Slope’s organizational structure lets you organize your work into Collections, which are further broken down into Projects that consist of Tasks. For each of the 7 examples, we’ll show you how each layer is purposed and share our two cents on why that method might be a good fit.

Keep in mind that not all of your collections need to be organized the same way - it all depends on the type of work you’re doing.

1. Campaign

Each Collection is a campaign; each Project is a content type for that campaign; each Taskis a piece of content as defined by the project’s intended type.

Good fit:

  • If you produce multiple large campaigns simultaneously
  • If you’re campaign is comprised of multiple types of content across different channels

Collection: Creative Humans Campaign

PROJECT: CAMPAIGN VIDEOS

To-Do Task: Book Guest for Interview 1

Content Task: How Product Directors Stay Creative (Interview 1)

To-Do Task: Book Guest for Interview 1

Content Task: How Product Directors Stay Creative (Interview 2)

PROJECT: CAMPAIGN EMAILS

Content Task: Interview 1 Email Graphics

Content Task: Interview 2 Email Graphics

To-Do Task: Schedule Interview Newsletters

2. Repeating Series

Each Collection is a series; each Project is an installment or episode in the series; each Taskis a deliverable needed for the rollout of that installment.

Good fit:

  • If you have a repeating series that can be templated out by project
  • If you need to track an installment’s/episode’s milestones individually

Collection: How-To Series

PROJECT: EPISODE 1

Content Task: Creative Brief

Content Task: Script

To-Do Task: License Music

Content Task: Episode 1 (Full Video)

PROJECT: EPISODE 2

Content Task: Creative Brief

Content Task: Script

To-Do Task: License Music

Content Task: Episode 2 (Full Video)

Collection: On the Fly Interviews

PROJECT: EPISODE 1

To-Do Task: Interview Questions

Content Task: Episode 1 (Full Video)

PROJECT: EPISODE 2

To-Do Task: Interview Questions

Content Task: Episode 2 (Full Video)

3. Channel Type

Each Collection is broken down by channel; each Project is an initiative or set of deliverables for that channel and can be archived together when finished; each Task is a deliverable or component to the project’s intended outcome.

Good fit:

  • If you continually produce channel specific content (blog, social, youtube, etc) that isn’t a part of a series

Collection: Website

PROJECT: UPDATE GRAPHICS

To-Do Task: Update Style Guide

Content Task: About Page Graphics

Content Task: Product Page Graphics

PROJECT: CUSTOMER TESTIMONIALS

To-Do Task: Schedule Redd Logistics Interview

Content Task: Redd Logistics Testimonial (video)

To-Do Task: Schedule Quirk Solutions Interview

Content Task: Quirk Solutions Testimonial (video)

Collection: Social

PROJECT: MEET THE TEAM

To-Do Task: Brainstorm with Sales Team

Content Task: Meet the Sales Team! (video)

Content Task: Meet the Sales Team! (thumbnail)

PROJECT: DOGS!

To-Do Task: Send ‘Bring Your Dog to Work Day’ Reminder Email

Content Task: Office Dogs! (video)

Content Task: Office Breed Bracket (infographic)

4. Events

The Collection is an event or non-repeating initiative; each Project is a component of the event/initiative; each Task is a deliverable needed to complete the project

Good fit:

  • If you are producing content around a one-off event like a conference or a PR push.

Collection: Creative Operations Conference

PROJECT: PRESENTATION COLLATERAL

Content Task: Kick-off presentation (pdf)

Content Task: Guest speaker intro/outro bumper animations (video)

PROJECT: SIGNAGE

Content Task: ‘Conference This Way!’ Sign

Content Task: ‘Lunch This Way!’ Sign

Content Task: ‘Registration This Way!’ Sign

To-Do Task: Order Signs

5. Department

Each Collection is broken down by department; each Project is a content initiative for that department; each Task is a deliverable needed to complete the project

Good fit:

  • If you’re organization’s departments are siloed and don’t have a need to interact with each other regularly
  • For keeping members focused on their own department, limiting their visibility into unrelated work
  • If each department has a dedicated creative

Collection: Internal Communications

PROJECT: WEEKLY TOWN HALL

To-Do Task: Update Metrics

Content Task: Metrics Graphic

Content Task: Weekly Recap Video

PROJECT: EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION

Content Task: Q1 Recap Video

Content Task: Email Graphic

Collection: Sales

PROJECT: Q2 PROMOTIONS

Content Task: Pre-Roll Ad (video)

Content Task: Social Graphic

Content Task: Email Graphic

PROJECT: EMAIL VIDEOS

Content Task: Intro Video

Content Task: Trial Started Video

Content Task: Trial Ended Video

Content Task: Reconnect Video

To-Do Task: Upload Videos to CRM

6. Product Type Format

Each Collection is a product category; each Project is an individual product; each Task is a deliverable associated with that product

Good fit:

  • If you produce content for a catalogue of products, i.e. consumer or manufacturing goods

Collection: Fans

PROJECT: TOWER FAN (LARGE)

Content Task: Photos

Content Task: Sell Sheet

Content Task: Promotional Graphic

PROJECT: BOX FAN (SMALL)

Content Task: Photos

Content Task: Sell Sheet

Content Task: Promotional Graphic

7. Client Format

Each Collection is a client; each Project is an initiative for that client; each Task is a deliverable for those initiatives

Good fit:

  • If you’re an agency
  • If you manage multiple external teams
  • If you want to keep member access limited to their own collection

Collection: Cake-In-A-Cup Bakery

PROJECT: LOCAL PERIODICAL ADS

Content Task: Full Page Ad

Content Task: Quarter Page Ad

PROJECT: BAKING CLASSES

Content Task: Sign-up Sheet

Content Task: Using Bran Recap Video

Content Task: DIY Icing Recap Video

Collection: Everybody Eats Catering

PROJECT: NEWSLETTER

Content Task: New Menu Items Overview Video

Content Task: New Menu Items graphic

PROJECT: ROTATING CHEF SPOTLIGHT

Content Task: Chef Margie Ray Announcement Video

Content Task: Chef Grady Carlson Announcement Video

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