According to the book Influence by Robert Cialdini, if we put more actions or more time into a something, we feel more connected to it, and it’s more difficult to abandon it. We think, “Since I got so far, it would be a waste of time to stop now”.
Make users provide more information about themselves from the very beginning.
The more they provide, the more ownership they will feel of their newly created profile.
Make users invest more time during the registration process.
It will increase their engagement.
Give users some simple tasks to do. But not too simple.
If the tasks are challenging enough, users will get into the flow state, and it will be difficult to stop doing what they are doing. They will get engaged instantly.
Ask your users a few simple questions.
Neil Patel, one of the best online marketers, recommends asking around five questions of multiple choice with a maximum of four answers.
Add gamification elements.
For example, unlock more features as users progress with your product.