Social media has leveled the playing field, giving unparalleled access to a local, regional or global audience. For individuals who want to “tell their story,” they now have an inexpensive or even “free” platform to share their story. For small business owners and entreprenuers, social media can be a powerful way to reach customers, engage members, and compel people to donate.
But where do you start?!
And how do you keep your “creative juices” flowing?
I found the following article, chock full of helpful topics to consider. They are “generic” ideas on how to structure blog posts, with useful topics to consider – all of which are “blogger” agnostic… They work for personal blogs, for small business or non-profits that use the web and social media, or any number of other “marketing” efforts.
Each of the following “types” have multiple examples in the mentioned article (click link above), with explanations on how and why a particular type can be effective:
The author reminds us that “it’s all good” –
Depending on the focus of your blog, you might use all or half of these blog post topics, some of them dozens of times per year. I do and they work for me.
One of the services we offer at HelpfulBytes is helping small businesses and non-profits with their web and social media presence. If you’d like to discuss your own social media needs and ideas, I’d be happy to help.