Managing time and scheduling posts have always been one of the most troublesome tasks for every online marketer in the industry. It’s a good thing CoSchedule finally finds a way to make this dilemma less of a problem in the tough world of marketing.
What is CoSchedule?
CoSchedule is an easy all-in-one, drag-and-drop marketing calendar where users can schedule when and where contents will be posted. Indeed, it’s a useful, powerful tool. However, many people, especially those who just have started in their venture in marketing, have been asking just how CoSchedule works and how it is used.
How does CoSchedule work?
CoSchedule is all about the publishing of your content. It works in these ways:
WordPress Plugin + Paid Service = CoSchedule
CoSchedule is paid every month, but it’s got a free plugin. The free plugin connects to the WordPress.org of your blog. With the connected plugin, you will be connected to the paid service. The paid service is essential. Without it, the plugin goes to waste.
Connections in Social Media
CoSchedule can connect to major social networks. In the WordPress, you can choose the social media you want to connect and add them. Your content will then be published to the added social networks you’ve chosen.
Social Content Publishing
Your content can be shared everywhere. You just have to create your content, choose and connect to specific social networks, and schedule its publishing. Since CoSchedule allows you to create smart schedules for when to post your content, you can decide to publish your content immediately or in the future as scheduled.
Plain Social Publishing
CoSchedule gives you the freedom to connect to social networks without requiring you to attach blog posts. You can create messages with just a simple text, link, or image and send them to whichever social networks you desire.
Do All Tasks on an Organized Scheduling Platform of Calendar
You can plan, create, and schedule all of our content on the powerful platform CoSchedule has created – the marketing calendar. With just a single drag and drop of the items on the calendar using your mouse, you can easily move around and manage the posting schedules of your blogs to websites you’ve chosen them to be posted.
How is CoSchedule used?
CoSchedule is a drag-and-drop marketing calendar that allows you to plan, create, schedule, and even promote your content in a single platform. Here are the easy steps on how to use CoSchedule:
Every move in marketing must start with planning, and CoSchedule lets you do just that. Plan what content your blog post will contain.
CoSchedule integrates the sharpest word editing software, so users can create their content just around and inside the CoSchedule calendar. Google Docs, Evernote, WordPress.org and more –CoSchedule can sync your blogs from and to these content creation tools.
Once your created blog is done and synced to CoSchedule’s marketing calendar, you can finally set schedules for the post. Just drag items and drop them to the date you want them to be posted. CoSchedule gives you full control over everything in your marketing.
Sure enough, with all those powerful features, CoSchedule can be considered as a very essential tool for success. But CoSchedule isn’t just all about content publishing. It functions further in promoting your content.
The content that you created can be shared to different social networks, small time or big time, allowing you to promote your business to just about everywhere. Unlike any other blog sharing tools, CoSchedule doesn’t require you to attach unnecessary attachment in social messages. You can send messages to different social networks with just a simple text, link, and image, promoting your content and creating traffic for you and your website.
Here is an easy tutorial on how you will be able to promote your content with CoSchedule:
- After creating your content on the specific word editorial tool you’re using, may it be in WordPress, Evernote, Google Docs, or others, sync your blog post to CoSchedule.
- From there, you’ll be able to work further on your content in CoSchedule website. On the platform, you’ll see whole content you’ve made. Scroll down and click the “Create Your First Social Message” tab.
- A slide of options will appear. Click the uppermost part of the slide and choose the social networks you want your social message to be sent to.
- Then, create your message.
- After, click the lower left dropdown arrow of the tab and choose the specific day you want your social message to be posted. Then, click the lower right dropdown arrow of the tab and choose the specific time you want your social message to be posted.
- To send your social message, click the red “Add Message” button on the lower right part of the slide.