Projects in CoSchedule help you bring everything into one place, so you can easily see your progress and get organized.
In this lesson, you’re going to learn a few ways to make the most out of planning a marketing project in CoSchedule.
When you open a project on your calendar, you’ll see a list of attachments pop up. Attachments make it easier to execute your projects by keeping everything in one place.
Here’s a list of each attachment type and how you should use it.
The text editor allows you to write content directly in CoSchedule. You can compose your blog post, video script, or any type of written document for your project.
You could also use the text editor to leave written feedback or propose changes to a project.
Attaching files allows you to keep a project’s supporting documents in one place. There are a few different ways you can attach files to your marketing projects in CoSchedule.
By selecting Google Docs, you can create a new document in your Google Drive without having to leave CoSchedule. You can also attach an existing Google Drive document. This is best used for creating the project’s main deliverable.
Select the “Edit Inline” option to make changes or add comments to a Google Doc directly from your CoSchedule marketing project. This unlocks all the features of the Google Doc editor without having to open another tab.
Selecting to add an Office 365 attachment functions similarly to the Google Doc option outlined in the previous section.
You can create a new Word Doc, Excel Spreadsheet, or PowerPoint presentation from a marketing project. One thing to note, however, is that Office 365 does not have the same inline editing capabilities as Google Docs.
If you want to make edits to an Office 365 document, you’ll have to do it directly from Word, Excel, or PowerPoint.
Adding a Linked Project is a good way of connecting two or more projects that either support one another or, perhaps, function together as a marketing campaign.
In this example, there are three projects that are connected to one another.
Linking projects together makes it easier to find and reference items that work toward the same goal.
Perhaps one of the most powerful attachments, CoSchedule allows you to schedule your social messages directly in a marketing project. This makes writing your social messages a part of the content creation process — not an afterthought.
To add a social campaign to your marketing project, choose the attachment option that says “Social Campaign”.
From there, click the plus sign on a day you’d like to schedule a social message. Then, use the social composer to create your social message.