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Using the Content Calendar and Editorial briefs

Use the Content Calendar to gain a clear overview of your content. Work with Editorial briefs to keep team in sync.

The content calendar:

  • Use the Content calendar to have an overview of your content marketing and their progress.
  • Now you can easily manage deadlines, assign stories to colleagues and see what everyone is working on.
  • Use the filters to narrow things down and have a clearer view of what has been posted, in draft or scheduled.
  • Easily sync the calendar to your own preferred calendar to keep track of all your stories and social
    posts.

The Editorial Brief:

  • Easily create Editorial Briefs in the calendar and assign it to your writers. Send them instructions and inform them of the goal and audience of your story.
  • Give the Editorial Brief a word limit.
  • Add images, videos or embedded rich media to your brief.

Events:

Events allow you to display and document any launch or company event to your entire team.

Filters and segments:

Type

This filter allows you to display items from a specific types: Story, Social post, or Campaign.

Status:

Content is displayed with the following statuses:

  • Draft - created but not scheduled or published yet.
  • Scheduled - finished and has a future date and time for publication.
  • Published - already sent out to that channel.

Collaborator

Filter by a user in your StoryChief account.

Campaign

Display specific campaigns and the items that are assigned to them.

Channel

This filter allows you to filter the calendar content depending to which destination an item will be published (eg. William blog, Twitter, Instagram).

Language

This filter affects only stories and appears if you have two or more languages added.

Check out our help articles on the Content Calendar and Editorial Brief:

Your to do's

  • Plan a Story through the calendar
  • Add an Editorial Brief to the story from the calendar
  • Record an Editorial Brief through Loom and embed the video in your content brief

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Series episodes

Intro
Intro
Introduction
Introduction
Setting up the basics
Setting up the basics
Dashboard overview and connecting your first channels
Dashboard overview and connecting your first channels
How to setup your William blog
How to setup your William blog
Setting up your brand ambassadors
Setting up your brand ambassadors
Google AMP, Social feed and other channels explained
Google AMP, Social feed and other channels explained
Manage Users and their Roles
Manage Users and their Roles
Create content
Create content
How to set up your first campaign
How to set up your first campaign
Using the Content Calendar and Editorial briefs
Using the Content Calendar and Editorial briefs
Creating your first Article
Creating your first Article
Publishing your First Article
Publishing your First Article
Creating a Social Post
Creating a Social Post
Measure and Manage Libraries
Measure and Manage Libraries
Managing your Content Archive
Managing your Content Archive
Managing your Workspaces
Managing your Workspaces
Managing Custom Fields
Managing Custom Fields
Other videos
Other videos
Managing Account Settings
Managing Account Settings
Workflows with Zapier
Workflows with Zapier
Creating Email News Digests
Creating Email News Digests