Top 10 Viral TikTok Growth Hacks for 2021

Top 10 viral TikTok growth hacks for 2021

Create original content

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My most viral videos on TikTok were completely original and were actually made with very little effort.

I thought about something random to do or say. Recorded it and posted it.

Duet/stitch viral content

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This is a really easy way to make a lot of content very quickly.

Just make sure you add something creative to the original video that makes it worth giving you the like/follow.

Answer comments

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Engaging with your comments is a great way to build a community with your followers and turn them into a super fan.

A super fan is someone who watches every video and supports you because they genuinely like you and your content.

The more super fans you have the more likely your video will be pushed out to a larger audience since the watch time, likes and shares are high on the videos you post.

You can also use TikTok’s video reply feature to make an extra piece of content and answer people more in-depth.

Stay up to date on TikTok trends/news/drama

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By staying up to date with the TikTok community, news, and drama you will be able to make content that appeals to a large number of people due to everyone talking about it.

Just remember this content is usually temporary and not evergreen content that you’ll be able to repost in a few months

Add your own twist to the trends

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Everyone I know of who talks about TikTok tips suggests doing TikTok trends.

Most people do not realize it’s much more important to either be one of the first people to do the trend or to be the one to make the trend different.

Either make the trend for your niche or add something funny or surprising to the trend. By doing this you will stand out and not be an exact copycat.

People will enjoy your content a lot more if you do this.

Give people a reason to follow you

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There are many different ways to do this. You need to think of it from the perspective of the follower.

Why do you follow someone?

Is it because they are helpful, funny, offer gift cards, do something crazy, etc…. You need to make your content in a way that entertains or teaches people so they hit that plus button.

Quantity leads to quality

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This strategy is one that mimics the news. If you want to grow at a rapid pace you have to pump out more content then the majority of creators.

The news channels will post 50+ times in a single day and they cover a lot of different topics. If you want to have a chance competing against all the big creators I personally recommend posting 5-10 times a day.

When you post this much you will be doing a couple different things. One, you will be learning what your audience engages with. Two, you will be developing your skill and getting better at content curation.

After you successfully learn what kind of content performs well and are happy with the community you have built then go to posting 1-3 times a day.

Quantity plus speed leads to quality .

Stay consistent

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Consistent is one of the most important takeaways from any platform you are trying to grow.

If you post 10 times one day and then take a month off and then post 4 times and then a month later post 30 times in a day you’re going to be far too inconsistent and you’ll struggle to build a fan base that knows what to expect out of you and what to look forward to seeing.


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Use hashtags that are relevant to the video you posted. Hashtags help the algorithm know what category your video is in so it can send the video out to the right audience.

If your video gets sent to the wrong audience and they don’t engage then your post will not be pushed to more people.

If you’re not sure what hashtag to use because your post is pretty general then no hashtags is fine and works as well. In fact most of my videos do not use hashtags since I don’t need too.

don’t delete content

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If you have any reason at all to remove one of your videos just set it to private. If you want to remove it because it doesn’t have very many likes just remember TikTok stated it could take up to 30 days for your video to be picked up by the algorithm.

Lastly, if a video was removed due to a community guideline violation. I would recommend deleting this video from your profile. I’m pretty sure TikTok won’t even let you private them after they’ve been taken down.

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