Need March marketing ideas?
March is the month to “spring” into action!
In 2023, March 20 marks the first day of Spring in the Northern Hemisphere. How can you encourage your audience to spring into action this month?
Do you offer something that would help followers do a “Spring cleaning” in their life, home, or business?
Or simply offer the encouragement of flowers and better weather to come.
If none of this resonates with your business, there are lots more ideas to choose from. You can even get them as ready-to-post content, which you’ll hear more about further down.
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10 March Month-long Marketing Ideas
Do any of these 10 month-long holidays resonate with your business and audience?
Plan a promotion that could include a blog post series, sales and discounts, social media posts, contests and more.
To carry your theme through to social media, consider making picture quotes. You’ll find links to relevant quotes to make engaging images, which help all your social media posts get more reach!
March is International Ideas Month and National Craft Month! Check out these creativity quotes.
These motivational quotes are a good fit to celebrate National Athletic Training Month.
March is also Employee Spirit Month: Try some inspiring customer service quotes. Or use Employee Spirit Month as an opportunity to feature an “Employee of the Day” (or week) on social media. That’s sure to lift their spirits, and help your followers know, like, and trust your business too.
And of course it’s Irish-American Heritage Month! Don’t miss these St. Patrick’s Day quotes and Irish blessings.
Share famous women’s quotes for confidence during March for National Women’s History Month.
International Mirth Month provides the perfect opportunity to share these funny paraprosdokians or Mark Twain quotes.
Here are a few more that may relate to your business or interests:
National Nutrition Month
American Red Cross Month
National Clean Up Your IRS Act Month
If none of these seem a good fit, try these March quotes. Or encourage your audience that better days are coming with these spring quotes. You can use these apps to add text to photos to make eye-catching images.
March 2023 Weekly Holidays
8 more ideas: These holidays last for a week(ish).
*Asterisked dates change yearly. Dates are correct for 2023 and will be updated each year, a few months ahead.
I’ve found the dates on multi-day holidays prone to change, so it’s wise to check before planning your promotion.
March 1–7 is National Cheerleading Week
March 5–11* is Celebrate Your Name Week, observed the first full week of March.
March 5–11* is National Consumer Protection Week, also the first full week of March.
March 5–11* is Teen Tech Week, once again the first full week of March.
March 12–18* is Sunshine Week, observed the second full week of March.
Mar 14–Apr 3* is March Madness, and the dates on this will vary annually.
March 20–24* is Wellderly Week, observed for 5 days starting the third Monday in March.
March 26–April 1* is National Cleaning Week. Observed the fourth full week of March.
There are dozens more in this article of 400 March holidays. There’s surely one to fit your niche or cause!
March 2023 Daily Holidays
A big holiday in March is St. Patrick’s Day (March 17). This holiday “colors” the month of March green!
If it suits your brand personality, don’t be afraid to start celebrating leprechauns, rainbows, and a pot of gold from the beginning of the month. St. Patrick’s Day graphics really can go viral on social media!
*Asterisked dates change yearly. Dates below are correct for 2023 and will be updated each year a few months ahead.
Here are some favorite March holidays:
March 1 is World Compliment Day.
March 2 is National Read Across America Day, aka Dr. Seuss Day. It’s always observed the closest weekday to March 2nd.
March 7 is National Be Heard Day (a day to celebrate and promote small business).
March 8 is International Women’s Day.
March 12* Daylight Saving Time begins (second Sunday).
March 14 is National Pi Day / Albert Einstein’s birth date.
In 2023 March 14* is also Organize your Home Office Day, as it’s the second Tuesday.
March 16* is Companies That Care Day in 2023 (third Thursday).
March 19 is Client’s Day.
March 20 is International Day of Happiness.
March 21 is Twitter’s 17th birthday.
March 23 is National Puppy Day.
March 26 is Live Long And Prosper Day (Leonard Nimoy’s birth date). #llap
March 27 is Celebrate Exchange Day (a day for businesses to share ideas).
March 29 is National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day.
March 31 is World Backup Day.
There are still more ideas in Your Social Plan. Keep reading!
Which March Marketing Ideas for Your Business?
There are truly holidays for every business and personality. Some days have more than 10 to choose from!
I love social media holidays and am compiling huge lists of hundreds for each month.
But just knowing the holidays doesn’t mean you’ll:
- Remember which happens when.
- Know how to use them in your marketing.
- Or have time to come up with eye-catching images and engaging captions to go with them.
That’s why there’s Your Social Plan!
Your Social Plan is a daily posting plan that combines beautiful, done-for-you content with powerful business-building prompts so you’ll never wonder what to post again.
Each day your business benefits from a combination of 3 posts:
M – Motivational / Inspirational
V – Visibility Boosting
P – Promotional / Business Building
Check out Your Social Plan now and save hours on your social media marketing this month!
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Thanks for the great ideas! It’s wonderful that you share them – saves me some time!
Louise Myers says
Happy to hear you enjoyed them, Shauna!
Hello Louise, extraordinary content curated and excellence of social media planning. Thank you so much
Louise Myers says
Stella Grinfeld says
Amazing content! Thorough, brilliant, on-point and wonderfully written. Very helpful information. Thank you, Louise!
Louise Myers says
You’re welcome, Stella.