Ways to Plan Social Media Content

Do you keep spending hours looking at the screen trying to figure out what should you post on social media?

That must be overwhelming.

What if I tell you that there are some really great approaches to plan your social media content for the entire week in just sixty minutes?

Would you be excited to learn about it?

If so, then stay tuned, in this article, we will be discussing about how to plan one week of social media content within sixty minutes.

Besides this, we will also look at some amazing tools and hacks.

Based on research, the usage of social media is among the highly popular online activities. It is projected that by 2025 the usage will increase to more than four billion.

Likewise email marketing is going to be there in your social media strategy. You can use tools such as MailChimp to schedule your emails for the right audience at the right time.

And for building the email list you can search an email address using email search tools like GetEmail.io.

How to search an email address? 

Email finder tools like GetEmail.io operates based on artificial intelligence and big data algorithm. When you enter your prospect’s first name, last name and their company domain, the tool will process the information and get you the correct email format.

This is how you search an email address with such tools. It is time saving, easy to use, with amazing free trial pack.

Now let us see how you can plan your social media content.

Planning Social Media Content

Get clarity 

Content such as video, or long form written posts could consume a lot of your time.

Howbeit, by knowing how much time it takes, and when you must post each of your content pieces would give you a huge advantage and enhance your overall efficiency.

Listing your ideas 

Every month, for video content, you must come up with a list of concepts to create videos. For instance, if you typically post video content twice a week, you must create a list of eight video concepts.

This will cover four week worth of content.

Any information you wish to include in your video can be added in the list with bullet points.

Likewise, you could include statistics; This will improve your credibility among your audience, improve your follower base, and best of all, eventually, it will help you with Google rankings.

List is ready – What now? 

When you have the list ready, you could spend part of your days, just recording videos, get it ready for posting on YouTube and optimize them.

And by having all the videos ready, you could schedule them in advance with tools like Loomly.

For the thumbnail image or social media post designs, you may use tools like Adobe spark, PicMonkey, Canva, etc., instead of spending money on designers.

And if you wish to speed up your process you could create a default template for your business with your brand colors, fonts, etc.

This will let you save time on thinking about the designs every single time.

Planning process 

As a first step you should list out the topics you can commit to post in the weeks ahead.

Next, you need to match each content with social media platforms that you wish to post on. It is important for you to know which platform is right for each of your content.

For instance, Instagram is ideal for image-based content, short videos, etc., while Facebook is more like Instagram, it is great for sharing the blog posts as well.

With LinkedIn, you could post mix of certain content types. You can breakdown complex concepts into simple bite sized information and post it on LinkedIn as image carousels. When you post in this way, the information is easily digestible.

Short text posts with inspiring or insightful content also work well on LinkedIn.

In Twitter you can post anything that is in short form. This social platform allows you to share images, videos, external links openly.

Finalizing the days and social handles 

You need to publish content consistently. This will get you tons of loyal engagement from your audience.

It is good to publish blog posts twice a week, video content once a week.

Predetermine the platforms and publishing date for each content, and then schedule your posts accordingly.

Concluding thoughts 

You should maintain the database of your ideas and pre-conceptualized topics. By doing so, you can make sure that nothing is stopping you from posting content at any point in time – be it procrastination or your health condition.

And while planning your content, do not worry about how you are going to create it, just focus on recording your ideas.

Also remember, whenever you are using a third-party content or quote, you must cite the source.

I hope you find this helpful.


Disclaimer: This is a collaborative post on behalf of GetEmail, but then again as always, we are devoted to providing content that is supportive and valuable to the readers.

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