25 Content ideas to feed your creative spirit
Is your social media content getting a little stale? Not to worry, here's 25 fresh content ideas to bring your channels back to life.
For example, if you run a coffee shop, show where the beans come from, how they are bought, and the process required to create the granules.
Talk about late-night pitch preparation, last-minute order fulfillment, or what you are working on today.
If you work in a team, give colleagues an opportunity to do ‘a day in the life.’ Introduce them, explain their role and what they do.
Ask your followers to help you decide on which way to go - great for market research as well as engagement.
Everyone’s got their ‘go-to’ tactics. What are yours?
Ask your audience and run a poll. People generally like contributing, you get social engagement, and you get free market research. We call that a win.
It might be your office, a coffee shop, a car or a train. Ask your followers to share where they're working from today.
Encourage your audience to share a picture, but in a broader context of your industry and focus on encouraging engagement.
People will have strong views on controversial topics and will feel compelled to comment and tag others. The next point is obvious but essential; avoid any opinions that involve race, religion, sexual orientation, or politics.
Whether it’s running, cycling or settling down with a cup of tea and a good book. Social Media is social, so the more ‘human’, the better.
Use awareness days and national holidays as a way to jump on trends.
Share the products you use daily and why you couldn't live without them. Remember to tag the company you’re talking about for additional reach.
What’s upcoming in your business? What are you focussing on right now? How are they benefitting you and your business? Sharing this on social media will help people understand your business and subtly promote what’s coming.
Think about what you do as a business and how you help people, then break this process down into a 5-day micro challenge.
Ideas for a competition could be a ‘prize for guessing when we hit X many followers’ or a topical question based on your industry where the nearest answer wins.
What blogs, books, and podcasts are you enjoying right now and how are they benefitting you and your business? Tell all, and make sure to tag the creator.
Looking for a new CRM system, a new book to read, or the best way to do something? Be a conversation starter.
Look at what’s trending on Twitter and give your take.
Share what’s going on and what’s going through your mind. Speak to the camera; the rawer, the better.
Help your local coffee shop, blogger friend, or whomever by sharing why they’re your favorite on social. You can be sure that your efforts will be reciprocated.
Your target audience will have common challenges, and this is perfect for creating content such as top tips. It’s all about adding value.
An example would be getting your CEO involved, and giving your audience an opportunity to learn from them about everything there is to know about your industry.
Pick and publish your favorite quotes from a website like BrainyQuote.
If you’re attending an event, post about your attendance and what you’re looking forward to. Tag the speakers and organizers too as they will likely have large communities.
This is a perfect opportunity to create content around what it’s like to work with you. Get a customer on camera to talk about this from their perspective.
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