Welcome to a month of endless possibilities at MAWB As we step into August, we’re excited to present our latest social media gem – a dynamic August 2023 Instagram Content Calendar crafted exclusively for business owners like you. This month there are two captivating themes: Black Business Month and Back to School. Embrace these themes to celebrate your business while also engaging your audience in a meaningful way.
But that’s not all! Our calendar also boasts an array of other national and international theme days, providing the perfect opportunity to showcase more of your personality and build stronger connections with your followers. Remember, social media is about being social, not just selling. Let your audience get to know the real you!
August 2023 Instagram Content Calendar
August 2023 Dates and Hashtags
Tuesday, August 1st, 2023: 🖤 #BlackBusinessMonth
- Celebrate by featuring inspiring success stories of Black-owned businesses in your industry. Show your support and encourage your audience to do the same.
Friday, August 4th, 2023: 🍻 #InternationalBeerDay
- Share fun beer facts, and organize a virtual beer tasting event. Cheers to the weekend!
Sunday, August 6th, 2023: 👭 #NationalFriendshipDay
- Share heartwarming friendship quotes or a picture of your BFF! Encourage your audience to tag their best pals to spread the love. Friendship makes life better.
Sunday, August 6th, 2023: 👩❤️👩 #SistersDay
- Let’s celebrate with touching messages and throwback photos of special moments shared with sisters. Share your stories and create a bond of sisterhood.
Tuesday, August 8th, 2023: 🐱 #InternationalCatDay!
- Share adorable cat photos and host a playful “caption this” contest. Show your love for feline friends.
Wednesday, August 9th, 2023: 📚 #BookLoversDay
- Share your favorite reads and invite your audience to share theirs. Spark book discussions and recommendations for an enriching day.
Thursday, August 10th, 2023: 🍫🔥 #SmoresDay!
- Indulge in the deliciousness of #SmoresDay! Share tempting s’mores recipes and create a virtual campfire ambiance for your audience to enjoy.
Friday, August 11th, 2023: 👨👧👦 #SonAndDaughterDay
- Honor this day with heartwarming stories and memories of your children or from parents about their children. Celebrate the joys of parenthood together!
Monday, August 14th, 2023: 🎒 #BackToSchool
- #BackToSchool is around the corner! Share your top Back-to-School essentials or offer exclusive discounts for students, parents, and teachers.
Tuesday, August 15th, 2023: 😌 #RelaxationDay
- Take a break and prioritize self-care on #RelaxationDay. Share calming visuals and relaxation techniques to help your audience unwind and recharge.
Thursday, August 17th, 2023: 🤝 #NationalNonprofitDay
- Highlight inspiring non-profit organizations and charities. Showcase their efforts and encourage your audience to support their causes.
Saturday, August 19th, 2023: 📸 #WorldPhotographyDay
- Celebrate the art of photography on #WorldPhotographyDay. Host a photo contest and showcase the best shots from photographers in your community.
Sunday, August 20th, 2023: 🍋 #NationalLemonadeDay
- Let’s celebrate with refreshing lemonade recipes and photos of thirst-quenching drinks. Share the joy of lemonade!
Monday, August 21st, 2023: 👵👴 #SeniorCitizensDay
- Honor our seniors with appreciation posts and heartfelt messages. Let’s celebrate their wisdom and contributions.
Thursday, August 24th, 2023: 🧇 It’s #NationalWaffleDay!
- Share mouthwatering waffle recipes and conduct a poll to discover your audience’s favorite waffle toppings.
Saturday, August 26th, 2023: 🚺 #WomensEqualityDay
- Empower and celebrate women on #WomensEqualityDay. Share inspiring stories of female leaders and highlight gender equality initiatives.
Wednesday, August 30th, 2023: 🌕 #BlueMoon
- Mark the #BlueMoon with lunar-inspired content. Share moon facts, photos, or invite your audience to share their favorite moon-related experiences. Let’s embrace the magic of the moon!
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Social Media Quick Tips!
Mastering the art of social media can be a game-changer for your business. To make the most out of your online presence, remember these essential tips.
- Be authentic and genuine in your interactions with the audience – people love to connect with real personalities.
- Stay consistent with your posting schedule to keep your followers engaged and eager for more.
- Leverage the power of visual content – eye-catching images and videos can do wonders for your brand.
- Engage with your audience by responding to comments and messages promptly, showing that you value their feedback.
- Keep track of the latest trends and use relevant hashtags to expand your reach.
Implementing these strategies will set you on the path to social media success!
Thank You MAWBSisters!
We want to express our deepest gratitude to each and every one of you, our valued readers and followers. Your support, enthusiasm, and participation have made this journey truly remarkable.
We hope that this month has been filled with inspiration, joy, and meaningful connections. As we move forward, let’s continue to foster a vibrant and supportive community, empowering each other to thrive in the digital landscape. Stay tuned for more exciting content, valuable insights, and fantastic adventures on our social media platforms. Until next time, keep shining brightly and making a positive impact in the world!