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July Content Ideas - 25 Ideas For Social Media & Blog Posts

Summer is officially here and it's time to bring your content to life! Draw inspiration from this list of fresh content ideas for social media and blog posts for July 2021.


This month we are sticking to our main content category themes. If you are not sure what I mean by content category types or themes, read my blog on how to find social media content ideas.


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July 2021 Social Media & Blog Post Ideas By Jack Willoughby


7 Content Theme Categories


  1. Promotional

  2. Entertainment

  3. Customer Focused

  4. Inspirational

  5. Community

  6. Educational

  7. Personal


It's important to trial content for each of these categories. This will give your brand the best opportunity to build reach and brand exposure.



Creative Social Media Content Ideas


Explore and adjust these content ideas for your brand.


Promotional

  • Create a reel highlighting the key features of your product or service.

  • Create a video of interview style testimonials from your clients or customers.

  • Throw a 4th July sale of everything and anything!

  • Create a carousel of your product in different environments.


Entertainment

  • Host a quiz night for your customers and charge a small entry fee which gets donated to charity.

  • Show some behind the scenes fails amongst staff.

  • Create a spot the difference on your story for customers to try and figure out, choose a winner and DM them a exclusive discount or gift.

  • Make a big company announcement using a meme.


Customer Focused

  • Host a best picture wins.

  • For tongue out tuesday (6th July), share a picture of your pet with their tongue out and encourage followers to share theirs.

  • Go live and ask followers to join and get to know them holding a Q&A.


Inspirational

  • Post a #motivationmonday post every week to lift your followers moods.

  • Share inspirational quotes.

  • Ask followers to share tips on self-reflection and repost the best ones to your social channels.


Community

  • Share a followers post that has inspired you that week.

  • Highlight how far your product or service has gone across the globe and mention the different cities it's reached.


Educational

  • Share the best parts of the latest journal or article you have read.

  • Share tips on how followers can help their community and what you are doing to help.


Personal

  • Share with your followers who your biggest inspiration is and why.

  • Share what your plans are for 4th of July.

  • Recommend a book or articles related to your industry.



Blog Ideas For July 2021


Choose one of these blog topics and adapt it to your business or industry. Make sure you do some keyword research to optimise your blog.


  1. Write a 'how to' blog post on a topic you know a lot about.

  2. Do a journal style reflection blog piece and talk about what you got up to this week.

  3. Write a blog post on your top 5 tips for looking after your mental health.

  4. Share and tag your top 5 favourite blog posts to read in your industry.

  5. Create a list of your favourite quotes to help motivate readers.


Download my free Social Media Content Calendar Template


Now you have ideas for your social media channels going into July 2021. You should create a content marketing calendar to plan out your ideas. Don’t worry, you can steal mine.


But first, here are some of the reasons why you should use a content plan:


  • Holds you accountable to releasing content.

  • More likely to create fresh ideas.

  • Can plan & prioritise your time.

  • Adapt your strategy to what's happening.

  • Delegate tasks if you have a team.

  • Encourages you to use other channels.

  • It Keeps your marketing activities organised.


My content calendar template includes the entire year and all the social media channels you could possibly use. I even have a section to map out blogs.




Download Here



Wrapping Up


Have an amazing July! Remember to adjust and make specific these ideas to your brand or business.


Thanks again for reading. I would appreciate it if you can like my post and comment if you found it helpful.


Reach out to me if you are in need of marketing support.


Jack Willoughby

jackpwilloughby.com


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