In today’s socially driven consumer-base, Social Media and content marketing have become a vital point of marketing. Most business owners have heard “you HAVE to be on social media.” While that’s true, the key to success in social media isn’t only that you use it — it’s how you use it.
As a small business owner, you may struggle to find the time to manage your social media marketing as well as think of amazing ideas for your social media content; such as what to post and when to post it.
We are sharing a series of engaging post ideas to help you get a jump-start on post creation for social media to engage your fans and followers - and ultimately, boost sales and profits.
These ideas will ignite your creativity and ultimately increase your followers, build your credibility, keep existing customers coming back, and gain new customers.
Content Idea #21: Run Contests.
If you really want to increase engagement, gain new leads, and drum up enthusiasm, social media contests are a fun and effective way to do so. It’s an affordable and measurable way to get your audience excited about doing business with you. Just be sure to set realistic goals and be creative. When implemented as part of a comprehensive social media strategy, contests will provide excellent results.
Take Action: Write a post now about an upcoming contest your followers can be apart of to win one of your products or services.
We Challenge You: Take the “30 Day Content Kickstart Challenge” to create new types of content that will kickstart your social media marketing and engagement. The Challenge includes the following:
30 Days of Creative Content Ideas complete with worksheets to plan your posts
Social Networks Overview (choose the networks that are right for your business)
Social Networks Checklist
Social Media Myths
Editorial Calendar (Yearly)
Editorial Calendar (Monthly)
Bonus: 10 additional Ideas
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