7 Tips to Increase Engagement on Your Social Media Polls

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The benefits of social media polls are obvious. Polls provide a quick and easy way for your audience to tell you exactly how they feel about a particular issue. They also offer free market research and can help with brand positioning. Of course, polls also increase user engagement and can help with lead generation.

Unfortunately, achieving the desired level of poll engagement is a big challenge for most marketers and brands. How do you get as many people as possible to participate in your polls?

Red Web Design Ideas for Social Media Polls

  • Schedule your polls: Polls gain the most engagement when users know about them in advance. So, avoid impromptu polls and instead schedule your polls to mentally prepare prospective participants.
  • Choose trendy topics: Brands that get maximum engagement on social media indulge users in exciting, trendy topics. It doesn’t matter if you want opinions on a typically boring subject; find ways to make it enchanting.
  • Create curiosity: Social media users are most excited by the unknown. They never want to miss the chance to be the first to find out something new. Your job is to leverage this curiosity to drive poll engagement.

Check out the Red Website Design blog to discover other tips to drive social media poll engagement and learn the best social platforms for maximum poll engagement.