It can be challenging to plan social media content that coordinates with important dates each month. That’s why calendar labels are a great way to stay organized and never forget important dates. 

Users can create calendar labels that span multiple days or weeks, color-code them, and create as many as needed. Clients and approvers will also see these labels when they visit the calendar so you can keep them up to date with your content planning efforts.

In this article, you will learn a few ways to use Calendar Labels. 

Label content topics for the week, month, or year

The best way to come up with fresh content ideas is to truly listen to your audience and what they need. What problems or challenges are they facing? How can you help? As marketers and brand managers, we are constantly analyzing social media, asking questions, reading blog comments, and reviewing support tickets.

All of this audience feedback can be organized in a way that provides you with endless content ideas for social media posts. However, sharing content that tells a story and makes sense as a whole can be challenging. Gain calendar labels can help plan and create content around these ideas. For example, you can label each week with a different problem you want to help your audience solve, and build your content around weekly or monthly themes.

Organize your campaigns & promotions

Gain’s calendar labels can help coordinate multiple social campaigns easily. Planning an entire month of social media content that includes unique monthly campaigns or promotions can be time-consuming, especially if you’re managing multiple accounts.

To help you organize your posts in advance and cut down on time, Gain’s calendar labels show exactly how much content you’ll need for each day or week at a glance. They can also be color-coded, so you can distinguish between different promotions if you’re running multiple campaigns at a time for one client.

Holiday & marketing opportunity reminders

The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to label in advance all of the traditional themes and holidays that might be possible opportunities to promote your product or service each month.

Here’s a list of some marketing opportunities throughout the year, so you can get a jumpstart on labeling your Gain calendars and prepare your content accordingly.

January: Diet, Health, Fitness, Organization, Resolutions

February: Heart Health, Black History Month, Valentine’s Day

March: March Madness, St. Patrick’s Day, Women’s History Month, Garden Planning

April: Women’s Fiction, Diet, Earth Day, Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month

May: Cinco de Mayo, Spring Cleaning, Mother’s Day

June: Father’s Day, Graduation, Beach Reading, Vacation Ideas

July: Family Reunions, 4th of July, Outdoor Cooking and Entertaining

August: Back to School, School Sports, Professional Football

September: Organization, Parenting, Educational Activities

October: Breast Cancer Month, Men’s Fiction, Politics, Activism, Fall Travel

November: Thanksgiving, National Adoption Month, Pre-Holiday Gift Ideas and Deals

December: Holiday promotions, end of year sales, big percentage off sales, pre-new year special offers

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Customize calendar labels any way you need!

These are just a few of the ways you can start using Gain’s calendar labels to work more efficiently, but there are many more depending on your brand and clients. There’s no single solution for every brand; that’s why Gain gives you ultimate flexibility on how calendar labels can be used. From labeling simple reminders and weekly blog posts to labeling holidays and seasonal promotions, you can start labeling your calendars any way you’d like.

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