‘Tis the season for pumpkin spice, crowded malls, and holiday-inspired blog content. This month you’ll find 31 blog post ideas fit for December.
1 – December 1 is World AIDS Day.
2 – What are your company’s values? Describe the culture with pictures.
3 – December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
4 – Make a buyer’s guide for products in your industry. Share tips for how to make the right buying decision. It is the shopping season after all. (Here’s an example.)
5 – Go to Reddit.com. Look at the top stories. How can you add your own spin to a popular topic?
6 – Publish an oddball picture. Ask readers to submit a caption in the blog comments.
7 – December 7 is Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. What do you remember?
8 – Revisit the charity you chose to support throughout the year. Make a plea to your readers and ask them to contribute through a FirstGiving campaign.
9 – What do you accomplish during your commute?
10 – Have an author you just love? Research him or her and write a short synopsis. What writing traits do you want to emulate?
11 – Make a list of pros and cons of…
12 – What’s your most popular blog post from this year? Write an update on the topic.
13 – What’s wrong in your town? Talk about it on your blog and on PublicStuff.com.
14 – Make a fun, short video with Cinemagr.am.
15 – Break the monotony of winter. Try something new every day for 30 days and blog about it.
16 – Digitize your company’s holiday card.
17 – Hollywood releases big movies around the holidays. How can you relate a new film to your business?
18 – Explain how NOT to do something.
19 – How did you and your peers fare on industry predictions made in January?
20 – Remember all those “10 tips” posts you wrote this year? Combine them to create one monster list, something like “110 Tips for Making Your Life Better.”
21 – Find out when the Winter Solstice is and write a winter haiku.
22 – Create a roundup of your favorite news pieces from the year.
23 – Coffee or tea? Cream or sugar? 2 pumps or 4? How does your beverage order describe your work ethic?
24 – Reminisce on the holidays of your childhood. What stands out in your memory the most?
25 – December 25 is Christmas. Take the day off from blogging. When you’re back in the office, talk about how a break from your blog has inspired you.
26 – Interview a staff member and profile him or her. Why not profile everyone in the office?
27 – Start your own Meetup. Share the experience.
28 – Give us a visual history of every social media profile picture you’ve ever had, including your Facebook cover photos. Tell us the significance of each.
29 – Visit Soovle.com and enter keywords relevant to your business. Look at the popular search phrases that come up and write a blog post to fit.
30 – There are quite a few online resume/business-card type sites. I like About.me. Get yourself out there on the web and then tell us about your new hangouts.
31 – Generate a New Year’s Day meme.