Creating an internal scorecard, briefing and quality control is how you can deliver quality branded content at scale. Any at scale system requires a balance between providing guidance and freedom for creators to create the best content. In fact, a good brief, help shape up and give them constraints to operate within.
1) Internal scorecard
Your internal scorecard, is how you can tell if a piece of content delivers on your objectives or not. It should be tailored to your business objectives and what you anticipate branded content will do for you. ]
Then you want a reporting function for each piece of content, to feed into your internal scorecard.
A consistent brand brief and a campaign brief for specific objectives. This outlines more about your business, what your brand stands for, and what types of success you’ve had in the past. Any references you like, or think will help.
3) Quality control
Ensure each piece of content goes through a quality control process. To make sure that it works across devices, the audio works, the right things are linked up, with the right parameters or click trackers. Hint, it is often this last piece which is more overlooked, and where air leaks from the system.
Bringing it all together is to run a continuous process of measuring return on investment, which helps you see, from each piece of content what is working.