If you are a small business owner and you have a presence on social media, it’s not only important to post new content, but it is also necessary to engage with your audience and get your followers to engage back with you. One of the best ways to get your followers to interact with you is to ask them a question in your posts.
If you are looking to get more comments and likes on your social media posts, here are some great conversation starter questions you can use, with some examples.
Fill in the blank
When I was a kid, I wanted to be ______
I am motivated by _______
My favorite musician is ________
My dream vacation is __________
If you could
If you could travel anywhere for free, where would it be?
If you have one superpower, what would it be?
If you could interview anyone in the world, living or dead, who would it be?
If you were stranded on an island and could only bring one person, who would it be?
Who/What is your favorite?
Who is your favorite author?
What is your favorite social media platform?
What is your favorite holiday?
What is your favorite season?
Would you rather
Would you rather be famous or rich?
Would you rather visit a lake or an ocean?
Would you rather work from home or in an office?
Would you rather live in the heat or cold?
This or That?
Cat or dog?
Urban or rural?
Facebook or Instagram?
Salty or sweet?
What if you won the lottery? What would you do?
What if you could only use one social media platform? Which would you choose?
What if you could be a guest actor on a show? Which show would it be?
What if you were given the option to move anywhere in the world? Where would it be?
Back in time
What was your favorite grade in school?
What was your first job?
What was your favorite vacation?
What was the name of your first pet?
Asking open-ended questions on your social media will help you interact more with your followers. It’s important to remember that once someone comments, you interact back with them by either liking their comment or responding back. By doing this, your engagement numbers are sure to go up!
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