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How Far Ahead Do You Plan?1302

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I am having a meeting with a business partner starting in about 15 mins.

We are making plans for the next 3 months...and the next year.

This meeting got me to thinking..
Who else lays out plans and how far ahead do you plan?

Beyond the editorial calendar. How far out do you think?
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Member bdaoust private msg quote post Address this user
I plan out at least 3 to 6 months with the goal of having a plan in place for 1 year. I produce all the content ahead of time (the 3 to 6 month calendar) but adhere to the plan as much as possible when it comes to other components such as timely articles, new niche developments, etc.
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Member Cynthia private msg quote post Address this user
I find it difficult to plan ahead using my Mac calendar; it doesn't easily let me see ahead more than a week; the month calendars don't show details.
I am working on an editorial calendar and will work out another visual calendar for longer time periods.
Ideally I would have a big erasable wall calendar but don't have a place for it.
Does anyone know of a pre-formatted planning calendar that makes visual sense?
Maybe I am missing my paper year/month/day calendar.
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Member morrnel private msg quote post Address this user
Hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, annually, decades. It all depends upon the topic.

Kissinger meeting with top Chinese officials during the Nixon years, asked what they thought about the French war in the 1700's. Chinese official responded, Too early to tell.
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Member tvandehei private msg quote post Address this user
General concepts and growth goals: 3 & 10 years
Specific/tactical: 1 yr, quarterly, monthly, weekly (broken down into daily chunks)
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Forum Owner Belew private msg quote post Address this user
@tvandehei

Lots of details. Wow!
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Member tienny private msg quote post Address this user
@bdaoust Do you write the content yourself?
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@tienny

Absolutely
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