Definition of Content Calendar

A marketing team's plan for releasing new content (including blog posts, videos, social media posts, and more) over a given period of time. Content calendars help marketing teams keep track of upcoming content, plan strategically, and ensure materials are regularly released. It typically includes dates, titles, channel, and descriptions of upcoming content. They also help ensure content is consistent, timely, and relevant to their audiences, and can also be used to plan and coordinate cross-channel content campaigns.

Example: The CEO asked the marketing team to build a content calendar, so cross-functional stakeholders in the company would understand the marketing team's cadence for publishing new content.

Variations: marketing calendar

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"Content Calendar" is used in the workplace during meetings or emails.

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Business English Quiz

Question: What does "Calendar Invite" mean?

   (A) When a person wants to meet with you next week.
   (B) An email sent to schedule a meeting with the option to either accept or decline the meeting at the scheduled time.
   (C) When a person has available time on their calendar to meet with you.
   (D) When a person does not have any time to meet with you.

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Date: 05/24/2024

Word: Close It Out

Definition: To mark something as completed.

Example: This task has been fixed, so let's close it out within the task tracker.

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