When looking for a content calendar tool it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the options: it can feel like there are a million of them out there.
This structured list attempts to provide an overview of the most popular choices in the market.
For a more detailed description of the characteristics of these different types of tools please check out our post on Editorial Calendar Tools.
There is a wide range of task or project management tools available. Some of them offer adaptations or certain features that can be used as a content calendar:
Integrated modules of publishing suites and content management systems
Depending on the industry you’re in there are a number of industry-specific software suites. These tools typically try to address most if not all the publishing needs specific to this industry and in most cases the tools comprise a content calendar module.
We are not aware of an editorial system for the magazine industry that contains a content calendar.
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Plugins for popular content management systems
These are either small tools that become part of the CMS or they are external tools with a very deep bi-directional integration with the CMS: