An editorial calendar helps the team stay accountable to the work and makes the posts being published more predictable for your audience.

There are three different types of content—timely pieces, rotated topics, and in-depth material. 

Yearly Editorial Calendat—Timely Pieces..This is a planner with holidays and events that you will probably write about every single year and any ideas far in the future…

  • September…Labor Day… Fall…Fight Procrastination Day… Chocolate Milkshake Day…Business Women’s Day…International Coffee Day
  • October… Columbus Day…Halloween…World Vegetarian Day…Taco Day…Fire Prevention Day…No Beard Day
  • November… Thanksgiving Day…Black Friday…Veterans Day… World Kindness Day
  • December…Hanukkah…Winter Christmas…New Years Eve… Gingerbread House Day…Eggnog Day…Bacon Day
  • January…New Year’s Day…Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • February…Valentine
  • March…Easter
  •  April…April Fool’s Day…Earth Day…Sibling Day…Pig In a Blanket Day
  • May…Mother’s Day…Memorial Day…Cinco De Mayo
  • June…Father’s Day…Summer… Cancer Survivors Day
  • July…Independence Day. 
  • August…Back to School…Labor Day

Monthly Editorial Calendar (September)...This is perhaps the most important section of your blog planner. Knowing exactly what needs to be done…and exactly when it needs to be completed is crucial to any business. In the context of blogging, having a list of blog post topics to be completed by a specific time is vital.

  • Better Breakfast Month
  • California Wine Month
  • Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
  • Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month
  • Food Safety Education Month
  • Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month
  • Hydrocephalus Awareness Month
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month
  • Month of the Holy Cross
  • National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month
  • National Bourbon Heritage Month
  • National Chicken Month
  • National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
  • National Cholesterol Education Month
  • National Honey Month
  • National Mushroom Month
  • National Ovarian Cancer Month
  • National Papaya Month
  • National Potato Month
  • National Preparedness Month
  • National Prostate Health Month
  • National Rice Month
  • National Whole Grains Month
  • National Wild Rice Month
  • National Yoga Month
  • Pain Awareness Month
  • Reye’s Syndrome Awareness Month 
  • Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month
  • Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month
  1. September 1. National Gyro Day
  2. September 2…International Bacon Day…National “Grits for Breakfast” Day…The best book I read this summer was…
  3. September 3 National Baby Back Ribs Day…National Welsh Rarebit Day
  4. September 4…National Macadamia Nut Day
  5. September 5…Labor DayNational Cheese Pizza Day
  6. September 6…National Coffee Ice Cream DayNational Read a Book Day 
  7. September 7…National Beer Lover’s Day
  8. September 8…National Date-Nut Bread Day…Grandparents’ Day
  9. September 9…National “I Love Food” Day
  10. September 10…Carl Garnier Federal Lands Cleanup Day…National Hot Dog Day
  11. September 1…Grandparents Day…National Hot Cross Bun Day… National Suicide Prevention Week
  12. September 12 …National Chocolate Milkshake Day
  13. September 13…National Peanut Day
  14. September 1…National Cream-Filled Doughnut Day
  15. September 15…National Double Cheeseburger Day…National Creme de Menthe Day…National Linguini Day…National LGBT Awareness Day
  16. September 16…Constitution Day…National Cinnamon-Raisin Bread Day…National Peach Pie Day…National POW/MIA Recognition Day
  17. September 17 …Clean Up the World Day…Cow Harbor Day…National Apple Dumpling Day…National Monte Cristo Day…Von Steuben Day
  18. September 18…National Play-Dough Day…National Cheeseburger Day
  19. September 19 …National Butterscotch Pudding Da…Respect for the Aged Day (Japan)
  20. September 20 …National Punch Day…Prinsjesday.Netherlands(?!)… Rum Punch Day
  21. September 21 …National Pecan Cookie Day
  22. September 22 …Business Women’s Day…National Ice Cream Cone Day
  23. September 23…First Day of Fall…National White Chocolate Day… Native American Day
  24. September 24…National Cherries Jubilee Day
  25. September 25…Gold Star Mothers Day…National Food Service Workers Day…National Good Neighbor Day
  26. September 26 …National Key Lime Pie Day
  27. September 27…National Chocolate Milk Day
  28. September 28 …National Strawberry Cream Pie Day…National Drink a Beer Day
  29. September 29…National Coffee Day…National Mocha Day
  30. September 30 …National Mulled Cider Day
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