Getting Creative with Content: A #Bufferchat Recap

There’s so much content in the social media space, so how we can get more creative with the content we share? That was the topic of this week’s #bufferchat and, boy, did our community come through with awesome ideas for content creation! We discussed ways to make social media posts more interactive, how we can think outside the box with visual content, how to repurpose content on different social platforms, and much more.

Read on to discover all of the awesome ideas and suggestions that were shared during the chat!

Catch our weekly Twitter chat, #bufferchat, at TWO times every Wednesday for valuable industry insights and networking with nearly 400 other smart marketers and community managers. Same topic, same place, just at different times – feel free to join in to whichever chat time works best for you!

For our community in Asia and Australia (or anyone in other timezones that like this time the best!): 4 pm AEDT (Sydney time)

For our community in North/South America, Europe and Africa (or others!): 9 am PT (San Francisco time)

This week’s stats:
1st Bufferchat: 111 participants; 392 tweets; reach of 1,102,290
2nd Bufferchat: 284 participants; 1,992 tweets; reach of 1,557,360

Q1: What kinds of social media content draw your attention, and why?

From the community:

See all the great answers to question 1 here!

Q2: What’s your (or your brand’s) purpose for creating any kind of content on social media?

From the community:

See all the great answers to question 2 here!

Q3: What are some examples of interactive posts and great conversation starters on social media?.

From the community:

See all the great answers to question 3 here!

Q4: There are so many blog posts about similar topics out there. How can you make yours stand out from the rest?

From the community:

See all the great answers to question 4 here!

Q5: Visual content often gets the best engagement — what are different kinds of visual content you could share? Be creative!

From the community:

See all the great answers to question 5 here!

Q6: How can you repurpose your social media content?

From the community:

See all the great answers to question 6 here!

Q7: What’s one new kind of content you’ll experiment with after this chat?

From the community:

See all the great answers to question 7 here!


Thank you so much to everyone who participated in this chat!

Catch #bufferchat each Wednesday at 9 am PT (San Francisco time)  OR at 4 pm AEDT (Sydney time). Join our Slack community with over 2,000 members to continue these awesome conversations all week long!

Do you have any comments or answers to these questions? Leave your thoughts in the comments! We’d love to hear from you!

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