Business Tip

Social Media ideas for your small business

There are several ways you can support and promote the GO LOCAL FIRST campaign:

  1. By using your digital channels: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIn to like and share GO LOCAL FIRST posts, messages and advertising.
  2. By highlighting and promoting small local businesses in your area, and the hero local business owners behind them. Use the hashtag #GoLocalFirst
  3. Use the following examples for social media promotion. You could tailor your posts with a photograph or video of a small local business.

 

Facebook

POST EXAMPLE 1

Australia has over 3.5 million small businesses. They are in each of our communities, from the local baker to the corner laundromat. Where would we be without the hardworking small businesses in (LOCAL AREA) and all they do for our community? Small business is everyone’s business. www.golocalfirst.com.au

POST EXAMPLE 2

We need to support our small local businesses in these tough times. Together, they go to make something far more valuable than anything they do or sell, by helping to build local communities. Support your small local business like (INSERT BUSINESS NAME + LOCATION) because when you spend local it stays local. www.golocalfirst.com.au

POST EXAMPLE 3

Three in four Australian businesses are doing it incredibly tough this year. The harder it is for them, the less likely they’ll be able to employ, expand and invest in their communities. Why not pay your small local business, like (INSERT NAME) a visit? Create thriving communities, choose small business. www.golocalfirst.com.au

Instagram

POST EXAMPLE 1

Where would we be without hardworking small businesses in (LOCAL AREA). (INSERT BUSINESS NAME) is just one of many, why not pop in and support them. #golocalfirst and support our small local businesses.

POST EXAMPLE 2

We need to support our small local businesses in these tough times so they can be there for all of us and our local economy on the other side. (INSERT SMALL BUSINESS NAME and tag them) #golocalfirst

POST EXAMPLE 3

Hardworking local businesses keep our community going. Local business is everyone’s business. #golocalfirst

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