Blogging Content Ideas for March

blogging content ideas for march

Although spring isn’t quite here yet, you may already be noticing some signs of its approach. March is a great month to initiate spring cleaning, sign up for spring sports, prepare for unpredictable spring weather, and other spring-related pursuits. So, why not write and remind your readers about these and other topics?

Refresh Your Online Presence

Take time for some digital spring cleaning. Is your website outdated? If it’s been a few years, it may be time to refresh your homepage at least. What about your newsletter? Try out a new template this month. And don’t forget about social media. It takes two minutes to switch out your profile picture and cover photo. Refresh your online presence with a brand-new look!
Spring Sports Safety
Baseball, softball, soccer, and golf are officially in season. Research safety tips for these popular spring sports. Look to medical and sports league websites for guidelines. This type of post is a great resource your customers can reference year after year.
Daylight Savings – March 10th
Yes, it’s already time to reset our clocks again. Remind your customers on social media. Who knows, you may keep them from missing an appointment the next day! Maybe you could also write about the origin of daylight savings time. Do you know the states that do not observe it, and why?
Flooding and Landslides
If you live in an area that is prone to heavy rain and mudslides, especially with the recent winter weather or if spring rains normally cause problems, write about it. This environmental threat can cause serious damage. As spring continues, heavy rainfall can increase risk to homeowners and businesses. Provide some tips and resources for those who may face such calamities.

March Monthly Occurrences

  • National Caffeine Awareness Month
  • National Celery Month
  • National Cheerleading Safety Month
  • National Craft Month
  • National Credit Education Month
  • National Flour Month
  • National Frozen Food Month
  • National Kidney Disease Awareness Month
  • National Noodle Month
  • National Nutrition Month
  • National Peanut Month
  • National Sauce Month
  • National Trisomy Awareness Month
  • National Umbrella Month
  • National Women’s History Month
  • National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Music in Our Schools Month
  • National Professional Social Work Month

March Holidays

  • 1 Employee Appreciation Day first Friday in March
  • 1 National Salesperson Day – first Friday in the month
  • 1 Peanut Butter Lovers’ Day
  • 1 World Day of Prayer – First Friday of the month
  • 2 Old Stuff Day
  • 3 Caregiver Appreciation Day
  • 3 National Anthem Day
  • 5 Mardi Gras / Fat Tuesday
  • 6 Ash Wednesday
  • 10 Daylight Savings begins at 2 am
  • 14 National Pi Day– Why today? Because today is 3.14, the value of Pi
  • 15 Ides of March
  • 16 National Quilting Day – third Saturday of month
  • 17 Saint Patrick’s Day
  • 20 International Earth Day
  • 20 Spring (Vernal) Equinox
  • 21 Purim – begins at sundown
  • 29 National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day

March Birthdays

  • March 1, 1954 – Ron Howard, actor, director, “Opie” on TV series “Andy Griffith”
  • March 2, 1904 – Theodore Seuss Geisel, “Dr. Seuss”
  • March 2, 1917 – Desi Arnaz- “Ricky Ricardo” on “I Love Lucy”
  • March 2, 1931 – Mikhail Gorbachev, former Leader of USSR
  • March 2, 1962 – Jon Bon Jovi, singer, actor
  • March 3, 1847 – Alexander Graham Bell, inventor
  • March 4, 1888 – Knute Rockne, Notre Dame’s “Fighting Irish” football coach
  • March 5, 1989 – Jake Lloyd, actor “Anakin Skywalker” in “Star Wars: Phantom Menace”
  • March 6, 1475 – Michelangelo, Renaissance painter
  • March 6, 1906 – Lou Costello, comedian, of Abbott and Costello
  • March 9, 1934 – Yuri Gagarin, Russian astronaut, first man in space
  • March 10,  1940 – Chuck Norris, martial arts expert, actor
  • March 10, 1983 – Carrie Underwood, American Idol Winner, singer
  • March 14, 1879 – Albert Einstein, physicist
  • March 14, 1920 – Hank Ketcham, cartoonist, created “Dennis the Menace”
  • March 15, 1767- Andrew Jackson, 7th U.S. President (1829-1837), hero of the War of 1812
  • March 16, 1751 – James Madison, 4th U.S President (1809-1817)
  • March 16, 1926 – Jerry Lewis, actor, comedian
  • March 17, 1951 – Kurt Russell, actor
  • March 17, 1964 – Rob Lowe, actor
  • March 18, 1837 – Grover Cleveland, 22d and 24th U.S. President (1885-1889, 1893-1897)
  • March 18, 1963 – Vanessa Williams, singer, actress
  • March 19, 1813 – David Livingstone, physician, explorer
  • March 19, 1848 – Wyatt Earp, Wild West lawman
  • March 19, 1891 – Earl Warren, chief justice of the Supreme Court
  • March 19, 1955 – Bruce Willis, actor
  • March 20, 1928 – Fred Rogers, actor Children’s show “Mr. Rogers”
  • March 21, 1685 – Johann Sebastian Bach, musical composer
  • March 22, 1931 – William Shatner, actor James T. Kirk, on Star Trek
  • March 22, 1959 – Matthew Modine, actor
  • March 23, 1904 – Joan Crawford, Oscar winning actress
  • March 23, 1912 – Werner von Braun, rocket pioneer, scientist
  • March 24, 1874 – Harry Houdini, magician
  • March 24, 1976 – Peyton Manning, Indianapolis Colts All Star Quarterback
  • March 25, 1947 – Elton John, singer, songwriter, musician
  • March 26, 1874 – Robert Frost, poet
  • March 26, 1911 – Tennessee Williams, playwright
  • March 28, 1955 – Reba McIntyre, country western singer
  • March 29, 1790 – John Tyler, 10th U.S. President (1841-1845)
  • March 29, 1918 – Sam Walton, founded Wal-Mart
  • March 30, 1853 – Vincent van Gogh, painter
  • March 31, 1932 – John Jakes, author

What special days or observances get you excited in March? How can you leverage these holiday events or happenings to attract customers and impact your business? Share them in the comments and of course, share them with your readers! Until next month, stay dry, be safe, wear green, and as always, keep writing!

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I love the idea of refreshing Donna. Spring has sprung, so apply to your blog and to your entire blogging campaign.

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    Thanks Ryan, It is hard to remember to do a refresh while we are in the midst of the day to day. Spring is the optimal time.

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