August Holidays & Observances to Create Awareness and Attract More Customers


Holidays & Observances to Make Marketing in August Memorable


As the vacations come to a close and we gear up to get the kiddies back to school, It’s back to business for us entrepreneurs. It’s August and as summer heats up so should your content marketing.

Here are some holidays and observances to help you heat up your marketing message.


Monthly Observances

Happiness Happens Month: Who couldn’t use an extra dose of happiness in their day? Spread joy with tips, advice and other types of content to encourage your audience to look on the brighter side of life.

What Will Be Your Legacy Month: What do you want to leave the world, your family or community? How can you inspire your audience to do the same?

National Immunization Awareness Month:

Are you a health or wellness coach? What are your views on immunization?  What should parents know about immunization the may not be aware of? Create some articles, shoot a 3-5 minute video or audio tip educating your audience about this controversial issue.

Black Business Month:
Yep, it’s time to celebrate black business savvy. Are you an African American Business Owner? Support or highlight black owned businesses you admire and encourage your audience to do the same.


Weekly Observances

Here are some weekly themes that may inspire you…

  • Week 1-7 – Simplify Your Life Week
  • Week 4-10 – National Fraud Awareness Week
  • Week 5-9 –  Exhibitor Appreciation Week

Daily Observances

Daily observations offer great inspiration for engaging social media content…

  • Girlfriend’s Day: 1
  • Respect For Parents: 1
  • Happiness Happens Day: 8
  • S’mores Day: 10
  • Best Friends Day: 15
  • National Thrift Shop Day: 17
  • Kiss and Make Up Day: 25
  • Women’s Equality Day: 26
  • More Herbs, Less Salt Day: 29

These are just a few observances and suggestions for creating content, there are many more to inspire great content for your audience.

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