May Marketing Ideas to Try

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

7 Social Ideas to Post

  • Encouraging posts for teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week from May 1 to May 7
  • Spotlight staff pets on National Pet Week from May 1 to May 7
  • May the 4th be with you post on Star Wars Day 
  • Encouraging and appreciative posts for nurses during National Nurses Week from May 6 to May 12
  • Mother’s day post on May 8, employees shout out their moms and what they mean to them
  • Show pictures of staff and their families on International Families Day on May 15
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6 Promotions to Try

  • Teachers discount during Teacher Appreciation Week from May 1 to May 7
  • Discount for any nurses during National Nurses Week from May 6 to May 12
  • Mother’s Day discounts for moms on May 8
  • Military discounts all month for Military Appreciation Month
  • Have a spring cleaning sale and discount overstock or outdated items. 
  • Start offering summer sales and promotions

 

5 Things to Plan

  • Have a Cinco de Mayo party in the office where coworkers bring food and celebrate on May 5
  • Bring lunch and thank you cards to a local hospital for nurses on National Nurses Day on May 6
  • Celebrate all the moms in the office with a Mother’s party on May 8
  • Donate to a charity such as the ALS Association for ALS Awareness Month
  • Thank you cards and gift baskets to military members and their families for Military Appreciation Month

 

4 Quotes to Inspire

  • “Try to be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.” – Maya Angelou
  • “Keep your face to the sunshine, and you cannot see a shadow.” – Helen Keller
  • “May, more than any other month of the year, wants us to feel most alive.” Fennel Hudson
  • “Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.” – James 1:17

 

3 Team Activities to Consider

  • Company picnic at a local park or the office
  • Bring lunch and thank you cards to a local hospital for nurses on National Nurses Day on May 6
  • Celebrate all the moms in the office with a Mother’s party on May 8, send gift baskets home with employees to give to their wives or moms

 

2 Blogs to Write

  • Answer one of the most frequently asked questions you receive 
  • Spotlight the owner or president of your organization 

 

1 Marketing Tip to Get Done

  • Ask 5-10 of your best customers to write a review for you or submit a testimonial.

 

Hope this April Marketing Ideas list was helpful. Check back next month for a new list for June.