The first month of the summer presents several opportunities to create excellent content that connects to the warm weather, fun holidays, and local events. We’ve hand-picked 10 content ideas that you can make your own on your social media channels, or in your blogs and emails. We believe one of the best ways to connect with your audience is with timely, relevant content. Check it out!
1. Great Outdoors Month (June 1-30)
June is Great Outdoors Month. To celebrate and maximize this observance, create posts that:
2. National Donut Day (June 1)
Did you know that National Donut Day was created by the Salvation Army in 1938 to raise money for World War 1? Show your patriotism with these celebratory posts:
3. Cancer Survivors Day (June 3)
Cancer Survivors Day is Sunday, June 3rd. This is a topic that may or may not make sense for your business to comment on. If you decide to contribute to the conversation on this day, here are some ideas:
4. FM Restaurant Week (June 7-16)
In 2014, Fargo-Moorhead kicked off its first annual Restaurant Week. This year it’s back from June 7-16. This event gives members of the community an opportunity to try something new or get a new twist on a favorite spot, with participating restaurants offering 2 or 3-course prix fixe meals. Even if you’re not participating directly, here are ideas to join in on the conversation:
5. Flag Day (June 14)
Independence Day steals all the attention, but don’t forget about celebrating Flag Day on Thursday, June 14th. Traditionally celebrated by flying America’s stars and stripes, or celebrating a historical event such as the nation’s adoption of its flag, here are a few more ideas to get you in the patriotic spirit:
6. National Safety Month (June 1-30)
Every June, National Safety Month raises awareness to reduce injury and death at work, on the road and in our communities and homes. Join the conversation but using posts that:
7. Father’s Day (June 17)
Father’s Day is a special day to honor the incredible impact a father has on their family’s life. Use one of these creative ideas to get your social media community engaged on Sunday, June 17th:
8. Pro Sports Happenings (Starting end of May)
June is full of major events for professional sports. Game 1 of the Stanely Cup is scheduled for May 29th, and NBA Finals kick off on May 31st — that means the winners will raise their trophies in early to mid-June. Later on in June, the U.S. Open (Golf) will be held in Southampton, New York from June 14-17.
9. Social Media Day (June 30)
Celebrate Social Media Day on Saturday, June 30th with these content ideas:
10. Pre-4th of July Announcements (Last Two Weeks of June)
While Independence Day isn’t until the month of July, it’s a major holiday that definitely needs some lead time for planning. Consider how your customers prepare for the 4th of July and how you can engage with them in a fun way:
What other items do you have on your content calendar for this month? Let us know by tweeting at #TeamOnsharp! And be sure to check back next month for ideas for July’s Content Calendar.