October Social Media: Tips & Tricks

 

Social Media planning can sometimes be a little hard, but this is why we provide a Social Media Calendar for you to help strategize your social!

The month of October has a few items to help drive your business, and gain more reach. Check out the specific notes on these dates from the Social Media Calendar!

 

If you aren't getting the Social Media Calendar, download it here!

 

October 2nd: BOO/BIRTHDAY Giveaway

  • Start the month off right with a BOO-TIFUL promotion.
  • BOO Giveaway:
    Do you have a friend or neighbor with a BOO-tiful heart? Tell us about this SPOOK-TACULAR person, and they’ll be entered to win a FREE BOO set up. Our BOO set ups include a fun Halloween themed display, a special note from YOU, and a fun treat too!
    Comments close: 10/8/21 – winner announced 10/9/21
    *Local Delivery Only
    **Cannot be combined with any other discount, or used on a current order.
  • Birthday:
    It is GIVEAWAY time - Now through October 30th - Comment below with someone who will be celebrating an November Birthday. We will pick a winner and surprise them with a HAPPY BIRTHDAY Yard Card.

    *Local Delivery Only
    **Cannot be combined with any other discount, or used on a current order.

 

October 7th: This Or That - Halloween or Harvest

October 8th: Small Business Shout Out - (apple orchard, pumpkin patch, corn maze)

  • Find a local business to represent each of the categories listed. Visit them with your family and get some great photos to share THROUGHOUT the month. Be sure to space out the content to represent each location
  • Contact local businesses and let them know you’re doing a small business shout out on your page. Ask them if there are any events coming up they would like you to highlight.

October 13th: Only Keep One - Candy Edition

 

October 15th: Small Business Shout Out - Local Trunk Or Treat

  • Contact local organizations/churches to see when/where their trunk or treat is happening. Share a list of GREAT Trunk or Treats near you
  • Participating in a Trunk or Treat Event? Share the details and let people know where to find you.

October 24th: Quotes & Social Media Scheduling

  • Every Sunday, share a motivational quote that you love!
  • Check your Social Media Schedule coming up for the next week, take an hour, and get them scheduled!
  • Rest easy for the week because your Social media will be posting for you!
  • PRO TIP: Try and schedule your posts an hour before your customers  peak viewing times.. possible before 8am, or before lunch

October 31st: Happy Halloween! Go Live! (Mega Promotion Day!)

  • Set up a Halloween, "Boo", or "Trick or Treat" / Photo Op setup in your front yard! (Photo Op is key, you will see in a little bit...)
  • Go FB live during the day and connect with your customers! "Who is Trick or Treating?", "How are you celebrating?", "Stop by and say Hi! tonight while trick or treating!", "Come take a photo at our Photo Op while trick or Treating!
  • Set up for a night of Trick or Treating in your driveway: Bonfire, Lawn Chairs, Bowl of Candy, Cooler of Zima, & a STACK OF BUSINESS CARDS OR PROMOTIONAL FLYERS!
  • When Trick or Treaters come by your house for candy, encourage the parents to take a photo with them in front of your AMAZING YARD CARD DISPLAY! Be sure to give "Mom" your promotional materials! Have a FUN night!

 

 

Hopefully you have found some of this more elaborate explanations helpful to you, and you see some success from the execution! Feel free to message us if you have any questions or comments!

  

 

 

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