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How to make a cool Facebook post

Facebook post are more than just plain text status. There are a lot of cool things you can add to your post to attract a greater audience. Below is just a few of the awesome things you can do to make a really cool Facebook post.

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1. Videos

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Videos are a great way to get a point across, share information and start a conversation. This poster presented their augment on a controversial topic through video. Instead of typing up all this information and sharing a bulk of text they used a video. The video presents various arguments and opinions while creatively using drawings and animations to keep the attention of the audience.

Here is a small article that can give you some tips on making a video http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/create-social-videos-smartphone/

2. Graphic Design

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A picture is worth a thousand words. Adding your text post to a graphic design with an app like Picsart is a great way to spice up your Facebook post. This particular post utilized graphic design to get the attention of their audience. They combined a picture of a man who appears to be working along with adding an inspirational quote. Both of these factors working together are a great way to make an exciting Facebook post.

If you don't know how to make a quick graphic here is a link to help you get started.

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=114205732425625&id=100015085958726

3. Questions

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Asking questions is a great way to start a conversation on Facebook. It's a great way to gain information from your friends or maybe do some self-reflecting. This user attempts to engage their audience by asking a question. Since it is not a simple yes or no question it is likely to start a conversation and encourage users to click on the link provided

4. Quotes

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If you can't find the words to express yourself, you can always use a quote. In this example, the poster uses a quote combined with a graphic design to convey his message. A quote is a brilliant way to share ideas and opinions.

5. Gifs

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In this example the poster uses no words, he simply posted a gif. Since a gif is an animated graphic it is a great way to add a little movement and laughter to your post on Facebook!

If you would like to try making your own gifs check out this article https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.buzzfeed.com/amphtml/katienotopoulos/how-to-make-a-gif-without-photoshop

6. Memes

Memes are always a hit on Facebook. A funny picture with some relatable text is sure to get you post some attention. This post is just one example of a meme. Memes can be used to communicate opinions regarding politics, world events, personal situations and to have a good laugh.

Try making your own memes with Meme Generator https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.zombodroid.MemeGenerator

7. Articles

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It's important to stay updated with the world around us. Posting news articles of any kind is a great why to keep your friends informed and start some important conversations. In this post the poster provides us with a link to a news article, a short description of what the article is about and they even tag the person this article is focused on.

8. Facebook Live / Live Stream

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Sometimes words, gifs and pictures just are not enough to express how your feeling. That's where Facebook Live comes in. Maybe you want to record and share your reactions to a funny video or share a piece of the concert you're at. Facebook Live is a great way to share a little piece of your life with your audience.

10. Share a Post

Sometimes you don't even have to create a post to get an audience. A cool Facebook post could simply be you sharing another cool Facebook post.

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