Starring Inspiration Posts
August 26, 2015 |

KAWO’s Inspiration Board gives account managers easy access to a library of content to be published to Chinese social media by pulling in posts from global networks. While it’s a great feature, we realised there was a potential component that could improve the experience: an easy way to mark posts to be translated by colleagues.

So, we spent some time under the hood and came up with a simple, easy-to-use feature that’s certain to improve collaboration and publishing.

The Problem - Too Much Content

Some brands on KAWO have up to 70 inspiration sources connected, which means that there’s a lot of content flooding in from global networks. So while the Inspiration Board serves as great dashboard for content, there was a slight issue. If you only want to post so many times a day, how do you choose which posts should be published?

Taking a look at our back end, we were able to see that users were scheduling posts weeks in advance to select when a post was in need of translation. We felt this wasn’t the best method to choose which content to publish, and since it left a lot of room for error, we found a way to improve the experience.

Our Solution - Starring Posts

Now, it takes just one click to let your colleagues know which posts should go out. Simply scroll through the Inspiration Board and click on the star for a post you’d like to be translated. Take a look below at how a post would look when starred.

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When your colleague logs on, they can see in the notification sidebar that you have starred a post.

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When they click on this, it will take them straight into editing the post you starred.

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Giving users this one-click option to identify posts for translation makes it even easier for account managers to syndicate content from their brand’s global channel, leading to better communication and better content.

We’d love feedback on this new feature. Have any suggestions? Email [email protected]

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