GatherContent really starts adding the most value to your web projects when you have your team and collaborators working in the platform with you.

Yet, we've seen time and time again, inviting team members is one of the last things people do when setting up their account.

The main reasons for this are usually:

  • The belief that everything needs to be setup and perfect in GatherContent before you start inviting people
  • Not being clear on what roles and permissions will be right for different people on your project
  • Not being clear on what invited people will be able to see and do

In this article we want to help you overcome these uncertainties so you can invite your team to start producing content sooner. Win, win!

1. The bare minimum you need to get people producing content is:

  • A team of people clear on the nature of the project and the content they'll be responsible for
  • Your team having a good understanding of what GatherContent is for would also really help!
  • A project, which your team need to be invited to
  • A few Items, with their structure and guidelines established, to assign your team members to
  • Your workflow to be clear and familiar to your team
  • Ideally the first couple of dates and deadlines confirmed

Here's all the help documentation you need to set these things up:

2. Now you're all set to start inviting your team. To do this with confidence, you'll want to understand:

  • What role to give your team members
  • Understand the permissions that come with default roles
  • Potentially how to create your own custom roles
  • How groups in GatherContent work
  • How to invite people and assign them to Items
  • And what invited users will see

Once again, here's all the help documents you need to tackle these:

Hopefully you're now armed with all you need to get everyone in to your project. 🚀

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