Content calendars are a tool to plan and manage the content you will create for your site. For a multi-author blog it’s vital to controlling the chaos of rounding up writers and deadlines. This presentation covers the elements that make up a good content calendar and why they’re so useful. It will also take a look at plugins (Editorial Calendar, Edit Flow) and tools (Evernote, Zapier) you can use to manage your content calendar and integrate it with your WordPress site.
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Content Calendars For Wordpress Tips & Tools WordCamp Chicago 2014 #wcchi
Content Calendars for Wordpress:
Tips & Tools
WordCamp Chicago 2014
Who Am I?
Platform & API Developer
My Blog www.mikehale.me
What is a Content Calendar?
A Content Calendar is a tool used to schedule and manage
the process of creating and publishing content across multiple
“Content” vs. “Editorial”
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Why use a Content Calendar?
Plan Content Around Dates
Holidays & Seasonal
Conference or Event
Time to Prep, Assign, Edit, Review…
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