If you’re into sweet treats, smiles, and social impact, then you’ll find October to be a fun month for creative and quirky marketing. Using holidays and observances as focal points of your content and promotions helps to add a touch of excitement and gives you the opportunity to express your brand voice. Read on to get some October-related ideas and inspiration—for your blog, email, social media, website, and more.

P.S. Still stuck in September? We’ve got a post for that.

October awareness marketing ideas                

Marketing around the awareness causes of any particular month affords your business many opportunities—to support a cause, to help your customers accomplish something fulfilling, and to build up the community around you. The more you can familiarize with and strengthen your local audience, the more natural and effective you can become in your messaging. That being said, let’s go over the awareness themes of October. Here are a few that you may be familiar with:

  • Fire prevention
  • LGBTQ history
  • Breast cancer
  • Anti-bullying
  • Sustainable energy
  • Down syndrome
  • Dyslexia

What you might not know is that October is also:

  • Bilingual Child Month
  • Church Safety and Security Month
  • Eat Better, Eat Together Month
  • Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
  • Emotional Wellness Month
  • Employee Ownership Month
  • Financial Planning Month
  • Global Diversity Awareness Month

…and also, there is

  • American Cheese Month (what?)
  • Bat Awareness…

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