2019 - 2020 NAWBO Editorial Calendar | NAWBO


2019 - 2020 NAWBO Editorial Calendar


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January 2019

THEME: Preparedness

Possible Topics: New tax format, cyber security, succession and retirement planning, payroll and HR

Submission deadline: Wednesday, January 2 

Publication date: Wednesday, January 16 


February 2019

THEME: Diversity

Possible Topics: Political, ethnic, age, etc. diversity, Black History Month, diversifying business through government contracting

Submission deadline: Wednesday, February 6 

Publication date: Wednesday, February 20 


March 2019

THEME: Doing Good

Possible Topics: Global Month of Service, giving back as part of NAWBO and as women business owners, Women’s History Month

Submission deadline: Wednesday, March 6 

Publication date: Wednesday, March 20


April 2019

THEME: Equity/Parity

Possible Topics: Equal pay, more women in boardrooms and in public service

Submission deadline: Wednesday, April 3 

Publication date: Wednesday, April 17


May 2019

THEME: Relationships

Possible Topics: Networking, referrals, customer service, employee relations, retention

Submission deadline: Wednesday, May 1 

Publication date: Wednesday, May 15 


June 2019

THEME: Next Generation

Possible Topics: Next generation customers and employees; attracting, communicating with, managing, etc.

Submission deadline: Wednesday, June 5 

Publication date: Wednesday, June 19 


July 2019

THEME: Avoiding Burnout

Possible Topics: Surround yourself with other WBOs, network, connect with resources, ask for help, find inspiration, fuel your creativity, etc.

Submission deadline: Wednesday, July 3

Publication date: Wednesday, July 17


August 2019

THEME: Branding, From the Inside Out

Possible Topics: Internal branding/culture, external branding and marketing communications, from public speaking to social media, website dos and don’ts and more.

Submission deadline: Wednesday, August 7

Publication date: Wednesday, August 21


September 2019

THEME: Driven By Courage

Possible Topics: Highlights bravery/courageousness in different ways (WBC keynotes, story of a Congresswoman, even a new mom in Congress, etc.)

Submission deadline: Wednesday, September 4

Publication date: Wednesday, September 18


October 2019

THEME: Our Time Is Now

Possible Topics: WBC2019 coverage, takeaways, stories on breakout topics, etc.

Submission deadline: Wednesday, October 2

Publication date: Wednesday, October 16


November 2019

THEME: At Your Service

Possible Topics: Veteran/service member spotlight, NAWBO member with military background shares how her service shaped her business leadership, stories of doing good in the community, advocacy stories and successes, etc.

Submission deadline: Wednesday, November 6

Publication date: Wednesday, November 20


December 2019

THEME: That’s a Wrap

Possible Topics: Year-end wrap recapping NAWBO and its member’s greatest moments throughout the year and giving tips/predictions for 2020.

Submission deadline: Wednesday, December 4

Publication date: Wednesday, December 18

January 2020

THEME: High-Tech, High-Touch

Target: High-tech companies
Possible Topics: Innovation in technology, balancing your business technologies with personal touch, spotlight a member with a technology business or who just did a major technology implementation, etc.
Submission deadline: Thursday, January 2 (in consideration of New Year’s Day)
Publication date: Wednesday, January 15

February 2020

THEME: Healthy You

Target: Healthcare professionals
Possible Topics: Women’s heart health, personal/mental health, healthy businesses, business relationships and internal cultures, etc.
Submission deadline: Wednesday, February 5 
Publication date: Wednesday, February 19

March 2020

THEME: Know Your Numbers


Possible Topics: The role stats and data play in business, understanding financials, negotiating numbers,tax tips, etc.
Submission deadline: Wednesday, March 4
Publication date: Wednesday, March 18

April 2020

THEME: Two Sides
Possible Topics: An issue dedicated to mentors/mentees, highlighting both sides of the relationship and what they get out of it, spotlight a successful business owner and her top takeaways from mentors along her journey, top challenges for new business owners, etc.
Submission deadline: Wednesday, April 1
Publication date: Wednesday, April 15

May 2020

THEME: Legal Speak
Possible Topics: Roundtable with NAWBO members with law firms on top legal issues women business owners are concerned with/facing and what they can do about it, highlight a trademark or licensing attorney and her give tips, employee terminations done right, etc.
Submission deadline: Wednesday, May 6
Publication date: Wednesday, May 20 

June 2020

THEME: In the “Flow”
Possible Topics: Projecting cash flow, how to better manage it year-round, tips for keeping more of your hard-earned cash, access to capital/loans before you’re strapped and really need them, etc.
Submission deadline: Wednesday, June 3
Publication date: Wednesday, June 17


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