Social Media Planning

Posted by Rachel Brett on

I was thinking about social media and being a planner I was wondering about how I can be more productive with planning ahead for posts. Do you ever look back through your camera roll and think 'Argh, I forgot to post that!'? I do this a lot as life naturally gets busy, but then most of the time the photo then isn't posted at all as the window has been lost... unless it becomes a throw back post. SO, what can I do about this? How can I be more social media productive and increase my social-ductivity, yes I totally made that up. 

I thought about adding colour coding to my month view in my planner but I have so many scribbles in there already that I didn't think I would be able to make sense of it! What about notes and ideas? They won't fit. Then I thought I would try a new social media planner, not a physical separate planner (as let's face it, I have enough of those!) but a plan for my planner. Are you lost yet? Let me show you...

Social Media Calendar

This is just a brain dump style example and isn't actually what I'm planning to do on Social Media but you get the idea. I'm going to print a few of these and then use colour coding for Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Blogging and creating Newsletters. If a post is supposed to go on all Social Media platforms on the same day then I will add different coloured hearts next to the post rather than writing it out several times. What do you think? I can then plan the next few months for regular posts and start planning for new ones. 

I have created this as a freebie PDF if you would like to download it and try it for your self, just click on the image below to take you to Dropbox. 

Social Media Calendar

Let me know how you get on, I'd love to know if it helped increase your Social-ductivity!

Rachel x

 

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