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Post Ideas for Social Media

  • Repost from other College accounts.
  • Use pictures! Need campus pictures for use on social media? Contact the Social Media Team!
  • Find appropriate memes and use them. Create your own memes using a meme generator like memegenerator.net/ or memecrunch.com/generator/.
  • Have your followers suggest things for what new students to do in their first semester.
  • Check out the College’s YouTube channel and link to a video.
  • Create cover photos for your followers to use.
  • Get quotes from your faculty about their courses, their area of expertise, anything!
  • Ask likes on Facebook if they are following you on Twitter and ask Twitter followers if they are following you on Facebook.
  • Do giveaways – people love CofC gear!
  • Post on holidays – nothing overly religious, but recognize what the College and/or your department is doing for the holiday or to get ready for the holiday.
  • Post photos of staff – students and alumni love to see them!
  • Post interesting tidbits about staff, things students/alumni might not know.
  • Post news articles that relate to your specific department or that relate to your field.
  • Post about alumni accomplishments and successes.
  • Post about student successes – was one of your students named Athlete of the Week? Recognize him/her!
  • Post about big events at the College – notable athletic events, speakers, etc.
  • Link to calendar events.
  • Post a quote that is relevant to your department, an event, students, etc.
  • Find a “Student of the Month” – take their picture and include a quote about their favorite part of your department, etc.
  • Offer advice for students.
  • Ask an either or question – and post photos. Which spot is a better place to study?