What should you post on LinkedIn now? The umpteenth ‘I’m grateful for…’-post, the ‘my teacher didn’t expect anything from me, but look where I stand’ story or just another poll? Perhaps you could use a little more structure in your approach. In this article you will find inspiration for more variety.
Content Vista has made a long read with no fewer than 105 ideas for LinkedIn posts. So if you’re looking for inspiration, you can plow through that article and save your best ideas. I would like to share a few of my favorites.
This is of course a well-known goldmine on LinkedIn. Share a personal experience, preferably in a vulnerable way, and the likes and reactions will pour in. At least, that’s what I see happening a lot in my timeline. Emotions touch people. And by telling your personal stories, others can’t copy you either. They are unique.
There are so many books and so little time! But you can always inspire people with a nice quote or an interesting fact that you just picked up from a good book. You can also share your top 5 favorite professional books and ask for more inspiration.
Talk about prejudice or myths in your field
‘Do you make sure that the website is completely Bahamas Phone Number SEO-proof and is at the top of all search results?’ For example, there are more things that marketers would rather never hear again . Or annoyances from developers who work with marketers. Or requests that communication professionals can no longer see. Keep it up! You have undoubtedly also experienced some prejudices or misunderstandings in your profession, take advantage of them and talk about them.
You have to be careful with this type of post: it can be too vague. But sometimes you just want to spread something positive on social media. So why not, encourage others! Convince them to take the next step in their career, or take a sabbatical, or get into a good habit. Who knows, you might help someone with it.
What advice from a mentor or colleague have you carried with you all your life? How does he/she inspire you or what has he/she said that stuck with you? Write a nice post about it. Note: be honest. Fake posts are often picked out quickly by critical followers.
Share something you learned this week
Not every lesson you share on LinkedIn has to be a life lesson. It can also be something small, something you have learned this week. For example, it could be something painfully funny I learned this week that I really should make backups of my writing projects or something inspiring I decided not to sit on the train with my headphones on this week. and got talking to. Anyway, I’m sure you can come up with something!