There’s nothing worse than struggling with creative block when it comes to creating content to share on your social media profiles.

Chances are, you have landed here because you ARE struggling with content to share – no worries, we’ve got ya covered!

Here’s some content ideas that your audience will appreciate.

First of all, let’s use this list of May holidays to see if any of these resonate with your business and audience…

  • National Inventors Month
  • Revise Your Work Schedule Month
  • National Photo Month
  • National Egg Month
  • National Physical Fitness & Sports Month
  • Teen CEO Month
  • National Smile Month
  • Gifts from the Garden Month
  • National Military Appreciation Month
  • Family Wellness Month

And let’s not forget about the May weekly holidays that might get your creative juices flowing…

  • May 1–7 is Choose Privacy Week
  • May 3–9 is National Small Business Week
  • May 4–8 is Teacher Appreciation Week
  • May 4–10 is National Pet Week
  • May 4–10 is also National Wildflower Week
  • May 10–16 is Work At Home Moms Week
  • May 17–23 is National New Friends – Old Friends Week
  • May 25–June 1 is National Backyard Games Week

And finally, the May Daily Holidays…

  • May 1 is May Day, Lei Day, and Global Love Day
  • May 3 is World Laughter Day
  • May 4 is Intergalactic Star Wars Day
  • May 5 is National Teacher Day
  • May 10 is Mother’s Day
  • May 15 is International Day of Families
  • May 15 is also International Virtual Assistants Day
  • May 16 is Armed Forces Day
  • May 20 is National Be a Millionaire Day
  • May 22 is International Sherlock Holmes Day
  • May 23 is National Lucky Penny Day
  • May 25 is Memorial Day
  • May 27 is Nothing To Fear Day
  • May 30 is National Creativity Day
  • May 31 is What You Think Upon Grows Day

Here are some social posts we created for our business that you’ll see if you follow us on Facebook that might help get your juices flowing:

Other social media content ideas that might help you are:

  • Your Company’s Blog Posts
  • Industry News
  • Curated Content (I call it OPP – “other people’s content”)
  • Company Videos
  • Customer Testimonials
  • Quick Tips
  • Recommended Resources
  • Memes or GIF’s
  • Photos from Company Events
  • Photos of your work-from-home workspace (thank you COVID19)
  • Live Videos
  • Inspirational Quotes (these always do well!)
  • Company Announcements
  • How-to Videos
  • Reshare a Top Performing Social Post
  • Reshare a Popular Blog Post

Phew! That’s quite a few ideas! Hopefully, this helped give you some ideas for your May social media strategy.

Be sure to follow us on Facebook to get notified when we post next month’s (June 2020) list of ideas.

About the author

Hi, I'm Misty founder of Your Marketing Coach and co-founder of Pug Shop Design. I'm a serial entrepreneur, marketing coach, professional speaker, and author who teaches business owners, educators and entrepreneurs how to implement marketing strategies that work.

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