30-day Content Social Media For Your Business
June 18, 2021
in Social Media
The hardest part of using social media for your business is coming up with content. Sometime it’s easy to come up with ideas and sometimes not. Creating consistent and valuable content is a must if you want to succeed on social media.
Knowing how hard it can become to come up with content we have a list for you of 30 content ideas for you to try on your different social media platforms. It is easy to create and can be completed in a matter of minutes.
30-day Content Social Media For Your Business
#1. Take a picture of your workspace
Giving people a look behind the scenes allows them to get to know your business and build the trust you need to turn them into a customer.
#2. Answer a question
You are answering questions from customers every single day. Chances are a lot of the people who follow your updates on sites like Facebook and Twitter will have the same questions. Pick one question and answer it today.
Tip: Share it on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube or LinkedIn
#3. Introduce your newest employees on social media
People love to see people who make your business great. Use social media to introduce new employees and make a human connection.
#4. Share something popular
If there is a popular item at your store or on your website, chance are it will be popular on social media, as well. Highlight your most popular items on your different social networks. If they are really popular you can consider boosting them with Facebook and Instagram advertising .
#5. Interview a customer
People do business with people that they know, like and trust. One of the best ways to build trust is to show real people that they are using or talking about your products or services.
#6. Fill the missing word
Remember fill in the blank questions from when you were taking tests back in school? Those types of questions are a lot more fun on social media. In this way you encourage customers to engage with you.
#7. Share something about a community event you are looking forward to
Small businesses play an important role in the community. If you business speaks to a local event, look for opportunities to connect with your surroundings and be part of the local conversation.
#8. Share something funny
Entertainment plays a big role of why people go on social media in the first place. Look for opportunities to have fun with fans and followers.
#9. Share your story
Every business and organization has a story. Look for opportunities to share pieces of that story and let people know why you want what you do.
#10. Share someone else’s content
You don’t need to create every piece of content from scatch. By sharing someone else’s content is a great way to build relationships for your business.
#11. Share a Throwback #tbt
You can post an image on any social network and add the hashtag #tbt (Throwback Thursday). This is a trend where users of social media share an older image on Thursday as a look back to an earlier time.
#12. Post something seasonal
Adjust your social media posting schedule to reflect the changing seasons. If it is a hot summer day offer a way to cool off. If you are looking forward o the fall give advice for back to school.
#13. Share some inspiration
What inspires you? It could be a picture of your team, an article you read online or just a quote that you think your audience will connect.
#14. Highlight a customer of the month
By highlighting the customer of the month you don’t just show your customers talking about you, but you show that you also care and talk about your customers! Once a month, pick one special customer or supporter and celebrate them. If they are following you, you can easily tag them and they will receive a notification that you are featuring them.
#15. Share something about an event that you recently attended
If you had attend an event, did you take notes or snap any pictures? Have you seen any articles or blog posts about the event that you think your audience would be interested in? Shae it and let people see what you’ve been up to.
#16. Share an attention-grabbing statistic
Have you ever read an interesting statistic or new study that relates to your industry? Share it! Stats catch people’s attention and are a great form of shareable content.
#17. Ask your audience a multiple choice question
Asking your audience questions is a great way to boost engagement and also gives your audience the chance to share their ideas. Linkedin, Twitter, Facebook offer poll features that you can use. Instagram has it own question sticker where it can be found on story.
#18. Create a video, featuring people or products from your business
Creating and sharing videos has never been easier! With a smartphone you can snap a quick video and automatically share it on your social media platforms. You can also use “Live” to live stream video from wherever you are.
#19. Do a repeat of something that worked well
Take a look at some of the content you’ve shared in the past. Was there a particular Facebook post that generated many shares.
#20. Share your latest email newsletter or announcement
Does your business send email newsletters or announcements on a regular basis? If so, share your latest email on social media and show your followers what they’re missing out on!
#21. Link to an info graphic you think your audience will enjoy
These days you can find an infographic about anything. There are many possibilities to see a ton of infographics about your industry. Share one you think your audience will enjoy and cite the source.
#22. Edit and share an image
You can make an image stand out by editing it online. Facebook and Instagram have built-in editing features. You can also try Canva to edit images by adding text, filters or overlays in a matter of minutes.
#23. Correct a common misconception that relates to your industry
Education is a powerful tool for building relationships online. Try to teach your audience something they didn’t know or missunderstood about your industry. This is an easy way to share expertice and spark a conversation with your followers.
#24. Share your favorite book or playlist
Have you read or listened to something good lately? Talk about it on social media. This is a great way to connect with your followers beyond talking about the products you sell or the services you offer.
#25. Give a shout out to another local business or organization
Picking up lunch at a local restaurant? Snap a picture and share it with your audience.
#26. Share a helpful tip
By sharing a helpful tip you also show that you are expert on it. Write down a list of helpful tips related to a particular product or service you provide. You may even have tips for customers. Share them and make sure to mention the customer in your post.
#27. Post something in celebration of a company milestone, birthday or a known holiday
Share these kind of celebreations with your fans and let them talking about it in your different social networks.
#28. Promote your social networks from other social networks
Cross promote your social networks. Sharing a content across your social networks is a great way to bring your social media audience together.
#29. Ask people to join your mailing list
Posting on social media is a great way to keep people up-to-date and build an online community. If you want to reach your audience more effectively, encourage them to join your mailing list. Be clear about what and how often you send so they know what they are signing up for.
#30. Thank your customers for their support
It is never a bad idea to say thank you to your customers as you show to them how much they mean to you. Tell them what they mean to you and they will show you the same with their continued business
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