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Peanut Butter, Puzzles & One Big Parade: November Content Marketing Ideas

October 21, 2014

By Jessica Budde
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Who’s ready for some editorial inspiration? It’s almost November, so if you haven’t started planning your posts yet, allow me to hit you with your monthly dose of content marketing ideas. I’m sure you’re quite familiar with Thanksgiving and Black Friday, but did you know that it’s also Manatee Awareness Month? We also celebrate deviled eggs square dancing, and chemistry this month. And that’s not even the half of it. Read on for more ideas than you can possibly handle. I’ve already harvested them for you, so all you have to do now is feast on the list below:

Holidays

  • November 1: World Vegan Day, All Saints’ Day, Go Cook For Your Pets Day, Authors’ Day, Book Lovers’ Day
  • November 2: All Souls’ Day, Zero Tasking Day, Deviled Egg Day, Look For Circles Day
  • November 3: Cliché Day, Housewife’s Day, Jellyfish Day, Sandwich Day, Job Action Day, Traffic Directors’ Day
  • November 4: US General Election Day, Use Your Common Sense Day, King Tut Day
  • November 5: Stress Awareness Day, Gunpowder/Guy Fawkes Day
  • November 6: Men Make Dinner Day, Saxophone Day, Nachos Day, Marooned Without A Compass Day
  • November 7: Bittersweet Chocolate With Almonds Day
  • November 8: Cook Something Bold & Pungent Day, X-Ray Day, Dunce Day
  • November 9: International Tongue Twister Day, Chaos Never Dies Day, World Freedom Day
  • November 10: Sesame Street Day, Forget-Me-Not Day, World Orphans’ Day, Area Code Day, USMC Day
  • November 11: Veterans Day, Origami Day, Young Readers’ Day
  • November 12: Pizza With The Works (Except Anchovies) Day, World Architecture Day, Chicken Soup For The Soul Day
  • November 13: World Kindness Day, Sadie Hawkins Day, National Indian Pudding Day
  • November 14: Spicy Guacamole Day, Operating Room Nurses Day, Loosen Up & Lighten Up Day, World Diabetes Day, Pickle Day
  • November 15: America Recycles Day, Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day, I Love To Write Day, National Philanthropy Day, Guinness World Record Day
  • November 16: Button Day, Have A Party With Your Bear Day
  • November 17: World Peace Day, International Student Day, Take A Hike Day, Petroleum Day, Homemade Bread Day, Unfriend Day
  • November 18: Occult Day, Entrepreneurship Day
  • November 19: International Men’s Day, World Toilet Day, Have A Bad Day Day
  • November 20: Use Less Stuff Day, Beautiful Day, Name Your PC Day, Universal Children’s Day, Peanut Butter Fudge Day, African Industrialization Day, Absurdity Day
  • November 21: World Television Day, World Hello Day, False Confession Day
  • November 22: National Adoption Day, Go For A Ride Day
  • November 23: International Aura Awareness Day, Fibonacci Day, National Cashew Day
  • November 24: Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day
  • November 25: National Parfait Day, Shopping Reminder Day
  • November 26: Cake Day
  • November 27: American Thanksgiving, Pins & Needles Day
  • November 28: Black Friday, Red Planet Day, Buy Nothing Day, Systems Engineer Day, Maize Day, French Toast Day, Flossing Day, You’re Welcome Day
  • November 29: Small Business Saturday, Electronic Greetings Day, Square Dancing Day
  • November 30: Stay At Home Because You Are Well Day, Computer Security Day

Seasonal

  • It’s Movember (aka No Shave November) – so don’t take a razor to that face of yours!
  • November is the official month of: aviation history, Native American heritage, vegans, COPD awareness, sweet potatoes, homeless youth, adopting a senior pet, scholarships, comfortable sleeping, pomegranates, runaway prevention, model railroads, pet cancer awareness, pulmonary hypertension awareness, sleep comfort, impotency, lovers of peanut butter, manatee awareness, child safety, picture books, Alzheimer’s awareness, adoption awareness, sweet potatoes, drums, family stories, epilepsy, lung cancer awareness, adopting a turkey, Crohn’s & ulcerative colitis awareness, bereaved siblings, real jewelry, long-term care awareness, sponges, and writing novels
  • November 2: Daylight Savings Time ends at 2am – set your clocks back an hour!
  • The first week of the month celebrates: National Patient Accessibility Week, Chemistry Week, National Fig Week, World Communication Week, National Animal Shelter Week, Radiology Technology Week, National Nurse Practitioners Week, Drowsy Driving Prevention Week
  • Week two is all about: Geography Awareness Week, National Hunger & Homeless Awareness Week, World Kindness Week, National Young Readers’ Week
  • Take some time during the third week to observe: Global Entrepreneurship Week, International Fraud Awareness Week, National Book Awards Week, American Education Week
  • The last week of the month is for: National Family Week, Game & Puzzle Week, Better Conversation Week, National Bible Week, Farm-City Week, Church/State Separation Week

Sports

  • November 1-2: Breeders’ Cup
  • November 2: NYC Marathon
  • November 3-10: ATP World Tour Finals
  • November 27: NFC Championship Rematch (Falcons v. 49ers)
  • November 29: 2 NCAA rivalry games (Alabama v. Auburn // Notre Dame v. USC)

Pop Culture

  • November 1-2: Hard Day Of The Dead (Los Angeles, CA) – come on down and witness the musical styling of  Cam’Ron, Knife Party, Diplo, Deadmau5 and more!
  • November 7: Big Hero 6 hits the movies
  • November 7-8: Electric Daisy Carnival (Orlando, FL) – if you love Headhunterz, Steve Aoki, and Yellow Claw, you just have to be there.
  • November 7-9: Fun Fun Fun Fest (Austin, TX) – wanna see Judas Priest, Girl Talk, 2 Chainz, Glassjaw, Rocket From The Crypt, Nas, and Modest Mouse all in one place? Well, this is the place.
  • November 13-16: Bear Creek Music & Art Festival (Live Oak, FL) – get an earful of Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, Umphrey’s McGee, and others, while you play disc golf, practice yoga, check out the gallery… the list goes on
  • November 14: Dumb and Dumber To opens in theaters
  • November 21: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 premieres
  • November 27: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

And with that, I leave you to remember, remember, all these days in November. Can’t get enough content marketing ideas? We’ll have more next month so come back soon!

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Jessica Budde

Jessica Budde

Jessica is a Digital Marketer at Cypress North and co-host of the weekly digital marketing news podcast, Marketing O'Clock. She loves working with people, has a passion for details, and tends to nerd out over all things tracking. She holds a Master’s in television, radio, and film from Syracuse University with a Bachelor's in communication studies from Niagara University.

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