|Month||Editorial Theme||Content Topics|
|JANUARY 2020||Home Business||Running a business from home. Home offices. Unusual home-based businesses. Challenges and rewards of working from home.|
|FEBRUARY 2020||Farming and Agriculture||Family farms, hobby farms, farming business plans, urban farms, agribusiness, and nurseries.|
|MARCH 2020||Makers and Crafters||From Etsy, Amazon, and craft show Handmade sellers, to carpenters and robot builders and everything in between -- we cover the unique challenges of these artisans.
- March is National Craft Month
|APRIL 2020||Giving Back||Cause-related business, cause marketing. Sustainability. Certified B corporation, benefit corporations.
- Earth Day is April 22
|MAY 2020||Business Ideas and Startups||Ideas for starting a business. Advice on startups. Trends in startups.
- National Small Business Week is May 3 - 9. UPDATE: Postponed until further notice due to COVID-19.
|JUNE 2020||Business on the Go||Working away from the office, remote workers, working on the road. Mobility benefits and risks. Tools, apps, and processes.|
|JULY 2020||Online Business||Selling online on your own site and leveraging popular marketplaces (Amazon, eBay). Ecommerce platforms (Shopify, Big Commerce, etc.). Dropshipping and warehousing. Running a business online. Marketing a business online.
- July is National Independent Retailer Month
- Amazon Prime Day Takes Place in July
|AUGUST 2020||Local Business||Home professionals and services. Local services (hair salons, stores, restaurants, automobile shops, etc.). Sidewalk sales and local events.
- National Farmers’ Market Week is August 2 - 8
- National Lemonade Day is August 20
|SEPTEMBER 2020||Self-Improvement||Motivation and inspiration to achieve success. Stress management, physical health, career growth.
- September is Self-Improvement Month
|OCTOBER 2020||Cybersecurity||Keeping your data and systems safe, and protecting customer data. New cyber threats, trends, and consequences.
- October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month
|NOVEMBER 2020||Building a Team||Hiring and retaining the right people with benefits, perks, and salary. Team building exercises and events. Internal competition and team motivation.|
|DECEMBER 2020||Business Planning||Planning new or expanding product and service offerings. Making and meeting goals and business targets. Revenue and profits growth, and more. Key performance indicators.
- December is National Write a Business Plan Month
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Updated December 10, 2019