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How to improve your design process with copy docs

Organize your writing with this easy method

Andrea Drugay
Jan 30, 2018 · 7 min read

What is a copy doc?

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Example of a copy doc

Why should I use copy docs?

One home for all the copy

Templates and consistency

Professionalism

When in the design process should I use a copy doc?

What tools do I need to create a copy doc?

How to create a copy doc

Header and project information

Header

Critical information about the project

Voice, tone, and style guidelines for the project (optional)

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Example of title, header, and project information in a copy doc

Images

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Example of an image that needs copy revisions

Copy tables

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Example of a copy table

Your amazing words

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Example of a mock and copy table in a copy doc
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Example of using emoji to vote 💙

Create a template for future copy docs

Dropbox Design

We believe joy is the engine that powers the best ideas.

Andrea Drugay

Written by

Writer, editor, artist ✨ Group Manager, Copy @ Slack 💛 SF 💖 Yoga, words, light 💜 Lover of all things healthy and wise 💚

Dropbox Design

We believe joy is the engine that powers the best ideas. We’re designing a more enlightened of working, so you can love the way you work. More on dropbox.design.

Andrea Drugay

Written by

Writer, editor, artist ✨ Group Manager, Copy @ Slack 💛 SF 💖 Yoga, words, light 💜 Lover of all things healthy and wise 💚

Dropbox Design

We believe joy is the engine that powers the best ideas. We’re designing a more enlightened of working, so you can love the way you work. More on dropbox.design.

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