September Key Dates for Twitter Marketing

September 7th, 2017

Each month, Twitter reveals a lineup of key dates that historical data shows will be hot topics to Tweet in that upcoming month. The calendar is designed to give businesses and social media marketers a leg up on the kinds of topics and events they can leverage in their Tweets to get the most traction.

Twitter’s September calendar notes interesting events that are anticipated to be talked about the most as well as each event’s projected Twitter volume based on past performance.

Check out the calendar below for some fresh ideas for topics to tap into that are sure to be trending this month (Click to enlarge) :

As you can see, Twitter users will be celebrating holiday’s big and small and watching the start of the football season. Make sure to leverage these opportunities and join the conversation on these events, and keep an eye on what’s happening locally in your area.

Join the live conversation

According to Twitter, people like to see brands join the conversation with relevant content or deals. Furthermore, 42% more time is spent looking at Twitter Ads relevant to surrounding content.* Come up with some creative ways to join the discussion surrounding these trending topics to reach everyone from Football fans (#NFLKickoff2017), to those celebrating holiday’s big and small – from #TalkLikeAPirateDay to #PeaceDay.

Use event hashtags

Using hashtags relevant to holidays and events have always been an easy way to get into the mix with relevant conversations and reach more people. According to Twitter, in 2016 there were 1.8 billion Tweets about the NFL’s Opening Weekend and 4.4 million Tweets surrounding the Emmy Awards.**

While these topics are obvious to leverage in your promotions, don’t forget to monitor the trends section of your Twitter account to see the latest trending topics relating to these topics.

* EyeSee “Content Impact Study”, July 2016

**Twitter internal data

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Originally posted by SocialOwl

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