How do I increase my upvotes in a Steemit post? Answering in Quora.
This question was asked in Quora and I have answered this question in Quora, shared in Twitter and additionally I am also submitting the same answer to this question as a backup in Steem blockchain.
In principles, if you keep up to quality blogging and better engagement, then after some its effect will yield a better result for you and you may start getting good number of upvotes. But if you are too much into getting upvotes only then you may somehow detach from free expression and sharing in this social platform. Without free expression, the best of a blogger can not be explored.
I think if you want to improve it, then you must have a better understanding of various tags. Most of the whales follow very specific tags. Now after HF21, with the implementation of SPS and EIP, the natural curation have become more profound and there is a natural flow of engagement and new energy in newsteem.
So if you use proper tags that are relevant to your content then there is a very high chance of getting good number of upvotes and also good size upvotes from the whales.
Some most popular tags which have good number of audience are- #oc #posh #photography #travelfeed #neoxag #newsteem #steemstem #stem #photocircle and many more. But it is very important for you to know the particular use of a tag. That will support your blogging effort and if the community believes that the content is good enough then you may receive good number of upvotes as well as earning.
In a social media social engagement is important. In Steem also those who regularly interact with other users used to get more audience to their blogs. You should also keep up to your readers & followers in this community & keep blogging regularly. You should curate other's content and comment if you have your view on a particular subject and productive engagement always brings attention. You can build better engagement with like-minded people in this community. You will get better in time. It's all a continuous process through which you will evolve as a better blogger and will gain recognition in time if you are good enough.