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25 Social Media Prompts to Fill your Content Calendar

There’s nothing worse than creative block, right? Especially when you are building a business online. In this post, I am going to give you 25 social media prompts to help you steer clear of those blocks and fill up your content calendar with ease.

Remember however that great content is only a piece of the puzzle. You want to ensure that you are always engaging with the responses you receive. As a bonus, take note of the posts that perform the best so you can make sure they’re included in your future content.

Additionally, you should also make note of the content your audience provides in response to your social media posts. Why? Well, because user-generated content (UGC) is one of the top ways to show your audience;

  1. they were heard and,
  2. you are delivering on their ask.

25 Social Media Prompts & Ideas to Fill your Content Calendar

Effective content should leave your audience feelings at least one of the following; empowered, educated or entertained. Keep that in mind while you switch it up through your planned content and make sure you’re nailing at least one of these. Sometimes, this can be illustrated through your story-style content, a video/image or, with valuable facts, studies or comments on your niche.

Be sure to modify these to fit your voice and, what makes sense for who YOU are.

  1. If you could interview one person in your field, who would it be?
  2. What’s one nice thing you could do for somebody in your life today?
  3. What 3 things couldn’t you live without?
  4. Give people a look behind the scenes (workspace, event, etc.)
  5. Offer a Q&A style post
  6. A quote from a leader in another industry that inspires your business, and why it does
  7. Quote a competitor you agree or disagree with
  8. A beautiful, inspiring, or super cute photo that’s relevant to your business’s mission
  9. A viral video from another source that relates to your business in some way
  10. Industry-relevant meme’s or GIF’s that speaks to your audience
  11. Post hints about an upcoming product release, using photos to boost the FOMO
  12. Ask followers to “Like” or “Share” your best promotional posts (don’t forget the CTA’s!)
  13. Post special coupon codes or incentives for your audience
  14. Post case studies or testimonials from customers and/or clients
  15. Re-introduce yourself
  16. Share a motivational quote and include why it speaks to you
  17. Use polls! Multiple choice options are found to be most effective
  18. Go Live! Share a tip about something you’re passionate about
  19. Do a book review
  20. Share your favorite movie (and why)
  21. Ask your audience to jump on your newsletter
  22. Share your blog post or recent article
  23. Create a worksheet your ideal customer or client would benefit from
  24. Offer a tutorial
  25. Create a regular series (Throwback Thursdays, Money Mondays, Tip Tuesdays, etc.)

Now, I’d invite you to share some of your go-to social media prompts!

Share the ones that help you fill up your content calendar! Can’t wait to see what you are creating! And, be sure to check out this blog on the content areas you want to avoid.

 


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