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Making money online is more accessible than ever, but it also means the competition is a lot greater. Regardless of your chosen field, it requires time, effort and a willingness to learn.
It’s also important to remember that success rarely happens overnight. Expect to go for long periods at first before you see any real return on your efforts. If you fancy yourself a meme expert and want to monetize that talent, here are some of the main things to keep in mind as you start your journey.
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This might seem obvious, but its importance can’t be ignored. If you are going to be successful in building a meme following, it is paramount to keep up with all the latest social platforms. That means engaging with popular platforms like TikTok, Reddit and Twitter. It also means watching the tech space to learn about up-and-coming social media options like Mastodon and Cohost.
Develop a unique name for your meme brand and secure your handle on each platform early. While many social platforms fizzle out quickly, it only takes one or two successes to get your account noticed around the web.
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Maintaining a presence across multiple social channels is only the first step. Next, you will need to make sure you are following trends. This means meme trends, of course, but it also means keeping up with current events across different verticals like tech, politics and pop culture. By capitalizing on these aspects, you can reach much larger audiences, as a more diverse group will (hopefully) share your content.
See what types of templates (meme formats) people share in your real-life circles. If they have reached that point, they will likely do well across other groups and social media platforms.
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Pick a niche
Meme about what you know. While it might be tempting to create a meme page that makes content for everyone, that often will result in less-than-stellar shares and retweets.
Instead, figure out your own style. The best humor comes from the things you know and the groups you interact with. If you are a parent and constantly think of funny things about your children throughout the day, consider going with a parenting-focused page. If you are a gamer, creating memes about video games like Call of …….