August Marketing Ideas to Try

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

7 Social Ideas to Post

  • Kind post for National Smile Week (August 6-12) 
  • Family appreciation post on August 6 for American Family Day
  • Share your favorite Author or book on August 9 for National Book Lover’s Day
  • Back to school post on August 15 for National Back To School Prep Day
  • Post a joke on August 16 for Tell a Joke day
  • Appreciation post for a non-profit organization to show awareness for National Nonprofit Day on August 17
  • Kind and encouraging post for Be Kind to Humankind Week (August 25-31)

6 Promotions to Try

  • Back to school sales for kids 
  • Family discounts on August 6 for American Family Day
  • Plan a school supply drive and offer a discount for customers who bring in supplies
  • Begin promoting/preparing fall items 
  • Discount overstock or outdated items
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5 Things to Plan

  • Attend a local seminar or presentation to celebrate National Coworking Day on August 9
  • Wear your favorite college team or team colors in celebration of College Colors Day on August 30
  • Employee appreciation party/gifts for Be Kind to Humankind week (August 25-31)
  • Employees and their families lunch/get together for Family Fun Month 
  • Clean up office in preparation for fall

4 Quotes to Inspire

  • “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela
  • “Attitude is the ‘little’ thing that makes a big difference.” – Winston Churchill
  • “Don’t save your best for when you think the material calls for it. Always bring your full potential to every take, and be on top of your job, or they will replace you.” – Gabrielle Union
  • “Cast all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.” – 1 Peter 5:7

3 Team Activities to Consider

  • Celebrate the Women in the office with lunch or a party on August 26 for Women’s Equality Day
  • Help out at a local non-profit organization for National Nonprofit Day on August 17
  • Plan a school drive to help collect supplies for kids in need for back to school

2 Blogs to Write

  • Back to school or fall promotions and ideas for the company
  • Write out goals for the company for the upcoming season

1 Marketing Tip to Get Done

  • Clean out summer items and begin creating new promotions for the fall time

Hope this August Marketing Ideas list was helpful. Check out our September Marketing Ideas list.

Last Month’s Post: July Marketing Ideas