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Ideas for Social Media Posts, Emails and Promotions for April, 2017

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Keeping in touch with your clients and prospective customers gets a lot easier when you have reasons to open up a dialog. Read through this list of common and not-so-common holidays. Choose a few you think would resonate with your clientele and plan to use them in your April marketing calendar. Please feel free to share this with other business owners you think may find it useful. Just copy and paste this link in an email, social media or messenger post: https://smallbusinessu.org/ideas-for-social-media-posts-emails-and-promotions-for-april-2017/


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April, 2017 Marketing Idea Starters


National Canine Fitness Month

National Child Abuse Awareness Month

Month of the Military Child

International Guitar Month

Keep America Beautiful Month

National Autism Awareness Month

National Couple Appreciation Month

National Decorating Month

National Garden Month

National Humor Month

National Inventor’s Month

National Jazz Appreciation Month

National Soft Pretzel Month

National Soy Foods Month

National Pecan Month

Occupational Therapy Month

Scottish American Heritage Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month


Topic to promote by the Week:

April 1 -7

Testicular Cancer Awareness Week
Golden Rule Week
APAWS International Pooper Scooper Week
April 2-8

National Public Health Week – April 2-8, 2017 (First Full Week)
April 3 -10

Explore Your Career Options Week – April 3-10, 2017
April 9-15

Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week

Spring Astronomy Week
National Library Week
National Student Employment Week


April 10-16

Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Week


April 12 – 19

National Tattoo Week


April 16 – 22

Animal Cruelty/Human Violence Awareness Week
Coin Week

National Toddler Immunization Week
Boys & Girls Club Week
April 22 – 29

National Infant Immunization Week
April 23-29

National Week of the Ocean

National Volunteer Week
Administrative Professionals Week
April 24- 28

Every Kid Healthy Week


April 26 – 29

American Quilters Society Week


April 28-30

National and Global Youth Service Days


Ideas to Use For Your Daily Social Media Posts, Emails or In-Store Promotions:

4/1/2017        April Fools Day / National Love Our Childrens Day

4/2/2017        National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day

4/3/2017        National Find a Rainbow Day  / National Chocolate Mousse Day

4/4/2017        National School Librarian Day

4/5/2017        National Deep Dish Pizza Day / National Walking Day

4/6/2017        National Caramel Popcorn Day

4/7/2017        National No Housework Day

4/8/2017        Take Your Parents to the Playground Day

4/9/2017        National Chinese Almond Cookie Day / National Name Yourself Day

4/10/2017      National Siblings Day

4/11/2017      National Cheese Fondue Day / National 8 Track Tape Day

4/12/2017      National Book Mobile Day

4/13/2017      National Scrabble Day

4/14/2017      National Pecan Day / National Dolphin Day

4/15/2017      Tax Day

4/16/2017      Easter

4/17/2017      National Bat Appreciation Day

4/18/2017      National Animal Crackers day

4/19/2017      National Oklahoma City  Bombing Commemoration Day

4/20/2017      National Get to Know Your Customers Day

4/21/2017      National Day of Silence Day

4/22/2017      National Record Store Day / National Jelly Bean Day

4/23/2017      National Cherry Cheesecake Day / National Lost Dogs Awareness Day

4/24/2017      National Pigs in a Blanket Day

4/25/2017      National DNA Day

4/26/2017      National Administrative Professionals Day

4/27/2017      National Take Your Sons and Daughters to Work Day

4/28/2017      National Blueberry Pie Day / National Super Hero Day

4/29/2017      National Pool Opening Day

4/30/2017      National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day


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