2. connect your phone’s address book
open the snapchat app on your smartphone and connect it to your iphone or android address book. the site will ask for your permission before proceeding to connect with any friends already on snapchat.
3. sync facebook with snapchat
You can’t sync facebook and snapchat directly, but you can move your data from facebook to another place and then move it to snapchat.
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download a friend’s information from facebook to your phone, then use the snapchat icon to connect friends from your phone’s contacts to snapchat. Basically, you’re using your phone’s address book as an intermediary to save your friends’ data before moving it to snapchat.
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4. share your unique snapchat icon
If you open the snapchat app on your camera, go to the screen where you take a picture. at the top is the snapchat icon and clicking on the icon will take you to another screen that allows you to add the white or yellow ghost to a color box. this image is different for each user, so you can think of it as your unique fingerprint on the site.
Share this image on your website, facebook profile or anywhere else you share images. If others place their phones on it, they can connect with you through Snapchat. it’s like your own personal shortcut.
5. Share your icon in person
You can also share your snapchat icon in person. just hold your phone and make others slide the picture with your camera. they will connect with you directly through snapchat.
6. try the itunes snapchat user app
itunes offers a free application for snapchat friends called instant usernames that allows you to search for friends on the site. addme is another app that allows you to add friends from both kik and snapchat. These apps make it easy to find new hookups on sites.
7. use instagram to encourage snapchat followers
Many instagram users are also on snapchat, so it’s a good idea to create instagram teasers that encourage people to follow you on snapchat. You can also add your snapchat name to your instagram bio. a direct link will make it easier for people to connect with you on both sites.
8. offer special incentives on snapchat
exclusive offers and incentives offered only through snapchat and not available on other platforms are a great way to generate buzz and interest. keeping it exclusive encourages people to sign up and follow you on the site.
9. create the best snapchat content you can
You should have unique, interesting and creative images and videos to get people interested in your snapchat presence. If you just share the same old boring stuff, snapchat users won’t follow you and your content won’t stream. if you’re not worth following, they won’t follow you on snapchat, period. Make it worth people’s time and effort to follow your content!
10. change the number of “best friends”
snapchat automatically assigns “best friends” based on the people you connect with most often. the site sets the limit to 3, 5, or 7. set it to the maximum to see the most people and develop friendships with your friends too.
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