Promote your petition – social media guide

Use or adapt these template posts to help you promote your petition for warm homes. Most would be best suited to Twitter or Facebook, but they can also be adapted for Instagram. 

To have more impact and increase interest, you can add local details – we've given some suggestions.

Post 1

Purpose

Promote and gather signatures for your petition.

Text   

More than 5 MILLION households are in fuel poverty across England and Wales.

It’s time for action on the energy crisis – including here in <your location>.

Sign and share the petition now.

#UnitedForWarmHomes

Hints 

Hashtags - use broad eg #CostofLiving and nice hashtags eg #ManchesterHour, including location based ones, and see what similar groups/influential people are using. More ideas here: https://trends24.in/united-kingdom/ 

Tagging - tag allies and leaders in your post images, or post. 

Link 

Your petition   

Image   

Use your own photos/video or see our campaign images.

Post 2

Purpose

Same as post 1.

Text   

People in <your location> are struggling to cope through the energy crisis.

We’re working to tackle this locally and asking @<your petition target, eg your MP> to take serious action to lower bills, keep homes warm and cut carbon emissions.

Sign our petition / Contact us to get involved.

#UnitedForWarmHomes

Hints 

Same as post 1. Be sure to @ your petition target too. Add local fuel poverty figures to add impact - see the map on the Fuel poverty page.

Link 

Your petition and/or your contact details.

Image   

Same as post 1.