some advice about hashtags or ‘#’.  The problem is, anybody can accompany their video with a hashtag, but it takes a true TikTok expert to choose the right hashtag that will help to propel the video and make it viral.  When choosing a hashtag for your video, much like choosing a song, you should be considering trending verbiage to ensure that your video doesn’t fall through the cracks.  Hi-jacking influencer or celebrity hashtags has also become a marketing tactic used by up-and-coming TikTokers who are hoping to associate their profile with the profile of more famous stars.  Even though certain hashtags are oversaturated, you still might see a considerable jump in engagement by using them. By joining a campaign or using popular hashtags such as #funny, #love, #fashion or #tbt and creating engaging content you will expose your posts to more viewers than you had ever imaged was possible!


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