How to Set Up an Editorial Calendar in Wrike
5 Steps to Set Up Your Marketing Editorial Calendar with Wrike
a. One for all posts that have yet to be scheduled, e.g. â€œTo Be Scheduledâ€. These will be tasks in your folder without due dates.
ii. Also select all Custom Statuses you care about for this widget. At Wrike, we filter for â€˜plannedâ€™, â€˜writingâ€™, â€˜in reviewâ€™, â€˜in designâ€™, and â€˜ready to postâ€™ because we want a list of everything that is definitely going to be published at some point. We leave out â€˜ideaâ€™, since those ideas may never make it to the publishing calendar.
i. Create the widget by filtering inside your Blog Posts folder for tasks that are PLANNED and MILESTONE
ii. Also select all custom statuses you care about for this widget. At Wrike, we filter for â€˜plannedâ€™, â€˜writingâ€™, â€˜in reviewâ€™, â€˜in designâ€™, and â€˜ready to postâ€™ because we select publishing dates before posts are fully ready. We choose NOT to show posts that are already â€˜publishedâ€™, but you can decide to show them if youâ€™d always like to see previously published posts on your Dashboard.
iii. Finally, make sure you organize your task list â€œBy Dateâ€ to make sure the widget lists your tasks in the correct order, and then add your widget to your Dashboard!
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