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UFOs, Hot Dogs, And Babies Oh My! Opportunities For Content Marketing This July

June 20, 2013

By Jessica Budde
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Each month, we’ve been bringing you some great, current events-based content marketing ideas. Well, it’s that time again and boy do we have a treat for you! July is chuck-full of days dedicated to celebrating everything from frying eggs to our independence, and there’s plenty happening in the sports and pop culture worlds too. It’s all about finding a creative tie-in to your brand, so feast your eyes on the list below and take your pick.

Independence Day

Holidays

  • July 1 – Canada Day, National Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day, Build A Scarecrow Day
  • July 2 – World UFO Day
  • July 3 – Stay Out Of The Sun Day, Compliment Your Mirror Day
  • July 4 – Independence Day, Sidewalk Egg Frying Day, National Country Music Day
  • July 5 – Workaholics Day
  • July 6 – International Kissing Day, National Fried Chicken Day
  • July 8 – Video Game Day (not to be confused with September’s National Video Games Day)
  • July 9 – National Sugar Cookie Day
  • July 10 – Teddy Bear Picnic Day
  • July 11 – World Population Day, National Cheer Up The Lonely Day
  • July 12 – Cow Appreciation Day
  • July 13 – National French Fries Day, Embrace Your Geekness Day
  • July 14 – Bastille Day
  • July 16 – International Juggling Day
  • July 18 – National Caviar Day
  • July 24 – Amelia Earhart Day
  • July 27 – Bagpipe Appreciation Day
  • July 28 – Parents’ Day, National Milk Chocolate Day
  • July 29 – National Lasagna Day

baked beans

Seasonal

  • July is the official month of: Blueberries, Parks & Recreation, Bladder Cancer Awareness, Hot Dogs, Cell Phone Courtesy, UV Safety, Baked Beans, Anti-Boredom, and Culinary Arts.
  • The “Dog Days” of Summer are here. On average, July is the warmest month of the year.

Sports

  • July 5 – NHL Free Agency Begins
  • July 6 – NASCAR Coke Zero 400
  • Wimbledon is still on through July 7
  • July 14-21 – British Open
  • July 16 – 84th MLB All-Star Game
  • July 17 – The ESPYS
  • Tour de France is still on through July 21
  • July 28 – Baseball Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremonies

royal baby

Pop Culture

  • July 18 – This year’s Emmy nominations will be announced
  • July 19-21 – Pitchfork Music Festival
  • July ?? – The Royal Baby is due this month!

Get creative with your content marketing strategy, and don’t be afraid to have a little fun with it. Needless to say, there’s plenty of fun to be had. Be sure to check back in a few weeks for a heaping portion of August suggestions!

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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