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Even More Instagram Post Ideas.

 

Have you ever stared at your phone wondering what to post on Instagram, and come up blank? Happens to me all the time and is totally normal. We all post a ton of sales related content but that stuff can quickly get boring. 

So what should you do on those days where you know you should post but don’t have any ideas?

 

#1: Share Highlights From Your Dealership

The next time you’re in a pinch for ideas, consider spotlighting a member of your dealership — it’s a great way to build trust and affinity with your audience!

 

 

#2: Share Quotes

People often think of quotes as good “filler content” — the kind of thing you post when you’re completely out of other ideas. Go find awesome quotes from your OEM's CEO. 

 

 

#3: Share Your Favorite Social Media Holidays

From #NationalDonutDay to #InternationalCoffeeDay, there are TONS of social media holidays that are perfect for filling out your content calendar when you’re in a pinch!

 

 

#4: Share Lifestyle Content

“Lifestyle content” doesn’t really fit a specific genre or category. It can be anything from a food overlay to photos of a beach at sunset — or something else entirely! Use your creative eye.

 

 

#5: Share User-Generated-Content (UGC) From Your Community

This is a great way to share your customers pics of their own cars. I like to follow folks who have tagged us in pictures before and look for them in our feeds for opturtinityies to regard their posts.

 

 

#6: Share Behind-the-Scenes Content

If you’re looking for a solution to those “what to post on Instagram” blues, you should consider diving into some behind-the-scenes content. Walk around the service bays or head into the body shop for some quick video content of people working.

 

 

#7: Share Stock Photography, Animations, and Videos

While stock photography may have had a bad reputation in the past, the times have changed and using stock photos on Instagram has actually become a big trend!

 

 

At the end of the day, there’s no limit to what you can post to Instagram — all it takes is a little creativity! You can do it. I believe in you. 

 

John Finucane

Awesome Tips! There is definitely a surge in stock photography use on social media but I don't think that's for any other reason than they're easy to source & custom content creation is a huge task.

John Finucane - CarData, Inc. | www.cardata.us | @cardataus on IG

Dan Knoblock

Chris, good stuff! Dealers can post employee birthday parties, customers picking up their new car, Christmas parties, employees anniversaries, new models of cars, brakes, engines, and just about anything. Pictures tell a thousand words and people never stop looking, reflecting, or hoping. 

Dean Love

Great ideas - thank you for sharing!

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