Are you a social media manager, content creator, or business owner looking to grow your social media accounts in 2022? Is your goal to capture your target audience's attention and get your followers to engage more with your page? Do you struggle to come up with fresh and engaging social media posts?
If yes to any of these questions, then we have tips to share on creating engaging and relevant social media content all year round in 2022.
First, you need a content calendar for the whole year. This may seem like a daunting task, but you can make the process easier by planning universally significant dates and events. We are going to run you through some of the important social media calendar events for 2022.
But first, why is it important to have a social media content calendar for the year?
And why do need to acknowledge these important dates on your social media page?
January 1st- New Year: This is a great opportunity to share inspirational posts about the new year and to share your brand's goals for the new year
January 6th- National Technology Day
January 17th- Martin Luther King, Jnr Day
February 1st- Chinese New Year
February 4th- World Cancer Day
February 9th- National Pizza Day
February 13th- Superbowl: This is a pop culture day. You definitely don't want to miss.
February 14th- Valentines Day: If you are brand, the days leading to valentines day is a great time to run valentines day related promotions, deals, and offers.
March 3rd- World Wildlife Day
March 8th- International Women's Day
March 13th- Daylight Savings Day
March 17th- St Patrick's Day
March 20th- International Day of Happiness
March 31st- Transgender Day of Visibility
April 1st- April Fools
April 2nd- Ramadan Starts
April 7th- World Health Day
April 17th- Easter Sunday
April 22nd- Earth Day
May 1st- International Workers Day
May 5th- Cinco De Mayo
May 8th- Mother's Day: This is an opportunity to run mother's day targeted promotions to increase sales.
May 30th: Memorial Day
June 5th- World Environment Day
June 8th- World Oceans Day
June 8th- Best Friend's Day: This is an underutilized day for promoting deals and offers. Your brand can change that this year.
June 20th- Father's Day
June 21st- World Music Day
June 30th- Social Media Day
July 4th- Independence Day
July 7th- World Chocolate Day
July 25th- National Parents Day
August 12th- World Youth Day
August 19th- World Photo Day/ World Humanitarian Day
August 21st- World Entrepreneur Day
August 26th- World Women's Equality Day
September 5th- International Day of Charity/ Labor Day
September 10th- World Suicide Prevention Day
September 27th- World Tourism Day
October 1st- National Coffee Day
October 10th- World Mental Health Day
October 31- Halloween
November 1st- World Vegan Day
November 24th- Thanksgiving Day
November 25th- Black Friday Day: This is the biggest sales opportunity of the year.
November 28th- Cyber Monday
December 1st- World AIDS day
December 3rd- International Day of Persons with Disabilities
December 25th- Christmas Day
December 31st- New's Years eve