How to market on Reddit? A guide for businesses!

Reddit is a great social media platform. To satisfy our readers' curiosity, we dedicate this article to explaining the use of Reddit in marketing and business in detail.
Online marketing has been gaining prominence ever since people knew its lucrative usage. It is time-saving, cost-efficient, and highly productive that causes us to gravitate towards it for business and marketing purposes. Apart from the prevalent apps like Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and others, Reddit is the most underrated yet great social media platform for marketing that is the 6th most visited site in the world. To slake the curiosity of our audience, we have dedicated this article to elaborate on the working of Reddit to assist marketing and business. So, let us start without further ado!

What is Reddit?

Reddit is an aggregate of web content, social news, and social networking that form a massive platform for the users. The idea of Reddit was brought up by two programmers, who were college roommates, Steven Huffman and Alexis Ohanian in 2005. They used to attend lectures carefully with the aim to learn and eventually they created something splendid. Upon brainstorming, working hard, and getting funded by the "Y" combinator, Huffman and Ohanian launched Reddit in June 2005. They undertook that task under the patronage of an entrepreneur named Paul Graham.

What is it for?

Reddit allows the users to discuss( criticize or applaud) the content that has been submitted by other users on the platform. The content is based upon some topics which are called subreddits. The no. of subreddits exceed than 138,000.

How does Reddit work?

Reddit is a colossal website but it is divided into small communities called subreddits; it is simply a board that is dedicated to a specific topic. To use this platform, users have to start with reddit.com/r/, such as reddit.com/r/NintendoSwitch. Generally, subreddits have their themes, rules, and suppositions or expectations. To start with, you have to visit its home page where you will find a feed of trending posts at that time from various subreddits. To read the post, click on the post's title and read the comments. Having read the post, you will see a number representing its score, along with an up arrow and a down arrow. The up arrow shows upvote for the content and the down arrow shows downvote.

• Upvoting a post means that you vouch for the post and think that more people should see the post.
• Downvoting indicates that your thoughts are not good about the post you did find it worthwhile for others to read. The popularity of the post is governed by the number of upvotes and the more the number of upvotes, the greater will be the chances of the post to appear on the front page.

How to open an account on Reddit?

• Type Reddit.com on your search engine.
• You can register an account by clicking on "Register" which is located at the upper right-hand corner on the homepage.
• Now choose a username and password and click “create an account”.
• In a few moments, you have got your account ready.

How to post on Reddit?

• Open your web browser and go to the Reddit website.
• If you have already signed in, you will face the home page. Otherwise, you need to sign up first.
• Now find the community or subreddit you want to post in. You can navigate there by searching the subreddit in the search box located at the top.
• Click on “create post”.
• Decide the tile and type your post. Then click on "Post" to submit.

How to change Reddit username?

You can change your Reddit username if written hastily or mistakenly. Just follow these simple steps;

• Open your Reddit app on mobile and log in or register if you are new.
• Then click on the avatar in the upper left-hand corner.
• Tap on the "My profile" option.
• Upon tapping, Reddit will ask you if you want to retain your randomly assigned name or change it to a new one.
• Tap on “ change username”.
• Change the username and confirm it.
• Finally, tap ''on save'' username.

How to use Reddit for business?

Now we have reverted to the prime part of our article_ Reddit uses for business. You can boost your business by following these tips or steps;

• Paid Ads
• Pay Attention to r/deals Subreddit
• Provide Additional Customer Service on Reddit
• Talk About Your Business in a Different Manner
• Organize an AMA ( Ask me anything)
• Curate viral content
• Find Collaborators
• Get Feedback and Keep a Lookout for Market Trends
• Start a Subreddit Contest
• Set Up a Calendar

How does advertising on Reddit increase your traffic?

Paid advertising is highly instrumental in promoting your brand, and it works by targeting individual subreddits. You can opt for specific subreddits where you want your ad to appear, touting your brand or service. As aforementioned that there is a colossal number of subreddits, so there are plenty of places where you can run your ad. For example, on the off chance that you need to promote an art brew item, you could undoubtedly discover target crowds in subreddits like CraftBeer and HomeBrewing. The site makes it considerably simpler to discover active subreddits by allowing you to browse networks by name in the order or by utilizing the hunt bar to discover subreddits related to a specific topic.
Reddit will likewise feature the "rising" communities that are increasing in number, have had an increment in communication, or else are generally important.

Is there a specific Reddit language?

Reddit has the property of settings for various dialects and languages. There are likewise subs where individuals for the most part communicate in another language, similar to r/de.

Are there any mobile apps for Reddit?

There are 10 Reddit apps for mobile;

• Becon reader
• Boost for Reddit
• Infinity for Reddit
• Joey for Reddit
• Now for Reddit
• Reddit ( Official app)
• Reddit is fun
• Relay for Reddit
• Sync for Reddit.
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