How to Curate the Perfect List of Holidays for Your Planner Design

How to Curate the Perfect List of Holidays for Your Planner Design

After you’ve designed your planner’s calendar pages, it’s time to think about the content you want to include in them: religious and federal holidays, observances, seasons, and clock changes. If you have been doing this for a while, you probably have a set list you use every year. And if you’re just diving into your first planner, it can be tough to decide what to include. For the old pros, it’s time to take a look at your list of holidays for anything that might be missing or incorrect. For instance, have you considered adding Indigenous Peoples’ Day?

Regardless of whether or not you are new to the planner world it’s good practice to reevaluate your list of holidays each year. Today I’ll walk you through my philosophy on which holidays to include in your planner designs and how to curate your very own list.

The #History of Social Media Holidays

The #History of Social Media Holidays

From T-shirts to throw pillows, bumper stickers to bookmarks, hashtags are everywhere, including, of course, on every social media platform available. But have you ever wondered how the lowly pound sign became the famous hashtag, and how it can help your business stand out in the crowd? Here’s how it came to be, and how you can use it to grow your brand.

Daylight Savings Time or Daylight Saving Time?

Daylight Savings Time or Daylight Saving Time?

Adding clock changes to your planner design is crucial. I consider them to be just as important as US federal holidays and a must-have for all calendars. These two key dates directly affect our daily routine—and often wreak havoc when forgotten about—so it’s best to include them on your calendar pages.

But what’s the correct way to display them?

How to Increase Planner Sales by Adding More Holidays to Your Design

How to Increase Planner Sales by Adding More Holidays to Your Design

“How do I broaden my reach to generate more sales?” That’s the one question I get asked most by new clients. As it pertains to your marketing efforts, my answer is blogging. You can read about that here.

But as it pertains to planner sales, my answer is to add more holidays to your calendar pages. Including a diverse mix of holidays will give your planner a more global appeal, resulting in more sales.

Here are my best tips for adding more holidays to your planner design.