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