Do you struggle coming up with social media posts? Perhaps right now you are finding it really hard to come up with social media post ideas for May? It’s tricky. You want to be social, because that is what social media is. However, you want to be engaging and business savvy too.

While you can post links to blog posts which will interest your audience, you want to do something more than that. You need to show your audience who you are. Why should they purchase from you instead of someone else? You can help them make this decision by showing them who ‘you’ are.

As we always say, people buy people. Show who you are by using these social media post ideas. It’ll boost your brand awareness and engagement. These social media post ideas will help you build relationships with your existing customers and target audience too.

Mental Health Month – Why not share your top tips for good mental health? Encourage your team and audience to do the same.

National Bike Month – Share your favourite local bike rides. This will show your target audience that you are real, and local.

National Inventors Month – Talk about your favourite invention and why. Ask your audience to do the same. (Mine is a bamboo toast grabber by the way!)

It’s National Photo Month – Ask your fans and followers to share the most recent photo on their phone

National Salad Month – The warmer days are coming, share your favourite salad recipes.

National Family Week: 7-13 – Why not use this week to be ‘real’ and show the people behind the business?

International New Friends, Old Friends Week: 21-27 – Talk about and tag your business friends and thank them for their support.

Hug Your Cat Day: 1 – We all know the internet was made for cat pictures really. Share a photo of you hugging your cat.

Intergalactic Star Wars Day: 4 (May the Fourth Be With You!)– Share something Star Wars related.

Revenge of the Fifth (Star Wars Sith): 5 – If you’re doing May the 4th, you need to do Revenge of the Fifth too!

World Laughter Day: 7 – It’s World Laughter Day. Why not share your favourite joke?

Eat What You Want Day: 11 – If you could eat anything in the world without gaining weight, what would it be? Ask your audience the same question.

We hope you like our social media post ideas for May. Feel free to use as many or as few as you like. Don’t forget to use the national day, week or month names as hashtags to boost your engagement. For example, #MentalHealthMonth

If you need a hand with social media posting for your business, call our social media marketers now. We will be only too happy to help.