Affiliate Marketing in October: NOT Scary at AllChocolateSOS
There is a whole slew of holidays and events during the month of October that present affiliate marketing opportunities. The most prevalent of these include: Yom Kippur Columbus Day (2nd Monday in October) Canadian Thanksgiving Day (2nd Monday in October) Halloween
Month Long Observances include: 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 Lupus Awareness Month National Diabetes Month National Pizza Month National Vegetarian Month National Popcorn Popping Month Sarcastic Month Seafood Month
Here is a list of other events to celebrate in October. 1 International Frugal Fun Day – first Saturday of the month 1 World Vegetarian Day 2 National Custodial Worker Day 2 Name Your Car Day 2 Oktoberfest in Germany ends, date varies 3 Techies Day 3 Virus Appreciation Day 4 National Golf Day 4 National Frappe Day 5 Do Something Nice Day 5 National Kale Day – first Wednesday of October 5 World Teacher’s Day 6 Come and Take it Day 6 Mad Hatter Day 6 Physician Assistant Day 7 Bald and Free Day 7 World Smile Day first Friday of month 8 American Touch Tag Day 9 Curious Events Day 9 Fire Prevention Day 9 Leif Erikson Day 9 Moldy Cheese Day 10 Columbus Day – second Monday of month 10 International Newspaper Carrier Day 10 National Angel Food Cake Day 11 It’s My Party Day 12 Cookbook Launch Day 12 Emergency Nurses Day- second Wednesday of month 12 Old Farmer’s Day 12 Moment of Frustration Day 12 Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day -Second Wdenesday of month 13 International Skeptics Day 14 Be Bald and Free Day 14 National Dessert Day – take an extra helping, or two 14 World Egg Day – second Friday of month 15 White Cane Safety Day 15 Sweetest Day Third Saturday of month 16 Bosses Day 16 Dictionary Day 17 Wear Something Gaudy Day 18 No Beard Day 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. 22 Make a Difference Day- fourth Saturday of the month, neighbors helping neighbors. 22 National Nut Day 23 Mother-In-Law Day – fourth Sunday in October 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 National Tell a Story Day – in Scotland and the U.K. 27 Navy Day 28 Frankenstein Friday – last Friday in October 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
This is a GREAT time of year for affiliates in the genealogy space with it being Family History month. Share ways to celebrate this month-long event with your subscribers and promote the heck out of genealogy sites.
Food bloggers can concentrate on apple and nut recipes, while animal lovers can celebrate Adopt a Shelter Animal month— by promoting plush animals to those who can’t.
Last, but not least of course, there’s Halloween which is the ultimate time to dress up your pet and promote costumes for dogs and cats as well as those treat-seeking little munchkins.
Shown here is Jasper, my chocolate Labrador wearing my “Bat-hat”. He will have to get cape to complete the ensemble.
So how are you celebrating October on your affiliate site?
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