October is full of pumpkin spice, cozy sweaters and Halloween, but those aren’t the only October blog post topic ideas that you should focus on. If you’re looking for more outside the box blog post topics, these ideas will get you started. Need September’s topics? Click here for September blog post ideas.
Blog Post Topics: October 1-7
National Black Dog Day (October 1)
Did you know that black dogs and cats are some of the least adopted animals at shelters across the U.S.? It’s thought that they don’t photograph well so they stay unadopted longer. If you have a black dog, today’s the day to celebrate your pup.
National Walk and Bike to School Day (October 2)
Many kids get rides to school but if you’re close enough to walk or bike, today’s the day to get outside and ride or walk. Encourage your neighbors to get together and have all the kids ride or walk together!
National Poetry Day (October 3)
Do you have a favorite poem? Are you a poet yourself? Celebrate poetry today on National Poetry Day!
National Taco Day (October 4)
Taco bout it! National Taco Day is the day to celebrate everything you love about tacos. Whether you choose crunchy or soft, beef or chicken, treat yourself and your readers to a fiesta today.
National Do Something Nice Day (October 5)
Today’s the day to throw kindness around like confetti. This is the perfect day to celebrate with your kids and your readers by planning acts of kindness for friends and strangers alike.
National Noodle Day (October 6)
Use your own noodle today to come up with some fun recipes surrounding noodles. If you have little kids, this is also the perfect day to plan noodle themed art.
National Frappe Day (October 7)
Everyone’s favorite blended coffee drink has its own day to celebrate on October 7. Today’s a great day to create your own frappe recipe and share it with your readers. No drive through coffee place required!
Blog Post Topics: October 8-14
National Fluffernutter Day (October 8)
If you’ve never had a fluffernutter sandwich, you’re in for a treat. This combination of peanut butter and marshmallow fluff is a great combination of creamy sweetness. To celebrate National Fluffernutter Day, try to come up with fun variations of this sandwich for your readers.
World Post Day (October 9)
Although it may seem like this day is celebrating blog posts, it’s actually a celebration of the mail postal system! Show your mail carrier a little love with a free printable and a small gift that your readers can also use for their own mail carrier.
National Cake Decorating Day (October 10)
Dust off your cake decorating skills for National Cake Decorating Day. Show your readers any special tips and tricks that you’ve gained along the way.
National Sausage Pizza Day (October 11)
Whether you love sausage alone on your pizza or as a part of a bigger ingredient list, today’s the day to share your favorite sausage pizza recipe.
National Savings Day (October 12)
National Savings Day is a great day to show your children the importance of saving money. Make a free printable lesson that your readers can share with their own kids today.
National M&M Day (October 13)
Whether peanut or plain, the M&M is everyone’s favorite candy covered chocolate candy. Today’s the day to highlight these candies in your favorite recipes.
National Kick Butt Day (October 14)
If you have a habit that you’re trying to kick, there’s no time like National Kick Butt Day. It’s also the perfect day to kick off a great habit.
Blog Post Topics: October 15-21
National Cheese Curd Day (October 15)
Did you know that cheese curds squeak when you bite into them? These bite sized pieces of cheddar cheese are breaded and fried like a mozzarella stick. Experiment with cheese curd recipes to share with your readers.
National Boss’s Day (October 16)
National Boss’s Day is the day to let your boss know just how much you appreciate them. A free printable is a great way to make celebrating National Boss’s Day easy on your readers.
National Pay Back a Friend Day (October 17)
If you’ve ever borrowed money from a friend, make sure your debt is paid on National Pay Back a Friend Day. Even if you’ve never borrowed cash, this is also a great day to return any loaned items, such as books or clothing.
National Chocolate Cupcake Day (October 18)
Nearly everyone appreciates a chocolate cupcake! If you have a great recipe for a chocolate cupcake, today would be the perfect day to share it with your readers.
National Fetch Day (October 19)
Get a ball out and play fetch with your favorite pooch on National Fetch Day. Your dog will love playing with you on this day dedicated to fun. Encourage your readers to do the same.
National Day on Writing (October 20)
If you’re a blogger, you probably started partially because you enjoy writing! Today’s the day to take some time to write just for you. It would also be a great day to share with your readers why and how you started writing your blog.
National Apple Day (October 21)
You’ve heard the phrase “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Today’s the perfect day to experiment with apple recipes – apple pie, apple turnovers and so much more.
Blog Post Topics: October 22-28
National Nut Day (October 22)
Nuts are great as a snack, but also a versatile ingredient in many different recipes. Share your favorite recipes that feature nuts on National Nut Day.
National Boston Cream Pie Day (October 23)
Did you know that Boston Cream Pie isn’t really a pie at all? It’s a fluffy cake filled with custard and topped with a chocolate glaze. Whether you have a great recipe already or you need to experiment with a variation of this dessert, your readers will appreciate it on National Boston Cream Pie Day
National Bologna Day (October 24)
Bologna is a classic lunchbox staple, but many people stop eating it after they finish elementary school. Bring bologna back on National Bologna Day.
National Art Day (October 25)
National Art Day is a day to celebrate all things art! Whether painting, sculpting or drawing, encourage your readers to get creative!
National Pumpkin Day (October 26)
Pumpkin spice and everything nice is highlighted in October! If you have a great recipe that uses pumpkin, today’s the day to give the gourd some love.
National Black Cat Day (October 27)
Black dogs had their own day earlier in the month, but today’s the day for black cats. And since black cats are a Halloween staple, it’s the ideal day for black cat crafts with the kids.
National Chocolate Day (October 28)
This is a day nearly everyone can get behind. You probably have a favorite recipe that features chocolate so make sure to share it with your readers today!
Blog Post Topics: October 29-31
National Internet Day (October 29)
Without the internet, you wouldn’t be blogging! Celebrate the day that the first internet message was sent, way back in 1969. Who knew the internet was turning 50 years this year?
National Checklist Day (October 30)
Whether you keep your to do list in your head or you write it down on paper, National Checklist Day is the check things off your list as you complete them.
National Caramel Apple Day (October 31)
Although October 31 is always Halloween, it’s also National Caramel Apple Day. Whether you like plain caramel apples or you want to spice it up with sprinkles, nuts, chocolate and more, today’s the day to treat yourself to a caramel apple.
These fun October blog post topic ideas are an easy way to make sure your editorial calendar is packed full of great content that your readers will appreciate.