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How To Use Evernote As A Blogging Editorial Calendar

App Love for Evernote

App Love for Evernote

Evernote is my preferred method for use as a blog planner and editorial calendar. One of the things that make it ideally suited for this is the fact that you can have Evernote as a desktop program, a mobile app or use it online – access everywhere!

How To Use Evernote As a Blogging Calendar

☆ Create a Notebook with your blog name.

☆ Create another Notebook under your blog name with the year eg. 2016 Calendar

Evernote for Blogs

☆ Create a Note for each month of the year, eg. January, February etc.

☆ In each Note, list the day of the month (along with a letter to represent the day of the week), eg. M1 = Monday the 1st; T2 = Tuesday the end, etc.

Now plan …

☆ Write a topic next to each date. See my schedule for December 2015 below.

Evernote Blog Calendar

☆That’s it. Every year, I create a new notebook with the year as the name, eg. 2017 calendar, etc.


And here’s how another blogger uses Evernote to Streamline Your Blogging.

I’ve been using this system for more than a year, and it’s worked very well for me. What program do you use to help you stay on top of blog planning and scheduling topics?

Tanya Patrice
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  12. Hey Tanya!

    I’m doing some research for a blog post on using Evernote for blogging and found what you wrote here super interesting. I’m the content marketing lead at CoSchedule, which is actually an editorial calendar that integrates with Evernote to help people who write their posts in Evernote seamlessly transfer them into WordPress.

    Love your idea of brainstorming a list of content ideas in Evernote. If you ever want to turn those into real content with an editorial calendar, I’d love to hear your thoughts! Here’s a post on Evernote’s blog about it that you and your readers might enjoy: https://blog.evernote.com/blog/2015/06/16/plan-publish-and-promote-content-with-evernote-coschedule/

    Thanks for the insight! -Nathan

    1. @Nathan Yes! I’ll be trying co-schedule and Evernote to see how it works.

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  14. I do almost the same thing with OneNote!

  15. I use Evernote all the time for my genealogy research! I wonder why I haven’t thought before to use it for blogging? I’m going to at least try keeping my calendar like you do, and maybe I’ll expand the use later. I’ve been using Google drive for keeping my calendar, but then I have to actually be signed into Google to see it!

    1. @Kim since you already use Evernote, this is a great way to use 1 program to so more things.

  16. I really need to get back into using Evernote for my blogging, I’m always more organised when I actually get round to using it and updating it! I keep all my post ideas on there, and update it when I update my paper notebook as well. (It seems strange to have two planners, but I can’t give up my paper and pen just yet!)

    1. @Hollie I went to a paper planner earlier his year too … but then went back to digital.

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