Optimize your Contentful experience by learning how to build and scale a highly personalized, effective content model.
What a powerful Contentful experience looks like, and how to create one.
I helped companies of all different sizes implement and scale Contentful for the last 5 years. Teams I've worked with that follow this one specific process were far more likely to set up a successful Contentful project than those who didn't.
What's the process teams follow that makes them successful with Contentful?
It's called the Waterfall method, and it's applied to content modeling. It uses your current challenges to inform a vision that an entire team can work towards, and makes Contentful the tool that pulls it all together.
80 pages of specific advice, examples, stakeholder questions, and more:
Unit 1: Key definitions to understand
Headless Content Management System
What forms can content come in?
Unit 2: Why is a well-designed content model important?
Traditional CMS problems can creep up without the right content model
Why content models fail
What you can do to avoid headless CMS failure
Unit 3: Planning what your content model needs
Example: The Luggage Company
Exercise: let's dissect your project brief
Asking questions to unearth hidden needs, wants, and workflows
Example: Developing requirements for The Luggage Company
Exercise: Build requirements for your own project
Unit 4: Designing the content model
Introduction: what's a relational model?
Key concepts to understand about relational modeling
Let's practice relational modeling
Exercise: model a piece of your project
Unit 5: How to implement your new content model
Validation: Why it's important, how to add it, and where
Let's practice implementing a content model in Contentful
Implement your own content model
Unit 6: Evolving your content model over time
Iteration: talk to your stakeholders!
What’s a snowflake? To add a content model or not
Considerations and tips as your project evolves
3 comprehensive videos where I
Demo relational modeling for a sample blog post
Explain how and where to add validation to your content model
Practice implementing a content model in Contentful
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- Lessons6 units
- Length80 pages