With StoryChief's campaign feature, you are able to bundle your related content into individual groups. These campaigns can then be used to track the overall progress and publishing stats. Give your campaign a deadline to keep your team focused and motivated.

Watch our Academy video 📹 on: How to set up your first campaign for a step-by-step guide.

Creating a campaign

Step 1. Go to your dashboard in your StoryChief account and click on the Campaigns tab or use the Quick links to create a Campaign.

Step 2. Click on one of the two + new campaign buttons.

Step 3. Once you've clicked + new campaign, a pop up will show up. Fill in the details to give your campaign a name, running time, description, collaborators and custom fields. Then click on save.

Step 4. (Optional) To add custom fields to your campaign, scroll to the bottom of the pop up and click on Manage custom fields.

Note: To learn more about custom fields, check out our help article.

Step 5. (Optional) Then, click on the green button: Add Custom Field.

Step 6. (Optional) Choose the type of custom field you want to add to your campaign:

Step 7. (Optional) Once you've added your custom fields, it will look something like the example below:

Step 8. (Optional) The custom fields you've added will then show up in the pop up editor. Next, fill in the the custom fields details. For example: Budget: 2000. Once you've filled in the details, click on Save.

Step 9. Also, the custom fields you've added will show up at the top of your campaigns content page.

Note: If you want to change the description, title, update the running time, add collaborators or add more custom fields, click on Edit.

Step 9. Once you've finished updating your campaign, click on save.

Your campaign will now be displayed inside the overview page.

Creating new events, stories and social posts for a campaign

Via the Overview tab

Go to the Campaigns page and click on content.

New Events

Step 1. To add an event to your campaign, scroll down to Events and click on: Add + and then on New. Or, you can add existing events to your campaign by clicking on: From existing.

Step 2. Fill in the details to give your Event a title, running time, Campaigns (can be part of multiple campaigns), and description.
Optional: Add photos, videos or embedded rich media to your event. Then, click on save.

Note: Campaigns can also be used as reminders.

For example, let's say it's your company's 3 year anniversary. You can create an event to remind yourself that you want to create content for that day.

New Stories:

Step 1. Scroll down to the Stories section on your campaign page. To add stories to your campaign, click on: Add + and then on New. Or, you can add existing stories to you campaign by clicking on: From existing.

Step 2. Fill in the details to give your Story a title, due date, contributors, SEO, and keyword. To add an Editorial Brief, scroll all the way down and click on + Add. Once you've added the details of your story, click on save.

New Social Posts:

Step 1. Scroll down to the Social post section on your campaign page. To add Social posts to your campaign, click on: Add + and then on New. Or, you can add existing social posts to you campaign by clicking on: From existing.

A second way of adding existing stories and social posts to a campaign

Step 1. Find the content you want to include in the campaign inside your Stories or Social posts page.

Step 2. Choose the campaign (or multiple) that you want to add the content to via the dropdown. Click on Update when ready.

Via the Calendar tab

Open the campaign from your Campaigns page and scroll down to the content list. Choose the Calendar tab. Click on a date to give a story or social post an internal deadline.

Plan and Create a campaign directly in your calendar.

Step 1. Go to your content calendar. Then, choose a starting date for your campaign. Click on the + sign and then select: Add a Campaign.


Get Insights into your campaign

Step 1. Go to your campaign page and click on: Report.

Step 2: Get insights into how your campaign is doing by taking a look at the performance of your Story and associated social media, broken down per channel if desired.

Note: If you want to get insights into specific dates, go to the top right corner and select specific dates. Also, you can Print or save this page as a PDF.

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