May is upon us and marks the beginning of warmer weather and spring holidays! Here are some fresh ideas for your marketing and blogging efforts for the month of May.
And for ideas for the whole year, download our full (free) marketing calendar here.
First and foremost, National Small Business Week is the first week of May! Dedicated to raising awareness about small businesses and celebrating the hard working owners behind them, this week will be packed with ample marketing opportunities. Here are some ways to make the best of National Small Business Week:
Use the Kentucky Derby in your May marketing efforts. Get creative with derby fashion or horse-themed decorations, promotions, contests, and events. For example,
Cinco de Mayo falls on a Friday this year, which makes it all the more fun. There are many ways to infuse a Mexican-American spirit into your marketing. For example:
May 2 is Teacher Appreciation Day—a perfect time for preschools to market themselves to new parents in anticipation of the new school year.
Mother’s Day is prime time for any business, not just the flower shops, salons, and spas (although it is advantageous!).
Here are some ways to show your patriotism and love for the good ol’ USA through your business marketing on Memorial Day.
Take advantage of the warmer weather and provide information and helpful tips to your customers in accordance with your business.
April showers bring May flowers. If you own a flower shop, May marketing is your time to shine! (If you don’t, there are still opportunities!)
May is the start of wedding season and a perfect time to market your business to new people who are in town.
Make the most of your May marketing events with these final tips:
Grow your small business with these marketing and blog ideas for May! Need more blog ideas? Check out our 130 Blog Ideas to Rock Your Business Blog!