5 Social Media Ideas to get you Started this July
It's at this time of the month that social media managers start looking at their scheduled content for the coming months. Here's our list of social media ideas for July 2020.
1st July - Plastic Free July
General - This month is a reminder to all that we need to reduce our use of plastic. For July, encourage your readers to go plastic-free. Use #PlasticFreeJuly on social media.
Tips - Do you have any advice to go plastic-free? You can give general advice and specific ones that relate to your industry.
Environment post - What is the current state of plastic trash in our planet? What is going on with the “plastic island” that is forming due to trashes thrown to our oceans? Are there green organizations that are working on it?
7th July - World Chocolate Day
General - Chocolate lovers will definitely love this holiday. Fill your newsfeed/page with chocolate today and use #ChocolateDay on social media.
Foodie post - Treat your followers with chocolate pics and recipes. How do you make chocolate truffles? What’s the secret to a moist chocolate cake?
Fitness and health - What health benefits can we get from chocolate? What is in it that can actually make us happy? Can it really help with lowering blood pressure? Some people also add secret ingredients in their chocolate desserts to make it a bit healthier, like adding beets in chocolate cake.
Trivia - What is the origin of chocolate? What country exports the most cacao/chocolate? Are there world records made with chocolate?
Recommendations - You can also recommend local chocolatiers and shops.
17th July - World Emoji Day
General - Emojis have changed the way we express ourselves. Have fun with emojis today and celebrate the holiday by using #EmojiDay on social media.
Emoji post - Make a post with just emojis. You can connect this to what you do or your industry. You can even make a guessing game out of it.
Foodie post - How can you add a little emoji fun in your desserts? You can share a tutorial on how to design emojis on cakes and cupcakes using frosting or fondant.
Trivia - Before emojis, there were emoticons. Where and how did emojis start? What are the most popular emojis? How was this term coined?
Discussion - Encourage your followers to comment with just emojis in today’s discussion post. You can ask them about their favorite products or services (from your brand) or how they are enjoying summer.
21st July - National Ice Cream Day
General - The blazing heat of summer won’t stop this celebration. Encourage your readers to enjoy a scoop of ice cream or two today. It’s #NationalIceCreamDay!
Foodie post - Share your homemade ice cream recipes and recipes that need ice cream, like lava cake, ice cream cake, banana split, and milkshakes. You can also add recipes for sweet sauces and syrups and recommend ice cream toppings.
Health - What alternatives and recipes can you recommend for people who can’t eat certain ice cream ingredients?
Discussion - Ask your followers about their favorite ice cream flavors and toppings.
30th July - National Cheesecake Day + #ThursdayTreats
General - No matter how busy we are, we always have time for desserts -- especially if it’s cheesecake! Tell your followers it’s National Cheesecake Day and that they deserve a treat. Use #NationalCheesecakeDay on social media.
Foodie post - How do you make cheesecake? Are there no-bake versions? What fruits and flavorings do you love to use when making cheesecake? How do you make the crust?
Recommendations - Are there cheesecake bakeries, cafes and patisseries in your area that you recommend?
Listicle - Cheesecake is a versatile dessert and can be made with a lot of different fruits. List the most popular, not-so-popular, and even the unique and odd variants of cheesecake.
Trivia - Where and how did this dessert start? Are there world records done with it?