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

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)