October Promotion and Social Media Ideas

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Here are some ideas ways you can tie in promotions for October – for your business and your social media:

Promote energy efficient products and services

Hand out trick or treat bags with your logo (plan ahead for this one!)

Change up the costume contest: have followers vote on the costume they want to see YOU wear.  And then to get extra traction from this, wear it and post photos online.

Fire prevention tips, especially with fireplaces coming more in use during fall and winter

 

October Awareness/Celebrations:

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

American Pharmacist Month

Apple Jack Month

Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Clergy Appreciation Month

Computer Learning Month

Cookie Month

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Eat Country Ham Month

International Drum Month

National Diabetes Month

National Pizza Month

National Vegetarian Month

National Popcorn Popping Month

Sarcastic Month

Seafood Month

 

Weekly Celebrations in October:

Week 1 Get Organized Week

Week 1 Customer Service Week

Week 2 Fire Prevention Week

Week 2 Pet Peeve Week

14 – 20 Earth Sciences Week

Week 3 Pastoral Care Week

October, 2017 Daily Holidays, Special and Wacky Days:

1 National Homemade Cookies Day

1 World Vegetarian Day

2 National Custodial Worker Day

2 Name Your Car Day

3 National Boyfriends Day

3 Techies Day

3 Virus Appreciation Day

4 National Golf Day

4 National Frappe Day

4 National Kale Day – first Wednesday of October

4 Sukkot – begins at sundown, date varies

5 Do Something Nice Day

5 World Teacher’s Day

6 Come and Take it Day

6 Mad Hatter Day

6 Physician Assistant Day

6 World Smile Day first Friday of month

7 Bald and Free Day

7 International Frugal Fun Day – first Saturday of the month

7 World Card Making Day – first Saturday of the month

8 American Touch Tag Day

8 Oktoberfest in Germany ends, date varies

9 Columbus Day – second Monday of month

9 Curious Events Day

9 Fire Prevention Day

9 Leif Erikson Day

9 Moldy Cheese Day

10 International Newspaper Carrier Day

10 National Angel Food Cake Day

11 Emergency Nurses Day- second Wednesday of month

11 It’s My Party Day

17 National Fossil Day – Wednesday of Earth Sciences Week

11 Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day -Second Wednesday of month

12 Cookbook Launch Day

12 Old Farmer’s Day

12 Moment of Frustration Day

12 National Gumbo Day

13 Friday the 13th

13 International Skeptics Day

13 World Egg Day  – second Friday of month

14 Be Bald and Free Day

14 National Dessert Day – take an extra helping, or two

15 White Cane Safety Day

16 Bosses Day

16 Dictionary Day

17 National Pasta Day

17 Wear Something Gaudy Day

18 No Beard Day

19 Hindu Dilawi Day – date varies

19 Evaluate Your Life Day

20 Brandied Fruit Day

21 Babbling Day

21 Count Your Buttons Day

21 National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day – find a recipe, too.

21 Sweetest Day – third Saturday of month

22  Mother-In-Law Day – fourth Sunday in October

22 National Nut Day

23 National Mole Day

23 Tv Talk Show Host Day

24 National Bologna Day

24 United Nations Day

25 Punk for a Day Day

25 World Pasta Day

26 National Mincemeat Day

27 Frankenstein Friday – last Friday in October

27 National Tell a Story Day – in Scotland and the U.K.

27 Navy Day

28 Make a Difference Day-  fourth Saturday of the month, neighbors helping neighbors.

28 Plush Animal Lover’s Day

29 Hermit Day

29 National Frankenstein Day

30 National Candy Corn Day

30 Mischief Night

31 Carve a Pumpkin Day – no surprise here

31 Halloween

31 Increase Your Psychic Powers Day

 

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