5 Tips for Building a Blog Editorial Calendar - Megan Martin Creative | Business & Lifestyle Blogger


5 Tips for Building a Blog Editorial Calendar

  1. Sarah Le Donne

    July 7th, 2015 at 12:14 pm

    I just started out blogging in April and scheduling my posts in advance is something I struggle with! So thank you for going in depth about this!

  2. Tiffany K

    July 7th, 2015 at 12:16 pm

    Oh I love this! I need to get better at writing business and personal posts! Lol

  3. Nevica Vazquez

    July 7th, 2015 at 12:18 pm

    Great post Megan! These are all the same things I tell my clients. Isn’t it awesome to get all those topics down on paper in one sitting! Huge relief and saves so much time!

  4. Sara Moore

    July 7th, 2015 at 1:06 pm

    Yaaass! Since having my third little one I have been so disorganized and abandoned my editorial calendar. This will be the perfect refresh to get started again. Especially love the define topics for each day – that’s clutch for me! Thanks for sharing Megan!

  5. Nakeya Divine

    July 7th, 2015 at 2:41 pm

    These steps are absolutely wonderful. Thank you so much for sharing. We will be using them to create a social media schedule. I am also pinning this post as well.

  6. Lindsay

    July 7th, 2015 at 6:42 pm

    Great post Megan! It’s so true how crucial blogging is in our creative world, especially if you want to build an audience and establish trust. It’s something I am currently working on revamping!

  7. Ashlie

    July 7th, 2015 at 6:53 pm

    This is lovely! Thanks for the free download; I’m going to put it to good use!

  8. Rosalind

    July 7th, 2015 at 6:56 pm

    65 posts – wow, I’m impressed! I’m going to have to try this. My “stick a finger in the air to choose a topic” approach, and attitude of “maybe I’ll finish it in the morning” just mean I’m making it harder for myself.

  9. Susan Noble

    July 7th, 2015 at 7:31 pm

    Love this can’t wait to start implementing these ideas!

  10. Tanza Cooper

    July 8th, 2015 at 3:30 am

    In the past, I’ve struggled with topics for my blog but this gives me a different perspective on making my editorial calendar. Thank you so much for the great tips!

  11. christina

    July 10th, 2015 at 1:42 am

    Thanks so much for writing this post & sharing the template!!! This was SUPER helpful!!

  12. Megan Martin

    July 10th, 2015 at 12:11 pm

    Yay! So glad!! šŸ™‚

  13. Brittany

    October 12th, 2015 at 12:40 am

    This is great! I’ve never seen an excel calendar before and I love it!

  14. Heather

    January 1st, 2016 at 3:38 am

    Great post! It was super helpful! Keep it up! šŸ™‚

  15. Theresa

    February 23rd, 2016 at 1:57 am

    Great tips! I will surely be implementing these as I begin to build up my blog. I particularly like tip # 3, though how would you suggest I break topics down if I chose to post once a week.
    Thank you for sharing.

  16. Kass

    February 24th, 2016 at 4:31 am

    Awesome post! Thank you for sharing this info. It’s really going to come in handy!

  17. Maria Gagnon

    March 5th, 2016 at 3:09 am

    Beautiful post Megan! I happened to be googling editorial calender’s for bloggers and came across several posts with great ideas. I followed your link and am very happy with the wealth of information shared. I was literally sitting here going nuts because I knew I needed a better way to schedule my blog posts and put my ideas down other than on tons of notebooks and loose scratch paper. I’m a new blogger as well and still in the process of finding my “thang.” šŸ˜‰ Thanks again!

  18. Shaeleigh Beaudry

    March 8th, 2016 at 3:37 am

    I absolutely love this and am going to try it rather than having a written calendar down and messing it up everytime I need to change something or switch things around. THANK YOU

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  22. Emily

    May 5th, 2016 at 6:19 pm

    This is so helpful to me! For some reason I have a huge mental block when trying to create my editorial calendar but know I just need to get it done. Thanks for the motivation and tips!

  23. Raynee

    May 31st, 2016 at 4:27 am

    I found this so helpful! Thank you!
    I am a new blogger from the frugal niche. I find myself getting sidetracked from content because my website still needs some work. Starting a calender as you suggest is perfect and I have a beautiful happy planner for just that!
    You site is gorgeous btw!
    I look forward to seeing more content from you. If you ever visit new blogs I would love your feedback and for you just to see the hard work I’ve already put out there. http://www.thefrugalbranch.com
    Thanks again for the great post!

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  25. Nevin Bradley

    June 19th, 2016 at 11:45 pm

    Newbie here! Thanks so much for this post! It makes me feel like I might actually be able to start this thing!

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  32. Katie Littles

    April 5th, 2017 at 3:27 am

    Thanks for this information. I’m trying to start my blog and sometimes it’s overwhelming. I will definitely be putting these suggestions into place.

  33. Megan Martin

    April 5th, 2017 at 2:26 pm

    You’re welcome! <3 good luck on your blogging journey!

  34. Maria

    April 22nd, 2017 at 9:24 pm

    This is super helpful. I need to be more consistent to grow my content and create more traffic. I sometimes get de-railed by life, and then at the last minute write posts, I want to be better and get ahead. This will help. Thank you!

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    May 16th, 2017 at 11:47 am

    It’s good to see someone thninikg it through.

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  38. Dawn

    August 22nd, 2017 at 6:21 pm

    Hello! I just started a blog (as in, this week…barely have my webpage up and running, ha!) and I have such a scatter-brain! I am so glad I came across this post, I can’t wait to check out your page and see more! Thanks for the help!

  39. Tammy

    October 17th, 2017 at 12:38 pm

    thanks for the editorial calendar.. already putting it to good use. I want to try and write 5 days a week (working part time so no excuse right?) so I’m hoping this helps me out.

  40. Dallas

    November 28th, 2017 at 9:19 am

    Thank you so much for sharing! I’ve been searching all morning for an idea for one that fits my work-style (and crazy lifestyle.) Already putting this to work!

  41. Megan Martin

    November 30th, 2017 at 9:54 am

    You are so welcome!

  42. Rhiannon

    December 14th, 2017 at 1:16 pm

    Megan, this is so helpful! An editorial calendar is a MUST and in and of itself helps you stay a bit more accountable than you would otherwise. Writing the post is so key right? Can’t wait to keep up with your blog updates!

  43. Nyah

    January 17th, 2018 at 4:57 pm

    Thank you so much for a really helpful post!!! I’m newer to blogging, and I really wanted to have a blog post plan. Can’t wait to work on mine!!!

  44. Megan Martin

    January 25th, 2018 at 9:23 am

    You are so welcome! You got this!

  45. Brittany

    March 29th, 2018 at 7:38 pm

    I decided to give your method a try for my first ever content calendar (I using just write what I want when I want) I feel great about it already.

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  47. Brittany

    January 26th, 2019 at 1:40 am

    This was extremely helpful!

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    January 31st, 2019 at 3:38 pm

    Yay! So glad to hear it!

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