The B2B Social Media Guide for July 2024 Holidays

June 13, 2024
July social media holidays


Discover how July 2024 holidays like World Emoji Day and the Olympics can boost your B2B brand. This guide offers creative ideas to enhance social media.

As we embrace mid-summer in July 2024 we have a treasure trove of holidays and events that B2B brands can leverage to captivate their audience and deepen connections. With playful and light-hearted celebrations like World Emoji Day and significant cultural milestones and global spectacles like the Olympics, there’s a holiday for every brand to align with and engage their clients. This guide offers practical insights and creative ideas on how to utilize these holidays to enhance your social media presence and drive effective client interactions.

Why Holiday Social Media Trends Matter for B2B Brands

Incorporating holiday themes into your social media strategy can significantly elevate your B2B marketing efforts. Here’s why:

  • Increases Engagement - Holiday-related posts often grab attention more effectively than standard content, leading to higher interaction and engagement rates.
  • Showcases Brand Personality - Celebrating holidays allows you to express your brand’s values and character in a way that feels relatable and approachable.
  • Creates Consistent Content Flow - Planning around holidays ensures a steady stream of timely and relevant posts, keeping your social media channels lively and engaging.

July 2024 Holidays and How to Celebrate Them

International Joke Day - July 1

A fun holiday for anyone, media companies, corporate wellness programs, and HR services have especially great opportunities celebrating International Joke Day.

Some ways to celebrate:

  • Share industry-related jokes or funny anecdotes on your social media platforms.
  • Organize a virtual comedy hour for clients and employees to foster a fun, relaxed atmosphere.
  • Create and share a meme or trend related to your industry and invite your audience to caption it.

ChatGPT Prompt Inspo:

"How can [Insert your brand info/URL here] celebrate International Joke Day by sharing industry-specific jokes or memes?"

World UFO Day - July 2

Take the chance to connect with the believer or skeptic in all of us. In industries like tech, science education, and government organizations, the holiday content on UFO Day could be particularly out of this world.

Some ways to celebrate:

  • Post facts or myths about UFOs and their sightings to spark curiosity and engagement.
  • Host a themed webinar or panel discussion on unexplained phenomena.
  • Ask your followers to share their favorite UFO theories or movies.

ChatGPT Prompt Inspo:

"What are some creative ways [Insert your brand info/URL here] can celebrate World UFO Day, such as hosting a themed event?"

Independence Day - July 4

It’s always a fun time of year when brands get the chance to celebrate America’s birthday. Retailers, food & beverage, hospitality, and US-based brands can get especially patriotic with their celebrations.

Some ways to celebrate:

  • Offer special promotions or discounts throughout the holiday weekend.
  • Share content that aligns with patriotic themes and your brand values, celebrating freedom and independence.
  • Highlight stories of veteran employees or clients, honoring their service and contributions.

ChatGPT Prompt Inspo:

"Suggest 1-2 ways [Insert your brand info/URL here] can celebrate Independence Day such as offering discounts for wearing patriotic clothing."

Fried Chicken Day - July 6

Food holidays are always a good time, and Fried Chicken Day is no exception. Food and restaurant services and hospitality services will have many great engagement opportunities when celebrating this day.

Some ways to celebrate:

  • Promote a “Buy one, get one free” deal on fried chicken dishes.
  • Collaborate with a local charity to donate meals for each purchase made to show community support.
  • Host a social media contest where followers share their favorite fried chicken recipes or photos.

ChatGPT Prompt Inspo:

"How can [Insert your brand info/URL here] celebrate Fried Chicken Day with a community partnership initiative?"

Islamic New Year - July 7-8

New Year’s is celebrated throughout the calendar year around the world. Cultural organizations, educational institutions, and travel services can take the opportunity on Islamic New Year to celebrate with their audiences with their content.

Some ways to celebrate:

  • Share educational content about the significance and traditions of Islamic New Year to promote cultural understanding.
  • Highlight and share the diverse cultural backgrounds within your organization online.

ChatGPT Prompt Inspo:

"What are some respectful and informative ways [Insert your brand info/URL here] can celebrate Islamic New Year, such as sharing traditions about the holiday?"

Kitten Day - July 10

Any opportunity to celebrate a cute baby animal is an opportunity that can’t be missed. The pet care industry, animal shelters, and veterinary services can get especially active on Kitten Day.

Some ways to celebrate:

  • Share adorable kitten photos from your staff or host a virtual “kitten cam” to engage your audience.
  • Partner with local shelters to promote kitten adoption and raise awareness for animal welfare.
  • Launch a social media campaign inviting followers to share their favorite kitty photos or stories.

ChatGPT Prompt Inspo:

"What are some engaging ways [Insert your brand info/URL here] can celebrate Kitten Day, such as having users share their favorite cat photos?"

Anniversary of the First Moon Landing - July 11

Aerospace, tech companies, and educational platforms can celebrate one of man’s greatest accomplishments this Moon Landing-versary.

Some ways to celebrate:

  • Share historical facts or trivia about the moon landing and its influence on technology and exploration.
  • Host a virtual trivia event focused on the advancements in space technology since the moon landing.
  • Highlight how your industry or company has been inspired by the achievements of space exploration.

ChatGPT Prompt Inspo:

"Suggest 1-2 ways [Insert your brand info/URL here] can celebrate the Anniversary of the First Moon Landing, such as hosting a virtual trivia event."

Simplicity Day - July 12

Keeping it simple is a great way to help your clients feel grounded and connected to your brand. Productivity tools, wellness programs, and minimalist lifestyle brands can use Simplicity Day to celebrate and engage in their own unique, simple ways.

Some ways to celebrate:

  • Share tips on simplifying work processes or decluttering spaces to boost productivity and well-being.
  • Organize a minimalist-themed webinar focused on simplifying life and work.
  • Promote products or services that help streamline tasks and encourage a more organized lifestyle.

ChatGPT Prompt Inspo:

"How can [Insert your brand info/URL here] celebrate Simplicity Day by sharing tips on decluttering workspaces or using minimalist project management tools?"

National French Fry Day - July 13

Food, restaurant, and hospitality services can take the opportunity to engage with their audience in a fun, memorable way on French Fry Day.

Some ways to celebrate:

  • Offer special deals like “Buy one, get one free” on all french fry orders.
  • Encourage customers to share photos with their fries on social media for a chance to win discounts or prizes.
  • Commit to donating a portion of the proceeds from all fry orders to a local charity.

ChatGPT Prompt Inspo:

"Find 1-2 ways [Insert your brand info/URL here] can celebrate National French Fry Day, such as offering special discounts on dishes served with fries."

World Emoji Day - July 17

Celebrating World Emoji Day is a fun way to engage and interact online 🎉 

Social media companies, marketing agencies, and tech firms can get especially involved.

Some ways to celebrate:

  • Launch an emoji-themed social media campaign or contest.
  • Challenge customers to decode the meaning behind a sequence of emojis.
  • Share interesting facts or trivia about the use and evolution of emojis in digital communication.

ChatGPT Prompt Inspo:

"What are some fun ways [Insert your brand info/URL here] can celebrate World Emoji Day, like encouraging clients to use specific emojis?"

International Chess Day - July 20

Celebrating the sensation that is chess is perfect for educational institutions, tech companies, coworking spaces, and game companies.

Some ways to celebrate:

  • Host a virtual or in-office chess tournament for employees and clients to promote strategic thinking.
  • Share content highlighting the cognitive and strategic benefits of playing chess.
  • Feature profiles of famous chess players or inspirational stories related to the game.

ChatGPT Prompt Inspo:

"How can [Insert your brand info/URL here] celebrate International Chess Day, like by hosting a virtual chess tournament?"

National Hammock Day - July 22

Relaxing in a hammock is the ultimate sign of relaxation. Outdoor retailers, wellness brands, and travel agencies can especially get unique and interesting content on National Hammock Day.

Some ways to celebrate:

  • Share tips and ideas for setting up the perfect hammock and enjoying outdoor relaxation.
  • Offer a special sale on hammocks or other relaxation-focused outdoor products.

ChatGPT Prompt Inspo:

"Suggest 1-2 ways [Insert your brand info/URL here] can celebrate National Hammock Day with relaxation tips or product promotions."

Paris Olympics - July 26 - August 11

Every four years, the summer Olympics bring together people from all countries, nationalities, and walks of life to celebrate their countries and show support for amazing athletes. It is an excellent time for sports brands, travel services, and media companies to use their brands to connect with their audience during the Paris Olympics.

Some ways to celebrate:

  • Share exciting updates and highlights from the Olympic events to engage your audience.
  • Host themed viewing parties or events to bring the thrill of the games to your clients.
  • Conduct interviews or share stories about athletes, especially those connected to your brand or industry.

ChatGPT Prompt Inspo:

"What are some engaging ways [Insert your brand info/URL here] can celebrate the Paris Olympics, such as with themed viewing parties?"

Planning and Scheduling Content in Advance

Effective holiday marketing hinges on early planning because it allows you to craft high-quality, innovative content without the rush of last-minute deadlines. By developing a well-structured content plan in advance, you reduce the stress of scrambling for ideas and ensure smooth, timely execution. Moreover, aligning your content with seasonal trends and audience expectations maximizes its relevance and engagement, making your holiday campaigns more impactful.

Tools for Efficient Planning:

  • Canva - Utilize pre-designed holiday templates and layouts for easy content creation.
  • Google’s Holiday Hub - Explore insights and ideas for effective holiday marketing.
  • Sprout Social’s Hashtag Guide - Find the most effective hashtags to use for each holiday.
  • MailChimp - Leverage pre-made email templates and messaging content to streamline your communication efforts.

Integrating Cross-Platform Marketing

To maximize the impact of your holiday-themed content, adapt your strategy across multiple platforms:

  • Social Media - Use engaging visuals and short videos on platforms like Instagram and Facebook.
  • Blogs - Post detailed articles and insights related to the holidays to provide value and depth.
  • LinkedIn - Share professional updates and thought leadership content to connect with your B2B audience.

Consistency in messaging and the strategic use of cohesive hashtags across all platforms will create a unified brand narrative and make it easier for your audience to follow and engage with your holiday promotions.

Need Content Help? We’ve Got Your Back

Incorporating holiday celebrations into your B2B social media strategy provides a unique opportunity to engage your audience, express your brand’s personality, and strengthen client relationships. By planning ahead and utilizing the right tools, you can ensure that your holiday-themed content resonates with your audience, driving meaningful engagement and fostering brand loyalty.

If you’re looking to boost your brand's social media game this July, we can help create holiday content that engages your audience and delivers real results by weaving relevant holidays into your social media strategy. Whether you want to enhance engagement, highlight your brand’s personality, or keep your content fresh and timely, we can tailor your posts to get you the results you need. Get in touch with us today to plan your social media campaigns for the rest of 2024 and beyond!


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