How do you get more engagement on your Facebook

How do you get more engagement

on your Facebook posts?

  1. Ask For Comments: On your posts ask people to comment below.

    Example: COMMENT below with your thoughts on the topic

  1. Ask For Shares: Ask people to share your post.

    Example: SHARE if you agree, SHARE with a friend

  1. Tag: Ask people to TAG a friend in the comments below.

    Example: TAG a friend in the comments below.

  1. Ask for Likes: Tell your fans to click the like button.

    Example: Click LIKE if you agree

  1. Photo Comments: Ask fans to post a photo in the comment box.

    Example: Post a photo of yourself smiling with your eyes for your chance to win a prize!

  1. Ask Questions: Encourage fans to ask questions about your company brand/products/services.
  1. Contests: Launch a contest in a post.

    Example: Want a free [your product or service]? LIKE this post and COMMENT on why you like this product/service and we’ll pick someone at random to win! Hurry!

  1. Puzzles: Create puzzle which can be relatable to company’s brand/products/services. eg. Crosswords, Word Search etc.
  1. Riddles: Post fun riddles that will urge people to make comments.

    Example “Hell a top, hell a bottom, Hallelujah in the middle. What am I”

  1. Trivia: Ask Questions

    Example: How many languages are spoken worldwide? Tell us in the comments below.

  1. Local History: Does your city have an interesting or not so well-known past? Share them with your fans.
  1. Local Trivia: Ask trivia questions about your location or city.

    Example: What is the record for most hot dogs eaten at the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest in New York City.

  1. Number Challenge: Ask fans to guess how many of something is in a piece of visual content.

    Example: How many skittles are in the glass. Tell us in the comments below.

  1. Use Memes: Memes create engagement. Either post one or ask your fans to post their favorite.

Example: Post your favorite meme in the comments below.

  1. Fill In The Blanks: Create a fill in the blank.

    Example: To me wealth means ________.

  1. A vs B: Ask fans which option they prefer with A and B representing pictures. Example: Do you prefer ackee with fried breadfruit or ackee with fried dumpling?
  1. Ask About Favourite Things. Ask your fans what’s their Favourite …..(something)

Example: What is your favorite color?

  1. Agree/Disagree: Tell your fans to write in the comments if they agree or disagree. Example: If you agree, type AGREE in the comments below
  1. Current Events: Include current events into a post.

    Example: Did a volcano just erupt? Is the President coming to visit your town? Ask your audience what they think!

  1. Throwback: Take your fans back in time with a post that’s a blast from the past Example: Does anyone recognize this? (Then place a photo of a tape deck or VCR)
  1. Survey Says: Begin a post with “name a reason.”

    Example: Name a reason a vampire might make a bad roommate. (Top Answer: Suck Your Blood)

  1. Behind-The-Scenes/First Looks: Give your fans a sneak peek into your business. You can show them how your latest product or service is made.

    Example: Before we launch our brand new [your product], meet the amazing team that makes the magic happen!

  1. Fan Love: Show your fans some love! Let them know you care.

    Example: I wish I had [your fan/follower count] arms.

    Why? I want to hug all of you!

  1. Insert Your Brand Into A Famous Quote:

    Example: Great minds think alike. I assumed you were thinking about [YOUR PRODUCT], too.

  1. Good Old-fashioned Promotion: Promote your product and give a discount. Example: Good news!… to help ease your financial blues, we’re offering FREE SHIPPING today only for online orders over $[ __ ]!
  1. National Holidays/Days of Observance: Make reference to a special day in your post and represent it in your picture as well.

    Example: Happy Mother’s Day from Internet Income Jamaica. Type your mother’s name in the comments below to show your appreciation!

  1. Weekends and Work: State something about the weekend or your workplace

    Examples: #TGIF or Take a picture of yourself at work and share with us.

  1. Go Live: Going LIVE ensures your posts are seen by more fans. Go LIVE!
  2. Music and Culture: Tie in music and/or culture to a post.

    Example: Who do you prefer Bob Marley or Bob Dylan? Tell us in the comments below.

  1. Food and Drink: Ask a food related question

    Example 1: What’s your favourite comfort food or drink?

Example 2: What goes best with this food/drink/wine?

  1. Social Media and Tech Related Questions: Ask questions about technology or social media.

    Example: If you had to give up Google or Facebook for the rest of your life, which would you choose?

  1. Seasonal Questions: Engage fans based on the season

    Example: What’s your favorite summer activity? Tell us in the comments below.

  1. Fact or Fiction: Write a post and ask your fans if it’s fact or fiction. You could use the words True or False as well.

    Example: We heard that Bob Marley invented Reggae music. Is this fact or fiction? Tell us in the comments below

  1. Guess the Person: Post a photo of a famous person and blur the photo and ask them to guess who the person is.

    Example: Blur out the photo of the person on the $100 bill and ask them who it is.

  1. What would you do if…?: Ask a question that starts with “What would you do if..?” Then ask your fans to answer with a comment.

    Example: What would you do if you go home and you see this [Picture of a snake] in your kitchen? Comment below

  2. Quote Of The Day: Post quotes preferably first thing in the morning and ask them to share the quote, tag a friend, click like, etc.

    EXAMPLE:”Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” -Steve Jobs TAG a friend who is a leader in the comments below.

  1. Who Is Most Famous For These Words: Post a famous quote and ask your fans to tell you who said it

    Example: Who is most famous for these words? “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way” (Answer: Napoleon Hill)

  1. Solve This: Post a math problem and ask your fans to solve.

    EXAMPLE: 6÷2 (1+2)= _____. Tell us the answer below

  1. Did You Know?: Share a little-known fact or a product feature with your fans.

    Example: Did you know that CoCa-Cola sold only 25 bottles in its first year?

  1. Inspirational/Motivational: Post positive quotes from famous people,

    Example: Les Brown, Albert Einstein or Maya Angelou etc.

    “Life has no limitations, except the ones you make” ~ Les Brown

  1. Do you remember…? (Old-time tradition): Do a throwback post and ask persons if they remember.

    EXAMPLE: Post a picture of a cassette tape and ask persons if they remember using it.

  1. Tips For The Day: Help your fans solve an everyday problem that only your product or service can solve.
  1. Yay or Nay: Put up something and ask your fans to tell you if it’s good or not by replying “Yay” or “Nay.”

    Example: For a fashion site put up a woman in an outfit and ask your fans to comment Yay or Nay on the outfit.

  1. Viral Posts: Why reinvent the wheel? If you see a post, image or video that has gone viral, and is perfect for your audience, then use it.
  1. Funny Comics: Create your own or use the comics of your favorite author. Either option you utilize realize that comic strips are a great way to entertain and engage your audience.
  1. Caption This!: Find great photos and ask your fans to write captions for them.
  1. If you could: Ask a “If you could question”

    Example: If you could have lunch with one famous person, who would it be?

  1. Milestones: Post a milestone and let your fans celebrate it with you.

    Example: When you reach 10,000 fans post it as a milestone.

  1. Comment Of The Day: Have a great post that’s gone viral? There’s a great chance that post also has some great comments. Highlight them and share them with your fans!
  1. Tell A Story: Start off with a phrase and tell your fans to continue it in the comments below.

    Example: Here’s the beginning of a story: “John was having a great day. As he walked down the street to work, …..” Now continue the story in the comments below……

  1. Boost Your Post: Hit that blue button under the post that says boost so that your post gets seen by more people on Facebook.
  1. Ask For Help: Sometimes there are problems that only your fans can solve. Don’t be shy. Ask them for advice to gain some great insights.


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