If you are a small biz owner wondering what to post over the month of July, here are some amazing ideas to fill your content calendar for the whole 31 days.
These fun, special and sometimes quite wacky holidays are a great source of social media inspiration and can spice up your content creation.
Knowing when “special” holidays such as Plastic Free July and NAIDOC Week are coming up also allows you to plan social media posts that incorporate these big holidays whilst showing your beautiful biz off. Using these prompts and holidays is a fantastic way to boost engagement and reach. People are already talking about them, especially the big ones, so it is time you joined in the conversation too.
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Not sure how to use the "theme" days? Here are some ideas:
- Use holiday related hashtags (such as #NAIDOCweek or #plasticfree)
- Share recipes or meal ideas for certain holidays (think 4th of July celebrations)
- Give home decoration or costume tips and ideas.
- Share photos, videos and posts of your customers or employees celebrating.
- Run a competition or discount offer related to the day/holidays.
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Public Holidays July 2022
Knowing when the Public Holidays fall throughout the month helps guide your content creation efforts and gives you a great point to plan around!
Month-Long Celebrations and Promotions
You may be surprised by some of the month long holidays. July has some amazing ones, like "Plastic Free July" or "Dry July". You can create some compelling content campaigns around these themes that can spark important conversations, or simply have a big of fun.
Plastic Free July
Plastic Free July was first founded by Rebecca Prince-Ruiz (founder of the Plastic Free Foundation) and a small local government team in Western Australia. Now millions of people across the globe commit to reduce plastic pollution.
Use #plasticfreejuly if you choose to embrace this month long campaign!
Week-Long Celebrations and Promotions
Not to be outdone by the monthly themes, weekly celebrations are just as important!
The first week of July is Naidoc Week, a week where we celebrate, recognise and pay respect to the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Each year is a different theme.
2022 - The theme is “Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!”.
Use #NAIDOC2022 #NAIDOCweek #NAIDOC #getupstandupshowup
Daily Celebrations and Promotions.
Check out this EPIC list of daily themes for the whole month of July.
Use all these amazing ideas to spice up your content calendar for the whole month of July!
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