{A July Dreamer} Social Media Goals {Yearly}

Social medial goals are something I have always wanted to do but never actually tried to put together. When I started blogging I focused on producing content (quality or not) and a bit of getting my numbers up. Then I leant a little about blogging, bought my domain and started again on some social media platforms. Part of my January goals is to put together Social media goals for the year. This year I am planning on putting some effort into increasing my social media reach. social media goals

I have never set social media goals before but I do have an idea of the numbers that I am looking for. How I am going to achieve those numbers is a mistory to me but I shall certainly try what I know. If it doesn’t work then I intend to read some books on blogging and social media.  I have been blogging for almost 4 years and not once read a ‘how-to’ blogging book. Yes I have read posts sharing how they achieved this and that but none has worked for me. Hence why I thought it is best if I did my own thing and see what works.


Social Media Goals

Twitter —> Currently 2,506                             Target —> 5,000

Pinterest –> Currently 643                               Target —> 1, 000

Facebook –> Currently 1,595                           Target –> 3,000

Instagram –> Currently 1,357                          Target –> 2000


When it comes to setting goals, I try not to be too over optimistic about them. I always aim for something smart and achievable. I think with every goals set, if you work hard enough they can be achieved especially if you’re consistent. As mentioned already, I have no specific plan to on how achieve these social media goals I am still thinking. But will start with the basics

  • Follow for Follow hashtags
  • Join follow threads in Facebook groups
  • Participate in blogger giveaway buy-ins
  • Follow other bloggers in similar niche and interact with them.

Do you have any social media goals for 2017? Do you have any tips on how to growth social media goals? Please share then in the comments below, even leaving your post links if you’ve written something about them.

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  1. Jenni Grainger
    January 21, 2017 / 7:26 pm

    Good luck with your goals, I need to start interacting more. I need more time to do everything x

    • January 28, 2017 / 9:48 am

      Interaction is something I need to work on

  2. Newcastle Family Life
    January 21, 2017 / 12:42 pm

    Good luck with your gaols, I bet that you smash them all in no time as your blog is so lovely x

    • January 28, 2017 / 9:48 am

      Awww thanks, I certainly hope so

  3. January 21, 2017 / 9:43 am

    I love that you have set goals for your social media following. I do set goals that are often very optimistic, but I think it’s good to live by the saying ‘ shoot for the moon, even if you miss, you will land among the stars’.

    • January 28, 2017 / 9:47 am

      Oh that’s a lovely saying for sure and thanks

  4. January 20, 2017 / 11:52 pm

    It’s always good to set goals and great ambitious ones you have there too. Wishing you luck and hope you get the audience that’s perfect for you 🙂

    • January 28, 2017 / 9:47 am

      Thanks Alina, that’s the most important part, getting the right audience

  5. kerry norris
    January 20, 2017 / 4:42 pm

    I think you’ve been very realistic with your goals and I’m sure you’ll achieve them this year x

    • January 28, 2017 / 9:47 am

      Thanks Kerry, I hope so for sure

  6. Tracy Morgan
    January 20, 2017 / 2:03 pm

    So great to have goals and something to aim for! Good luck!

    • January 28, 2017 / 9:46 am

      Thanks Tracy, I love setting goals

  7. Evelina Vilke
    January 19, 2017 / 10:48 pm

    Best of luck achieving your goals! I should set some goals myself too.

    • January 28, 2017 / 9:46 am

      Thanks Evelina

  8. January 19, 2017 / 10:15 pm

    Thanks so much, I try to be realistic and set goals that I can achieve for that period

  9. January 19, 2017 / 10:14 pm

    Thanks so much Katie for that, I never really thought about twitter chats, I will sure be on the look out for them and try to join

  10. Kara
    January 19, 2017 / 5:49 pm

    I have to admit that I have found follow for follow doesn’t really work as many simply unfollow again. I have built my following organically but it was a long process

    • January 19, 2017 / 10:15 pm

      Yes follow for follow can be a bit tendious with some people who unfollow

  11. January 19, 2017 / 5:26 pm

    Good luck with the monthly goals. Hope you smash them all.

    • January 19, 2017 / 10:14 pm

      Thanks Stella

  12. fivelittledoves
    January 19, 2017 / 4:45 pm

    What a great idea to set goals for your followings, I think you will definitely achieve this in no time!

    • January 19, 2017 / 10:14 pm

      Thanks so much, I have never set social goals before

  13. Talya Stone
    January 19, 2017 / 9:06 am

    You’ve got a really strong following and that sounds totally doable good luck!!!

    • January 19, 2017 / 11:18 am

      Thanks Talya, I aprpeciate that.

  14. Lyndsey O'Halloran
    January 18, 2017 / 8:30 pm

    They’re quite realistic I think. I haven’t tried the Follow for Follow hashtags yet to grow mine

    • January 19, 2017 / 11:18 am

      Thanks Lyndsey, I try to be as realistic as I can be because I know it takes a lot of effort

  15. January 18, 2017 / 7:14 pm

    You’ve got great followings! I’m just starting out for my numbers are nowhere near the 1,000s yet, but I’m sure if I’m consistent it will grow.

    • January 19, 2017 / 11:17 am

      Consistence I am told definitely helps with growing the social media and following fellow bloggers too

  16. Lauren Porter
    January 18, 2017 / 7:04 pm

    I only started my blog a few weeks ago so my social media is pretty low, but def looking to increase as soon as possible! x

    • January 19, 2017 / 11:17 am

      Awww congrats on starting your blog, enjoy it and good luck with the social media

  17. Joanna
    January 18, 2017 / 4:31 pm

    I’m trying to work on instagram this year I don’t have many followers yet but definitely want to try and up my other social media accounts too.

    • January 19, 2017 / 11:16 am

      Good luck to you luv, I am doing the same

  18. Jayne
    January 18, 2017 / 3:40 pm

    I’m working on my Instagram more this year, I have totally neglected it. Good luck with your goals 🙂 x

    • January 19, 2017 / 11:16 am

      Thanks Jayne, I worked on my instagram last year and continue to work on it this year too

  19. FussFreeJen
    January 18, 2017 / 2:53 pm

    I try not to lool at my own numbers, because compared to most, they are frightful. I own goal was to concentrate on my Instagram account, that is still dormant. I had plans, they have come of nothing yet.

    • January 19, 2017 / 11:15 am

      Oh dear, when you have time you will definitely implement those goals.

  20. January 18, 2017 / 1:01 pm

    I don’t have specific numbers I want to reach but I’m currently just under 5K on Twitter so I want to push over that figure soon and I’d just like to grow Instagram and Bloglovin to any level really x

    • January 19, 2017 / 11:15 am

      I would like to get my twitter to 5k too and improve on the other ones

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