Running your website and writing all the content for it could work in the short term. But if you plan to grow your business and reach new levels, you should bring more people on-board. That does make your job more complex as an editor though. There are plugins and tools you can use to manage your authors and their content more effectively. These 15 WordPress plugins could prove handy for sites with multiple authors:
Edit Flow: helps you get more control over your editorial flow. You can use this to keep your stories on track. plan your content, receive notifications, keep track of your content budget, and do a whole lot more.
Editorial Calendar: makes managing your blog a whole lot easier. Shows you which post will be available when. You can move your posts via drag & drop.
AuthorSure: implements Google Authorship on your website. By using this, you will be able to add your face and authors information to your site’s listings in the SERPs.
Author Post Counter: it keeps track of the number of articles written by your authors. You can filter through its stats easily.
Co-Authors Plus: allows multiple authors to be assigned to posts, pages, and custom types.
Fancier Author Box: one of the better author box plugins we have tested. This makes it easier for authors to connect with their readers.
Social Author Bio: gives you the ability to add an author bio box along with social icons to your posts.
Author Page Views: it tracks page views per author. It is useful for publishers who monetize their sites through CPM-based advertising.
Author Box After Posts: another handy plugin that makes adding an author box to your posts a piece of cake.
WP Status Notifier: it notifies the contributors when their post is rejected or accepted on your website.
Audit Trail: it keeps track of what is happening inside your blog. You can use this to restore your posts to a previous version too.
Dashboard Notepad: provides your users with a simple notepad inside WordPress. You can define which roles get to edit the notes.
Cleverness To-Do List: adds a to-do list to your WordPress site. You can configure it so your users get their own private to-do list.
Top Authors: this plugin displays your top authors on your website. It does allow you to customize your own HTML output.
Have you got any plugin suggestions? Please add them below.