Looking for some small business fresh ideas to add to your marketing efforts? Here’s our list of April Marketing ideas to try:

7 Social Ideas to Post

  • Tell a joke on April 1 for April Fools Day, but be kind.
  • Share your favorite book from your childhood for International Children’s Book Day on April 2.
  • Show pictures of staff and their siblings on National Siblings Day on April 10.
  • Spotlight staff pets on National Pet Day on April 11.
  • Ask your audience to post their favorite flowers and plants on April 14 for National Gardening Day.
  • Spotlight how your employees serve the community during National Volunteer Week from April 21 to April 27.
  • Showcase one of your business superheroes on National Superhero Day on April 28.

6 Promotions to Try

  • Use Spring hashtags on social media posts to increase visibility and reach for your brand during the spring season. #springcleaning, #springfashion, #springvibes
  • Give a discount to medical professionals on World Health Day on April 7.
  • Drive in-store traffic with a % off or free gift on rainy days
  • April Showers Bring
  • Spring is in the Air
  • Blooming Deals 

5 Things to Plan

  • Have a recycling drive or plant a tree in honor of Earth Day on April 22.
  • Host a Plant Your Own Flowers Day or Spring party.
  • Let employees bring their children to work on April 25 for Take Your Child to Work Day.
  • Donate to a charity like Autism Speaks for Autism Awareness Month.
  • Take a photo of your admin with the flowers you brought on Administrative Professionals’ Day on April 17.

4 Quotes to Inspire

  • “April is the kindest month. April gets you out of your head and out working in the garden.” – Marty Rubin
  • “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
  • “Despite the forecast, live like it’s spring.” – Lilly Pulitzer
  • As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease.” Genesis 8:22

3 Team Activities to Consider

  • Spring clean the office. Give employees a new office supply or desk treat at the end.
  • Have a Scrabble contest at the office on National Scrabble Day on April 13.
  • Have a team picnic on April 23 for National Picnic Day.

2 Blogs to Write

  • Spring Checklist
  • Put some Spring in Q2 Off With These Tips

1 Marketing Tip to Get Done

  • Spring clean your website. Update old pages, optimize your most popular pages, and double-check essential details like hours, contact information, and social media links.

Hope this April Marketing Ideas list was helpful. Check our May Marketing Ideas list.

Last Month’s Post: March Marketing Ideas