Top Content Posting & Blogging Ideas for November 2018


Month Themes

  • Entrepreneurship Month
  • Lung Cancer Month
  • Military Family Month
  • PTA Healthy Lifestyles Month
  • Men’s Health Month
  • Aviation History Month
  • Child Safety Protection Month
  • International Drum Month
  • National Adoption Awareness Month
  • National Caregivers Appreciation Month
  • National Diabetes Awareness Month
  • National Epilepsy Month
  • National Model Railroad Month
  • National Novel Writing Month
  • Native American Heritage Month
  • Peanut Butter Lovers Month
  • Real Jewelry Month
  • National Sleep Comfort Month

Important Dates in November

Promotion Ideas

  • Movember for men’s health
  • Lung cancer charity walk
  • Host a food drive, those who donate get a coupon
  • Small Business Saturday promotions
  • November 15: Recycling drive
  • November 27: Donate proceeds to charity

Blogging Ideas

  • Thanksgiving recipes
  • Holiday gift guides
  • Black Friday survival guide or tricks
  • Winter prep guide
  • Tips for personal/business security
  • November 4: How to take advantage of that extra hour
  • November 27: Recommended Cyber Monday sites applicable to but not in competition with your business

Social Media Posting Ideas

  • Thankful campaigns
  • Share photos of customers/partners you’re thankful for
  • Thank veterans
  • November 24: Small Business Saturday discount codes

Top Content Posting & Blogging Ideas for October 2018


Month Themes

  • Fire Prevention
  • LGBTQ History
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bullying
  • Energy
  • Down’s Syndrome
  • Customer Service Week (1st-5th)
  • Business Women’s Week (14th-20th)

Important Dates in September

  • 1st – World Vegetarian Day
  • 2nd – International Bacon Day
  • 2nd – VJ Day (WWII)
  • 3rd – Labor Day
  • 4th – National Taco Day
  • 5th – World Smile Day
  • 6th – Fight Procrastination Day
  • 6th – Read a Book Day
  • 7th – National Salami Day
  • 7th Neither Rain nor Snow Day
  • 8th – Indigenous Peoples’ Day
  • 8th – Columbus Day
  • 9th – Grandparents Day
  • 10th – National Cake Decorating Day
  • 11th – World Sight Day
  • 12th – Youth Day
  • 12th – National Video Games Day
  • 13th – Friday the 13th!!
  • 13th – Defy Superstition Day
  • 13th – Left Handers Day
  • 13th – Uncle Sam Day
  • 14th – National Cream-Filled Donut Day
  • 15th – Relaxation Day
  • 16th – National Boss’s Day
  • 17th – Citizenship Day
  • 17th – Constitution Day
  • 18th – Get to Know Your Customers Day
  • 18th – Yom Kippur (Jewish Day of Atonement begins at sundown)
  • 19th – World Humanitarian Day
  • 19th – International Talk Like a Pirate Day
  • 20th – National Sweetest Day
  • 20th – National Pepperoni Pizza Day
  • 20th – National Punch Day
  • 21st – Senior Citizens Day
  • 21st – International Peace Day
  • 21st – Miniature Golf Day
  • 21st – World Gratitude Day
  • 22nd – Business Women’s Day
  • 22nd – International Rabbit Day
  • 22nd – National Hunting & Fishing Day
  • 22nd – Oktoberfest begins in Germany
  • 23rd – Autumn Equinox, Fall Begins
  • 23rd – Sukkot (Jewish holiday begins at sundown)
  • 24th – National Cherries Jubilee Day
  • 25th – National Comic Book Day
  • 25th – National Second Hand Clothing Day
  • 26th – National Pumpkin Day
  • 26th – Johnny Appleseed Day
  • 27th – Make a Difference Day
  • 28th – National Chocolate Day
  • 28th – National Good Neighbor Day
  • 28th – Native American Day
  • 29th – Confucius Day
  • 30th – National Candy Corn Day
  • 31st – Halloween

Promotion Ideas

  • Hand out reusable trick or treat bags with your logo on them
  • Come in and give feedback for a discount
  • October 8: Columbus Day specials
  • October 20: Sweet deals on Sweetness Day
  • October 26: Team up with a local farm stand for a pumpkin carving contest

Blogging Ideas

  • Change up the costume contest: have followers vote on the costume they want to see YOU wear
  • Fall bucket list
  • Fall survival guide
  • Fire prevention tips

Social Media Posting Ideas

  • Halloween costume contest
  • Trunk or treat for kids
  • October 6: Smiling customer Instagram campaign

Top Content Posting & Blogging Ideas for September 2018


Month Themes

  • Baby Safety Month
  • Chicken Month
  • Childhood Cancer Month
  • Better Breakfast Month
  • Classical Music Month
  • Fall Hat Month
  • Food Safety Month
  • Hispanic Heritage Month
  • Honey Month
  • International Square Dancing Month
  • Little League Month
  • Life Insurance Month
  • National Blueberry Popsicle Month
  • National Courtesy Month
  • National Piano Month
  • Preparedness Month
  • Recovery Month
  • Self Improvement Month
  • Wilderness Month

Important Dates in September

  • 1st – Emma M. Nutt Day
  • 2nd – International Bacon Day
  • 2nd – VJ Day (WWII)
  • 3rd – Labor Day
  • 4th – Newspaper Carrier Day
  • 5th – Friendship Day
  • 5th – Be Late for Something Day
  • 6th – Fight Procrastination Day
  • 6th – Read a Book Day
  • 7th – National Salami Day
  • 7th Neither Rain nor Snow Day
  • 8th – International Literacy Day
  • 8th – Dollar Day
  • 9th – Grandparents Day
  • 9th – Book Lover’s Day
  • 9th – Rosh Hashana (Jewish New Year begins at sundown)
  • 9th – Teddy Bear Day
  • 10th – Swap Ideas Day
  • 10th – S’Mores Day
  • 11th – 911 Remembrance Day
  • 11th – Make Your Bed Day
  • 11th – Son & Daughter Day
  • 12th – Youth Day
  • 12th – National Video Games Day
  • 13th – Friday the 13th!!
  • 13th – Defy Superstition Day
  • 13th – Left Handers Day
  • 13th – Uncle Sam Day
  • 14th – National Cream-Filled Donut Day
  • 15th – Relaxation Day
  • 16th – American Legion Day
  • 16th – National Women’s Friendship Day
  • 16th – Wife Appreciation Day
  • 17th – Citizenship Day
  • 17th – Constitution Day
  • 18th – National Cheeseburger Day
  • 18th – Yom Kippur (Jewish Day of Atonement begins at sundown)
  • 19th – World Humanitarian Day
  • 19th – International Talk Like a Pirate Day
  • 20th – Moon Day
  • 20th – National Pepperoni Pizza Day
  • 20th – National Punch Day
  • 21st – Senior Citizens Day
  • 21st – International Peace Day
  • 21st – Miniature Golf Day
  • 21st – World Gratitude Day
  • 22nd – Business Women’s Day
  • 22nd – International Rabbit Day
  • 22nd – National Hunting & Fishing Day
  • 22nd – Oktoberfest begins in Germany
  • 23rd – Autumn Equinox, Fall Begins
  • 23rd – Sukkot (Jewish holiday begins at sundown)
  • 24th – National Cherries Jubilee Day
  • 25th – National Comic Book Day
  • 25th – National Second Hand Clothing Day
  • 26th – Women’s Equality Day
  • 26th – Johnny Appleseed Day
  • 27th – Just Because Day
  • 27th – Crush a Can Day
  • 28th – Ask a Stupid Question Day
  • 28th – National Good Neighbor Day
  • 28th – Native American Day
  • 29th – Confucius Day
  • 30th – National Mud Pack Day

Promotion Ideas

  • Back to school promotions
  • Labor Day promotions
  • School supplies drive
  • Back to school kits (coupons, tips, supplies)
  • College student discounts
  • September 28: Help out a neighboring business. It could be the start of a great partnership!

Blogging Ideas

  • Senior portrait guide
  • Disaster prep tips (home, car, etc.)
  • Freshman fall survival guide
  • College students – renters insurance, money saving tips, nutritional guidelines
  • Checklists for parents/families getting back to normal routines

Social Media Posting Ideas

  • Senior portrait Instagram campaign or giveaway
  • Back to school tips & products
  • 9/11 Remembrance (11th)
  • Video Games (12th)
  • Friday the 13th (13th)
  • Ask a Stupid Question (28th)
  • Return of Football (pro and college)
  • Good Neighbor Profiles (28th)

Top Content Posting & Blogging Ideas for August 2018


Month Themes

  • Children’s Eye Health & Safety
  • Immunization
  • Golf
  • Family Fun
  • Relaxation
  • Bargain Hunting Week (5th-11th)
  • Farmers’ Market Week (5th-11th)
  • Safe at Home Week (12th-18th)
  • Be Kind to Humankind Week (19th-25th)

Important Dates in August

  • 2nd – Ice Cream Sandwich Day
  • 3rd – Beer Day
  • 5th – Friendship Day
  • 8th – Dollar Day
  • 9th – Book Lover’s Day
  • 10th – S’Mores Day
  • 11th – Son & Daughter Day
  • 12th – Youth Day
  • 13th – Left Handers Day
  • 15th – Relaxation Day
  • 19th – World Humanitarian Day
  • 20th – Moon Day
  • 21st – Senior Citizens Day
  • 25th – National Second Hand Clothing Day
  • 26th – Women’s Equality Day
  • 27th – Just Because Day
  • 31st – College Colors Day

Promotion Ideas

  • Back to school promotions
  • End of summer sales
  • Hot weather promotions
  • Bargain week deals
  • Charity golf event
  • Visit a local farmers market
  • August 19: Run a fundraser for a humanitarian organization. Participants get entered into a raffle
  • August 21: Senior citizen discounts
  • August 25: Run a clothing drive. Donaters get a discount

Blogging Ideas

  • Back to school prep
  • Home safey tips
  • August 9: Recommended book list
  • August 15: Relaxation tips, health benefits

Social Media Posting Ideas

  • Back to school pictures
  • August 5: Best friends picture contest
  • August 19: Humanitarian day of action

Top Content Posting & Blogging Ideas for July 2018


Month Themes

  • Anti-Boredom
  • Grilling
  • UV Safety
  • Ice Cream
  • Independent National Retailer
  • Everybody Deserves a Massage Week (15th-21st)

Important Dates in July

  • 1st – National Postal Workers Day
  • 2nd – World UFO Day
  • 2nd – I Forgot Day
  • 3rd – Compliment Your Mirror Day
  • 4th – Independence Day
  • 7th – Global Chocolate Day
  • 11th – Cheer Up the Lonely Day
  • 12th – Malala Day
  • 13th – Gruntled Workers Day
  • 14th – Shark Awareness Day
  • 15th – Give Something Away Day
  • 15th – Ice Cream Day
  • 17th – World Emoji Day
  • 18th – Nelson Mandela Day
  • 20th – Moon Day
  • 20th – Get to Know Your Customers’ Day
  • 22nd – Parent’s Day
  • 25th – Hot Fudge Day
  • 26th – National Aunt’s & Uncle’s Day
  • 26th – Refreshment Day
  • 27th – Talk in an Elevator Day
  • 30th – Cheese Cake Day
  • 30th – International Friendship Day

Promotion Ideas

  • July 4th promotions
  • Shark Week specials
  • Company picnic/grill-out
  • July 18: Coordinate an act of public service
  • July 22: Discounts to parents
  • July 25: Christmas in July

Blogging Ideas

  • July 4th recipes
  • Summer safety tips
  • Health benefits of massages
  • Vacation tips
  • Beach-goers checklist
  • July 2: Checklist/reminder posts

Social Media Posting Ideas

  • UV safety/cool shades
  • July 3: Look good/feel good campaign
  • July 15: Instagram giveaway

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Top Content Posting & Blogging Ideas for June 2018


Month Themes

  • LGBT Pride
  • Men’s Health
  • Safety
  • Great Outdoors
  • Business Etiquette Week (3rd-9th)/li>
  • Automotive Service Professionals Week (10th-16th)

Important Dates in May

  • 1st – Donut Day
  • 3rd – Repeat Day
  • 3rd – Cancer Survivors Day
  • 5th – World Environment Day
  • 6th – D-Day
  • 6th – Global Running Day
  • 8th – Best Friend Day
  • 10th – Iced Tea Day
  • 14th – Flag Day
  • 15th – Nature Photography Day
  • 17th – Father’s Day
  • 21st – First Day of Summer
  • 21st – Yoga Day
  • 22nd – Take Your Dog to Work Day
  • 23rd – Public Service Day
  • 27th – Sunglasses Day
  • 28th – Insurance Awareness Day

Promotion Ideas

  • June 3: Repeat a successful past promotion or sale
  • June 5: Discounts on environmentally friendly products and services
  • June 5: Donate proceeds to a conservation, restoration, or eco-community project
  • June 6: Runner discount
  • June 8: Bring a friend in for a free eye exam, massage, etc.
  • June 27: Free pair of branded sunglasses with purchase

Blogging Ideas

  • Father’s Day gift guide
  • Summer bucket list related to your industry
  • Summer survival guide
  • June 28: Insurance tips and education

Social Media Posting Ideas

  • LGBT Pride photos
  • June 21: First day of Summer pics
  • June 22: Dog at work Instagram contest
  • June 23: Thank local public service workers in your community
  • June 28: Ask followers what products/sales they’d like to see again

Top Content Posting & Blogging Ideas for May 2018


Month Themes

  • ALS
  • Motorcycle
  • Stroke
  • Celiac Disease
  • Mental Health
  • Public Service Recognition Week (6th-12th)
  • Women’s Health Week (13th-19th)

Important Dates in May

  • 4th – Star Wars Day (May the 4th Be With You)
  • 5th – Cinco de Mayo
  • 5th – Kentucky Derby
  • 8th – Teacher Appreciation Day
  • 13th – Mother’s Day
  • 15th – Peace Officers Memorial Day
  • 18th – Bike to Work Day
  • 19th – Armed Forces Day
  • 25th – Greek Pride Day
  • 28th – National Burger Day
  • 28th – Memorial Day

Promotion Ideas

  • Offer a seminar/workshop for small business owners
  • Reveal a different 1-day deal each day
  • Attend networking events
  • Participate in an expo or tradeshow

Blogging Ideas

  • Offer a free seminar for employees at a local public service office
  • Charity bike ride
  • May 5: Cinco de Mayo party
  • May 5: Derby party with fundraiser raffle
  • May 8: Teacher discount

Social Media Posting Ideas

  • Mother’s Day gift guide
  • Gluten-free lifestyle
  • Graduation gift guide
  • Company bike ride
  • May 4: Star Wars day costumes/contest
  • May 5: “2-minute” tips in honor of the 2 minute Kentucky Derby race
  • May 25: ”Geek out” over something related to your business
  • May 25: Attend a meet-up on a topic you geek out on

Top Content Posting & Blogging Ideas for April 2018


Month Themes

  • Prom Season
  • Financial Literacy
  • Earth
  • NFL Draft
  • Sexual Assault
  • Autism
  • Volunteering
  • Donate Life

Important Dates in March

  • 1st – April Fool’s Day
  • 1st – Easter Sunday
  • 3rd – World Party Day
  • 6th – National Walk to Work Day
  • 7th – World Health Day
  • 7th – Passover Ends
  • 10th – Siblings Day
  • 12th – National Grilled Cheese Day
  • 17th – Tax Day
  • 19th – High Five Day
  • 19th – Get to Know Your Customers’ Day
  • 22nd – Earth Day
  • 23rd – National Picnic Day
  • 25th – Denim Day
  • 25th – National Administrative Assistant Day
  • 26th – Take Your Child to Work Day
  • 27th – Arbor Day
  • 30th – Email Debt Forgiveness Day

Promotion Ideas

  • Coupons for 2018 tax services
  • Company-wide volunteer day
  • Fundraiser for an Autism foundation
  • April 10: BOGO sibling discounts
  • April 23: Earth Day community cleanup/BBQ

Blogging Ideas

  • Coupons for 2018 tax services
  • Company-wide volunteer day
  • Fundraiser for an Autism foundation
  • April 10: BOGO sibling discounts
  • April 23: Earth Day community cleanup/BBQ

Social Media Posting Ideas

  • Company grilled cheese lunch/contest
  • April 20: Virtual high fives to followers, influencers, clients (tag them!)
  • April 25: #DenimDay
  • April 26: Your child’s adventure at work