• read these: https://blog.joinmastodon.org/2018/08/mastodon-quick-start-guide/ https://github.com/joyeusenoelle/GuideToMastodon/
• follow some interesting people! Here are some recommendations from me to bootstrap your home feed: @jamey @JPEG @alcinnz @brunoph @brion @wezm @ikyle @uliwitness @schlink (don't forget to untag all these people if you reply to this toot!)
• there's always interesting stuff on the local timeline
• search for # introductions, post your own
• interact with people, make friends!