19 Examples of Engaging Facebook Post Ideas

Check these 19 examples of Facebook post ideas to help you to connect with your audience via interesting posts about your industry. A regular Facebook post has text status update, video, photo or links. Pictures and videos get more likes and shares than only text, so implement them more. #socialmedia #socialmediatips #socialmediamarketing #smm #socailmediastrategy #creativeentrepreneur #facebook

Thinking about new Facebook post ideas?

Facebook is the top social media marketing platform, and community is constantly growing. Nowadays it is hard to get people’s attention. But you still want to get more likes, shares, and comments on your posts. The question is: what to post for getting more engagement?

A regular Facebook post has text status update, video, photo or links. Users news feed updates very fast. Visual content is most popular. Pictures and videos get more likes and shares than only text, so implement them more. Communicate with your audience via interesting posts about your industry.

Here are 19 examples of Facebook post ideas to help you out with that.

1. Share other people content

Pay attention to what’s going on around your niche. Share other people useful content and Facebook posts.

Examples of Engaging Facebook Post Ideas

Even more, share your followers content, which relevant to your business. They will appreciate it.

Search for what to share:

2. Post a video

Upload your video directly on Facebook; then it will automatically run when people scroll a newsfeed. It gets attention right away, rather than you share a link to YouTube video.

Examples of Engaging Facebook Post Ideas

3. Tips and “How to do” posts

Give the tips or write “How to do” tutorial in a Facebook post, thus, give people ready to share the post. Do better: add an image or create a picture tutorial.

Examples of Engaging Facebook Post Ideas

4. Behind the scene post

Let your fans to spy a little through a keyhole. Show them what’s going on behind the scene of your business.

Examples of Engaging Facebook Post Ideas

5. Create behind the scene video

Sharing photos and videos personalize your Facebook page. You show that there are the real persons behind of this fan page. Post about how things work, something funny, part of your regular work.

Examples of Engaging Facebook Post Ideas

6. Ask the questions

Ask questions through your Facebook page. Thus, you motivate people to comment below on your post.

Examples of Engaging Facebook Post Ideas

7. Ask about an advice

When you travel, try new things, looking for something, etc. ask your audience to give advice. People like to help.

Examples of Engaging Facebook Post Ideas

8. Funny pictures related to your brand

Think how to show your brand through the images. You may create a brand recognition using the same personage or same concept images:

Examples of Engaging Facebook Post Ideas

Examples of Engaging Facebook Post Ideas

9. Link to your other social media accounts

Share your other social media accounts combining other Facebook post ideas. For instance, ask a question and give a link to an Instagram.

Examples of Engaging Facebook Post Ideas

10. Finish a phrase

Use a sentence and ask people to fill the blank area with their thoughts. Make it simple so that they can add just a few words to that.

Examples of Engaging Facebook Post Ideas

11. Poll post

Create a poll and give people 3-5 options to answer. Ask them to write the answer in the comments.

Examples of Engaging Facebook Post Ideas

12. Post an inspirational quote

There is an inspirational image quote trend now everywhere in Social Media. The good quote which resonates with your audience will get more engagements.

Inspire those who follow you. People will like and share your quote post when it expresses them thoughts and beliefs.

Examples of Engaging Facebook Post Ideas

Spend some time to create an image quote or find it on the internet. The text only quotes won’t have so much effect on the picture.

Services for creating an image quote:

Find ready to post quote:

13. Follow Friday on the Facebook

Since Facebook allowed to use hashtags in the posts, people start to use popular #FollowFriday (or #FF) hashtag to get more engagements.

Briefly, #FollowFriday came from Twitter and became a frequent Friday activity. It used when you send out tweets listing users, who you feel should be followed by your followers.

Examples of Engaging Facebook Post Ideas

Or another way, suggest your followers to share pages, which they like

Examples of Engaging Facebook Post Ideas

14. Throwback Thursday on the Facebook

Throwback Thursday is a theme day when people post old pictures or stories. Use hashtags #ThrowbackThursday, #Throwback or #TBT for that.

Examples of Engaging Facebook Post Ideas

Examples of Engaging Facebook Post Ideas

15. Holliday greetings

There are many holidays during the year. Post a greeting, a card or a quote with some personal thought. Be creative beside of the regular Christmas and Happy New Year greetings. It will remind your followers that you are a real person.

Examples of Engaging Facebook Post Ideas

Examples of Engaging Facebook Post Ideas

16. Create a contest

Grow your Facebook followers and email base by organizing contests. It will work better if you have a prize as a product, service or a gift card to give away.

Examples of Engaging Facebook Post Ideas

Apps for creating Facebook contest:

17. Share milestones and awards

Celebrate your milestones: reaching 1000 Facebook fans, having 5000 subscribers, winning a competition, etc. Thank your followers for them support:

Examples of Engaging Facebook Post Ideas

18. Tell about upcoming event

Post about your upcoming online or offline event. Write what it is about, when and where it will be and give a link to the registration page

Examples of Engaging Facebook Post Ideas

19. Testimonial

Post your client’s testimonials. What other people say about you and your product/service brings more value to your business. It is your social proof. Well written testimonial will bring you more clients

Examples of Engaging Facebook Post Ideas

Conclusion

Use these Facebook post ideas to grow your followers and build a trust with your audience. You never know what works well for your page till you try. It takes the time to build your Facebook community, but it worth your effort.

Have you been experimenting with different types of posts on Facebook? Share what’s been working for you in the comments.

What other Facebook post ideas do you have?

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Marina Barayeva is the founder of IntNetworkPlus.com. She is a blogger and a professional photographer. She writes about social media and personal branding for artists and creative entrepreneurs. For those who want to be visible with the work, brand and personality.