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March Monthly Promotional Ideas

International – Dates to Celebrate or Observe

Welcome to our blog post about the important days of the coming month!
This post will provide our clients with some creative ideas for engaging with their customers through marketing, newsletters, social media posts, discounts, and coupons.

With so many important days to observe and celebrate, it can be hard to keep track. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of all the important days of the coming month. Read on to find out more and get some creative ideas for engaging with your customers!

  • 8th March – International Women’s Day
  • 9th March – Second Thursday of March – World Kidney Day
  • 15th March – World Consumer Rights Day
  • 17th March – St Patricks Day
  • 20th March – International Day of Happiness
  • 21st March – International Day of Forests
  • 21st March – World Poetry Day
  • 22nd March – World Water Day
  • 23rd March – World Meteorological Day
  • 24th March – World Tuberculosis Day
  • Last Saturday of March – Earth Hour
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South African Dates to Celebrate

Human Rights Day – March 21:
Commemorates the Sharpeville massacre of 1960, a tragic event in which police opened fire on unarmed protestors who were peacefully demonstrating against apartheid pass laws.

National Water Week – March 17-23:
A week-long event aimed at raising awareness of the importance of water conservation and sustainability, as well as the need to provide access to clean water for all South Africans.

World TB Day – March 24:
As in many other countries, South Africa recognizes World Tuberculosis Day as an important occasion to raise awareness about the global epidemic of TB, and to advocate for increased efforts to diagnose, treat, and prevent the disease.

Some Stats about these Days

Well, we find some of them quite interesting.

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International Women’s Day – March 8th:

Women make up about half of the global population, but only 24% of national parliamentarians around the world are women.

Probably because they have better things to do.

World Kidney Day – Second Thursday in March:

Kidney disease affects more than 850 million people worldwide and is the 6th fastest-growing cause of death.

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My Birth Day – March 9th:

No longer “Young and dangerously good looking” but happy and well.

The tall one on the left.

World Consumer Rights Day – March 15th:

Consumers around the world spent a total of $22.8 trillion on goods and services in 2019. -United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

The median personal income of American consumers in 2019 was $31,099.
The income of Pakistani consumers in 2019 was $1,220.

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St. Patrick’s Day – March 17th:

According to the US Census Bureau, there are more than 32 million Americans of Irish descent, which is more than seven times the population of Ireland itself.

And all Irish will be hoping to celebrate a 6 Nations Grand Slam this year.

International Day of Happiness – March 20th:

Finland has been ranked the world’s happiest country for the fourth year in a row, according to the World Happiness Report 2021.

Happiness is having meaningful relationships with friends, family, and loved ones.

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World Poetry Day – March 21st:

Poetry has been a part of human culture for thousands of years, with some of the earliest examples dating back to ancient civilizations such as the Sumerians and Egyptians.

I consider myself a poet first and a musician second. – Bob Dylan

World Water Day – March 22nd:

Over 2 billion people around the world lack access to safe drinking water, and by 2050, up to 5.7 billion people could be living in areas where water is scarce for at least one month a year.

Switzerland ranks number one for best EPI. In fact, Swiss tap water is as pure as its bottled water – but 500 times cheaper. Durban beachfront, not so much!

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World Tuberculosis Day – March 24th:

Tuberculosis (TB) remains one of the world’s deadliest infectious diseases, causing over 1.4 million deaths per year, according to the World Health Organization.

Far worse than “covid”!!!

Earth Hour – Last Saturday in March: 26th

In 2020, over 190 countries and territories participated in Earth Hour, which saw the lights turned off on some of the world’s most iconic landmarks, including the Eiffel Tower, the Empire State Building, and the Sydney Opera House.

South Africa does this every day!!!

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Notable Birthdays in March


March 1:
Justin Bieber, Canadian singer

March 2:
Daniel Craig, English actor
Jon Bon Jovi, American musician

March 3:
Jessica Biel, American actress

March 5:
Eva Mendes, American actress

March 6:
Shaquille O’Neal, American retired basketball player

March 8:
Freddie Prinze Jr., American actor

March 9:
Bow Wow, American rapper and actor

March 10:
Carrie Underwood, American singer

March 11:
Anton Yelchin, Russian-American actor (1989-2016)
Nina Simone, American singer and civil rights activist (1933-2003)

March 12:
Liza Minnelli, American actress and singer

March 14:
Albert Einstein, German physicist (1879-1955)

March 15:
Eva Longoria, American actress

March 17:
Rob Lowe, American actor
Kurt Russell, American actor

March 18:
Adam Levine, American musician
Queen Latifah, American rapper and actress

March 19:
Bruce Willis, American actor
Glenn Close, American actress

March 20:
William Hurt, American actor
Spike Lee, American filmmaker

March 21:
Gary Oldman, English actor
Rosie O’Donnell, American comedian and television personality

March 22:
Reese Witherspoon, American actress
Andrew Lloyd Webber, English composer

March 23:
Akira Kurosawa, Japanese filmmaker (1910-1998)

March 25:
Elton John, English musician
Sarah Jessica Parker, American actress

March 26:
Keira Knightley, English actress
Steven Tyler, American musician

March 27:
Mariah Carey, American singer
Quentin Tarantino, American filmmaker

March 28:
Lady Gaga, American singer
Julia Stiles, American actress

March 29:
Brendan Gleeson, Irish actor

March 30:
Celine Dion, Canadian singer
Eric Clapton, English musician

March 31:
Ewan McGregor, Scottish actor
Christopher Walken, American actor


March 3:
Jessica Nkosi, South African actress

March 4:
Charlize Theron, South African-American actress and producer
March 7:
Pearl Thusi, South African actress and television presenter
March 10:
Trevor Immelman, South African professional golfer
March 11:
Lerato Kganyago, South African media personality and actress
March 14:
Sasha Pieterse, South African-American actress, and singer
March 16:
Siya Kolisi, South African rugby union player
March 21:
Thembi Seete, South African actress and musician
March 22:
Hlubi Mboya, a South African actress
March 28:
Zoë Modiga, South African musician

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Wrapping up…

Engage with your clients, prospects, and leads.

Engaging with clients, prospects, and leads is essential for businesses for several reasons:

Building relationships:
– It is an excellent way to build relationships with them.
– You gain a deeper understanding of their needs, preferences, and pain points.
– Which can help you tailor products and services to meet their requirements.

Retaining existing customers:
= Engaging with existing customers helps in retaining them.
– Ensure that their customers remain loyal.

Attracting new customers:
– Engaging with prospects and leads helps in attracting new customers.
– By providing them with the relevant information you can showcase their expertise.

Improving customer satisfaction:
– Communication with customers helps in improving their satisfaction.
– By addressing their concerns and grievances, businesses show that they care.
– Give the possible experience to clients.

Enhancing brand reputation:
– Regular contact leads to the enhanced brand reputation of a business.
– Improves reliability and trustworthiness.
– This will help in attracting more customers and retaining existing ones.

Overall, it’s all good, and, can lead to increased revenue and profitability.

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