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Social Media Content Ideas for the Holidays

‘Tis the season and if you haven’t planned out your holiday social media posts, here’s a great infographic from MDG Advertising to give you some ideas, Holiday Marketing 2016: 7 Fresh Ideas for Your Holiday Social Media Posts. Here are seven unique ideas that can spur your creativity and attract some attention to your brand when you need it most!

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  1. Create a 360° Holiday-Themed Video: Facebook and YouTube now support 360 video formats and the cameras are dropping in price! A good friend of mine just purchased the Samsung Gear 360 Real 360° High Resolution VR Camera and absolutely loves it.
  2. Develop a Custom Snapchat Geofilter: On-Demand Geofilters are provided as Snapchat options within defined physical areas. They’re a fun way for consumers to share that they’re interacting with your brand and great for word-of-mouth marketing on Snapchat.
  3. Post Disappearing Holiday Coupons: Snapchat and Instagram Stories allow you to create timely posts that expire, creating urgency and keeping people coming back… perhaps every day until Christmas.
  4. Use Pinterest Rich Pins for Holiday Gift Ideas: Rich pins allow marketers to to include additional information like downloads and product links.
  5. Host a Holiday-Themed Twitter Chat: Why not crowdsource and provide some amazing links to holiday gift ideas by having a Twitter Chat? Check out this article from Buffer on how.
  6. Showcase Gift Ideas in Instagram Carousel Ads: Rotate 3 to 5 high resolution photos in an Instagram Carousel that leads your followers through to a purchase!
  7. Inspire with a Facebook Live Charity Stream: Go live with Facebook and inspire others in this giving season!

Social Media Holiday Ideas

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