Plan Your Editorial Calendar for the Holidays

With fall just a few weeks away and summer coming to a close, the holidays will be here before we even know it! The best way to prep for the holidays is by making sure that you’re squared away with all of your scheduling and planning needs for upcoming holiday content. In today’s post, we’re going to break down how to plan your editorial calendar for the holidays, and share ways to implement this strategy in the days, weeks, and months ahead. We’ll also be providing a bonus downloadable for you to keep and use at home! Continue scrolling to learn more.

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First, let’s start with a few questions that you should be asking yourself before you’re ready to begin diving into holiday content planning. This will help you figure out what you want your blog to look like during the holiday season, what type of content to share, and which types of campaigns you want to prioritize over others.

Questions to Ask Yourself When Planning Holiday Content

  1. How many sponsored posts do I plan to have this holiday season?
  2. How many brands will I be working with and in which categories?
  3. Will I have a specific content schedule for each day of the week?
  4. How many giveaways, gift guides, and travel guides am I planning to include?

Once you’ve asked yourself the questions above, you can start diving into our new holiday editorial calendar below to begin scheduling and planning out your holiday content! Each section will allow you to seamlessly plan for the holidays, and schedule any upcoming content for the months ahead. We’ve broken it down into four sections for each day of the week: your post category, post type (blog, IG, Facebook), holiday hashtags to use, and a section for specific goals for your content.

We hope our new holiday editorial calendar helps you prep for all the fun things this holiday season! Access our downloadable below!

Planoly Holiday Editorial Calendar

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