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How To Increase Your Profile In The Sports World Using Social Media

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In this day and age, there are sports analysts, writers, and personalities all over the place. It’s amazing how connected we all are and how we can all discuss the day’s events in a matter of seconds. With this kind of modern tech comes a lot more competition, however. If you’re looking to get a good job in this world or looking to boost your own personal profile, then you’re going to need to work a little harder than those in the same boat. 

Social media is amazing and has done a great job of creating opportunities for people looking to get something out of their lives. Somebody with a serious talent for writing or analysis can get in touch with the right outlet in minutes and begin a new chapter of their life. Building the profile in the first place can prove a little tedious, however. It’s not completely impossible, though. Here are a few ways you can increase your profile using social media: 

Create Good, Consistent Content

If you post fantastic stuff on a regular basis, then you’re going to attract people – it’s as simple as that. If you only do so every now and again, people aren’t really going to care about what you do or what you have to say. We are attracted to things we find reliable and useful – not something that looks like a non-starter. So, whether you love the UFC or the NBA, be sure to keep yourself working on it and posting high-quality content. 

Answer Questions People Want To Answers To  

If you talk about random things just for the sake of it, then you’re not going to entice too many people. Lots of people are online and many discuss the same things over and over again – it’s not exactly great, is it? Answer questions and pose ideas regarding certain things people need to know. Ask questions that haven’t been asked before. Take different angles and approaches. Don’t just be the same as everyone else. 

Network!

Speak to others who are online and make yourself more of a sociable individual. Get to know others in the same shoes as you because it could help. Being social online and getting people to know you can turn you from a nobody into somebody. You might even find someone who can help with your future. Whether you’re speaking with someone like John Joyce regarding outdoor activities or sports or whether you’re with a budding journalist, it will help you out. 

Create A Presentable Profile

If you’re not too presentable, then people aren’t going to care – it’s very simple. So many different people are out there looking to make a name for themselves and they look very amateurish. Do your research on how to make yourself look sexier so that you can stand out before you’ve ever put forward any points. A good-looking Instagram profile will make people stand up and take a look. An average one will be scrolled past quickly. 

Written by Sami Jarjour

The Co-Founder of Sports ON Tap & Host of "Stuff That Matters w/ Sami Jarjour" Podcast & Co-Host of "Pod That: Two Brothers Talkin' Sports"

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