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Fools, Frogs & Furious 7: April Content Marketing Ideas

March 31, 2015

By Jessica Budde
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For those of you that spent the last month crying over my lack of content marketing post (just kidding, I love you all and appreciate that you were saddened by my absence), I have big news for you… I’M BACK B*TCHES!!!!! Now that that’s out of the way, let’s talk April. Spring has sprung, fools are afoot, and taxes are due. There’s a lot going on in the coming weeks and it’s definitely not too late to get your ideas a’flowin. So without further ado, I present to you content marketing inspiration in the form of all things happening this month.

Holidays

  • April 1: April Fools Day, Reading Is Funny Day, Day of Hope, Fun Day, Poetry & the Creative Mind Day, One Cent Day, Sourdough Bread Day, Atheist Day
  • April 2: Reconciliation Day, Love Your Produce Manager Day, World Autism Day, Children’s Book Day, Peanut Butter & Jelly Day, Tell A Lie Day
  • April 3: Good Friday, Chocolate Mousse Day, Walk To Work Day, Tweed Day, World Party Day, Find A Rainbow Day, Hospital Admitting Clerks Day, Fish Fingers & Custard Day
  • April 4: Pillow Fight Day, walk Around Things Day, Tangible Karma Day, World Rat Day, Cordon Bleu Day, Vitamin C Day, D.A.R.E. Day
  • April 5: Easter Sunday, Read A Road Map Day, Deep Dish Pizza Day, Go For Broke Day, Caramel Day
  • April 6: Dyngus Day, New Beer’s Eve, Caramel Popcorn Day, Army Day, Tartan Day, Plan Your Epitaph Day
  • April 7: No Housework Day, Beaver Day, World Health Day
  • April 8: Zoo Lovers Day, Draw A Picture Of A Bird Day, Bookmobile Day
  • Be Kind To Lawyers Day, All Is Ours Day
  • April 9: Cherish An Antique Day, Name Yourself Day, Winston Churchill Day
  • April 10: Golfer’s Day, Safety Pin Day, National Sibling Day
  • April 11: Cheese Fondue Day, Pet Day, Barbershop Quartet Day, World Parkinson’s Disease Day
  • April 12: Walk On Your Wild Side Day, Licorice Day, Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day
  • April 13: Thomas Jefferson Day, Scrabble Day
  • April 14: Library Workers Day, Be Kind To Lawyers Day, Equal Pay Day, Dolphin Day, Look Up At The Sky Day
  •  April 15: That Sucks Day, Take A Wild Guess Day, Microvolunteering Day, Banana Day, Titanic Remembrance Day
  • April 16: High Five Day, Save The Elephant Day, Wear Your Pajamas To Work Day, National Eggs Benedict Day
  • April 17: Day of Silence, Ford Mustang Day, Blah Blah Blah Day, DNA Day, Bat Appreciation Day (the animal), Haiku Poetry Day, Nothing Like A Dame Day
  • April 18: Record Store Day, Amateur Radio Day, Auctioneer Day, Columnists Day, Pet Owners Independence Day
  • April 19: Garlic Day, Hanging Out Day, Bicycle Day
  • April 20: Chinese Language Day
  • April 21: Kindergarten Day, Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day
  • April 22: Earth Day, Administrative Professionals Day, Jelly Bean Day
  • April 23: Lost Dog Awareness Day, World Book Night, Talk Like Shakespeare Day, English Language Day
  • April 24: Teach Your Children To Save Day, Pig In A Blanket Day
  • April 25: Malaria Day, International Marconi Day, World Veterinary Day, Go Birding Day, Save The Frogs Day, Hairball Awareness Day, Hug A Plumber Day, Sense of Smell Day, International Astronomy Day
  • April 26: Help a Horse Day, National Pretzel Day, Richter Scale Day, Pinhole Photography Day, Hug An Australian Day
  • April 27: Prime Rib Day, Morse Code Day, Tell A Story Day
  • April 28: Blueberry Pie Day, Biological Clock Day, Workers’ Memorial Day, Cubicle Day
  • April 29: International Guide Dogs Day, World Wish Day, Zipper Day, International Dance Day
  • April 30: Poem in Your Pocket Day, Honesty Day, Oatmeal Cookie Day, International Jazz Day

Seasonal

  • April 15th: that’s it, you’ve had months now… TAX DAY
  • April is the official month of:  prevention of animal cruelty, jazz appreciation, celebrating diversity, adopting greyhounds, inventors, testicular cancer awareness, couple appreciation, decorating, cancer control, safe digging, sexual assault awareness, child nutrition, Arab American heritage, home improvement, frogs, kites, workplace conflict awareness, pets, Autism awareness, stress awareness, IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), poetry, the ASPCA, gardening and gardens in general, humor, pecans, pest control, welding, distracted driving awareness, records and information management, child abuse prevention, donating life, customer loyalty, guitars, soy foods, keeping America beautiful, amateur radio, and straw hats
  • The first week of the month celebrates: National Window Safety Week, Testicular Cancer Awareness Week, Medication Safety Week, Bat Appreciation Week, Hate Week, Golden Rule Week, National Robotics Week, National Public Health Week
  • Week two of April is named: National Library Week, Pan American Week, Youth Violence Prevention Week, National Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week, National Public Safety Telecommunicators & 911 Operators Week, National Student Employment Week
  • Week three is dedicated to: National Volunteer Week, American Indian Awareness Week, Health Information Privacy & Security Week, Consumer Awareness Week, Cleaning For A Reason Week, National Pet ID Week
  • The final week of the month is all about: Coin Week, Money Smart Week, Administrative Assistants Week, National Infant Immunization Week, National Park Week, Police Officers Who Gave Their Lives In The Line Of Duty Week, National Tattoo Week, Animal Cruelty & Human Violence Awareness Week, Infertility Awareness Week, Preservation Week, National Crime Victims Rights Week, Bedbug Awareness Week, Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Week, National Karaoke Week, Sky Awareness Week, Air Quality Awareness Week

Sports

  • April 4-7: NCAA Men’s & Women’s Final Four championships
  • April 9-12: Masters Tournament
  • April 15: Stanley Cup Playoffs begin
  • April 18: NBA Playoffs begin
  • April 20: Boston Marathon
  • April 26: London Marathon

Pop Culture

  • April 3: Furious 7 hits theaters
  • April 6: Better Call Saul finale (AMC)
  • April 10: The Longest Ride premiere
  • April 10-19: Coachella (Indio, CA) – want to see a live performance by AC/DC, Azealia Banks, Steely Dan, or Vance Joy (among others)? Then get a ticket, NOW
  • April 12: MTV Movie Awards (MTV)
  • April 19: Academy of Country Music Awards (CBS)
  • April 24-May 3: New Orleans Jazz Festival (New Orleans, LA) – you need to be here if you’re a fan of Elton John, Hozier, Jimmy Buffet, No Doubt, or Wilco… too many ledgends (and newbies) to mention, just be there!

Keep your eyes peeled for more exiting installments of our popular, insightful, and hilarious content marketing series. In the meantime, I’ll miss you!

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Jessica Budde

Jessica Budde

Jessica is a Digital Marketer at Cypress North and co-host of the weekly digital marketing news podcast, Marketing O'Clock. She loves working with people, has a passion for details, and tends to nerd out over all things tracking. She holds a Master’s in television, radio, and film from Syracuse University with a Bachelor's in communication studies from Niagara University.

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3 comments

Tech copywriter April 13, 2015Reply

Thanks for receiving our complaints with love. We just appreciate these posts! Welcome back.

Jessica Budde April 13, 2015Reply

Thank YOU for making these posts worth writing! Glad to know folks use them 🙂

Joshwa April 24, 2015Reply

Love these!

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