May 11, 2020

ContentCal 2.4 🏡


FEATURES


📊 Analytics refresh

In this release, we've made some updates to make analytics look and work better for you. There's much more to come for analytics, and our team is fully focused on our all-new analytics product- coming soon to a screen near you.

Released in 2.4…

  • New 'Breakdown' graphs, which allows you to see stats on a per-day basis.
  • Improved axis labeling.
  • Full-width graphs for better visibility and exporting.
  • The color of graphs and charts now matches your Navigation color. Top Tip: To change the color, head to Setup, then to 'Custom Navigation Color.'
  • Design facelift and minor updates to PDF exports.

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📹 Custom video thumbnails for Facebook

If you post videos to your Facebook Page, you can now select a custom thumbnail from a frame in the video. To do this, click into the video thumbnail from the Post Modal, pause your video at the frame you want to use, then click the Use current frame as video thumbnail button.

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📊 Keyboard shortcuts

We've added keyboard shortcuts to speed up your workflow.

  • Press the left or right keys on your keyboard to switch weeks/months.
  • Access functions like Filters, Search, Post Modal, and more, with a single keyboard shortcut.
  • Plus, many more.

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IMPROVEMENTS


✨ Add Calendar posts to Library

By popular request, you can now add posts from your Calendar into your Content Hub Library. This action is available from the right-click menu.

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FIXES

  • Fixed issue with Bitly links causing multiple 301 redirects
  • Fixed issue whereby some people were experiencing uploads via 'Add media' not uploading as expected.
  • General bug fixes and stability updates.

March 31, 2020

⚡️ New Zapier Action: Create Content Hub Post

By popular demand, we've added the ability to send content from other sources to Content Hub. When you set up your Zap, just select the new 'Create Content Hub Post' Action, and your content will fill up your Content Hub automatically.

We love the ability to add content from Pocket, Feedly, and Slack, but there are loads of other options to explore.

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🧠 New Short Courses

We updated our website to include Short Courses. Become a Master of Social Media with these great courses from industry experts, including corporate and public sector communication professional, Joanne Sweeney.

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📗 New Help Center

We recently created a new Help Center to help you find the help content you need faster. You can check it out at https://www.contentcal.io/help/

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March 6, 2020

✂️ Web Clipper for iOS and Android

Fill up your Calendar with the interesting content you find while browsing the web.

Save articles to your Content Hub Library

Web Clipper automatically generates the page title.

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Save articles to your Pinboard

Web Clipper automatically generates the page title.

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Highlight text from articles

Add to your Content Hub Library or Pinboard.

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IMPROVEMENTS

✂️ Web Clipper update

Web Clipper for Chrome on Desktop now automatically adds in the article title to match the behaviour on mobile.

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DOWNLOADS

💻 Web Clipper for Chrome on Desktop: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/contentcal-web-clipper/olgbglikmfhlpkhidochmlkkjnjofocc

🍎 iOS App: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/contentcal/id1413698614

🤖 Android App: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=io.contentcal&hl=en

February 28, 2020

Our Bitly integration has been updated to version 4.0

This update is automatic, there are no actions required on your behalf.

February 26, 2020

We've rolled out some fixes for instances where posts would temporarily flicker or disappear from view.

February 18, 2020

ContentCal 2.3 🐙


FEATURES

📹 Publish videos to LinkedIn Pages

Share engaging and visual content with your LinkedIn community. Upload your video* content to your LinkedIn post via the 'Add Media' button. Please note, this feature is only available for Linkedin Pages and not Linkedin Profiles.

*Upload in mp4, mpeg4, mkv, avi, and qt formats. We hear you on .mov and will continue to work on this.

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🎩 Realtime Calendar

We've updated some of our core technology so that the Calendar works in realtime. So now, if a colleague approves a post, or move a post to a different date, the changes will be made right in front of your eyes, instantly.

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IMPROVEMENTS

🕹 More reliable video publishing

We've changed the way we approach uploading and publishing videos. It's now much more reliable and includes a progress indicator too.

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UP NEXT

🔌 New Zapier Action: Add to Content Hub ✅

📲 Mobile Web Clipper (iOS + Android) ✅

📊 Analytics re-design


SOON

📍 Google My Business direct integration

⏰ Select Timezone

💬 New ContentCal Respond feature

December 18 2019

ContentCal 2.2 ⛄️


FEATURES


🖼 Instagram Grid

Plan out your future Instagram content, and see how your images will display together. Re-arrange your posts from within the Grid View.

Psst! If you use Zapier for Instagram posting and therefore use a Planning Channel, you can assign this Channel to the Instagram Grid by selecting it within Setup.

Available on all paid plans.

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📱 Master social on the move with ContentCal on mobile

ContentCal is officially optimized for mobile use. Add and approve posts or check on your content using List View.

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🐦 Twitter Mentions

Enter a @ into your Twitter post and select your chosen handle from the dropdown menu.

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BETA


💬 Facebook Comments are now part of Respond.

Reply to the comments you get on your posts. Request access to ContentCal Respond via this form


IMPROVEMENTS


🌈 Content Hub: Added Filters to Previous Posts

We've listened to your feedback and made it quicker and easier to find posts for certain Channels or by certain Authors.


💅 Re-design of the post layout on smaller screens

Sometimes the layout of posts looked a bit funky in Week + Month views when using smaller screens. We've tweaked the design here to make actions larger and clearer.


That's it for now folks. Have a great Christmas and a Happy New Year 🎉🎉🎉

November 12 2019

Certain versions of Safari caused issues for post-loading within Content Hub. We've made some code tweaks to make everything look pretty again 💅.

November 8 2019

We've fixed a bug that prevented some people from being able to move Calendar Notes to different days.

October 16 2019

ContentCal 2.0 🦋

Web Clipper, Content Hub, Pre-set Times, and much more awaits. Join thousands of teams and agencies today.


✂️ Web Clipper

Fill up your Calendar whilst browsing the web. Save a new post to the Pinboard or Library. Install now for Google Chrome, Edge, or Brave: http://bit.ly/contentcal-chrome-extension

Launching in the near future for 🦊Firefox

📒 Notebook

Store your to-do list, ideas, or briefs on a Calendar-wide basis.

🌆 Content Hub

A brand new home for all of your content. Keep past and future posts in one location, ready to re-use and add to the Calendar.

⚡️ Snippets

Content creation has never been speedier. Save commonly used phrases or hashtags as a Snippet and add to any post in just 2 clicks.

⏰ Publish times

No need to manually set a time for every post. Add your most-used publish times to ContentCal and select from the options when scheduling a post.

⏱ Time Randomizer

If you aren't time precious, let the Time Randomizer decide for you.

 🦉 Dark mode

Burning the midnight oil? Switch to dark mode, coming soon to ContentCal. If you don't see Dark Mode yet, it will roll out to you automatically over the next few days.

💅 Modal UI updates

  • Add comments to new posts.
  • Switch channels on Edit Post in 1 click.
  • Easier access to Post Previews.
  • Minor cosmetic updates.

🏃🏾‍♀️Speed updates

We've updated some areas of our database which has resulted in a much snappier ContentCal.

🎁 New Webinar

Having been a part of growing a content marketing agency, and now building an award-winning social media software platform, Andy Lambert will host this popular webinar. He will be sharing practical and realistic advice for small businesses punching well above their weight in the digital space.

https://www.contentcal.io/social-media-master-webinar


That's all for now folks. Enjoy!