Bonus material: How to increase email open rates

Holidays—no matter what time of the year—provide an excellent opportunity to reach out to not only current subscribers, but to help generate even more leads by promoting the need to “share” the value you offer to your subscriber’s family and friends.

Here’s a big old list of email marketing seasonal hotspots, some fun, some serious, all good…


New Years Day1-Jan
Fruitcake Toss Day3-Jan
Trivia Day4-Jan
 Ditch New Year’s Resolution Day17-Jan
Thesaurus Day17-Jan
Penguin Awareness Day20-Jan
Blue Monday21-Jan
Squirrel Appreciation Day21-Jan
Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day22-Jan
Compliment Day24-Jan
Robert Burns Night25-Jan
Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day2-Feb
Super Bowl Saturday3-Feb
Umbrella Day10-Feb
Make a Friend Day11-Feb
Extraterrestrial Culture Day12-Feb
Valentines Day14-Feb
Singles Day15-Feb
Random Acts of Kindness Day17-Feb
World Thinking Day22-Feb
Banana Bread Day23-Feb
St David’s Day1-Mar
World Book Day7-Mar
International Women’s Day8-Mar
Day Of Awesomeness10-Mar
National No Smoking Day13-Mar
St Patrick’s Day17-Mar
Companies That Care Day18-Mar
Memory Day21-Mar
World Water Day22-Mar
Nougat Day26-Mar
April Fool’s Day1-Apr
National Tea Day21-Apr
Earth Day22-Apr
St Georges Day23-Apr
May Day1-May
Say Something Nice Day1-Jun
World Milk Day1-Jun
Sausage Roll Day5-Jun
World Environment Day5-Jun
National Doughnut Day7-Jun
World Gin Day8-Jun
Queen’s Birthday13-Jun
Eat Your Vegetables Day17-Jun
Independence Day4-Jul
World Chocolate Day7-Jul
World Fairtrade Day11-Jul
International Friendship Day30-Jul
Back to School1-Sep
Talk Like A Pirate Day19-Sep
National Poetry Day3-Oct
Wolrd Food Day16-Oct
World Vegan Day1-Nov
Bonfire Night5-Nov
Armistice day11-Nov
International Men’s Day19-Nov
Black Friday22-Nov
Cyber Monday25-Nov
St Andrew’s Day30-Nov
Boxing Day26-Dec
Boxing Day26-Dec
New Year31-Dec
National Vegetarian Week13-19 May
AdventAll December
Dry JanuaryAll January
January SalesAll January
Pride MonthAll June
Nutrition MonthAll March
Pancake Day / Shrove TuesdayVaries
Chinese New YearVaries
Mother’s DayVaries
Easter Bank HolidayVaries
Father’s DayVaries
The OscarsVaries
London MarathonVaries
FA Cup FinalVaries
RHS Chelsea Flower ShowVaries
The Grand NationalVaries
Summer SolsticeVaries
Winter SolsticeVaries
Cheltenham FestivalVaries