You have to get engaged with your audience
Be social on social media. You can start by responding to all your messages, comments, and mentions. Also you should look at Gary Vaynerchuk's $1.80 strategy for leaving your $0.02 cents on 90 posts a day for the best organic engagement and growth. Leaving insightful comments on other people's content not only builds that relationship, but can produce valuable discussion that will give you great insights and help you learn and improve.
How do you network with your connections and potential connections?