Daily Holiday Influencers 2018

In 2018, Who had the biggest influence on holiday awareness each day? Who can event marketers and calendar editors most rely on? Who gained or lost this year after Twitter started purging suspicious accounts? Below is a list of web and social media influencers that stood out in 2018.

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National Day Calendar

Via a paid Registrar service, creates dozens of widely recognized new holidays each year. Founded by Marlo Anderson.

37K 9.7K social icon
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Days Of The Year

Operates a colorful website replete with photographs for each event listing.

27.1K   social icon
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Chase's Calendar of Events

Started in 1957, Chase's is quite simply the gold standard for events, relied upon by numerous other event sites and marketers.

3.2K   social icon
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Checkiday

One of the most available on social platforms, plus an app and widget webmasters can place on their sites.

21.6K ~50 social icon
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Foodimentary

As the name indicates, Foodimentary is primarily food-of-the-day oriented, rather than general holidays. Food days declared by Foodimentary carry the weight to be widely recognized by the entire holiday community.

786K 6.2K social icon
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timeanddate.com

The website, online since '98, is one of the top calendar sites in the world, offering numerous tools and calculaors.

14.9K   social icon
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Hey What Day Is It?

Active on Twitter and Instagram with nice photographs. Retweets photographs if the tweet begins with "It's".

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Brownielocks

Presents clean and simple pages with special days, weeks and months, with lots of "thank you's" to supporters.

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Party Excuses

Operates dozens of holiday domains in a cross-linked network, such as nationaltacoday.com, nationalsangriaday.com, etc.

2.4K ~250 social icon
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Awareness Days

Comprehensive UK daily calendar, with a focus on health awareness days.

2.4K   social icon
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Year Ahead

Targets the UK PR and marketing industries with and events database of over 10,000 entries.

4.4K   social icon
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YayDayz

Offers a printed calendar so readers will "never miss #InternationalTalkLikeAPirateDay again."

~550   social icon
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Cute Calendar

Operates Kleiner Kalendar, Chouette Calendrier, and Calendario Chiquito (Twitter followers shows these all combined).

7.8K ~200 social icon
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Punchbowl

In a seemingly endless battle with Evite, Punchbowl is an online invitation site that also covers daily holidays via apps and Twitter.

6.4K ~900 social icon
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National Today

Holidays aggregated by a PR and digital marketing agency based in San Francisco.

6.7K 6.3K social icon
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World Wide Days

Global events placed daily on Twitter and the worldwidedays.com website, with an expertise in official days in other nations.

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Gone-ta-pott

Legendary event site started back in 2004 and referenced by numerous other holiday sites.

~450   social icon
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National Days

Massive Twitter following, but does not tweet with regularity.

27.2K   social icon
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What National Day Is It?

Cleverly determines the dates for national days based on what is currently being shared across social media. Last 2018 tweet was in October, though.

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Happy Days 365

Indian site tracking national and international days, with photos for each day.

~200   social icon
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The Twitter and Instagram followers shown are rounded from tallies in mid-December. Twitter's format remains the most appropriate for daily holiday announcements, but reach from all social sites were incorporated into the above rankings. Please contact us with errors / omissions. Enjoy!