So I know we’re still in January, however the key to successful social media is planning.
February might be the shortest month but there’s still lots to get involved in on social. To help you prepare some of your social posts here’s some content ideas for the month of February.
The international / national days of…
As you have probably seen on your feeds there are days for almost everything ranging from charities and to fave foods and pets. Getting involved in these on social are not only a great way to get involved in a great causes but can also boost your engagement and get your posts seen by a wider audience.
Here are just a few of the dates in February that you can get involved in…
5th – Chinese New year & World Nutella Day
If you’re celebrating Chinese New Year make sure you share a snap on social with the hashtags #chinesenewyear and also #yearofthepig as 2019 is the year of the Pig. The pig is the final animal in the Chinese zodiac and is seen as a sign of wealth and fortune.
If your business is in the hospitality sector think about having a themed dish or drink to coincide with these days.
7th – Time to talk day
This day is headed up by Time to Change who are working to change the way we all think and act about mental health problems.
Mental health issues affects one in four of us and Time to Talk Day encourages people to have a conversation about mental health and challenge the stigma around it.
Getting involved is super easy and more info can be found here and don’t forget to use that all important hashtag #timetotalk.
9th – National Pizza Day
Whether your are team pineapple or no pineapple this is a really easy day to get involved in.
Presented by Foodism, National Pizza Day is celebrating one of the best loved Italian foods by offering 30% off at participating restaurants whilst supporting the charity action against hunger so not only will you have a delicious pizza to eat but also a warm feeling inside from doing good to.
Not near a participating restaurant? You can still get involved by sharing your fave pizza topping, or if you’re feeling creative, create a pizza version of yourself or your logo.
14th – Valentines Day
Ahhhh l’amour!! Spread the love on Valentines day by sharing some success stories and fabulous testimonials you’ve received or simply take the time out to share with people why you love what you do.
Feeling the love? you could also do a flash sale and offer your clients and customers an exclusive discount to celebrate.
17th – Random Acts of Kindness Day
Whether it’s donating to a charity of your choosing, giving a shout out to someone who inspires you or even just giving away a free product to someone at random taking part in this day will guarantee to make you feel all warm and fuzzy.
A fan of motivational quotes? there are a tonnes of kindness quotes out there you could share (just make sure you credit where needed). If you have your own quote use Canva has lots of template you can use create your own.
20th – Love Your Pet Day
Who doesn’t love an adorable pic of a pet?
If you have an office dog or cat its definitely their time to shine, share an adorable snapshot of them on your social feed and perhaps a bit more about them.
After all it’s a well known fact pets can help you feel calmer and less stressed and who doesn’t want that.
Hope this post has given you some content ideas for next month, I’ll be sure to post ideas for March posts soon.