Technology has evolved so darn much that instead of actually celebrating a day in real life, the internet goes into an uproar to celebrate events virtually now! Let’s get to know the social media celebration days in detail.

2018 is almost at its end now and looking back, I see so many events that I had celebrated throughout the year on my social media platforms with the use of hashtags and puns and memes, and they turned out to be incredible marketing strategies too! Social media celebration days, are usually celebrated globally and are the best way to spread awareness of your product, your work, or just to let off a little steam, kick back and relax!

These days are perfect to create a buzz for your product or brand, and also, to appreciate a certain person in your life or at your office for their services, to make them feel special! From food to politics to animals and everything in between, there is a plethora of observance days worldwide and everything goes mainstream, during which marketers can share content relevant to their industries, get involved in a movement, or simply generate more awareness.

They say that content is king because the content is how you are able to engage with new audiences and share information about your brand. However, spending time thinking up new and exciting ideas can be time-consuming. Click To TweetThat’s why I’ve created this handy list of events that can be followed around the year. Some days might be subject to change according to the situations. Let’s dig in!

 

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January 2: #ScienceFictionDay

January 4: #NationalTriviaDay

You can make a video, asking your colleagues questions that may concern the simplest things of life, like the full forms of brands or things about your country, etc. 

January 5: #NationalBirdDay

January 8: #CleanOffYourDeskDay

Flaunt your organized desk with a slapped-on filter and the hashtag, challenge your mates to do so too!

January 11: #HumanTraffickingDay (Human Trafficking Awareness Day)

January 13: #NationalStickerDay

Style some stickers for your mates according to their personalities and post the pictures on social media platforms. 

January 15: #NationalHatDay

January 18: #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay

Send an appreciation card to your customers, and invite them to your office for a cup of tea! 

January 20: #CheeseLoversDay

Get pizzas or anything cheesy for lunch and post pictures!

January 21: #NationalHuggingDay

January 22: #CMGR (Community Manager Appreciation Day)

Make the community managers of the company feel special, little treats and a card will suffice! We, at Social Champ, will do so for Jibran Yousuf Khan and Saadiya Munir

January 24: #NationalComplimentDay

January 25: #OppositeDay

This can be annoying and fun on so many different levels!

January 28:  #PieDay

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February 2: #BubbleGumDay

February 4: #WorldCancerDay

February 5: #NationalWeatherpersonsDay

February 7: #SendACardToAFriendDay

Brands can send cards to their competitors and show them how working in the same field can be less intimidating!

February 8: #BoyScoutsDay

February 9: #NationalPizzaDay

The best way to advertise your pizzas! send your best sellers as a compliment to the renowned organizations, explaining them your initiative. You are very likely to score a few thank you tweets and Insta posts! 

February 10: #NationalUmbrellaDay

February 11: #InventorsDay

February 13: #WorldRadioDay

February 14: #ValentinesDay

A day full of flowers and candy and chocolates, an excellent way to promote your businesses with “buy-one-get-one-free” or” package-for-two” kind of deals.

February 15: #SinglesAwarenessDay

For all the forever alone-s out there, we totally feel you! The best way for the brands to come up with “deals for one – because we care” kind of business! 

February 16: #YearOfTheDog (Chinese New Year)

February 17: #RandomActsOfKindnessDay

KIndness goes a long way! Your brand can participate in little acts of kindness to promote and spread awareness of the concept of donation and good will!

February 18: #NationalBatteryDay

February 20: #LoveYourPetDay

February 21: #NationalMargaritaDay

February 28: #PinkShirtDay

Pink shirts with your brand logo, maybe?

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March 1: #PeanutButterLoversDay

PB n J! Best Combo! A perfect opportunity for the ones in the dessert industry to come up with interesting combos with peanut butter and advertising about them!

March 2: #EmployeeAppreciationDay

March 3: #WorldWildlifeDay

An awesome way to spread awareness about wildlife and its extinction, and how concerned your brand is towards saving them or trying their best in doing so! Creates a good image of your brand!

March 4: #NationalGrammarDay #NationalPancakeDay

March 6: #DentistsDay

March 7: #NationalBeHeardDay

Encourage the audience to give their feedback on your products!

March 8: #BeBoldForChange (International Women’s Day)

Pay a tribute to all the women of the company! 

March 11: #DaylightSavings

March 12: #NationalNappingDay

This is one holiday that won’t wear you out with the celebration! 

March 14: #NationalPotatoChipDay

March 15: #WCRD2018 (World Consumer Rights Day)

March 18: #NationalAwkwardMomentsDay

One man’s misery is another man’s amusement, rightly said! Share a few awkward and mildly embarrassing moments to stay connected to your audience!

March 19: #NationalLetsLaughDay

Oh, how I celebrate this day, every day throughout the year! This is a good chance for brands to engage with their audience through puns and jokes and memes, preferably related to their products!

March 20: #WorldStorytellingDay

A good way to tell the story of the struggles your company has gone through to be at the stage it is today!

March 22: #WorldWaterDay

March 23: #NationalPuppyDay

This day is an excuse to use cute pictures and videos of puppies to increase the engagement on your social media platforms. C’mon! Who can resist the adorable little creatures?

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April 1: #AprilFools

Connecting to your audience by small video clips of harmless pranks can be one of the best social media celebration days on social media!

April 10: #NationalSiblingsDay

April 11: #NationalPetDay

April 22: #EarthDay2018

April 23: #WorldBookDay

April 26: #CountOnMe (Take Our Daughters & Sons To Work Day)

April 29: #InternationalDanceDay

April 30: #JazzDay

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May 4: #MayThe4thBeWithYou

May 6: #NoDietDay

May 11: #EatWhatYouWantDay

May 12: #NationalLimerickDay

Let the copywriter at your firm go crazy with words making the content humorous, hence getting the audience enticed! 

May 28: #NationalHamburgerDay

May 31: #WorldNoTobaccoDay

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June 1: #NationalDonutDay

June 8: #BestFriendsDay

June 12: #SupermanDay

Ask your followers to share their favorite Superman (movie-comic) moments!

June 21: #NationalSelfieDay

June 28: #NationalHandshakeDay

Get your audience to record their secret handshakes with their friends, and the best one gets a product of your merchandise! 

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July 6: #NationalFriedChickenDay

July 7: #WorldChocolateDay

July 13: #NationalFrenchFryDay

July 17: #WorldEmojiDay

Make campaigns using just emojis and ask your followers to guess what the message means!

July 21: #NationalJunkFoodDay

July 29: #NationalLipstickDay

July 30: #NationalCheesecakeDay

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August 1: #StartupDay

Invite a few startups to your office and enlighten them on the do-s and don’t-s of the industry.

August 4: #ChocolateChipCookieDay

August 7: #PurpleHeartDay

August 9: #NationalBookLoversDay

Engage the followers by asking them their favorite books.

August 15: #NationalRelaxationDay

This is an amazing opportunity for the brands to introduce discounts and sales on their products to show the followers how they want them to relax!

August 24: #NationalWaffleDay

August 26: #NationalDogDay

August 28: #NationalBowTieDay

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September 1: #WorldBeardDay

September 12: #NationalVideoGamesDay

September 25: #NationalComicBookDay

Dress your logo in the style of different comic heroes!

September 26: #NationalPancakeDay

September 29: #NationalCoffeeDay

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October 4: #WorldAnimalDay

Post pictures of cute animals all day with the ^ hashtag? Sounds about right!

October 5: #DoSomethingNiceDay

October 6: #NationalNoodleDay

You can write the brands name or make the brand’s logo outta noodles! they’re very flexible, I’m sure it’s possible!

October 10: #WorldMentalHeathDay

October 14: #NationalDessertDay

October 15: #GlobalHandwashingDay

The best day to start a campaign on hygiene!

October 16: #BossDay

Let the world know how awesome your boss is. 

October 29:  #InternetDay

October 31: #Halloween

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November 3: #NationalSandwichDay

November 7: #StressAwarenessDay

Spread awareness about the disadvantages of stress and explain to your audience how your product can ease their stress.

November 17: #InternationalStudentsDay

November 20: #EntrepreneursDay

November 21: #WorldHelloDay

Go live on all the social media platforms of your brand and say “Hello” to your followers!

November: #BlackFriday

The 4th Friday of November showcases Black Friday. A perfect way to advertise your brand through promotions and sales!

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December 4: #NationalCookieDay

Showcase a baking contest between your colleagues or ask your audience to participate in the bake-off!

December 5:  #InternationalNinjaDay

December 8: #PretendToBeATimeTravelerDay

Ask your followers if they could travel time, what would they do? Travel in the past or the future, etc. 

December 21: #CrosswordPuzzleDay

Indulge the audience with crossword puzzles that have clues related to your products and brand.

December 26: #ThankYouNoteDay

Thank your followers for being a part of your business journey and tell them how blessed you are to have them.

December 30: #NoInterruptionsDay

Ask your audience to write in comments the name of your brand, letter by letter in the comments without interruptions. The one who accomplishes the task wins a small gift hamper.

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The hashtag fun days mentioned above are good for organic reach on your social media platforms, some might not even be related to marketing but the engagement that you’ll get after posts that are relevant and therefore, are relatable by the audience will get you the reach that you long for!

Including these special days in your social media postings is a fun way to add some personality to your social media marketing, and gives you ideas for things to post when you just have no idea of what to post. So, put on your creativity hat, and let the creative juices flow in your posts and content! Celebrate almost every social media celebration days! Happy posting! <3

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I'm a wordsmith at Social Champ. When I'm not busy creating masterpieces with my words, I try to maintain snap streaks (@darklordchkles), be weird and random, and daydream about dragons, unicorns, and soup! And I stream all the mess in my head into the articles that I compose! Happy reading. Feel free to ping me at zahra@socialchamp.io <3