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

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

RETI Real Estate Book Club Series – Part 5


  1. Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini
  2. High Performance Habits: How Extraordinary People Become That Way by Brendon Burchard
  3. The Book of YES: The Ultimate Real Estate Agent Conversion Guide by Kevin Ward
  4. Your 1st Year in Real Estate by Dirk Zeller
  5. Winning Real Estate: 9 Secrets to Success from Leading Pros by Century 21 Real Estate LLC
  6. The Road To Recognition: The A-to-Z Guide to Personal Branding for Accelerating Your Professional Success in the Age of Digital Media by Seth Price & Barry Feldman
  7. E-Myth Revisited by Michael E. Gerber
  8. The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg
  9. 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene
  10. The Five Dysfunction of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencioni

List Provided by RETI Contributor Brandon Doyle

RETI Real Estate Book Club Series – Part 4


  1. Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink
  2. Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant by Grover Gardner
  3. Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek
  4. Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz
  5. Never Split The Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on it by Chris Voss
  6. Fanatical Prospecting: The Ultimate Guide for Starting Sales Conversations and Filling the Pipeline by Leveraging Social Selling, Telephone, E-Mail, and Cold Calling by Jeb Blount
  7. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcom Gladwell
  8. Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
  9. Good to Great by Jim Collins
  10. Hacking Growth: How Today’s Fastest-Growing Companies Drive Breakout Success by Morgan Brown and Sean Ellis

List Provided by RETI Contributor Brandon Doyle