Small Business Trends Editorial Calendar

MonthEditorial ThemeContent Topics
JanuaryHome BusinessRunning a business from home. Home offices. Unusual home-based businesses. Challenges and rewards of working from home.
FebruaryFarming and AgricultureFamily farms, hobby farms, farming business plans, urban farms, agribusiness, and nurseries.
MarchMakers and CraftersMarch is National Craft month. 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.
AprilGiving BackEarth Day is in April. Cause-related business, cause marketing. Sustainability. Certified B corporation, benefit corporations.
MayBusiness Ideas and StartupsIdeas for starting a business. Advice on startups. Trends in startups.
JuneBusiness on the GoWorking away from the office, remote workers, working on the road. Mobility benefits and risks. Tools, apps, and processes.
JulyOnline BusinessJuly is National Independent Retailer month and Amazon Prime Day takes place in July. 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.
AugustLocal BusinessNational Farmers’ Market Week and Lemonade Day take place in August. Home professionals and services. Local services (hair salons, stores, restaurants, automobile shops, etc.). Sidewalk sales and local events.
SeptemberSelf-ImprovementSeptember is Self-Improvement month. Motivation and inspiration to achieve success. Stress management, physical health, career growth.
OctoberCybersecurityOctober is National Cyber Security Awareness month. Keeping your data and systems safe, and protecting customer data. New cyber threats, trends, and consequences.
NovemberBuilding a TeamHiring and retaining the right people with benefits, perks, and salary. Team building exercises and events. Internal competition and team motivation.
DecemberBusiness PlanningDecember is National Write a Business Plan month. Planning new or expanding product and service offerings. Making and meeting goals and business targets. Revenue and profits growth, and more. Key performance indicators.


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