When you can’t think of anything new to post on your Facebook business page, the temptation is to forget about it until tomorrow.
But when you do that, you’re missing out on a brilliant opportunity to connect with your followers today!
The 30 Facebook post ideas below are designed to get your creative juices flowing and inspire you to get posting! I’ve also thrown in 10 of my favourite conversation starters.
Give some of them a go – I’d love to know how you get on. (BTW – I promise there’s not a single ‘link to your blog’ suggestion in this list!’)
30 Facebook post ideas for your business page
- Tell people about your goals for the day.
- Post about a challenge you’ve recently faced and how you overcame it.
- Let people know how they can work with you – and what that process involves.
- Reveal what you do differently from everyone else in your industry.
- Share three ways you can help customers to overcome a problem.
- Post a description of your business… if you had to explain it to a child. This is an easy one to overlook – although you understand your business inside out, your customers may not.
- Share a question you’ve recently been asked by a customer (they won’t be the only one thinking it).
- Tell people what you love most about your job and why.
- Talk about how you feel about an industry myth or new trend.
- Share something people would be surprised to learn about you.
- Tell people about the best investment you’ve made for your business.
- Share a photo of an old piece of equipment you’ve used for years.
- Talk about what inspired you to start your business.
- Share your favourite source of industry info (book, blog or podcast).
- Reveal a common mistake your customers make and how you can fix it.
- Post about a surprising thing you’ve just learned.
- Share a great tip or hack to make your customer’s life easier.
- Show a day in the life of your business.
- Post three fun facts about you. There’s a reason why storytelling is important in today’s marketing, people love to know more about the people behind an organisation.
- Reveal a comedy moment when things didn’t go to plan.
- Post a picture of your workspace.
- Share a photo of your ‘happy place.’
- Give a shout out to the people who keep you happy and sane.
- Ask your followers what they want to know more about.
- Reveal how a particular product or service has helped a new customer.
- Predict a new trend in your industry.
- Share the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given and how it helped you.
- Reveal the three tools you can’t run your business without (which will also be useful to your customers).
- Post a simple hack you wish everyone knew about (from your niche/industry).
- Share a quick tip that people can try out straight away.
“Post three fun facts about you. There’s a reason why storytelling is important in today’s marketing, people love to know more about the people behind an organisation.”
Bonus! 10 conversation starters
Conversation starters are great for boosting community engagement on your page. Ask open-ended questions to get the conversation started, and remember to reply to everyone who comments, and ask more questions. This really helps you to get to know your audience.
- Have you ever tried/used (thing in your niche)? What did you think of it?
- Which of these do you like best? (Show two options)
- What’s the best thing about (thing in your niche)?
- When was the last time you laughed until you cried?
- (Insert thing in your niche): love it or hate it?
- What’s your favourite book/podcast / TV show about (your niche)?
- How many tabs have you got open on your computer right now?
- If you could snap your fingers and be anywhere else right now, where would you be?
- Fill in the blank. I’m proud of myself because I have finally ___________
- Fill in the blank. No one knows this, but I’m really good at ___________
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