How to create a story

Your next great story is just a click away

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Written by Carmen Villanueva
Updated over a week ago

This article walks you through the steps of writing your story. Take concrete action to turn that idea or editorial brief into an article!

Watch our Academy video πŸ“Ή on Creating your first Article for a step-by-step guide.

Before you get started

Start writing your story

Step 1. In your dashboard, click on the green '+' sign and then click on 'Create story' tab or go to the Stories overview and click 'Create a story'.

You will now be sent to the editor where you can start creating.

πŸ’‘ Tip: Use the Editorial Brief to help brainstorm your story and inform other users of the goal of your story (learn more).

Step 2. Click on "Enter" to add images, image galleries, embed rich media, videos, a lead capture form, or a divider to your story.

Step 3. Follow your 'SEO' and 'Readability' score to optimize your stories for search engines. Fill in a keyword you want to optimize your story for (learn more).

Step 4. Collaborate with your colleagues by leaving them comments. To do so, highlight the text and click on "Comment".

Or click on "Collaborate" to ask users to edit (learn more) or to approve your article (learn more).

πŸŽ‰ You're done, grab a cookie, you deserve it!

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