Another day, another decade! Now’s the time to bolster up your content calendar plan and strategy with loads of video. After all, the overall usage of video keeps trending upwards with no signs of slowing down. Even if you’re intimately familiar with content planning, it can feel challenging to come up with a video marketing strategy for the upcoming year.
We’re here to eliminate the overwhelm with a list of blog ideas and video inspiration for your content calendar plan. We even included a few video marketing ideas and examples from our customers to breathe extra inspiration into your 2020 content calendar! Now, you can spend less time planning, and spend more time creating fantastic content from these video marketing ideas.
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Ready for January? From the Golden Globes to the Chinese New Year, here’s how to kick off your video marketing ideas.
January 1st: New Year’s
January 5th: Golden Globes
January 13th: Clean Off Your Desk Day
January 16th: Get to Know Your Customers Day
January 20th: Martin Luther King Day
January 21st: National Hugging Day
January 24th: National Compliment Day
January 25th: Chinese New Year
January 25th: Opposite Day
January 28th: Data Privacy Day
Don’t let February feel like Groundhog’s Day the movie. Instead, focus your content calendar plan around the Super Bowl, awards season, and worthy causes like World Day of Social Justice.
February 2nd: Groundhog Day
February 2nd: Super Bowl LIV
February 4th: World Cancer Day
February 7th: National Send a Card to a Friend Day
February 9th: Academy Awards
February 14th: Valentines Day
February 17th: Presidents Day
February 20th: World Day of Social Justice
February 20th: Love Your Pet Day
February 25th: Mardi Gras
Spring is in the air! March opens the door to blog ideas like Daylight Savings, St. Patrick’s Day, and so much more.
March 2nd: National Read Across America Day
March 3rd: World Wildlife Day
March 6th: National Employee Appreciation Day
March 8th: International Women’s Day
March 8th: Daylight Savings
March 10th: Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
March 17th: Saint Patrick’s Day
March 20th: World Storytelling Day
March 28th: Earth Hour Day
March 31st: Equal Pay Day
Add a playful twist to your content calendar plan with April Fool’s Day. Or honor the causes you care most about like Earth Day for your video marketing ideas.
April 1st: April Fools Day
April 7th: World Health Day
April 12th: Easter
April 16th: National Stress Awareness Day
April 16th: Get to Know Your Customers Day
April 22nd: Earth Day
April 23rd: Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day
April 24th: National Administrative Professionals Day
April 25th: National Telephone Day
April 29th: International Dance Day
May is all about Moms, Cinco de Mayo, Memorial Day, and worthy causes for your content calendar plan.
May 1st: International Workers Day
May 3rd: World Press Freedom Day
May 4th: Star Wars Day
May 5th: Cinco de Mayo
May 9th: Europe Day
May 10th: Mother’s Day
May 15th: International Day of Families
May 15th: National Bike to Work Day
May 17th: Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia
May 25th: Memorial Day
Kick-off summer with the best of Pride, BFFs, and all things selfies. You’ll have more blog ideas than you’ll know what to do with.
June: Pride Month
June 2nd: Leave The Office Early Day
June 5th: National Donut Day
June 8th: Best Friends Day
June 14th: National Flag Day
June 20th: First Day of Summer
June 21st: Father’s Day
June 21st: National Selfie Day
June 26th: Take Your Dog to Work Day
June 30th: Social Media Day
The 4th of July is the perfect backdrop for your video marketing ideas. You can also look to favorites like World Chocolate Day and World Emoji Day to delight and surprise your audience.
July 1st: Cheer Up the Lonely Day
July 2nd: World UFO Day
July 4th: Independence Day
July 7th: World Chocolate Day
July 15th: Give Something Away Day
July 16th: Get to Know Your Customers Day
July 17th: World Emoji Day
July 30th: International Day of Friendship
July 31st: Talk in an Elevator Day
The Internet was practically invented for cat videos, and August delivers on blog ideas like International Cat Day. This month is also prime for relaxation and fun.
August 1st: Respect for Parents Day
August 8th: International Cat Day
August 10th: National Lazy Day
August 12th: International Youth Day
August 15th: National Relaxation Day
August 16th: National Tell a Joke Day
August 19th: World Photo Day
August 19th: World Humanitarian Day
August 26th: National Dog Day
August 26th: National Women’s Equality Day
August/September: Back to School
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Dress up your content calendar plan with peace, love, and respect during September. You’ll love these blog ideas like National Pancake Day.
September 5th: International Day of Charity
September 7th: Labor Day
September 11th: National Day of Service and Remembrance
September 12th: National Day of Encouragement
September 13th: National Grandparents Day
September 21st: International Day of Peace
September 22nd: First Day of Fall
September 26th: National Pancake Day
September 27th: World Tourism Day
September 29th: International Coffee Day
Smile! Your October content calendar plan includes World Smile Day and National Dessert Day for some sweet video marketing ideas.
October 2nd: World Smile Day
October 3rd: National Techies Day
October 4th: World Animal Day
October 5th: World Habitat Day
October 10th: World Mental Health Day
October 11th: International Day of the Girl
October 14th: National Dessert Day
October 16th: World Food Day
October 16th: Bosses Day
October 24th: United Nations Day
October 31st: Halloween
November’s blog ideas aren’t just for Thanksgiving and gratitude. You can also get inspiring video marketing ideas from National Candy Day and National Entrepreneurs Day.
November 1st: National Authors Day
November 3rd: Election Day
November 4th: National Candy Day
November 11th: Veterans Day
November 13th: World Kindness Day
November 14th: World Diabetes Day
November 16th: International Day for Tolerance
November 17th: National Entrepreneurs Day
November 26th: Thanksgiving Day
November 27th: Black Friday
November 30th: Cyber Monday
The winter holidays and retail season are upon us, but first comes Human Rights Day and Nobel Prize Day for your best blog ideas.
December 1st: World AIDS Day
December 3rd: Persons with Disabilities Day
December 14th: National Cookie Day
December 10th: Human Rights Day
December 10th: Nobel Prize Day
December 21st: First Day of Winter
December 31st: New Year’s Eve
December Holiday Season: The Holidays
There you have it. With so many video marketing ideas to choose from, your content calendar plan practically creates itself. Choose your favorites, create marketing videos like a pro, and turn your online presence into a reason to celebrate all year long.
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