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Cats, Cobbed Corn & Cameras: Content Marketing Ideas For June

May 13, 2014

By Jessica Budde
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Last year, we gave you a taste of what great things the month of June has to offer. This year, we’re telling you EVERYTHING, well, at least everything we can dig up… Per the usual, there’s a lot happening each and every day. So, we’ll spare you the lecture about how easy it is to create some great, timely content and just get right to the list of holidays and such. First, just take a look at this cute beagle with glasses and a laptop – so adorbz! Can you guess which holiday he’s celebrating?

 

take your dog to work day

Holidays

  • June 1: Cancer Survivors Day, Dare Day, Say Something Nice Day, Go Barefoot Day, Flip A Coin Day
  • June 2: Leave The Office Early Day, National Rocky Road Day, National Bubba Day
  • June 3: Chimborazo Day, Repeat Day
  • June 4: Hug Your Cat Day (mine are super cute – just look at them!), Frozen Yogurt Day, Running Day, Applesauce Day, Old Maid’s Day
  • June 5: World Environment Day
  • June 6: National Gardening Exercise Day, Drive-In-Movie Day, National Donut Day, Yo-yo Day
  • June 7: VCR Day, Drawing Day, National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
  • June 8: Upsy Daisy Day, Name Your Poison Day, World Oceans Day, Best Friends Day
  • June 9: Donald Duck Day
  • June 10: Iced Tea Day
  • June 11: Corn On The Cob Day
  • June 12: Loving Day, Red Rose Day
  • June 13: Sewing Machine Day, Blame Someone Else Day, Friday The 13th
  • June 14: Flag Day, World Juggling Day, World Blood Donor Day, Gin Day
  • June 15: Father’s Day, Nature Photograph Day, Smile Power Day
  • June 16: Fudge Day, Fresh Veggies Day
  • June 17: Eat Your Vegetables Day
  • June 18: Go Fishing Day, International Sushi Day, National Splurge Day, International Panic Day
  • June 19: World Sauntering Day, Juneteenth
  • June 20: Take Your Dog To Work Day, Flip-Flop Day, American Eagle Day, Dump The Pump Day, Ice Cream Soda Day
  • June 21: Go Skateboarding Day, National Hollerin’ Contest Day
  • June 22Onion Rings Day, Chocolate Eclair Day
  • June 23: Public Service Day, Pink Day, National Columnists Day
  • June 24: Pralines Day, Swim A Lap Day, Fairy Day
  • June 25: National Catfish Day
  • June 26: Canoe Day, Forgiveness Day, Chocolate Pudding Day, Beautician’s Day
  • June 27: Industrial Workers Of The World Day, Sunglasses Day
  • June 28: Ramadan begins, Insurance Awareness Day, Paul Bunyan Day
  • June 29: Camera Day, Waffle Iron Day, Hug Holiday, Log Cabin Day
  • June 30: Meteor Watch Day, Please Take My Children To Work Day, Social Media Day (why not celebrate by following the heck out of Cypress North?)

 

brass band

Seasonal

  • School’s out for summer: anyone not lucky enough to finish up the school year in May can now rejoice!
  • Summer Solstice: that’s right, summer is finally officially here on June 21st
  • June is the official month of: adopting cats(get out there and rescue a furry friend today!), country cooking, migraine awareness, camping, iced tea, the great outdoors, dairy (and surprisingly, dairy alternatives), soul food, men’s health education & awareness, candy, student safety, vision research, aquariums, potty training awareness, steakhouses, gay pride, accordion awareness, bathroom reading, Congenital Cytomegalovirus awareness, pet preparedness, rivers, fresh fruits & veggies, roses, turkey lovers, effective communication, being beautiful in your own skin, audio book appreciation, PTSD awareness, professional wellness, fireworks safety, perennial gardening, lane courtesy, infertility awareness, skyscrapers, and Caribbean-American heritage
  • The first week of June has been dubbed: Fishing Week, Single Black Parents Week, National Business Etiquette Week, End Mountain Top Removal Week, National Headache Awareness Week, Sun Safety Week, Rip Current Awareness Week, Pet Appreciation Week, National Tire Safety Week
  • Week two makes noise about: Email Week, National Body Piercing Week, National Automotive Service Professionals Week, Men’s Health Week, Nursing Assistants Week, Superman Days, Great American Brass Band Week, National Flag Week, Duct Tape Days
  • Week three calls itself: National Hermit Week, Worldwide Knit In Public Week, Universal Fathers’ Week, Animal Rights Awareness Week, Old Time Fiddlers Week, Meet A Mate Week
  • The last week of June is dedicated to: National Prevention Of Eye Injuries Week, Water Ski Days, Watermelon Seed Spitting Week, Lightening Safety Awareness Week, Carpenter Ants Awareness Week, Fish Are Friends Not Food Week, National Mosquito Control Awareness Week

 

nba finals

Sports

  • June 1-8 (carried over from May): French Open
  • June 5: NBA Finals begin
  • June 5-8: X Games Austin
  • June 12-15: US Open
  • June 12-30 (continues into July): FIFA World Cup
  • June 14: Belmont Stakes
  • June 14-25: NCAA College World Series
  • June 19-22: US Women’s Open Championship
  • June 23-30 (continues into July): Wimbledon
  • June 26: NBA Draft
  • June 27-28: NHL Draft
  • Ongoing throughout the month: NHL Playoffs

 

Transformers

Pop Culture

  • June 1: Halt & Catch Fire debuts on AMC
  • June 6: Orange Is The New Black season 2 will be released on Netflix
  • June 6-8: Governors Ball (New York, NY) – OutKast, Interpol, everything in between
  • June 8: The 2014 Tony Awards air on CBS
  • June 12-15: Bonnaroo (Manchester, TN) – Mr. Jack White will be there, so get… JACKed!
  • June 14: Warped Tour kicks off, and continues to rock all summer long
  • June 19-22: Firefly Music Festival (Dover, DE) – acts include Foo Fighters, Weezer, and a bunch more
  • June 27: Transformers 4: Age Of Extinction hits theatres

 

That’s all folks! But it’s plenty. Go knock out some sick content and kick off Summer right. Thirsty for more? Check back soon for another round of content marketing ideas ripe and ready for July!

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Jessica Budde

Jessica Budde

Jessica is a Lewiston, NY native and proud of it. She loves working with people and has a passion for details. Previously, Jessica worked in series development, talent, and casting at MTV in New York City. She holds a Master’s in television, radio, and film from Syracuse University and her undergrad is in communication studies from Niagara University.

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