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Social media post request form

social media post request form

Are you a marketing agency looking to streamline your social media post creation process? Save time and improve communication with your clients by using the social media post request form.

This form is designed to collect all the essential information needed to create high-impact, engaging social media posts tailored to various platforms. So, whether you're a boutique agency or a large-scale firm, this form will make your social media campaign management a whole lot easier.

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Questions to include on your social media post request form

1. Basic Information

Collecting basic information about the client and their company is essential to customize the social media post according to their needs and preferences.

  • What is your name?
  • What is the name of your company?
  • What is your email address?
  • What is your phone number?

2. Post Details

In this section, gather information about the content and the purpose of the social media post to create a targeted and effective message.

  • What is the main objective of this social media post? (Promote a product/service, Announce an event, Share important news)
  • Please provide a brief description of the content to be included in the post.
  • Are there any specific keywords or hashtags to include in the post?

3. Visual Assets

Visual elements play a crucial role in social media posts. Collect information on the client's preferences and any specific assets they want to include.

  • Do you have any images or videos you'd like to include in the post? (Yes, No)
  • If yes, please provide the file(s) or a link to the file(s).
  • Do you have any specific design or layout preferences for the post?

4. Platform and Scheduling

Different social media platforms require different formats and scheduling times. Understand where and when the client wants the post to be published.

  • On which social media platform(s) would you like the post to be published? (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Other)
  • What date and time would you like the post to be published?

The question about specific social media platforms allows you to tailor the post format and style according to the platform's requirements, ensuring the best possible user engagement.

Things to consider

  1. User-friendly design - Keep the form visually appealing and easy to navigate by using a clean layout, logical grouping of questions, and clear labels for each field.
  2. Mobile responsiveness - Ensure that the form works seamlessly on various devices such as smartphones, tablets, and desktops to cater to users who may access the form on-the-go.
  3. Mandatory vs. optional fields - Clearly indicate which fields are required and which ones are optional, to avoid confusion and incomplete submissions.
  4. Helpful tooltips - Provide tooltips or guidance text for questions that may require clarification, to help users understand what information is needed and how to provide it correctly.
  5. Validation and error messages - Implement real-time validation and clear error messages to help users immediately identify and correct any errors in their input.
  6. File size and format constraints - If your form allows users to upload files, such as images or videos, ensure that you communicate any size and format constraints clearly to avoid issues during the submission process.
  7. Progress indication and confirmation - Use progress indicators to show users how far they are in the form, and provide a confirmation message upon successful submission to let them know that their request has been received.

How to create your social media post request form

Now that you know what questions you should include, it's time to build your form!

The only problem is that traditional forms tools are inefficient.

People will forget to fill out your form. They'll get stuck halfway and not be able to finish it. Or they'll send you the wrong stuff. You end up wasting hours chasing people down over email. 

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  • Automatic reminders - Remind people to complete their form with fully customizable reminders.
  • Reject incorrect information - If a single question is filled out incorrectly, ask your client to re-do just that one item.
  • Autosaving - No progress gets lost. People can fill out forms in multiple sittings.
  • Comments and questions - If the person filling the form gets stuck, they can ask a question without having to email you.

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