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How to Format Text in Projects

You can add any number of URL links to a Project in PlanITPDQ. But what if you want to add one in the description, or if you want to boldface some text? It's easy with a teeny bit of code. Here's how to format the text in Projects, including the title and description, using simple [...]

2019-01-10T22:44:55+00:00Categories: How To|

Organization is the Gateway to Creativity

I love organization. Traveling with me? I have bandaids, wet wipes, a ziplock for your wet bathing suit, aspirin, and a corkscrew. Ask me to help with your event? I have a photo for your Twitter and Instagram feeds, cash to tip the guy who got the extra ice, a printed schedule for speakers, an [...]

How to Add an Idea to the Idea Bank

Most items on your PlanIT calendar are projects - these are the blog posts, email newsletters, events, and other ideas you are more or less committed to and that are fairly fleshed out. But what about those fleeting ideas? You know, the ones that are just a thread of something that you want to explore [...]

2019-01-10T22:50:46+00:00Categories: How To, How To - SetUp|

How to Create a Marketing Calendar on PlanITPDQ

Are you ready to organize your editorial calendar and marketing plans? Learn how to create a marketing calendar on PlanITPDQ. Set up projects on a calendar, create categories that make sense to you - blog posts, videos, email newsletters, events, and more. Manage your entire editorial calendar and all of your marketing activities via one [...]

2019-01-11T04:47:56+00:00Categories: How To, How To - SetUp|

How to Export Your Editorial Calendar

We created PlanITPDQ to be an easy way to build a content calendar where you can collaborate with your team, plan your projects on a visual timeline view, and track top-line analytics. We would love you to log in and never leave, but we strongly suggest that you download your PlanIT in .csv format. Why? [...]

2019-01-11T04:47:16+00:00Categories: How To, How To - SetUp|

How to Reorder Categories on Your PlanIT

PlanITPDQ is designed to help you get organized, and everyone needs to do it their own way. That's why you can create your own Categories and place your Projects where you want them. As a default, PlanITPDQ will order your Categories as you create them - your first Category will be on the top of [...]

2019-01-11T04:50:06+00:00Categories: How To, How To - SetUp|

How to Create a New Project

A Project is any item that you want to place on your PlanIT calendar - it can be a blog post, an email newsletter, an event, a podcast, video, or more. Adding a new Project takes a few simple steps. Click on the red button in the lower right hand of your PlanIT and select [...]

2019-04-22T18:09:42+00:00Categories: How To, How To - SetUp|

How to Track CTA Analytics

Google analytics is a powerful tool, but it has its limitations. It’s tough to track on-page activity without a lot of custom programming. Read on to learn how to track CTA analytics using PlanITPDQ’s shortened URL function. Here’s a scenario where this functionality is important: your web site has multiple calls to action (CTAs) that [...]

2019-04-22T18:53:50+00:00Categories: content ROI, How To, Uncategorized|

Designing a Content First Website – Q&A with AI Software’s Dave Ebbesmeyer

Designing a content first website means that when you lead horses to water, they can actually find something to drink. We all have to focus on driving traffic to our sites, but website specialist Dave Ebbesmeyer has ideas about some overlooked aspects of website design. Following is his advice about organization, common problems, and best [...]

2018-12-05T12:33:18+00:00Categories: small business marketing|

Email Marketing Best Practices – a Q&A with Seth Rasmussen

One of your most valuable assets is your email list. You use it to nurture, communicate, and close the deal. What email marketing best practices should you follow? We connected with Seth Rasmussen, co-owner of Small Biz Triage, which is known for its Unapologetically Human eMail Marketing for B2B and B2C. Because PlanItPDQ integrates with [...]