Are you finding yourself posting the same types of thing on your social media week in, week out?

Or perhaps you’re sat there trying to come up with ideas but drawing a blank?

Struggle no more, here’s a list of 30 ideas that will work for just about any business. Feel free to bookmark this page, save it or print it off and return to it whenever you’re stuck for ideas for your social media posts.

  1. Introduce yourself and your business in a video
  2. Create a meme with an inspirational or motivational quote
  3. Where are you working right now? Snap a photo!
  4. Ask a question – make it simple and easy to answer for the best engagement.
  5. Share a testimonial from a happy customer
  6. Turn a testimonial into a full case study to show people what it’s like to work with you
  7. Share a quick and easy tip that will make your follower’s lives easier
  8. Answer a question you get asked all the time
  9. Share a personal anecdote that your followers will relate to
  10. Make them laugh! Make a joke, share a funny quote or take a silly selfie
  11. Have a look at what’s going on in the news and share relevant reports with your followers
  12. Write a blog post and share a link to it on social media
  13. Invite people to sign up to your email newsletter
  14. Have a look at what’s trending right now and start a conversation with your followers about it, if it’s relevant to your business
  15. Post a shout on Twitter – tag a few of your clients, people you work with or people you admire
  16. Jump on Facebook Live and talk about an issue you know your followers need help with
  17. Quote yourself as the expert! Have a look through your social media and blog posts and pick out key quotes that you can share on their own
  18. Demonstrate your product in a short video
  19. If you sell a service, record a brief video that explains the benefits and how the service works
  20. Recommend a book that your followers might enjoy or that could help them in their lives
  21. Bust a myth!
  22. Share your opinion about something that’s going on in your industry or about an issue that you know is important to your followers
  23. This or that e.g. “which do you prefer, starting work early or working late?”
  24. Ask your followers what they’d like to see more of from you
  25. Run a Question & Answer session on Facebook Live / Periscope / Instagram Live or YouTube Live
  26. Tell people about a podcast that you listen to and love
  27. Invite people to follow your other social media accounts
  28. Share your motivation – Why did you start your business? What gets you out of bed in the morning? What do you want to achieve?
  29. #TBT (Throwback Thursday) – share an old photo from your business
  30. Post a link to one of your older blog posts (as long as it’s still relevant!)

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