I started online with my biz in May 19. Prior too that, I read a ton about social media marketing and took trainings. Yup, I was That training "junkie." ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
There are various content planning strategies. Some people plan a week out, 3 days, 30 days, a year out, etc. At first, I took the info at face value, and out the gate tried to prepare content for 30 days. Gack! I just about burnt myself out. Even dropping the planning down to 7 days was a lot when coupled with all my other responsibilities.
At some point, I stopped making it a law and, instead, assessed my situation and started planning content around that. Whew! What a relief!! Now I prepare for about 2 - 3 days at a time, but that varies. It's getting easier the more products and services that I solidify. But the biggest game-changer has been hiring virtual assistants! Yes, they are A M A Z I N G. #shoutouttoVAs
So here were my suggestions:
1. Assess where you are in your biz (start, mid, matured). If you are brand new to biz & social media marketing, begin by deciding on the story you want/need to tell about you, your offers, and your expertise. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
2. Keep the content planning simple until you are in your creative zone. Then go for it! P.S. Do not blindly copy others. Shine in your zone. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
3. When possible, hire a virtual assistant to help you. Honestly, this was hard for me at first. I've since switched my thinking from "it will cost too much" to calculating the benefits of the help. Now listen... start where you start. Don't go feeling all guilty because you don't have a V.A. Just know this is a possibility. See yourself having it!
To help you get started, click the "Freebies" link in my bio for your Free Simple Daily Planner. Try planning one post per day, or per week. Build from there.
Please let me know if you have any questions!