Editorial Calendar Template

Martin Večeřa

Plan the content. Keep track of new ideas.

No matter whether you plan a monthly digest of coffee beans, wine selection, blog posts or a magazine. Brainstorm ideas on the content, build individual issues or releases, compare content variants, categorize items, control the approval chain and plan subsequent marketing actions. This editorial calendar template will make your workflow as smooth as possible.

Manage and plan all your content easily in one place. The less time you spend with administration, the more time you have for the creative work.

Get inspired about How to build a powerful editorial calendar for your business.

This template combines planning of issues with the selection of content and related social media posts. Add anything to the mixture you might need.

Manage the issues

Keep record of old issues and create new ones in connected tables.

Editorial Calendar Template tasks in linked tables

Track the progress

Take advantage of the different view options in this editorial calendar template to check the status of editor picks as deadlines approach, and use the filters on individual themes to develop more focused content marketing strategies for each issue or release. And the search feature makes it simple to see your best performing selections of content that is really resonating with your audience.

Control the status of the content. Approve drafts and decide which ideas are going to be worked on using a Kanban board.

Editorial Calendar Template articles on a board

Plan everything

When you have to create huge amounts of content – for your blog, for social media, for email marketing campaigns and any other marketing tactics you’re using – it’s important to plan and strategize your content using an editorial calendar template.

Use separate calendars for issues, articles and social posts. Or merge them together and see everything in one calendar or timelines.

calendar of issues

Try the Template

Try the template right here1).

1) Some of the functions are available only after a registration.

Editorial Calendar Template Integrations

Due to Zapier integrations it is possible to connect your project tracking with the tools you already use, like Asana or Slack.

Upon a task mention, the detail can be displayed in a Slack message for instance. Or the whole task can be copied from/to Asana upon a change.

Best suited for

Company size: startup, small, medium, individual teams in large companies and enterprises

Team size: 1-20

Project complexity: planning of issues with the selection of content and related social media posts

Industry: any where editorials are created or planned