Editorial Calendar

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MonthEditorial ThemeContent Topics
JANUARY 2021Home BusinessRunning a business from home. Home offices. Unusual home-based businesses. Challenges and rewards of working from home.
FEBRUARY 2021Farming and AgricultureFamily farms, hobby farms, farming business plans, urban farms, agribusiness, and nurseries.
MARCH 2021Makers and CraftersFrom 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 2021Giving BackCause-related business, cause marketing. Sustainability. Certified B corporation, benefit corporations.

- Earth Day is April 22
MAY 2021Business Ideas and StartupsIdeas for starting a business. Advice on startups. Trends in startups.

- National Small Business Week in 2021 will take place from May 2-8.
JUNE 2021Business on the GoWorking away from the office, remote workers, working on the road. Mobility benefits and risks. Tools, apps, and processes.
JULY 2021Online BusinessSelling 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 2021Local BusinessHome professionals and services. Local services (hair salons, stores, restaurants, automobile shops, etc.). Sidewalk sales and local events.

- National Farmers’ Market Week is August 1 - 7.
- National Lemonade Day is August 20
SEPTEMBER 2021Self-ImprovementMotivation and inspiration to achieve success. Stress management, physical health, career growth.

- September is Self-Improvement Month
OCTOBER 2021CybersecurityKeeping your data and systems safe, and protecting customer data. New cyber threats, trends, and consequences.

- October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month
NOVEMBER 2021Building a TeamHiring and retaining the right people with benefits, perks, and salary. Team building exercises and events. Internal competition and team motivation.
DECEMBER 2021Business PlanningPlanning 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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Our mission is “Small business success … delivered daily.”  Each month Small Business Trends inspires millions of decision makers to achieve their goals and dreams. Publishing a wealth of original content, we energize owners, managers, startup founders, freelancers and aspiring entrepreneurs to overcome challenges and achieve the rewards that come with business ownership. Exclusively digital.

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Updated December 10, 2021