Best Editorial Calendar Templates | 2017

What calendar do you use for your social media marketing and content creation?

Successful marketing relies on proper planning

Marketing calendars are one of the most important tools that marketers can use to keep up with content ideas, creation, and distribution.  According to Curata research, 90% of the marketers are now using an editorial calendar.

Using a marketing calendar provides numerous benefits beyond basic scheduling. You'll find that you can greatly improve your content strategy with an editorial calendar. You can use your editorial calendars to organize and categorize content for your website, blogs, social media posts, giveaways, partnerships, product launches, video content and much more. 

Editorial calendars for your content marketing strategy can take various forms. It can be a  simple spreadsheet that guides your team through the production process to a fully interactive map of your content life cycle.

Here are just a few of the many benefits of maintaining an editorial calendar:

  1. Identify your target audience
  2. Content strategy, planning, and goal setting
  3. Tracking internal resources and project planning
  4. Tracking distribution mediums

With the right about of planning, you'll find that it will ultimately lead to higher quality content. You're allowing your team the adequate time for research and execution for the perfect marketing content.

We've taken the time to put together the best free editorial calendar templates for 2017. Select the style and type of calendar that works best for you and your content strategy. 

Are there any editorial calendar templates that you would recommend we add? Email us.

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