Top Content Posting & Blogging Ideas for February 2019


Month Themes

  • American Heart Disease Awareness Month
  • An Affair to Remember Month
  • Black History Month
  • Cancer Awareness Month
  • Canned Food Month
  • Creative Romance Month
  • Great American Pie Month
  • National Bird Feeding Month
  • National Cherry Month
  • National Children’s Dental Health Month
  • National Grapefruit Month
  • National Weddings Month
  • Teen Dating Violence Month

Promotion Ideas

  • Winner or Spring-themed special, based on Groundhog Day outcome
  • Valentine’s Day promotion
  • Presidents’ Day promotion
  • Super Bowl promotion
  • New patient or customer discounts
  • Heart-related charity/run/walk
  • Weather related discounts or specials
  • Raise money for World Cancer Day

Blogging Ideas

  • Spotlight influential African Americans in your field
  • Ways your business can promote heart health
  • Valentine’s Day wish list or gift guide
  • Valentine’s Day gift guide for women
  • Winter ideas based on your industry

Social Media Posting Ideas

  • Feb 1: Wear red campaign or contest
  • Feb 14: Discount to organ donors/receivers
  • Feb 17: Do a random acts of kindness and share on social media
  • Feb 20: Pets at work with custom hashtag

Timely Hashtags

  • #petsof[businessname]
  • #[businessname]pets
  • #actsofkindness
  • #hearthealthy
  • #cutepets
  • #instapet
  • #valentinesgifts
  • #valentinesdecor
  • #valentinesspecial
  • #Blackhistoryfacts
  • #blackhistorymonth
  • #datingviolenceawareness
  • #healthyteeth
  • #goredwearred
  • #gored[your city name]
  • #preventheartdisease

Important Dates in February

Top Content Posting & Blogging Ideas for January 2019


Month Themes

  • National Bath Safety Month
  • National Blood Donor Month
  • National Braille Literacy Month
  • National Hobby Month
  • Hot Tea Month
  • National Oatmeal Month
  • National Soup Month

Promotion Ideas

  • Discount for fitness/recreation services
  • New Years Resolutions
  • Participate in a blood drive, or discount to customers who donated blood
  • 19% off sale for 2019
  • Start the Year off Right

Blogging Ideas

  • Recap/takeaways from your holiday fundraiser
  • New Year’s Resolutions as they pertain to customers
  • Health & fitness tips for the New Year
  • New Year goals for your clients
  • New promotions and services for your business
  • Industry outlook/predictions in 2019
  • 2019 must-dos for your customers and clients

Social Media Posting Ideas

  • New Year’s resolution campaign with a custom hashtag
  • January 14: Run a “Dress Up Your Pet” Instagram giveaway
  • January 21: MLK Day of Service
  • January 24: Compliment and tag loyal customers in a photo
  • January 28: Share pics of employees having fun

Timely Hashtags

  • #newyearnewyou
  • #newyeargoals
  • #newyearsale
  • #newyeardecor
  • #newyearvibes
  • #newyearsresolution
  • #funatworkday
  • #postholidaysale
  • #postholidayblues
  • #newyearschallenge
  • #newyearsgoals
  • #goalsetting
  • #goaldigger
  • #mlk

Important Dates in November

Top Content Posting & Blogging Ideas for December 2018


Month Themes

  • AIDS Awareness
  • Bingo Month
  • Business Plan
  • Human Rights
  • Safe Toys & Gifts
  • Write a Friend Month
  • National Flu Vaccination Week (2nd-8th)

Important Dates in November

Promotion Ideas

  • Discount with flu shot
  • New Year’s promotions
  • Home repair and cleaning services: campaigns around getting homes ready for holiday parties
  • Toy drive
  • 18% off for the final days of 2018
  • Advent sales/featured products
  • December 3: Gift-making workshop
  • December 18: Free shipping
  • December 18: Send holiday gifts to loyal clients
  • December 19: Ugly sweater party

Blogging Ideas

  • Holiday gift guides
  • Holiday fitness survival guide
  • Winter home preparedness tips
  • Recap highlights of the year for your business
  • 2019 must-dos

Social Media Posting Ideas

  • Holiday wishlist contest/giveaway
  • Post photos from memorable moments throughout the past year
  • Advent giveaways
  • December 26: Virtual thank you notes

RETI’s Recap of the 2018 NAR Conference in Boston!


The National Association of REALTORS Annual Conference is always one of the highlights of the year for many in the real estate industry. With amazing educational sessions, governance meetings, networking and more, it is definitely one of the premier events that most in the industry mark on their calendars each year. And this year it is in Boston!

So join RETI Team member Warren Dow as he gives his recap of all the biggest revelations, new tech findings and more!

Plus Warren is going to pull in a special mystery guest of a vendor who blows him away at the conference. So stay tuned and be sure to sign up/log on to the webinar to find out who that will be!

Wednesday, November 7th @ 3 PM EST
Instructor: Warren Dow
Special Guest:  ?, logon to find out 😉

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

Social Media Success in Minutes RETI Webinar


Social Media is a key to generating business these days. But if you don’t know what you are doing, it can also be confusing and overwhelming.

In this session, RETI’s Craig Grant will teach not just how to do social media, but do it the right way and in just a few minutes a day!

In this session we will explore the science (why just a few minutes a day works & how to game the ever changing algorithms), psychology (who uses & excels on each social network) & time management skills and tools you need to be a powerhouse in social media and not have it overtake your day.

Wednesday, October 24th @ 3 PM EST
Instructor: Craig Grant

Finding Your Perfect Niche in Your Real Estate Market RETI Webinar


Whether you are a 20-year veteran or a newbie to the real estate business, it is hard standing out from the competition and carving out a real niche in your local market.

Just as the old saying goes, “There are Riches in the Niches”, RETI’s Amy Smythe-Harris will show you some proven strategies and techniques to help you carve out a niche that will help you succeed in your local real estate market.

Wednesday, October 17th @ 3 PM EST
Instructor: Amy Smythe-Harris
Special Guest: Jennifer Archambeault

How to Get Real Results from Your Email Campaigns RETI Webinar


Have you ever sent an AMAZING marketing email and gotten almost no response? One of those emails that a tiny fraction of your list opened, and maybe your Aunt Mildred clicked on? It’s OK, we’ve all been there – but don’t worry, this webinar is here to help.

In this course, we will show you the top 5 strategies you can implement to make sure your emails get opened, read, and most importantly, clicked on. We will cover:

  • The basic concepts about what makes people respond to emails
  • Strategies you can use to develop both ongoing email campaigns, as well as 1 time marketing messages
  • Tips for grouping your contacts to get the best engagement
  • “Tech” tricks to get into more inboxes, and stay out of that SPAM folder
  • How to make sense of your reports and statistics, including what numbers actually matter, and which you can disregard

PLUS – We’ll be offering a giveaway that everyone can implement to improve their business that same day… but you’ll have to show up to find out what it is!!

I can’t wait to share these powerful strategies to help you take your email marketing to the next level.

Wednesday, October 10th @ 3 PM EST
Instructor: Alex Camelio

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