WordPress has been a perennial favorite among bloggers; however, it is now a far more sophisticated platform. It is a powerful tool that can be used for all aspects of website design and development.
The main key to using WordPress most effectively is its wide variety of plugins. Over the next few weeks, we will be presenting a series of WordPress plugin spotlights. And we begin with the features and power of the Edit Flow plugin.
As with all WordPress plugins, Edit Flow is easily customized to allow it to meet your specific needs. This plugin will allow you to keep your publishing project on track — whether it is a one-person project or one that involves a huge, multi-person team.
Edit Flow Overview
Content Calendar Management — Maintaining a current and effective calendar is crucial to your content marketing. You want to give your visitors engaging, compelling content that is always fresh and delivered on a regular basis. This calendar will keep you on track and allows for ease of planning. The calendar is managed through simple drag-and-drop features and extended calendar settings.
Workflow Tracking — This is one of the most critical parts of content creation, especially if you are working with a team. The plugin has several pre-sets including “In Progress” and “Waiting for Edit”’ however, it can be customized to fill statuses that are more relevant to your project.
Easy Communication — Email can be awkward and time consuming when discussing the finer points of content. Edit Flow puts comments and input right on the blog/content page allowing comment threads to be visible to all pertinent parties when in admin view. This allows for easy and comfortable communication between editors, writers, and anyone else crucial to the content.
Content Detail Tracking — Edit Flow offers a metadata field that lets you track important details of your content management, such as word count, interview information, and even social media strategy.
Budgeting — Content marketing is an integral investment; but you don’t need to throw good money after bad. Edit Flow provides tools that make sure you are following your set budget, as well as receiving returns on that investment.
General Organization — Communication is paramount to any marketing effort. This plugin allows you to stay in contact with all those involved with these activities. It will let you to ensure that you are not flooding team members with reminders and/or notifications. You can easily set up notifications and announcements, all of which can be customized.
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