November is here, and with it comes all the preparations for Christmas! But this month has plenty to celebrate too, so check out these key dates for social media for November. Don’t miss out on some of these trends! Which ones will you be including in your social media marketing strategy for the month?
Keys Dates for Social Media – November 2019
1st – World Vegan Day – For all you vegans, this day is for you! World Vegan Day was created to celebrate the 50-year anniversary of the UK Vegan Society, but its purpose is to bring awareness to veganism. Even non-Vegans can get in on the celebrations by trying a delicious vegan meal!
3rd – Sandwich Day – Which is your favourite type of sandwich? Do you prefer hot or cold? Do you put crisps/chips on your sandwich? Ask your audience these yummy questions on Sandwich Day on the third!
5th – Bonfire Night – “Remember, remember, the fifth of November!” Tonight is the night the UK celebrates Guy Fawkes’ attempt to end parliament with huge bonfires and fireworks. Find a brief history of the famous night and how it’s celebrated here.
6th – Stress Awareness Day – Stress has huge effects on us, both mentally and physically. It is important that we take time for ourselves to try to de-stress, even if it means saying “no” sometimes. What do you like to do to de-stress?
13th – World Kindness Day – The world can be a cruel place, so why not brighten it up with little acts of kindness? Sure, we should be doing this all year long, but today especially, let’s show off one of the best qualities a human can have and at no cost too, kindness! Will you be displaying random acts of kindness on this day?
19th – International Men’s Day – International Men’s Day was originally created to promote the awareness of men’s health issues. There will be events across the globe shouting about men’s health and the importance of looking after one’s self.
21st – World Hello Day – A simple hello can lead to a million things! Today is to recognize how basic communication with strangers can make a difference to someone’s day. Why not come say hello over a coffee with us?
28th – Thanksgiving (US) – Thanksgiving in the US comes with deeply-rooted traditions, and while everyone may celebrate a bit differently, in general it is a day to gather, eat, and give thanks for all the good things that has happened over the past year.
29th – Black Friday – Love it or hate it, you cannot escape the popularity of Black Friday! It is THE biggest shopping day of the year, so even if you do not plan on having any Black Friday promotions, to capitalise on the importance on the day is vital for those in retail. Plan your Black Friday strategy in advance and get in on the crazy shopping action!
November is Also…
- Movember (Men’s health awareness by growing a moustache/beard all month)
- Native American History Month
- Adoption Month
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